Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Flyers' Timonen may return; Laughton, Gostisbehere making strides

Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 2:37 PM
When discussing Kimmo Timonen's health Wednesday and his possible return, Flyers general manager Ron Hextall seemed more upbeat than at any time since it was announced that the veteran defenseman had blood clots. Hextall, for the first time, even talked about cap implications if the 39-year-old Timonen... Read more

Simmonds, revived Umberger spark Flyers

Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 12:55 AM
Wayne Simmonds continued to be the Flyers' secret weapon in the shootout. R.J. Umberger, much maligned earlier in the season, continued his revival. Together, the veteran wingers helped the Flyers rally past Arizona, 4-3, in a shootout at the Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday night. Simmonds won it... Read more

Flyers recall Straka; Mason improving and will back up Emery

Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 11:35 AM
The Flyers recalled speedy winger Petr Straka from Lehigh Valley to replace the ill Michael Raffl on Tuesday. Straka, 22, was not at the morning skate, but he will be in the lineup Tuesday night against visiting Arizona. "He's a good skater. Fast. A goal scorer who can put the puck in the net," coach... Read more

Flyers' MacDonald has special all-star break; lowly Coyotes in town

Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 12:22 AM
Flyers defenseman Andrew MacDonald used the all-star break to create the memory of a lifetime. He got hitched. MacDonald, 28, and his fiancé, Hali, were married in the Bahamas on Friday, and several of his teammates attended: defensemen Luke Schenn, Mark Streit, and Nick Grossmann, and goalie... Read more

Flyers' Rinaldo suspended 8 games by NHL

Monday, January 26, 2015, 7:21 PM
Flyers winger Zac Rinaldo was suspended by the NHL for eight games Monday because of an illegal first-period hit on Pittsburgh’s Kris Letang last Tuesday. “He knows he can't hit somebody from behind like that, you know what I mean?” coach Craig Berube said after Monday’s practice... Read more

Flyers' Voracek equals record in All-Star Game

Sunday, January 25, 2015, 8:36 PM
No one wanted to get hurt, but you would have thought someone would have at least PRETENDED to play defense in Sunday’s NHL All-Star Game in Columbus, Ohio. Didn’t happen. Final: Team Toews 17, Team Foligno 12. In a game that set a record for most goals, the Flyers Jake Voracek, the... Read more

Flyers' Voracek tops NHL at break; D-men returned to Phantoms

Thursday, January 22, 2015, 12:50 AM
The Flyers are wasting eye-opening seasons by right winger Jake Voracek and center Claude Giroux. At the all-star break, Voracek leads the NHL with 56 points —six shy of his career high —and Giroux is tied for third with 51 points. The Flyers' linemates will be playing in Sunday’s... Read more

Flyers' Voracek fights to impress 'Hammer' Schultz; Rinaldo apologizes to Penguins' Letang

Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 2:49 AM
The Flyers showed more passion than in any game this season, were flawless while killing off six penalties that covered 14 minutes and 47 seconds, and outlasted the Pittsburgh Penguins, 3-2, in an overtime thriller Tuesday night at the electric Wells Fargo Center. As a result, the Flyers (19-22-7)... Read more

Flyers recall Manning, Lauridsen; Penguins up next

Tuesday, January 20, 2015, 12:32 AM
UNIONDALE, N.Y. — The Flyers lost another game and two more veterans from their incredibly shrinking defense on Monday afternoon. Nick Schultz, leveled by Matt Martin's jarring check with about seven minutes left, and Carlo Colaiacovo suffered unspecified injuries in the third period of a 7-4... Read more

Timonen's blood clots not all gone; future in question

Saturday, January 17, 2015, 12:25 PM
BUFFALO _ Kimmo Timonen's blood clots have cleared from his lungs but not his legs, and it is still questionable whether the Flyers' veteran defenseman will be able to play again. GM Ron Hextall relayed the doctor's medical report Saturday in Buffalo; he said Timonen was still optimistic about playing... Read more
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