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Archive: November, 2010

Flyers eye Bruins, work on PP

Tuesday, November 30, 2010, 3:31 PM
As the Flyers prepared for Wednesday's game against visiting Boston _ the teams' first meeting since the Philly version of Miracle on Ice last spring _ they spent about half of Tuesday's practice trying to improve their struggling power play. The PP has been ultra-streaky this season. It was 3 for... Read more

Flyers among all-star leaders; Carcillo returns to practice

Monday, November 29, 2010, 11:58 AM
Despite not being on the all-star ballot, goalie Sergei Bobrovsky and center Claude Giroux continue to get strong support as write-in candidates. In voting results released Monday night, Bobrovsky is second among goalies, behind Montreal's Carey Price, while Giroux is ninth among forwards. Mike Richards... Read more

NHL needs to be accountable for Pronger call

Saturday, November 27, 2010, 6:54 PM
Referee Ghislain Hebert has some ‘splainin’ to do, Lucy. So does the NHL. Hebert, in his first full season as an NHL referee, needs to be held accountable for the manner in which he made a call Friday, costing the Flyers a victory over visiting Calgary. But don’t hold your breath... Read more

Pronger: Ref costs Flyers a win

Friday, November 26, 2010, 7:47 PM
The Flyers think they should have won Friday's game against visiting Calgary, 3-2, in overtime. Instead, Calgary escaped with a 3-2 victory because it outscored the Flyers in the shoot-out. The Flyers, then, picked up one point instead of two. It should be known that the Flyers weren't as sharp... Read more

Lt. Laviolette holds Turkey Day practice to stay focused

Thursday, November 25, 2010, 2:13 PM
The Flyers, 12-2-1 in their last 15 games, got home early Thursday morning after a long flight that followed their 6-1 win in Minnesota. No matter. They still practiced on Thanksgiving afternoon, preparing for Friday's 1 p.m. contest against visiting Calgary. "If you stay away, you stiffen up... Read more

'Bob' gets goalie nod vs. Minn.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010, 2:43 PM
ST. PAUL, Minn. _ After sitting out for two games, rookie goalie Sergei Bobrovsky will start against host Minnesota Wednesday night. Bobrovsky is 11-3-1 with a 2.29 GAA and .925 save percentage, and he is among the NHL leaders in several categories. Brian Boucher had started the previous two games... Read more

JVR lifts NHL-leading Flyers

Tuesday, November 23, 2010, 12:10 AM
Unassuming and quiet, second-year winger James van Riemsdyk may be the Flyers’ hardest worker. He stays late at practice and is frequently the last person to leave the ice. That’s one of the reasons he is so well-respected and why his teammates were so excited after JVR finally registered... Read more

Boosh starting; Syvret acquired for future cap woes?

Sunday, November 21, 2010, 8:40 PM
Just say "Boosh." After not starting for 12 straight games, backup goalie Brian Boucher has again received the nod as the Flyers face visiting Montreal on Monday. Boucher was the winner in the Flyers' 5-4 shoot-out triumph in Washington on Saturday. If you can figure out coach Peter Laviolette's... Read more

Boucher, Flyers notch statement win

Saturday, November 20, 2010, 11:15 PM
WASHINGTON _ Having blown late regulation leads of 3-1 and 4-3, the Flyers seemed to be headed toward a disastrous loss Saturday night at the Verizon Center. But goalie Brian Boucher stood tall in the shoot-out, and the Flyers outlasted the Washington Capitals, 5-4. Boucher played solidly most of... Read more

Boucher (Boucher!) starting vs. Caps

Saturday, November 20, 2010, 5:22 PM
WASHINGTON _ In a stunning move, Flyers coach Peter Laviolette has decided to start backup goalie Brian Boucher Saturday night against the NHL's best team, the Washington Capitals. Boucher will be making his first start since Oct. 25, a 2-1 loss in Columbus. In a pregame interview, Bobrovsky said... Read more
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