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Archive: October, 2009

Richards freezes reporters after Flyers' win

Friday, October 23, 2009, 12:02 AM
In the grand scheme of things, Mike Richards refusing to answer reporters' questions means little. But, as the team's captain, he is the face of the Flyers and a direct conduit to the fans. The Flyers won a shoot-out Thursday and defeated Boston, 4-3. That made the Flyers just 13-25 in shootout history... Read more

A fan's tribute to Spectrum

Wednesday, October 21, 2009, 7:18 PM
The Spectrum, whose farewell tour has lasted for more than a year, will close at the end of the month and is giving fans a chance for one last stroll through the venerable building _ Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The stroll is free and open to the public. With the Spectrum about to close, Haddonfield's... Read more

Flyers swap minor-leaguers; Briere compares team to Phils

Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 2:44 PM
In a swap of minor-leaguers, the Flyers acquired right winger Stefan Legein from the Columbus Blue Jackets' farm system Tuesday for defenseman Michael Ratchuk. The 5-foot-10, 185-pound Legein, who briefly walked away from the sport last year, will report to the Flyers’ American Hockey League... Read more

Stevens shakes up lines

Monday, October 19, 2009, 7:38 PM
Unhappy with the team's recent production, coach John Stevens is shaking up three of the Flyers' four lines. The top line _ Jeff Carter centering Scott Hartnell and Danny Briere _ was the only unit to remain intact during Monday's practice in Voorhees. The other lines looked like this: Simon Gagne-Mike... Read more

Goalie debut vs. eager Flyers; time change for Nov. 2

Friday, October 16, 2009, 4:35 PM
SUNRISE, Fla. _ The Flyers Friday night will face a goalie who will be making his debut with the Florida Panthers. Scott Clemmensen, who had a career season with New Jersey last season and signed with Florida as a free agent in the off-season, will get the start for the 1-4 Panthers. Tomas Vokoun... Read more

Hall member Schultz: Penalty box 'relaxing'

Thursday, October 15, 2009, 2:31 PM
This morning Dave Schultz was made available to the media from the penalty box in the Wachovia Spectrum to discuss being inducted into the Flyers Hall of Fame during an on-ice ceremony prior to the team’s contest vs. the New Jersey Devils at the Wachovia Center on Nov. 16. Here, courtesy of... Read more

Flyers gets good news on JVR, Betts: KISS (the new Kate?) a weapon

Monday, October 12, 2009, 9:28 PM
The Flyers received positive medical news Monday: Rookie left winger James van Riemsdyk practiced and had no ill effects from the concussion symptoms that sidelined him for two games, and veteran center Blair Betts' dislocated right shoulder isn't as severe as first feared. JVR should be able to play... Read more

Flyers collapse at end

Saturday, October 10, 2009, 11:27 PM
The Flyers had an early-season homestand against three teams _ Washington, Pittsburgh and Anaheim _ that look like Stanley Cup contenders. It was a chance for the Flyers to make a statement, a chance to show they belong among the NHL elite. So what did we learn? That the Flyers, despite the trade... Read more

Hartnell not suspended over alleged biting incident

Friday, October 9, 2009, 4:34 PM
Scott Hartnell was not suspended by NHL czar Colin Campbell Friday over an alleagtion made by the Penguins' Kris Letang, who claimed Hartnell bit him in Thursday's game. At Friday's hearing, Hartnell said he did not bite Letang. Read more

Hartnell not suspended; Giroux on Richards' line

Thursday, October 8, 2009, 11:37 PM
Some interesting developments in Flyersland Friday: 1. Scott Hartnell was not suspended by NHL czar Colin Campbell after a hearing that was held via a conference call. Pittsburgh's Kris Letang had accused Hartnell of biting him when they were in a scrum late in Thursday's game. But an NHL source... Read more
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