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Archive: June, 2009

Losing Sbisa stings; Flyers draft 2 goalies

Saturday, June 27, 2009, 8:42 PM
I applaud Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren for his moxie, for going out on a proverbial limb and trying to win a championship this season. Chris Pronger, whom Holmgren acquired from Anaheim Friday, is just the type of physical defenseman the Flyers needed to become a legitimate Stanley Cup contender... Read more

The Hammer Era, Part II: Flyers get Pronger in blockbuster deal

Friday, June 26, 2009, 5:23 PM
MONTREAL _ Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren said he wanted "a hammer." He got one Friday night in a stunning deal with the Anaheim Ducks. During the NHL draft here, the Flyers acquired Chris Pronger, a veteran defenseman whom they hope will fill the missing piece to their 35-year Stanley... Read more

Flyers fire goaltender coach

Thursday, June 25, 2009, 3:21 PM
Reggie Lemelin has been fired as the Flyers' goaltending coach, general manager Paul Holmgren confirmed Thursday. The easy-going Lemelin, 54, who was stunned by the decision, was the Flyers' goalie coach for 14 seasons. "I just felt we needed a change," Holmgren Montreal, where... Read more

Emery signing a plus only if it leads to a quality defenseman

Thursday, June 11, 2009, 12:39 AM
Goalie Ray Emery was articulate and honest - and didn’t throw a single punch at Flyers trainer Jim McCrossin when he was introduced at Wednesday’s news conference in Voorhees. OK, that was a cheap shot. But when you come with Emery’s baggage, you expose yourself to all types of criticism... Read more
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