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Flyers' Mason starting in Columbus; Umberger excited to return

Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 1:18 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Flyers’ Steve Mason, R. J. Umberger and Jake Voracek had different reactions to returning to Columbus, the city where their careers either started or blossomed. Mason, who on Tuesday night will play his first game in Columbus since the Flyers acquired him late in the 2011-12... Read more

For Flyers' Umberger, an emotional return to Columbus

Monday, December 8, 2014, 2:11 AM
Flyers winger R.J. Umberger will make an emotional return to Columbus on Tuesday. The Flyers, coming off a 2-1 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Kings in Los Angeles on Saturday, will be trying to end the Blue Jackets’ three-game winning streak. Umberger had his best seasons with... Read more

Penalty kill helps Flyers jolt Kings

Sunday, December 7, 2014, 3:44 AM
LOS ANGELES — The Flyers’ much-maligned penalty-killing unit played superbly during the team’s three-game West Coast trip, highlighted by its 5-for-5 performance in Saturday’s 2-1 win in Los Angeles. “They did a real good job of not letting the Kings get into the zone... Read more

Berube's job not in jeopardy, Flyers' GM says

Friday, December 5, 2014, 7:17 PM
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. _ Flyers coach Craig Berube’s job is not in jeopardy, first-year general manager Ron Hextall said after watching his team practice Friday in suburban Los Angeles. “I have no plans to replace the coach,” Hextall said. The Flyers (8-13-4) have lost 10 of their last... Read more

Flyers' Berube sees hope on horizon

Friday, December 5, 2014, 9:43 AM
ANAHEIM, Calif. _ The Flyers have lost the first two games of their West Coast trip, but they have looked much better than before they headed to California. Because of that, coach Craig Berube sees hope on the horizon. “They’ve played real good hockey these last two games against two... Read more

Lecavalier fondly recalls Beliveau

Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 4:42 PM
ANAHEIM, Calif. - After skating at practice Wednesday, Flyers forward Vinny Lecavalier fondly recalled his idol, Jean Beliveau, the Montreal Canadiens great who died Tuesday at age 83. During his prime, Lecavalier's graceful style - on and off the ice - was sometimes compared to Beliveau's, and he... Read more

Flyers' Lecavalier still believes he can score 20-plus goals

Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 11:23 AM
SAN JOSE, Calif. _ Flyers forward Vinny Lecavalier was very emotional _ and hurt _ as he talked about being a healthy scratch Tuesday for the first time in his 16-year, 405-goal NHL career. A prideful and classy man, Lecavalier knows he hasn’t been productive lately, but thinks if he gets the... Read more

Del Zotto, Lecavalier latest Flyers to be benched

Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 4:45 PM
SAN JOSE, Calif: For the floundering Flyers, the benchings of their big-name players keep on coming. For Tuesday night’s game in San Jose, coach Craig Berube will bench Michael Del Zotto, who has struggled lately but was arguably the team’s best defenseman in the season’s first... Read more

Slow starts killing Flyers

Monday, December 1, 2014, 8:39 PM
SAN JOSE, Calif. - If the Flyers are going to end their seven-game road losing streak Tuesday in San Jose, they might want to do something unusual. Such as scoring first. The Flyers have failed to score first in all 11 road games this season. Overall, they are 5-0-1 when they score the game’s... Read more

Flyers' MacDonald, Bellemare benched; Lecavalier plays little

Saturday, November 29, 2014, 6:16 PM
NEW YORK _ Flyers coach Craig Berube surprisingly benched Andrew MacDonald _ who, when healthy, has been a first-pairing defenseman for most of the season _ for the team’s game in New York on Saturday afternoon. Berube also raised eyebrows when he played Vinny Lecavalier just 5:56 _ the fifth-lowest... Read more
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