Broad Street Bull Archive: December, 2009

Leighton starting Winter Classic

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BOSTON _ Bob Stanley, Jeff Reardon and Jonathan Papelbon are some of the guys who have been asked to close the door on opponents at Fenway... Read more

Leighton deserves Winter Classic start; snow forecast at Fenway

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NEW YORK _ A sizzling Michael Leigthon notched his first shutout in six years Wednesday, continuing his strong pitch to start Friday's Winter... Read more

Tollefsen, Bartulis on Olympic teams: Leighton to start vs. Rangers

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Two Flyers defensemen _ Ole-Kristian Tollefsen and Oskars Bartulis _ have been selected to their respective Olympic teams. Tollefsen, who... Read more

Will Boucher be ready for Winter Classic?

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Flyers goalie Brian Boucher would love to start Friday's Winter Classic at Fenway Park in Boston. A New Englander who grew up in Rhode Island... Read more

Flyers survive near-disaster

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RALEIGH, N.C. _ You can look at the Flyers' 4-3 shoot-out win in Carolina Saturday two different ways. The glass is half-full: The Flyers... Read more

Betts, Richards, Leighton key win

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TAMPA, Fla. _ Michael Leighton looked horrible in the morning skate, allowing several long shots to go through his legs. Maybe he got it out... Read more

Try Backlund; 2 Flyers books for late shoppers

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TAMPA _ Nobody asked me, but.... The Flyers should give goalie Johan Backlund his first NHL start Wednesday in Tampa. I know, I know. Backlund... Read more

Boucher injured as Flyers fall

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Can it get any lower? I don't see how. The Flyers lost another goalie, lost another game, and were lost for answers after Monday's 4-1 loss... Read more

Laviolette roasts Flyers; what will GM do?

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Nine games into his Flyers coaching tenure, Peter Laviolette sharply criticized his team's inability to play 60 hard minutes in their 2-1 loss... Read more

Despite snow, game is on; Gagne returning

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Despite one of the region's worst December snowstorms in history, the Flyers will still play the New York Rangers Saturday at 1 p.m. at the... Read more