Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Flyers try to go over .500; Grossmann returning

Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 11:43 AM
The Flyers will try to go over the .500 mark for the first time in nearly two months, and will get defenseman Nick Grossmann back in the lineup when they host the New York Islanders on Thursday. The Flyers have a .500 points percentage - 22-22-7 - thanks to a four-game winning streak. Grossmann has... Read more

Flyers' Raffl sidelined with pneumonia: Timonen still in limbo

Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 2:03 PM
Flyers forward Michael Raffl is sidelined with what the team on Tuesday called a "small bout of pneumonia." Raffl will miss his fourth straight game Thursday, when the Flyers host the New York Islanders. At Tuesday's practice in Voorhees, Scott Laughton centered Ryan White and Wayne Simmonds. Laughton... Read more

Flyers hope break helps; Mason sizzling

Monday, February 2, 2015, 1:56 PM
Conventional wisdom says this isn’t a good time for the Flyers to be off until Thursday - five days after their last game. For one, the team is riding momentum from a season-high four-game winning streak. For another, the Flyers have mostly struggled after long breaks, though they have played... Read more

Flyers send Straka back to Phantoms

Sunday, February 1, 2015, 11:25 AM
Speedy left winger Petr Straka, who made a strong impression and had two assists over three games with the Flyers, was sent back to the Phantoms on Sunday. That's an indication that Michael Raffl figures to return to the lineup Thursday against the Islanders. Raffl has been sidelined by an illness... Read more

For the suddenly hot Flyers, a surprising contributor

Friday, January 30, 2015, 1:44 AM
Trivia: Name the Flyers’ leading goal scorer over the last three weeks. Claude Giroux? Guess again. Jake Voracek? Nice try….but no. Wayne Simmonds? Nope. Try Chris VandeVelde. The same Chris VandeVelde who scored three goals in his first 78 NHL games? Yep. That’s the guy... Read more

Giroux would like to see bout between Flyers' Berube, Jets' Byfuglien

Thursday, January 29, 2015, 1:06 PM
In this corner, former Flyers enforcer and current coach Craig “Chief” Berube. In that corner, Winnipeg’s massive defenseman, Dustin “Big Buff” Byfuglien. The two jawed at one another on the ice after the Flyers’ 4-3 overtime win in Winnipeg last month. The teams... Read more

Flyers, 'Big Buff' in rematch

Thursday, January 29, 2015, 1:05 AM
Flyers coach Craig Berube respects Dustin Byfuglien and, truth be told, would love to see the beefy Winnipeg defenseman him wearing orange and black. But he surely doesn’t like how he manhandles the Flyers. Last month, Berube and the player they call “Big Buff” got into an on-ice... Read more

Flyers' Timonen may return; Laughton, Gostisbehere making strides

Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 2:37 PM
When discussing Kimmo Timonen's health Wednesday and his possible return, Flyers general manager Ron Hextall seemed more upbeat than at any time since it was announced that the veteran defenseman had blood clots. Hextall, for the first time, even talked about cap implications if the 39-year-old Timonen... Read more

Simmonds, revived Umberger spark Flyers

Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 12:55 AM
Wayne Simmonds continued to be the Flyers' secret weapon in the shootout. R.J. Umberger, much maligned earlier in the season, continued his revival. Together, the veteran wingers helped the Flyers rally past Arizona, 4-3, in a shootout at the Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday night. Simmonds won it... Read more

Flyers recall Straka; Mason improving and will back up Emery

Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 11:35 AM
The Flyers recalled speedy winger Petr Straka from Lehigh Valley to replace the ill Michael Raffl on Tuesday. Straka, 22, was not at the morning skate, but he will be in the lineup Tuesday night against visiting Arizona. "He's a good skater. Fast. A goal scorer who can put the puck in the net," coach... Read more
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