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Archive: November, 2008

Penalty kill lifts surging Flyers

Tuesday, November 25, 2008, 12:28 AM
There will be a lot of talk about 36-year-young Mike Knuble's two-goal performance _ including his late game-winner _ in the Flyers' 4-3 victory over Dallas last night. There will also be talk about the sizzling Jeff Carter, who notched his 15th goal _ tying him for the NHL lead _ and how he helped... Read more

Biron to the rescue

Saturday, November 22, 2008, 2:11 AM
BUFFALO _ Late last month, this space said goalie Marty Biron needed to step up, needed to win some games on his own to help get the Flyers out of their doldrums. Consider it done. The Flyers weren't brilliant last night. Biron was. The 31-year-old goalie made 40 saves and nothced his 24th career... Read more

Mixed bag on injury news

Tuesday, November 18, 2008, 9:19 PM
The news was mixed on the Flyers’ injury front today. Center Danny Briere (groin) skated for about 40 minutes before practice and did not sound optimistic about returning on Friday in Buffalo. Defenseman Ossi Vaananen (finger) took part in practice at the Skate Zone in Voorhees, but is even... Read more

Flyers getting act together

Saturday, November 15, 2008, 10:42 PM
MONTREAL - No one in the Flyers' dressing room would call their 2-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens tonight their most impressive performance of the season. So I will. Goalie Marty Biron mentioned the Flyers' 7-0 victory over Atlanta last month as their best game. I disagree. Atlanta isn't Montreal... Read more

Is Carle the Flyers' solution?

Saturday, November 8, 2008, 5:54 PM
Can defenseman Matt Carle solve the problems plaguing the 4-5-3 Flyers? We'll see. Carle was acquired from Tampa Bay last night, along with a third-round draft selection, for enigmatic winger Steve Downie, improving defenseman Steve Eminger and a fourth-round pick. From here, the Flyers should have... Read more

Timonen: Maybe Shanahan is the answer

Thursday, November 6, 2008, 11:01 PM
After the Flyers' 4-1 loss in Ottawa tonight, defenseman Kimmo Timonen said free-agent winger Brendan Shanahan may be be the solution for what ails the 4-5-3 club. “I don’t think we are where we wanted to be,” he said. “You start looking around the room and see if we can improve... Read more

Flyers talking with Shanahan

Monday, November 3, 2008, 9:51 PM
Though it' seems like a longshot, the Flyers are trying to sign free-agent winger Brendan Shanahan, who is being courted by the Devils and Blues, among others. Shanahan, 39, who has scored 680 career goals, had a lengthy discussion with Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren today. Holmgren lauded... Read more
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