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Archive: March, 2012

Why home ice means nothing

Saturday, March 31, 2012, 5:38 PM
PITTSBURGH -- Across the Commonwealth, Danny Briere was stuffed on his shootout attempt on Saturday afternoon at the Wells Fargo Center in the Flyers’ one last attempt to salvage an extra point in preparation for Sunday’s battle with the Penguins. It seemed like an awfully big point, one... Read more

Bryzgalov doubtful, Timonen probable

Friday, March 30, 2012, 6:47 PM
After much speculation, it appears that the Flyers are going to give Ilya Bryzgalov and the chip fracture in his right foot a chance to heal. According to Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren, Bryzgalov is officially listed as “doubtful” for both games of the team’s back-to-back... Read more

Success in March good omen

Friday, March 30, 2012, 8:45 AM
TORONTO -- With their silky-smooth victory over the Maple Leafs, err Laughs, the Flyers pushed their impressive record in the month of March to 11-3-1. That’s a good omen for playoff success. Overall, it’s just the 12th instance the Flyers have ever posted 11 or more wins in any month... Read more

Surprise! Lindros skates with Flyers

Thursday, March 29, 2012, 2:06 PM
TORONTO -- The hulking body looked familiar, in a way, with his oversized shoulders and a few unpretentious wraps of tape around his stick. At first glance in the bright Air Canada Centre, it appeared as if the Flyers added a giant to their lineup for the morning skate. The only thing that stood... Read more

Managing Bryzgalov's pain

Thursday, March 29, 2012, 11:13 AM
TORONTO — For the Flyers, it is undoubtedly a good sign that Ilya Bryzgalov felt well enough on Wednesday to be riding an stationary bike at their practice facility. Paul Holmgren remained optimistic on Tuesday that Bryzgalov would be able to begin skating on Thursday back in Philadelphia, while... Read more

Video: How should Flyers handle Bryz?

Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 12:53 PM
Video: Is Ilya Bryzgalov's injury a concern heading into the NHL Playoffs? Are the Penguins a tough matchup for the Flyers? CineSport's Noah Coslov & the Philadelphia Daily News' Frank Seravalli chat. Read more

Bryzgalov has chip fracture

Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 3:31 PM
Ilya Bryzgalov was limping for a reason in the Flyers’ locker room on Monday night. And it wasn’t because of the Flyers’ crushing loss to Tampa Bay. The Flyers announced on Tuesday afternoon that Bryzgalov has a chip fracture in his right foot. According to general manager Paul... Read more

Flyers sign prospect Cousins

Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 10:15 AM
Flyers draft pick Nick Cousins loves to chirp. Once, in an OHL game last November, Cousins was celebrating a third period goal which got a London Knights player so angry that he two-handed Cousins across the gut. That slash started a game-ending melee on the ice. On Monday night, Cousins was chirping... Read more

Video: Flyers let Lightning slide by

Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 4:16 AM
A slow start stopped the Flyers short in a 5-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning. It also kept Philadelphia two points short of catching up to New York and Pittsburgh. Frank Seravalli of the Daily News reports from the Wells Fargo Center. (Video by Samantha Corrado/Philly.com) Read more

When will Bryz rest?

Monday, March 26, 2012, 9:35 AM
Ilya Bryzgalov was standing in the visitors locker room at the decrepit Nassau Coliseum with his eyes closed. He was trying to answer a question, but he couldn’t keep his eyes open. “I am so tired, I don’t even remember, to tell you the truth,” Bryzgalov said. That was 11... Read more
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