Broad Street Bull Archive: October, 2008

"Speed-sa" promoted; Biron back in net

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Luca Sbisa made such a favorable impression in his NHL debut Saturday that the 18-year-old has been promoted to the Flyers’ second defensive... Read more

A call for Hatcher? Fans "salute" Palin

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The Flyers opened their season with a hard-fought 4-3 loss to the New York Rangers tonight, then received more bad news after the game: Defenseman... Read more

Defensive pairings seem set; Palin odds set for Wachovia Center appearance

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The Flyers will unveil an inexperienced defense when they open their 42d season Saturday night against the New York Rangers at the Wachovia... Read more

Sbisa, Palin (Palin!) are in

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Luca Sbisa, the 18-year-old defenseman who was the Flyers' No. 1 pick in the June draft, will be on the club's opening-night roster, general... Read more

Shocker: Sbisa, 18, may start year with Flyers; club shows support for former Phantom now in Iraq

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Many 18-year-old forwards have cracked NHL lineups, but 18-year-old defensemen? It doesn't happen too often. Defensemen have a lot more responsibility... Read more

Roster shaping up; Flyers bonding at West Point

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The Flyers' 23-man roster is shaping up, and it may include a few surprises. Before last night's 4-3 preseason loss to the host New Jersey... Read more

Giroux sent down; Downie's injury not serious

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Claude Giroux, the Flyers' highly touted rookie winger, was assigned to the AHL Phantoms today. No great surprise. Giroux has been less than... Read more