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Archive: February, 2011

Flyers get bruiser at deadline

Monday, February 28, 2011, 3:11 PM
The Flyers did not make any major deals before Monday's 3 p.m. trade deadline. The players couldn't have been more pleased. “We’ve been playing extremely well all year and we’re pretty confident with the group of guys that’s in here,” center Blair Betts said after a... Read more

Will Flyers make deal before deadline?

Monday, February 28, 2011, 1:17 AM
(UPDATED ON MONDAY AT NOON): Scratch Dvorak off the Flyers' wish list. He was traded with a fifth-round pick to Atlanta for Niclas Bergfors and Patrick Rissmiler.) The NHL trade deadline is at 3 p.m. Monday, and the Flyers are still kicking tires, looking for a veteran for the stretch run. Yes, GM... Read more

Lavy seething as Flyers fall

Sunday, February 27, 2011, 2:20 AM
OTTAWA _ Flyers coach Peter Laviolette seemed speechless after his team’s stunning 4-1 loss in Ottawa Saturday night. Yep, the same Ottawa team that is last in the Eastern Conference _ and 29th out of 30 teams overall. “We were clearly outworked for 40 minutes,” said a fuming... Read more

Boucher facing Sens; Boynton claimed

Saturday, February 26, 2011, 10:12 AM
OTTAWA _ Brian Boucher will return to the nets when the Flyers play the lowly Senators in Ottawa on Saturday night. Chris Pronger, bothered by a sore hand, is expected to miss the game and be replaced by Erik Gustafsson, who would make his NHL debut. Pronger skated at practice Saturday morning. Gustafsson... Read more

Real-life hero honored by Flyers

Thursday, February 24, 2011, 11:08 PM
Joe Lozito, honored by the Flyers on Thursday night, called it an "indescribable" moment. The Northeast Philadelphia resident received a rousing ovation as he was introduced to the sellout crowd during the Flyers' 4-3 OT win over the Islanders at the Wells Fargo Center. Lozito was attacked by a serial... Read more

Homer's gamble: Waiving Zherdev

Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 7:40 PM
Nik Zherdev’s peculiar career with the Flyers seems over. Oh, he can still clear waivers and the Flyers can still decide to keep him on the roster and put him back in the lineup. Yeah, and Bernie Parent is coming back to play goal against the New York Islanders Thursday night at the almost-down... Read more

Video: Flyers down a defenseman again in OT loss

Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 3:43 AM
A hit by former Flyer Scottie Upshall shorthanded the Flyers another defenseman. Despite tying the game with under two minutes left, the Flyers lost in overtime. Philly.com's Dave Isaac is joined by the Inquirer's Sam Carchidi to look back at the game. Get exclusive videos and analysis in our new... Read more

Let Zherdev out of doghouse

Tuesday, February 22, 2011, 11:31 PM
It’s time. Time for the Flyers' Peter Laviolette, who has become a serious coach-of-the-year candidate, to unlock the door on his doghouse. In other words, it’s time to put enigmatic winger Nik Zherdev back into the lineup. Quite simply, the Flyers need his offense. Yes, he is sometimes... Read more

Flyers' injury updates; Zherdev staying (for now)

Monday, February 21, 2011, 2:03 PM
Veteran defenseman Sean O'Donnell will miss 10 to 14 days with a sprained left knee, general manager Paul Holmgren said after the Flyers' practice Monday in Voorhees. O'Donnell, 39, was injured early in Sunday's 4-2 win over the New York Rangers. Holmgren also said Blair Betts (lacerated finger)... Read more

Penalty-free Flyers (honest) edge Rangers

Sunday, February 20, 2011, 12:39 PM
NEW YORK _ The Broad Street Pacifists? For the first time in their history, the Flyers did not commit a penalty in a regular-season road game, and they outslasted the host New York Rangers on Sunday, 4-2. Dan Carcillo scored what proved to be the game-winner, and Kris Versteeg iced the win with an... Read more
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