Friday, January 30, 2015

For the suddenly hot Flyers, a surprising contributor

Friday, January 30, 2015, 1:44 AM
Trivia: Name the Flyers’ leading goal scorer over the last three weeks. Claude Giroux? Guess again. Jake Voracek? Nice try….but no. Wayne Simmonds? Nope. Try Chris VandeVelde. The same Chris VandeVelde who scored three goals in his first 78 NHL games? Yep. That’s the guy... Read more

Giroux would like to see bout between Flyers' Berube, Jets' Byfuglien

Thursday, January 29, 2015, 1:06 PM
In this corner, former Flyers enforcer and current coach Craig “Chief” Berube. In that corner, Winnipeg’s massive defenseman, Dustin “Big Buff” Byfuglien. The two jawed at one another on the ice after the Flyers’ 4-3 overtime win in Winnipeg last month. The teams... Read more

Flyers, 'Big Buff' in rematch

Thursday, January 29, 2015, 1:05 AM
Flyers coach Craig Berube respects Dustin Byfuglien and, truth be told, would love to see the beefy Winnipeg defenseman him wearing orange and black. But he surely doesn’t like how he manhandles the Flyers. Last month, Berube and the player they call “Big Buff” got into an on-ice... Read more

Flyers' Timonen may return; Laughton, Gostisbehere making strides

Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 2:37 PM
When discussing Kimmo Timonen's health Wednesday and his possible return, Flyers general manager Ron Hextall seemed more upbeat than at any time since it was announced that the veteran defenseman had blood clots. Hextall, for the first time, even talked about cap implications if the 39-year-old Timonen... Read more

Simmonds, revived Umberger spark Flyers

Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 12:55 AM
Wayne Simmonds continued to be the Flyers' secret weapon in the shootout. R.J. Umberger, much maligned earlier in the season, continued his revival. Together, the veteran wingers helped the Flyers rally past Arizona, 4-3, in a shootout at the Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday night. Simmonds won it... Read more

Flyers recall Straka; Mason improving and will back up Emery

Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 11:35 AM
The Flyers recalled speedy winger Petr Straka from Lehigh Valley to replace the ill Michael Raffl on Tuesday. Straka, 22, was not at the morning skate, but he will be in the lineup Tuesday night against visiting Arizona. "He's a good skater. Fast. A goal scorer who can put the puck in the net," coach... Read more

Flyers' MacDonald has special all-star break; lowly Coyotes in town

Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 12:22 AM
Flyers defenseman Andrew MacDonald used the all-star break to create the memory of a lifetime. He got hitched. MacDonald, 28, and his fiancé, Hali, were married in the Bahamas on Friday, and several of his teammates attended: defensemen Luke Schenn, Mark Streit, and Nick Grossmann, and goalie... Read more

Flyers' Rinaldo suspended 8 games by NHL

Monday, January 26, 2015, 7:21 PM
Flyers winger Zac Rinaldo was suspended by the NHL for eight games Monday because of an illegal first-period hit on Pittsburgh’s Kris Letang last Tuesday. “He knows he can't hit somebody from behind like that, you know what I mean?” coach Craig Berube said after Monday’s practice... Read more

Flyers' Voracek equals record in All-Star Game

Sunday, January 25, 2015, 8:36 PM
No one wanted to get hurt, but you would have thought someone would have at least PRETENDED to play defense in Sunday’s NHL All-Star Game in Columbus, Ohio. Didn’t happen. Final: Team Toews 17, Team Foligno 12. In a game that set a record for most goals, the Flyers Jake Voracek, the... Read more

Flyers' Voracek tops NHL at break; D-men returned to Phantoms

Thursday, January 22, 2015, 12:50 AM
The Flyers are wasting eye-opening seasons by right winger Jake Voracek and center Claude Giroux. At the all-star break, Voracek leads the NHL with 56 points —six shy of his career high —and Giroux is tied for third with 51 points. The Flyers' linemates will be playing in Sunday’s... Read more
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