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Archive: October, 2009

JVR out; Asham, Cote, Tollefsen in vs. Pens

Wednesday, October 7, 2009, 1:19 PM
As expected, Flyers rookie left winger James van Riemsdyk will not play Thursday night against the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins. Van Riemsdyk, who played just two shifts after being pushed into the boards midway through the second period Tuesday, did not practice Wednesday or skate Thursday morning... Read more

Wildness at the Wachovia Center as Flyers go to 3-0

Tuesday, October 6, 2009, 11:36 PM
Seventy-seven shots, 11 goals, an NHL-record-tying performance by Matt Carle and, thanks to Mike Richards, the first Flyers hat trick in a home opener in the franchise's 42-year history. Yep, just another typical night at the Wachovia Center, where the Flyers outlasted the Washington Capitals on Tuesday... Read more

Alex the Great in town; Snider at book signing

Monday, October 5, 2009, 5:42 PM
The new-look Flyers, off to an impressive 2-0 start, will be trying to contain Washington's Alex Ovechkin when they play their home opener Tuesday night at the Wachovia Center. Stopping Ovechkin is like going a day without hearing media reports (ugh) about Jon and Kate. Virtually impossible. Ovechkin... Read more

Happy homecoming for JVR; Emery shines

Saturday, October 3, 2009, 10:53 PM
NEWARK, N.J. _ For rookie left winger James van Riemsdyk, it was a happy homecoming last night as he had two assists in the Flyers' convincing 5-2 win over the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center. Playing in an arena 35 minutes from where he grew up _ Middletown in central Jersey _ van Riemsdyk... Read more

Flyers try to solve Brodeur

Saturday, October 3, 2009, 7:14 PM
They just announced New Jersey's roster and the players skated out to roaring ovations before the host Devils' season opener tonight against the Flyers. The biggest ovation went to Martin Brodeur, who will be playing in his 1,000th career game. He has several milestones against the Flyers, including... Read more

Flyers Razor Sharp in Opener,

Saturday, October 3, 2009, 2:10 AM
RALEIGH, N.C. _ Ray "Razor" Emery had a shutout in his Flyers debut, Jeff Carter and Mike Richards each scored power-play goals, and the penalty-killing units were 8 for 8. For the Flyers, it all added up to an impressive 2-0 win at Carolina in their season opener Friday. There were plenty of... Read more

Flyers Razor Sharp in Opener,

Saturday, October 3, 2009, 2:10 AM
RALEIGH, N.C. _ Ray "Razor" Emery had a shutout in his Flyers debut, Jeff Carter and Mike Richards each scored power-play goals, and the penalty-killing units were 8 for 8. For the Flyers, it all added up to an impressive 2-0 win at Carolina in their season opener Friday. There were plenty of... Read more

Flyers Razor Sharp in Opener,

Saturday, October 3, 2009, 2:10 AM
RALEIGH, N.C. _ Ray "Razor" Emery had a shutout in his Flyers debut, Jeff Carter and Mike Richards each scored power-play goals, and the penalty-killing units were 8 for 8. For the Flyers, it all added up to an impressive 2-0 win at Carolina in their season opener Friday. There were plenty of... Read more

Flyers set lineup for tonight's opener

Friday, October 2, 2009, 1:15 PM
RALEIGH _ Just got back from the morning skate, where coach John Stevens confirmed that he will use Darroll Powe on the third line against Carolina tonight instead of Arron Asham. Stevens said Powe matches up better against the fleet Hurricanes because of his speed. He will be at right wing on a line... Read more

Flyers aim for quick start; Betts signed; Caps to win Cup

Friday, October 2, 2009, 1:09 AM
The Flyers will open their season in Carolina Friday and try to avoid the slow start that plagued their 2008-09 campaign. A year ago, you'll recall, the Flyers lost their first six games (0-3-3) before steadying themselves and eventually finishing as the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference. As it... Read more
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