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Archive: November, 2011

Pronger: 'Would you pay money to watch that?'

Wednesday, November 9, 2011, 11:31 PM
TAMPA _ Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger, back in the lineup after missing six games because of an eye injury, called Tampa Bay’s defensive style “embarrassing'' after the Lightning’s 2-1 overtime victory Wednesday. "It's not hockey in my book,'' Pronger fumed. "But whatever. The... Read more

Flyers getting scoring balance; Clarke to shake Lindros' hand

Monday, November 7, 2011, 9:37 PM
It may be an anomaly. After all, 14 games do not make a season. But one month into the season, the Flyers, surprisingly, lead the NHL with an average of four goals per game. With the departure of Jeff Carter, Mike Richards and Ville Leino, the Flyers were supposed to huff and puff to replace their... Read more

Video: Flyers dominate Blue Jackets

Sunday, November 6, 2011, 12:48 AM
Video: The Flyers went on a scoring rampage Saturday night in a 9-2 wipeout of the Columbus Blue Jackets. Sam Carchidi of the Inquirer reports from the Wells Fargo Center. Get exclusive videos and analysis in our new app for iPhone and Android. Download it here. Read more

Nodl joins Flyers' injury list

Saturday, November 5, 2011, 12:00 PM
Flyers winger Andreas Nodl will not play Saturday night against visiting Columbus because of what the team is calling a lower-body injury. A defensive specialist, Nodl has just one point, an assist, in nine games. Injured forwards James van Riemsdyk and Matt Read took part in the morning skate. They... Read more

'Gus' aids Flyers' romp, makes statement to stay

Saturday, November 5, 2011, 11:46 PM
Defenseman Erik Gustafsson is playing like he deserves to remain with the Flyers _ even after Chris Pronger returns from an eye injury. In just his fifth NHL game of the season and eighth of his career, Gustafsson had an assist and was a staggering plus-6 as the Flyers rolled past Columbus, 9-2,... Read more

Pronger getting close; details released on '24/7'

Friday, November 4, 2011, 11:47 AM
Chris Pronger, who has missed the last five games with an injured right eye, skated in Voorhees again on Friday and is getting closer to returning to action. For the first time since he suffered the injury, Pronger, wearing a visor, took part in team drills on Friday. Only seven players were on the... Read more

RIP, Chuck Newman

Thursday, November 3, 2011, 2:44 AM
Chuck Newman, who covered the Flyers for The Inquirer when they won Stanley Cups in 1974 and 1975, was a mentor to many of us, someone who taught us to be tough but fair with the teams we covered; someone who could be abrasive but, in the next minute, kind and patient. He was someone whose biting... Read more

Struggling Leino excited to face Flyers; Pronger skating

Wednesday, November 2, 2011, 11:46 AM
UPDATED: Based on the pregame skate, here are the lines for tonight in Buffalo: * Giroux centering Jagr and Hartnell. * Couturier centering JVR and Voracek. * Talbot centering Nodl and Simmonds. * Holmstrom centering Shelley and Rinaldo. * * * BUFFALO _ Buffalo coach Lindy Ruff, whose team hosts... Read more

Flyers make roster moves; Pronger improving

Tuesday, November 1, 2011, 12:52 PM
The Flyers made a handful of roster moves Tuesday, recalling forwards Ben Holmstrom and Harry Zolnierczyk and sending Matt Walker to the Phantoms. The callups were needed because of upper-body injuries to Danny Briere and Matt Read, each of whom will miss Wednesday's game in Buffalo, GM Paul Holmgren... Read more
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