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Archive: October, 2009

Fists fly as Flyers trounce 'Canes

Saturday, October 31, 2009, 5:28 PM
The Flyers received an unexpected boost from rookie right winger David Laliberte and defenseman Braydon Coburn Saturday as they trounced Carolina, 6-1, in a fight-filled game at the Wachovia Center. Laliberte, making his NHL debut and subbing for the injured Danny Briere, scored a goal and collected... Read more

Briere injured; Laliberte recalled

Friday, October 30, 2009, 12:18 PM
Danny Briere left practice early Friday because of what Flyers coach John Stevens called "a lower-body injury." Since Briere missed most of last season with groin and abdominal injuries, alarms are going off in Flyerdom right now. The Flyers recalled David Laliberte from the AHL Adirondack... Read more

Kings claim Jones; Parent paired with Timonen

Thursday, October 29, 2009, 12:51 PM
The Flyers tried to push defenseman Randy Jones through re-entry waivers, but one of his former coaches wouldn’t let it happen. Jones was claimed Thursday by the Los Angeles Kings, whose head coach, Terry Murray, was a Flyers assistant in charge of the defense when Jones was part of the team The... Read more

Gagne going; Jones coming?

Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 7:16 PM
Say goodbye to Simon Gagne for a while. And maybe, just maybe, say hello again to Randy Jones. Gagne was placed on the injured-reserve list and will miss at least 10 games and 24 days with two hernias. Jones was placed on re-entry waivers, and if no one claims him by noon Thursday, he will rejoin... Read more

Good effort, bad result; no interest in Shanahan (yet)

Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 11:00 PM
The Flyers fired a season-high 43 shots Tuesday night, were 2 for 5 on the power play and got mostly solid goaltending from Ray Emery. Normally, that translates into a win. Tonight, it turned into a 4-2 loss to the host Washington Capitals. The Flyers blew a 2-0 lead, failed on a penalty shot (Darroll... Read more

Gagne sidelined by hernias

Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 4:31 PM
The medical news on Simon Gagne is not good. The Flyers' left winger had an ultrasound Monday that showed he was suffering from two small hernias, the Flyers announced Tuesday. GM Paul Holmgren said the Flyers' medical staff will meet with Gagne Wednesday to "discuss all options." It... Read more

Gagne sidelined; Caps eye revenge

Monday, October 26, 2009, 11:16 PM
When the Flyers play the host Washington Capitals Tuesday, veteran left winger Simon Gagne is not expected to be in the lineup. Gagne missed practice Monday because of lower-body discomfort. He had an ultrasound _ results will be available Tuesday, the Flyers said _ to figure out why he has been having... Read more

Richards escapes suspension; faceoff problems

Sunday, October 25, 2009, 1:29 PM
To all those who say the NHL is out to "get" the Flyers _ and there are thousands out there who have that feeling _ you will be surprised that the league Sunday decided not to suspend Flyers captain Mike Richards. Richards leveled Florida's David Booth Saturday, knocking him unconscious... Read more

Phantoms returning to Philly for a game

Saturday, October 24, 2009, 12:41 PM
The AHL Adirondack Phantoms, who were based in Philadelphia for 13 years before moving to upstate New York this season, will return for a regular-season game against the Norfolk Admirals at the Wachovia Center on Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. “This will be a terrific opportunity for Flyers fans to see the... Read more

Richards levels Booth; suspension could be forthcoming

Saturday, October 24, 2009, 9:08 PM
Flyers captain Mike Richards leveled Florida's David Booth with a shoulder-to-jaw hit late in the second period Saturday, sending the left winger to the hospital during Philadelphia's 5-1 win. Richards recieved a five-minute major penalty for interference and a game misconduct. The NHL will review... Read more
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