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Archive: December, 2010

Flyers end 2010 with a defensive dud

Friday, December 31, 2010, 11:24 PM
ANAHEIM, Calif. _ The Flyers' defensive lapses continued as they dropped a 5-2 decision in Anaheim Friday, their third loss in the last four games. Goalie Sergei Bobrvosky made just his third start in the last nine games. Perhaps the inactivity has zapped him of some confidence because he wasn't overly... Read more

Leighton saved by teammates

Friday, December 31, 2010, 2:22 AM
LOS ANGELES _ Goalie Michael Leighton admitted he could have been a lot sharper, "but a win is a win, and I'm happy with that," he said after the Flyers rallied past the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday, 7-4, at the Staples Center. It was Leighton's season debut with the Flyers, and the rust... Read more

Leighton will start tonight in L.A.

Thursday, December 30, 2010, 2:10 PM
LOS ANGELES _ For the first time since his Game 6 disaster in last season's Stanley Cup Finals, Michael Leighton will be in the Flyers' nets Thursday night in Los Angeles. Leighton, who had back surgery on Oct. 11, will oppose Kings backup Jonathan Bernier. **** Defenseman Kimmo Timonen, nursing... Read more

Leighton returns; Timonen to start

Thursday, December 30, 2010, 4:00 PM
LOS ANGELES _ Goalie Michael Leighton will play for the Flyers in Los Angeles Thursday night, making his first start for the Flyers since his Game 6 disaster in last season’s Stanley Cup Finals. The Flyers have three goalies on the roster _ one more than they want to keep _ and they are probably... Read more

Pronger-less Flyers may lose Timonen

Wednesday, December 29, 2010, 1:53 AM
VANCOUVER, British Columbia _ With Chris Pronger recovering from a broken foot, the Flyers’ defense is falling to pieces. In the last two games, the Flyers have been outscored, 11-2. And after Tuesday's embarrassing 6-2 loss in Vancouver, it was announced the defense had absorbed another blow... Read more

Boosh, Shelley in lineup vs. surging Canucks

Tuesday, December 28, 2010, 4:11 PM
VANCOUVER, British Columbia _ In somewhat of a surprise, Brian Boucher will start Tuesday night in Vancouver. Sergei Bobrovsky is 7-1-1 with a 2.00 goals-against average in nine road starts this season. Boucher is 2-7-1 with a 3.70 goals-against average in his career against the Canucks. But Boucher... Read more

Flyers-Canucks: A Cup Final preview?

Monday, December 27, 2010, 4:00 PM
VANCOUVER - The Flyers have the NHL's best road record (10-2-3) _ and are 6-0-1 in their last seven contests away from the Wells Fargo Center _ as they start a five-game trip with a stop in Vancouver Tuesday night. The Canucks are also on a roll, having moved to No. 2 in the West. They have not lost... Read more

Flyers downplay Bobrovsky's mini-slump

Tuesday, December 21, 2010, 12:02 AM
In the Flyers’ locker room, there were no alarms going off about goalie Sergei Bobrovsky’s mini-slump. Bobrovsky allowed four goals and was removed late in the second period of the Flyers’ 5-0 loss to visiting Florida on Monday. The 22-year-old rookie could be faulted for just one... Read more

Lappy getting PSWA award on behalf of Flyers

Monday, December 20, 2010, 2:27 AM
Ian Laperriere, the gritty winger who is sidelined with post-concussion syndrome, will represent the Flyers and receive the Team of the Year Award from the Philadelphia Sports Writers’ Association at its Jan. 31 banquet at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill. For tickets, go to pswadinner... Read more

Pronger to undergo surgery, miss 4 to 6 weeks

Friday, December 17, 2010, 11:32 AM
The Flyers announced that defenseman Chris Pronger will have foot surgery today and be sidelined for four to six weeks. In that time frame, he would miss 11 to 17 games. He may be able to return in time for the All-Star Game on Jan. 30 in Raleigh, N.C. Injured in Wednesday's 5-3 win in Montreal,... Read more
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