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On Giroux, MVP talk, and other Flyers musings

Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 1:51 AM
Ten thoughts from the Flyers’ thrilling 3-2 overtime win over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks at the reverberating Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday: 1. Claude Giroux has put himself in the MVP talk. Sidney Crosby is the frontrunner, by far, but Giroux is in the conversation... Read more

Flyers goalie Emery (surprise, surprise) to face Chicago

Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 11:27 AM
In a surprising move, Ray Emery will start for the first time since Feb. 8 when the Flyers host the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night. Flyers coach Craig Berube said he wanted to give Steve Mason a breather after starting him in eight straight games, including back-to-back... Read more

Mason, Flyers eye high-flying Penguins

Friday, March 14, 2014, 1:25 PM
Goalie Steve Mason has been with the Flyers less than a year, but he has a pretty good feel for the bitterness between his club and the Sidney Crosby-led Penguins. The teams will meet in a home-and-home series this weekend, starting with Saturday’s 1 p.m. matchup at the Wells Fargo Center. “I... Read more

Giroux, Crosby at center of Flyers-Penguins weekend

Thursday, March 13, 2014, 1:45 PM
Back in 2012, in a moment of post-game euphoria, then-Flyers coach Peter Laviolette called Claude Giroux the “best player in the world” after the center helped eliminate heavily favored Pittsburgh in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Since then, Laviolette has taken lots of criticism for that statement... Read more

Flyers' Timonen, seeking a Cup, unsure about retirement plans

Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 1:28 PM
Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen is undecided about whether this will be the final season of his stellar 15-year NHL career. But he admitted if the Flyers overcame the odds and won the Stanley Cup, it would be “the perfect way to leave the game.” His decision “comes to the summertime... Read more

Age-less wonder: Former Flyer Jaromir Jagr

Monday, March 10, 2014, 1:56 PM
At 42, ageless right winger Jaromir Jagr is showing no signs of slowing down. Fact is, he has been the New Jersey Devils’ top forward this season. Jagr will face his former Flyers teammates Tuesday in a key Metropolitan Division matchup at the Wells Fargo Center. “He protects the puck... Read more

Ex-Flyer JVR thriving in 'fishbowl'

Saturday, March 8, 2014, 12:32 PM
TORONTO - Life is good for former Flyer James van Riemsdyk. He loves playing in the "fishbowl" - his word - of Toronto. Fact is, he is thriving in it. The 24-year-old Maple Leafs left winger, acquired for defenseman Luke Schenn in 2012, has set career highs in goals (26) and assists (26) and has... Read more

Flyers' Giroux, Simmonds facing Leafs, Globetrotters(!)

Friday, March 7, 2014, 1:09 PM
The streaking Flyers play in Toronto Saturday night, but the conversation in the locker room after Friday’s practice centered around two of their star players -- Claude Giroux and Wayne Simmonds -- getting ready to face the Harlem Globetrotters on the hardwood. Giroux and Simmonds will play... Read more

Berube happy with Flyers, upset with refs

Thursday, March 6, 2014, 4:17 PM
At the Olympic break, Flyers coach Craig Berube said he wanted his team to focus on defense and disciplined play the rest of the season. The Flyers have struggled in both areas since the break ended, but you can’t argue with the bottom line: three wins in four games, giving them seven victories... Read more

Flyers trade Meszaros to Boston

Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 2:56 PM
Defenseman Andrej Meszaros will be reunited with Zdeno Chara. The Flyers traded Meszaros to Boston Wednesday for a 2014 conditional third-round draft pick. He was teammates with Chara, the Bruins' defesnive leader, on Slovakia's Olympic team. The draft pick the Flyers acquired becomes a second rounder... Read more
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