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Archive: October, 2011

Bryz will speak; Jagr honored

Monday, October 31, 2011, 9:18 AM
UDATED at 7:30 p.m. The muzzle has been removed. Feeling pressure from the Professional Hockey Writers Association, the Flyers have again changed their stance and now say Ilya Bryzgalov will be allowed to talk to the media during all days of the week — except the morning of games. In other... Read more

Bryz starting, facing Boosh

Saturday, October 29, 2011, 1:45 PM
Goalie Ilya Bryzgalov will try to end his personal slump — and the Flyers’ two game-losing streak — against the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night at the Wells Fargo Center. Carolina’s Cam Ward blanked Chicago, 3-0, on Friday as he turned aside 30 shots. Ward or former Flyer... Read more

Despite pounding, Flyers' Bryz needs to play Sat.; Reese says swagger is back

Friday, October 28, 2011, 9:42 AM
UPDATE: The Flyers did not practice Friday, but had a team meeting. Goalie coach Jeff Reese had a long one-on-one with Bryzgalov. “He felt great today. He came in with his swagger and it’s important that his teammates saw him come in like that," Reese said. "He was joking around and... Read more

Schenn out with broken foot; Rinaldo recalled

Thursday, October 27, 2011, 2:12 PM
The Flyers made some roster moves on Thursday. Here is their press release: The Flyers announced today that they have recalled recalled 5-11, 185-lb left wing Zac Rinaldo and 5-10, 180-lb defenseman Erik Gustafsson from their American Hockey League affiliate, the Adirondack Phantoms, according to... Read more

Bobrovsky gets starting nod for Flyers

Thursday, October 27, 2011, 5:17 PM
Goalie Sergei Bobrovsky will start Thursday night against visiting Winnipeg, coach Peter Laviolette said. Laviolette claimed it had nothing to do with Ilya Bryzgalov's recent struggles — he has allowed 14 goals over his last three games — and that he had planned to use Bobrovsky because... Read more

Bryz, defense falter as Flyers fall

Thursday, October 27, 2011, 1:11 AM
MONTREAL _ Goalie Ilya Bryzgalov was shaky and his defense was even worse as the Flyers suffered an embarrassing 5-1 loss to Montreal at the Bell Centre on Wednesday night. Bryzgalov has allowed 14 goals in his last three starts _ all losses. So will coach Peter Laviolette use Sergei Bobrovsky when... Read more

Flyers face free-falling Habs; famed lines in alumni game

Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 10:08 AM
MONTREAL _ In hockey-crazed Montreal, panic mode is in the streets. The beloved Habs are off to their worst start (1-5-2) in 70 years. They are also off to their worst home start (0-3-2) ever. Oh, mon Dieu! The Flyers will visit the Canadiens on Wednesday night, and one wonders if another Montreal... Read more

Walker, Lilja trying to fill Pronger's absence

Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 1:25 PM
With Chris Pronger expected to miss at least six games because of an eye injury, Matt Walker and Andreas Lilja figure to be part of the Flyers’ defensive rotation for the next two weeks. Or longer. The veterans had been alternating between being a healthy scratch or being used as the sixth defenseman... Read more

Pronger-less D steps up

Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 2:25 AM
With Chris Pronger exiting in the first period when he was accidentally struck near his right eye by the stick of Toronto’s Mikhail Grabovski, the Flyers’ other five defensemen played more minutes and picked up the slack in Monday’s 4-2 win over the visiting Maple Leafs. “I... Read more

Bob getting nod; Schenns to oppose each other

Sunday, October 23, 2011, 11:06 PM
UPDATE: Goalie Sergei Bobrovsky will get his second start of the season when the Flyers host Toronto on Monday night. Bob is 1-0 with a 2.00 GAA and .913 save percentage. Ilya Bryzgalov has struggled lately and is 3-2-1 with a 2.84 GAA and .895 save percentage.) * * * Brother vs. brother in the City... Read more
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