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Archive: January, 2010

For Flyers, an upbeat start to homestand

Tuesday, January 19, 2010, 11:35 PM
The Flyers, rebounding from losses in Toronto and Washington, started a six-game homestand with a methodical 5-3 win over Columbus Tuesday. Jeff Carter scored two goals, collected an assist and won 78 percent of his faceoffs to lead the victory. Columbus was playing on back-to-back nights and faded... Read more

Emery in goal vs. Columbus

Monday, January 18, 2010, 3:07 PM
We interrupt Captaingate to bring some news: Goalie Ray Emery will make his second straight start Tuesday when the Flyers host Columbus. Emery, in his first NHL appearance since Dec. 5, wasn't sharp in a 5-3 loss in Washington Sunday. Coach Peter Laviolette defended Emery's performance. "Ray... Read more

Richards rips media

Sunday, January 17, 2010, 10:36 PM
WASHINGTON _ For the record, I hate writing about the media, but.... When a player makes accusations that Philly media members "make things up," it strikes a nerve. That's what Flyers captain Mike Richards did in the latest edition of The Hockey News. Richards is a terrific, gritty player... Read more

Flyers still mum on goalie; will it matter against Caps?

Saturday, January 16, 2010, 12:46 PM
With goalie Michael Leighton's nine-game, regulation unbeaten streak stopped, Sunday seems like the perfect time for Flyers coach Peter Laviolette to give Ray Emery the start against host Washington. But Laviolette refused to announce his starter after Saturday's practice in Voorhees. "Decisions... Read more

Flyers' loss not Leighton's fault

Thursday, January 14, 2010, 11:25 PM
If you saw this coming, you are in the minority. The Flyers, whose offense had scored a total of 23 goals in their previous four games, dropped a 4-0 decision to the lowly Toronto Maple Leafs Thursday. The Flyers had 38 shots but few good scoring chances. Another surprise: There were no fights and... Read more

Media circus greets Carcillo in Toronto

Thursday, January 14, 2010, 3:02 PM
TORONTO _ Flyers left winger Dan Carcillo smiled shyly as he was surrounded by about two-dozen reporters after Thursday's morning skate in Toronto. One question he fielded, over and over, was this: Do you expect retribution Thursday night for what happened the last time you faced the Leafs? When... Read more

NHL needs to reveal action in Goalgate

Tuesday, January 12, 2010, 11:46 PM
The NHL said it will handle Goalgate internally, implying it will not announce how it disciplines a Pittsburgh TV station for its deplorable conduct last Thursday in a game between the Flyers and host Penguins. That would be a disservice to everyone who follows the NHL. The league needs to hand out... Read more

Leighton starting vs. Dallas

Monday, January 11, 2010, 12:38 PM
Peter Laviolette is staying with the hot hand. After Monday's practice in Voorhees, the Flyers' coach said goalie Michael Leighton would make his 10th straight start Tuesday against visiting Dallas. Leighton is 7-0-1 (with one no-decision), along with a 2.07 GAA and .931 save percentage in his last... Read more

Flyers keep rolling

Saturday, January 9, 2010, 11:25 PM
It was a grinding, inartistc win _ the type the Flyers weren't getting too often until their current 7-1-1 surge. The Flyers outlasted Tampa Bay Saturday, 4-1, as Blair Betts scored two goals, the penalty-killing was flawless, and Michael Leighton made 17 saves and improved to 7-0-1. With the win... Read more

Emery sent to Phantoms; Carcillo fined

Saturday, January 9, 2010, 10:55 AM
Goalie Ray Emery has been sent to the Adirondack Phantoms for conditioning purposes and will play in Saturday night's AHL game against visiting Portland. He will return to the Flyers Sunday. Michael Leighton will start for the Flyers Saturday against visiting Tampa Bay. He has a 2.22 goals-against... Read more
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