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Archive: January, 2012

Giroux, Timonen are all-stars; Hartnell snubbed

Thursday, January 12, 2012, 12:50 PM
Center Claude Giroux and defenseman Kimmo Timonen were the only Flyers named to the NHL all-star team on Thursday. Left winger Scott Hartnell, who is having a career season, was snubbed. Coach Peter Laviolette had said it would be "criminal" if Hartnell wasn't selected. Hartnell, 29, could be added... Read more

Bob should stay put - for now

Thursday, January 12, 2012, 11:16 PM
UNIONDALE, NY -- How can Peter Laviolette do anything else but keep riding the hot hand? Sergei Bobrovsky was sensational in goal during Thursday’s 3-2 win over the New York Islanders at the Nassau Coliseum. It was his second straight start and second consecutive stellar performance. Bobrovsky... Read more

Gus back with Flyers; Suter in plans?

Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 6:13 PM
Will the Flyers make a move before the Feb. 27 trade deadline? It may hinge on how well defenseman Erik Gustafsson plays. Gustafsson was recalled from Adirondack on Wednesday as the Flyers sent little-used Matt Walker to the Phantoms. Gustafsson, 22, who played well in a breif stint with the Flyers... Read more

Hartnell headed for all-star spot?

Tuesday, January 10, 2012, 1:20 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. _ When the NHL names the remaining 36 all-stars on Thursday, Flyers center Claude Giroux will undoubtedly be selected to the team. But coach Peter Laviolette made a passionate case on Tuesday for another member of Giroux’s high-scoring line. “I’m not lobbying, but... Read more

Flyers try to regroup in Carolina

Monday, January 9, 2012, 5:13 PM
The Flyers, trying to rebound from a disastrous finish in Ottawa, will reach the halfway mark Tuesday when they play their 41st game of the season in Carolina. The Flyers coughed up a 4-2 third-period lead and lost in Ottawa on Sunday, 6-4. Tuesday will be their third game in four nights. So who... Read more

Lavy wary of streaking Sens

Saturday, January 7, 2012, 9:25 AM
The Flyers will host Ottawa this afternoon, starting a home-and-home weekend against the streaking Senators. Sparked by Matt Read’s four points and a power play that went 3 for 6, the Flyers scored a 7-2 win in Ottawa on Oct. 18. “We’d be making a huge mistake if we didn’t... Read more

Video: Briere scores three in OT win

Saturday, January 7, 2012, 8:41 PM
Video: Flyers forward Danny Briere earned his fifth career hat trick, putting three pucks in the net to defeat the Senators 3-2 in an overtime thriller. Rick O'Brien of the Inquirer reports from the Wells Fargo Center. Read more

Timonen day to day; Walker put on waivers

Friday, January 6, 2012, 1:42 PM
(UPDATED at 5:45 p.m.) Durable Kimmo Timonen, the cornerstone of the Flyers’ defense since Chris Pronger suffered a season-ending concussion, is officially listed as day to day with an apparent wrist injury. GM Paul Holmgren said Timonen visited a doctor Friday and that X-rays were negative... Read more

Emery starting vs. Flyers; Giroux early MVP, but snubbed by fans

Thursday, January 5, 2012, 9:53 AM
Chicago goalie Ray Emery, who has made a remarkable comeback from a career-threatening injury, will start against his ex-teammates Thursday night at the Wells Fargo Center. Emery, 29, is 9-2-2 with a 2.54 goals-against average and .908 save percentage as the Blackhawks’ backup goalie. Two years... Read more

Rangers coach fined for comments after win over Flyers

Wednesday, January 4, 2012, 9:26 PM
The NHL has fined New York Rangers coach John Tortorella for comments made following Monday’s 3-2 win over the Flyers in the Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park. The league didn’t give a dollar figure when making the announcement of the fine. Tortorella complained about a penalty shot... Read more
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