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Archive: April, 2013

Video: What's next for the Flyers?

Monday, April 29, 2013, 6:17 PM
The Flyers are not heading to the playoffs this season. CineSport's Noah Coslov and the Daily News' Frank Seravalli discuss the biggest questions for the Flyers as they enter the offseason. Read more

Five Flyers commit to World Championships

Sunday, April 28, 2013, 6:26 AM
OTTAWA -- As the Flyers begin to pack their bags Sunday to scatter around the world for what will be a long summer, a few will need to keep their skates sharp. Five Flyers players have committed to represent their countries in the upcoming World Championships in Finland and Sweden. The tournament... Read more

With cancer-free Mom in stands, Jason Akeson scores in NHL debut

Saturday, April 27, 2013, 10:52 PM
OTTAWA -- Standing next to each other on the blue line, with the lights dimmed and the first notes of ‘O Canada’ playing, Claude Giroux tapped Jason Akeson on the shinpad to wish him good luck. Akeson leaned over to Giroux and said: “Great song.” The two laughed. Just how... Read more

Jakub Voracek named Flyers' MVP

Thursday, April 25, 2013, 6:47 PM
Prior to the Flyers' final home game of the season against the Islanders, the team presented their annual awards. For the first time in three seasons, Claude Giroux did not capture the Bobby Clarke Trophy as the Flyers' Most Valuable Player. Here's how the awards shook out: Bobby Clarke Trophy (Team... Read more

Timonen finished for season

Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 1:23 PM
And then there was one. Warrior Kimmo Timonen has joined the Flyers’ list of walking wounded. Now, Luke Schenn will be the Flyers’ only opening day defenseman to finish the season in the lineup during this forgettable, 97-day season. The Flyers announced Tuesday that Timonen will miss... Read more

Kent Huskins admits he was knocked out cold

Monday, April 22, 2013, 1:56 PM
A mere minutes into the game and 21,273 fans buzzing in Bell Centre, Kent Huskins remembers curling around the Flyers’ net and finding a teammate along the boards. He made the pass. And everything went black. “I remember making the pass,” Huskins said. “Everything got pretty... Read more

Two keys to Steve Mason's game

Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 3:14 PM
The Flyers gathered for their annual team photo and did not practice, so there was no player availability. Steve Mason's impressive performance on Tuesday night still resonates, though, so let's stick with that theme. It was a night of firsts for Mason. Not only did he capture a win in his first start... Read more

Gervais to miss rest of season

Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 2:55 PM
Flyers defenseman Bruno Gervais will miss the rest of the season. Gervais will undergo surgery on Thursday to repair a torn stomach muscle. Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren said, in a statement, that Gervais "will be out indefinitely." Gervais has played 37 games with one goal and five assists... Read more

Gagne bumped to top line

Monday, April 15, 2013, 12:48 PM
MONTREAL -- In an effort to spark the Flyers’ maligned offense, coach Peter Laviolette has auditioned a slew of forwards on the left swing slot next to Claude Giroux - the one that used to belong to Scott Hartnell. Matt Read, Tye McGinn and even Zac Rinaldo - for a few periods - have all had... Read more

Eric Wellwood expected to miss nine months

Friday, April 12, 2013, 7:18 PM
Forward Eric Wellwood underwent successful surgery on Thursday in Philadelphia to repair the tendon and ligament damage sustained in his gruesome skate cut injury in Connecticut last weekend. Wellwood, 23, played 4 games with the Flyers this season. He is expected to miss the next 9 months, according... Read more
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