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Archive: December, 2011

Concussion-like problems for Pronger, Schenn

Friday, December 9, 2011, 12:15 PM
Captain Chris Pronger has "concussion-like" symptoms, and rookie center Brayden Schenn has a mild concussion, the Flyers announced. They are out indefinitely. Said GM Paul Holmgren: "While Chris' knee is improving, he has struggled with other issues that are concussion-like symptoms. Chris will ... Read more

Giroux takes NHL scoring lead; suspension for Bourdon?

Thursday, December 8, 2011, 2:03 AM
BUFFALO — Claude Giroux had the third four-point game of his career – and second in the young season – as he sparked the Flyers to a thrilling 5-4 overtime win in Buffalo on Wednesday. With the performance, Giroux passed Toronto’s Phil Kessel and now leads the NHL with 36 points... Read more

Flyers try to continue road success; Schenn sidelined

Wednesday, December 7, 2011, 10:06 AM
(UPDATED after the morning skate at 12:30 p.m.) BUFFALO _ The Flyers, the kings of the road, play in Buffalo Wednesday tonight and try to continue their success away from the Wells Fargo Center. The Flyers have an NHL-best 9-3-1 road record, including a 3-2 win in Buffalo on Nov. 2. In that game... Read more

JVR Encouraged After First Full Practice

Monday, December 5, 2011, 1:57 PM
James van Riemsdyk returned on Monday for his first full practice with the Flyers since suffering an upper body injury in a 4-3 overtime win at the New York Islanders on Nov. 23. JVR said he got back on the ice in California on Thursday the day before the Flyers 4-3 overtime win against the host Ducks... Read more

New Conference Format Preserves Flyers Rivalries

Monday, December 5, 2011, 10:27 PM
In the end, the new realignment that the NHL Board of Governors has approved for next season makes the most sense for the Flyers. The NHL is going from six divisions to what it is calling four conferences. The Flyers are listed in Conference D along with Carolina, New Jersey, the New York Islanders... Read more

Bryz: 'Let it go'

Sunday, December 4, 2011, 10:00 AM
GLENDALE, Ariz. - Goalie Ilya Bryzgalov had his second straight solid outing against his former team, helping the Flyers defeat the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday night, 4-2. "He took control," center Danny Briere said. It was Bryzgalov's first game in Glendale since he was dealt to the Flyers after... Read more

Flyers recall Walker, but he's not in lineup

Friday, December 2, 2011, 12:07 PM
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Veteran Matt Walker, a physical defenseman, cleared re-entry waivers Friday and rejoined the Flyers, GM Paul Holmgren said. Walker, 31, had played 10 games with the AHL Phantoms and had a goal and an assist. Walker, however, was not in Friday's lineup in Anaheim. Instead, coach... Read more

Pronger baffled by virus, starts knee rehab Friday

Thursday, December 1, 2011, 11:50 AM
Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger, who underwent surgery on his left knee on Tuesday, said he is still battling a mysterious virus. In a conference call with reporters Thursday, Pronger said he was not over the virus and "I don't know what's going on." The Flyers had said his virus symptoms were almost... Read more
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