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Archive: October, 2010

Briere hearing slated; Maroon on way out

Sunday, October 31, 2010, 1:42 PM
The NHL has scheduled a 10 a.m. hearing Monday that will determine whether Flyers star center Danny Briere will be suspended for his role in a late melee Saturday. With one minute left in the Flyers' 6-1 win over the New York Islanders, Briere received a five-minute major for cross-checking, along... Read more

Emery (remember him?) eyes NHL return

Friday, October 29, 2010, 4:09 PM
Former Flyers goalie Ray "Razor" Emery told he will skate next week for the first time since career-threatening hip surgery last spring. The complex operation involved having a bone grafted from the lower part of his leg and being inserted into his hip. “Usually when you have... Read more

Zherdev demoted; dads bond with Flyers

Thursday, October 28, 2010, 11:09 PM
Flyers RW Nik Zherdev found himself on the fourth line at Thursday's practice as he switched spots with Andreas Nodl. Coach Peter Laviolette downplayed the move, saying it had more to do with Nodl's strong play lately. That said, the Flyers have not been happy with Zherdev's defensive lapses. Offensively... Read more

Will trade winds blow for Flyers?

Tuesday, October 26, 2010, 8:57 AM
COLUMBUS, Ohio _ The Flyers insist they are not having a hangover from last season's remarkable playoff run. Could have fooled us. Their power play has been alarmingly bad, and their offense has resembled Ryan Howard in the post-season - lots of chances, but little productivity. They are 3-4-1 after... Read more

Hartnell gets haircut with a purpose; Bartulis goes to Phantoms

Saturday, October 23, 2010, 1:02 PM
Flyers winger Scott Hartnell gets this week's Good Guy award. Hartnell cut his hair Friday and donated it to Locks of Love ( Locks of Love is a public non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children in the United States and Canada under 21 who... Read more

Leino leaves practice, downplays injury

Friday, October 22, 2010, 1:57 PM
Ville Leino, who had just started to round into form after off-season surgery to his left hip, left practice in Voorhees Friday after colliding with teammate Chris Pronger. The Flyers' winger downplayed the injury. Leino said he suffered a charley horse in his right thigh and that he hoped to play... Read more

Flyers' home woes continue

Thursday, October 21, 2010, 11:28 PM
So much for the Flyers establishing themselves as an Eastern Conference power during a season-high five-game homestand. The Flyers are 1-3 on the homestand, including Thursday’s 3-2 loss to Anaheim at the Wells Fargo Center. It was the Flyers’ third straight loss _ all to road teams playing... Read more

Flyers tinker with PP units

Wednesday, October 20, 2010, 1:27 PM
The Flyers made some changes on their struggling power play during Wednesday’s practice in Voorhees. One unit had Danny Briere with Scott Hartnell and Jeff Carter, along with defensemen Kimmo Timonen and Chris Pronger. Mike Richards, not Pronger, had been on that unit when Briere scored a PP... Read more

Walker needs hip surgery, out 10-12 weeks

Tuesday, October 19, 2010, 11:13 AM
Flyers defenseman Matt Walker, acquired in the deal that sent Simon Gagne to Tampa Bay, will have hip surgery Wednesday and will be sidelined 10 to 12 weeks, general manager Paul Holmgren said on Tuesday. Walker has yet to play this season. Read more

Walker could need surgery; 'Bob' likely to face Pens

Friday, October 15, 2010, 1:50 PM
Flyers defenseman Matt Walker, acquired in the Simon Gagne trade in July, may need hip surgery, GM Paul Holmgren said after the team's practice in Voorhees on Friday. Walker was injured in a preseason fight against New Jersey. If he has the surgery, he will be sidelined "a couple months,"... Read more
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