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Archive: October, 2011

Flyers searching for winning home formula

Sunday, October 23, 2011, 3:31 PM
The numbers are numbing. At home, the Flyers are 1-2-1 and have been outscored 16-11. On the road, they are 3-0 and have outscored their opponents, 12-3. At home, they are allowing a little under four goals per game. On they road, they are surrendering just one goal per game. “We got off to... Read more

Schenn centers 3rd line; Shelley happy to be eligible

Thursday, October 20, 2011, 11:26 AM
UPDATE: Here are the lines for the Flyers on Thursday:Claude Giroux centering Jaromir Jagr and JVR; Danny Briere centering Matt Read and Wayne Simmonds; Brayden Schenn centering Scott Hartnell and Jakub Voracek; and Sean Couturier centering Max Talbot and Andreas Nodl. * * * After serving a 10-game... Read more

Will Schenn's promotion hurt Couturier's growth?

Thursday, October 20, 2011, 11:25 PM
Center Brayden Schenn, from all accounts, is going to be a quality NHL player. But it’s fair to wonder if the Flyers promoted him too soon. Not because of his ability, mind you. The 20-year-old center appears to be NHL-ready. But I question the promotion if it means center Sean Couturier is... Read more

Schenn recalled by Flyers

Wednesday, October 19, 2011, 11:43 AM
The Flyers have recalled Brayden Schenn from the Phantoms and sent Zac Rinaldo and Harry Zolnierczyk to Adirondack. Schenn, 20, had four goals and four assists in four AHL games this season. The moves leave the Flyers with about $21,000 in cap room. That's not enough to make another move, though... Read more

'Bob' starting for Flyers; Harry Z recalled

Tuesday, October 18, 2011, 11:46 AM
OTTAWA - Goalie Sergei Bobrovsky will make his first start of the season when the Flyers play in Ottawa Tuesday night. Bobrovksy, 23, had a strong preseason, compiling a 0.40 goals-against average and .984 save percentage, but he is the understudy to Ilya Bryzgalov, who signed a nine-year, $51 million... Read more

Rookies spark Flyers

Tuesday, October 18, 2011, 11:00 PM
OTTAWA, Ontario _ The Flyers' best rookie, from all accounts, is still playing for the AHL Phantoms. That would be Brayden Schenn. But the stock of the other first-year players is rising. Quickly. Rookies Matt Read (goal, three assists), Sean Couturier (goal, assist), Harry "Alphabet Man" Zolnierczyk... Read more

Flyers' goal: trim penalties

Monday, October 17, 2011, 1:28 PM
The Flyers are 3-0-1 despite a continual parade to the penalty box in the first four games. They have been shorthanded 40 minutes and 15 seconds _ or a little over 10 minutes a game. Only Carolina (41:41) and Dallas (43:35) have spent more time shorthanded in the 30-team NHL. But the Flyers are averaging... Read more

Richards wants to win and move on

Saturday, October 15, 2011, 12:57 PM
Former Flyers captain Mike Richards just wants to play Saturday’s night’s game against his ex-teammates and move on. “I’m going to treat it like every other game,” the Los Angeles Kings’ center said on Saturday morning, where most of his team skated at the Wells... Read more

Flyers West keys win

Saturday, October 15, 2011, 11:25 PM
Flyers West outlasted the Flyers on Saturday night. The Los Angeles Kings got huge contributions from ex-Flyers Justin Williams, Mike Richards and Simon Gagne as they scored a 3-2 overtime win at the Wells Fargo Center. Williams scored a pair of goals, Gagne had an assist, and Richards set up Jack... Read more

Flyers downplay Richards' return

Friday, October 14, 2011, 1:21 PM
Most of the attention has been placed on former Flyers captain Mike Richards’ return to the Wells Fargo Center on Saturday night with the Los Angeles Kings. But there will be another guy who will be on the ice and was a big part of the blockbuster summer trade, Flyers winger Wayne Simmonds. Acquired... Read more
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