Friday, October 24, 2014
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Injuries make Flyers see a Ghost

Friday, October 24, 2014, 7:10 PM
After learning Friday that top-pairing defensemen Braydon Coburn and Andrew MacDonald would miss about four weeks because of apparent foot injuries, the Flyers saw a Ghost. Shayne Gostisbehere, the heralded defenseman who led tiny Union College to the NCAA championship last season, was recalled from... Read more

Flyers get devastating news on defensive front

Friday, October 24, 2014, 12:20 PM
The Flyers' already-thin defense got even thinner Friday, when it was announced that Braydon Coburn (left foot) and Andrew MacDonald (lower-body) would miss about four weeks because of injuries. They are the Flyers' top D pairing. GM Ron Hextall, whose team is allowing 3.71 goals per game (28th in... Read more

Lecavalier returns to ice for Flyers

Friday, October 24, 2014, 10:39 AM
Veteran center Vinny Lecavalier, who has not played since an Oct. 11 game against Montreal, was back on the ice at practice Friday in Voorhees. Lecavalier, 34, skated by himself for a while, then took joined a handful of players taking shots at Ray Emery. He remained on the ice for team drills, but... Read more

Flyers' Giroux shocked by shootings in Ottawa

Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 7:02 PM
PITTSBURGH -- The shootings Wednesday in Canada’s capital city, Ottawa, rattled Flyers captain Claude Giroux, who lived in the city as a teenager, not far from Parliament. “It’s the White House of Canada,” he said before the Flyers faced the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night... Read more

Flyers give Mason little support in rare blowout loss

Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 12:23 AM
CHICAGO - For all their faults - and there are plenty - the Flyers have been competitive in every game this season. Until Tuesday night. Their defense was a rumor. Their attack made emergency starter Antti Raanta, in his first start since April, look like the second coming of Tony Esposito. Blackhawks... Read more

Crawford out vs. Flyers; Coburn a game-time decision

Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 12:31 PM
CHICAGO _ Corey Crawford, the Blackhawks’ standout goalie, has an upper-body injury and backup Antti Raanta will be the emergency starter against the Flyers Tuesday night in Chicago. Crawford’s condition flared up Monday night, and he will miss his first game of the season. He has been... Read more

Flyers' Streit: Nice to 'steal' win in Dallas

Sunday, October 19, 2014, 2:33 AM
DALLAS - When the Flyers fell into a 4-2 hole by allowing a Dallas Stars goal with 31 seconds left in the second period Saturday night, it appeared they would be winless in their first five games for just the third time in franchise history. “That could have been a backbreaker and given them... Read more

VandeVelde in, Coburn out as Flyers face Stars

Saturday, October 18, 2014, 2:29 PM
DALLAS — Fourth-line center Chris VandeVelde is in; top-pair defenseman Braydon Coburn is out. That was the news to come out of the morning skate Saturday in Dallas, where the Flyers will face the Stars tonight. Coburn, who will miss his fourth straight game with a lower-body injury, felt he... Read more

Laughton, Gostisbehere lead Phantoms to win

Saturday, October 18, 2014, 8:30 AM
For the first time in a while, there are some genuine prospects in the Flyers’ minor-league system, headed by center Scott Laughton and defenseman Shane Gostisbehere. They were on full display Friday night, when the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, playing their first regular-season AHL game at the PPL... Read more

Even-strength play hinders Flyers

Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 2:52 AM
When Tuesday’s game went to a shootout, you sensed it wasn’t going to end with a win for the Flyers. It almost never does. And, sure enough, the Flyers lost to Anaheim, 4-3, in a game in which they actually outplayed the visiting Ducks. In shootouts, the Flyers have a league-worst 27-53... Read more
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