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Archive: December, 2009

Legion of Gloom: 5th straight loss

Monday, December 7, 2009, 11:31 PM
MONTREAL _ How bad are things in Flyerdom? Well, the Flyers equaled a franchise record for fewest shots allowed in a road game (13) Monday _ and somehow lost. Call them the Legion of Gloom. The Flyers fell to the host Montreal Canadiens, 3-1, despite allowing just 13 shots. The Flyers managed 15... Read more

NHL (National Hilarity League) suspends Carcillo

Sunday, December 6, 2009, 2:07 PM
Flyers left winger Dan Carcillo was given a four-game suspension by the NHL Sunday because of a game-altering altercation in Saturday's 8-2 loss to visiting Washington. "Decisions come down from the league. Do I agree with them all? No. I certainly do not agree with this one," general manager... Read more

Laviolette juggles lines; players take blame for firing

Saturday, December 5, 2009, 2:03 PM
Peter Laviolette, the new Flyers coach, got familiar with the players and held his first practice this morning at the Skate Zone in Voorhees. The Flyers will host Washington tonight. "We're starting to put little pieces together here and there and trying to create an identity that you're looking... Read more

Stevens canned, replaced by Laviolette

Friday, December 4, 2009, 5:07 PM
John Stevens juggled his lines at the Flyers’ practice in Voorhees Friday in an apparent attempt to save his job. It didn’t work. The new lines will be at the Wachovia Center Saturday against Washington, but Stevens will not be behind the bench. The gentlemanly Stevens was fired Friday... Read more

Pronger: Flyers need to look in mirror

Friday, December 4, 2009, 1:26 AM
The Flyers held a team meeting after Thursday's 3-0 loss to Vancouver at the Wachovia Center. Was it productive? You'll know at around 9:30 p.m. Saturday, when the Flyers' game ends against visiting Washington. Maybe by then, the Flyers will have scored a goal. Maybe by then, the young offensive... Read more

Sizzling Boucher remaining in net

Wednesday, December 2, 2009, 12:40 PM
Let the goalie controversy begin. Brian Boucher, who has a 1.45 goals-against average in his last four appearances, will be the starter Thursday against visiting Vancouver, coach John Stevens announced after Wednesday's practice in Voorhees. Ray Emery has a 4.71 GAA in his last four starts, so Stevens... Read more

Richards takes responsibility for skid; which goalie would you start?

Tuesday, December 1, 2009, 7:54 PM
Flyers captain Mike Richards will never be a fiery, outspoken leader in the Chris Pronger mold. It's not his style. The quiet Richards leads by his on-ice example. And he deserves credit for pointing a finger at himself _ like good leaders do _ for the team's recent funk. “I feel some responsibility... Read more
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