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Berube's take on the Olympics

Tuesday, January 7, 2014, 6:05 PM
NEWARK, NJ -- Flyers coach Craig Berube was naturally ecstatic about the five players on his team who earned Olympic berths and was cautious in his comments, but couldn’t hide his disappointment at the omission of Claude Giroux on the Canadian team. The Flyers who will be participating are right... Read more

Flyers' Giroux snubbed for Olympics

Tuesday, January 7, 2014, 11:28 AM
Flyers center Claude Giroux said it would be an honor if he was selected to represent Canada in the Olympics. “Obviously, everyone wants to represent their country,” he said the other day. But Giroux, stunningly, was snubbed when Canada announced its 25-player team on Tuesday. “Those... Read more

Voracek reunited with Jagr

Monday, January 6, 2014, 2:43 PM
Flyers winger Jake Voracek will be re-united with his boyhood idol, Jaromir Jagr. Both were among the players selected to the Czech Republic Olympic team Monday.They were Flyers teammates two years ago. Jagr, 41, now with the New Jersey Devils, will be on his FIFTH Olympic team; he helped the Czechs... Read more

For Flyers' Giroux, less ice time = more effectiveness

Monday, January 6, 2014, 12:20 AM
For Flyers center Claude Giroux, less is more. That is, less time on the ice means more production. And more victories. In the last three seasons, the Flyers are 49-23-3 when Giroux plays under 21 minutes per game, according to stats provided by the team. They are just 39-41-12 when he plays 21... Read more

Injury-plagued Flyers juggle lines

Saturday, January 4, 2014, 1:35 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. _ Injured wingers Michael Raffl and Matt Read will not play Saturday night against Phoenix, causing coach Craig Berube to juggle his lines. Read, who has an upper-body injury, skated briefly and then left the ice in the morning because he was not feeling well. Raffl (concussion) skated... Read more

Doan cleared to face Flyers

Friday, January 3, 2014, 3:50 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. _ Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan is returning just in time to face the Flyers on Saturday night. The Coyotes announced Friday that Doan had been cleared to play. The 37-year-old center was diagnosed with Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in December and hasn't played since Dec. 4. Phoenix... Read more

Raffl suffers concussion in Flyers' loss

Friday, January 3, 2014, 3:11 AM
DENVER — The Flyers dropped a 2-1 decision in Colorado on Thursday night, but the bigger loss was an injury to Michael Raffl, the impressive rookie winger who has jump-started the team's top line. Raffl suffered a concussion when he was checked into the boards by Gabriel Landeskog with about... Read more

Read out of lineup as Flyers try to increase winning streak

Thursday, January 2, 2014, 2:31 PM
DENVER _ Winger Matt Read, who appeared to take an elbow to the head in the Flyers' win in Calgary on Tuesday, will not play in Thursday's contest against Colorado. Coach Craig Berube said he wanted to give Read (10 goals, 19 points) another day to recover and that there was a chance he will play... Read more

Brayden Schenn, Flyers keep on rolling

Wednesday, January 1, 2014, 3:47 AM
CALGARY, Alberta — For just the second time in franchise history, the Flyers swept their three Western Canada opponents on the road. They sputtered a bit in the second period, but overall played a strong game as they defeated host Calgary on Tuesday night, 4-1. “I think our team’s... Read more

Mason carries Flyers, but Berube unhappy with team

Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 2:25 AM
VANCOUVER, British Columbia _ Inexplicably, the person(s) from Sportsnet Pacific who selected the three stars after the Flyers' 4-3 shootout win over Vancouver on Monday night overlooked Steve Mason. Vancouver's Daniel Sedin was named the No. 1 star, followed by the Flyers' Claude Giroux, and the... Read more
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