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Flyers coach Berube wants Meszaros to be more physical

Monday, December 23, 2013, 5:27 PM
Andrej Meszaros has been an expensive healthy scratch for most of the season. The Flyers’ defenseman is earning $5.5 million this season _ his cap hit is $4 million _ and he is in the final year of his contract. That’s a lot of money for someone who was scratched in 20 of the first 36... Read more

Grossmann and Mez in Flyers' lineup

Monday, December 23, 2013, 11:28 AM
After missing the last game with the flu, burly defenseman Nick Grossmann will return to the Flyers' lineup Monday night against the visiting Minnesota Wild. Andrej Meszaros will also make an appearance. The defenseman has been a healthy scratch the last five games, but he will replace the injured... Read more

Flyers, Caps in 2015 Winter Classic?

Sunday, December 22, 2013, 11:39 PM
Are the Flyers going to make their third Winter Classic appearance? The Washington Capitals will host the Flyers in the 2015 Winter Classic, reported on Sunday night, citing two sources. A Flyers official said on Monday that there has been no confirmation by the league on the matchup... Read more

Lecavalier solid in return, but Flyers falter

Saturday, December 21, 2013, 11:21 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Flyers forward Vinny Lecavalier returned ahead of schedule and did some good things Saturday night at Nationwide Arena. But it wasn’t enough to overcome the team’s poor defensive performance in a 6-3 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets. Just like Thursday, this one... Read more

Flyers' Downie will miss 7-10 days

Saturday, December 21, 2013, 3:44 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio _ Flyers right winger Steve Downie will miss seven to 10 days because of an upper-body injury, the team announced. Downie received medical attention after the Flyers' 5-4 win over Columbus on Thursday. He took part in Friday's practice and in Saturday's morning skate here. The Flyers... Read more

Flyers face reinforced Blue Jackets' lineup

Friday, December 20, 2013, 11:45 PM
The Flyers will face a Columbus team Saturday night that figures to have two key players returning to the lineup. The Blue Jackets have activated forward Marian Gaborik and defenseman James Wisniewski, and both are expected to play Saturday at Nationwide Arena. Gaborik has missed 17 games with a... Read more

Giroux leading Flyers' charge

Friday, December 20, 2013, 2:40 PM
Late in Thursday’s back-from-the-dead third period, Flyers center Claude Giroux was just trying to throw the puck on the net, hoping Scott Hartnell would be able to gobble up the rebound. Instead, his backward shot _ fired on a backhander as he was falling down from deep inside the right circle... Read more

Stunning rally puts Flyers above .500

Friday, December 20, 2013, 1:32 AM
Give the Flyers — a team that can be both infuriating and amazing IN THE SAME GAME — credit for digging out of the worst start in franchise history. They began the year 1-7, but after nearly three months, 35 games, a coaching change and some lineup-tinkering, they finally went over the... Read more

Flyers' Brayden Schenn playing; Lecavalier making strides

Thursday, December 19, 2013, 12:06 PM
UPDATE: Wilson, somehow, was not suspended for the hit on Schenn. The NHL suspensions, it says here, are based too much on whether a player is severely injured. ******************************* Good news on the Flyers’ medical front: Center Brayden Schenn, who was sent head-first into the boards... Read more

Mason stays the course in goal

Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 5:18 PM
Flyers goalie Steve Mason has an even demeanor and a short memory and both were needed following Sunday’s 5-4 shootout loss at Washington to the Capitals. It was a game in which the Flyers squandered 4-1 lead in the final nine minutes of regulation. The Flyers and Mason came back strong during... Read more
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