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Archive: March, 2012

Bryz aims for record; Jagr is Masterton nominee

Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 1:38 PM
Ilya Bryzgalov could become the first goalie in franchise history to register four straight shutouts _ and could set a club record for consecutive scoreless minutes _ when the Flyers face the host New York Islanders on Thursday. The 31-year-old goalie's scoreless streak is at 196:13, and he could... Read more

Bryz tries to extend hot streak

Tuesday, March 13, 2012, 5:36 PM
Ilya Bryzgalov, who has not allowed a goal in his last 136:13, will try to continue his dominance when the Flyers host the New Jersey Devils in a key Eastern Conference matchup Tuesday night. Bryzgalov has earned shutouts in two straight and in three of his last four starts. He has stopped 135 of... Read more

Flyers' vaunted offense looks sleepy

Monday, March 12, 2012, 4:01 AM
NEWARK, N.J. _ As he rode an exercise bike after Sunday’s lackluster 4-1 loss in New Jersey, Flyers center Claude Giroux had his sore left hand wrapped in an ice pack. In a way, it was symbolic. The Flyers’ offense, for one of the few times this season, is in a deep freeze. They managed... Read more

Video: Laviolette on the Flyers loss

Monday, March 12, 2012, 12:32 AM
Video: Flyers coach Peter Laviolette talks about Sunday's 4-1 loss in New Jersey. Read more

Bob starting vs. Devils

Sunday, March 11, 2012, 5:53 PM
NEWARK, N.J. _ In a surprise move, Flyers coach Peter Laviolette announced he is giving the sizzling Ilya Bryzgalov a rest and that Sergei Bobrovsky will start Sunday night in New Jersey. Bryzgalov, who has shutouts in three of the last four games, had started 11 in a row. He was spectacular in the... Read more

Bryz to make 11th straight start

Saturday, March 10, 2012, 12:49 PM
TORONTO - Even though the Flyers are playing on consecutive nights this weekend, it looks like there's no rest coming for goalie Ilya Bryzgalov. Coach Peter Laviolette is staying with the hot hand. Bryzgalov will make his 11th straight start Saturday night in Toronto. He has a 1.95 GAA, a .926 save... Read more

Call them the Ilya-delphia Flyers

Saturday, March 10, 2012, 11:27 PM
TORONTO _ Flyers center Claude Giroux said he copied the move from Detroit’s Pavel Datsyuk, his idol when he was a youngster. On Twitter, Wayne Simmonds called Giroux’s game-winner in the shootout “one of the dirtiest goals I've ever seen.” “Sick” is the word many... Read more

Manning's debut a success as Flyers romp

Friday, March 9, 2012, 2:20 AM
On a night when 40-year-old Jaromir Jagr scored his 18th goal, it was a player almost half his age who was drawing rave reviews from Flyers coach Peter Laviolette. Meet Brandon Manning, a 21-year-old defenseman who made a successful NHL debut in the Flyers’ 5-0 win over visiting Florida on Thursday... Read more

Voracek, Kubina out; Jagr, Manning in

Thursday, March 8, 2012, 11:42 AM
UPDATE: Defenseman Pavel Kubina (upper-body injury) is sidelined and will be replaced by rookie Brandon Manning. The Flyers are missing four regular D-men: Kubina, Kimmo Timonen, Chris Pronger and Andrej Meszaros. * * * Winger Jaromir Jagr, who injured his hip in Tuesday’s game, was in Thursday's... Read more

Voracek may return Thurs.; Jagr is doubtful

Wednesday, March 7, 2012, 2:16 PM
Jakub Voracek and Jaromir Jagr, wingers who were injured in the Flyers’ 3-2 win Tuesday over Detroit, won’t know until Thursday morning whether they can play that night against visiting Florida. Neither was among the handful of players who took part in Wednesday’s optional skate... Read more
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