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Archive: February, 2012

Video: Leach discusses Flyers' Wives Carnival

Saturday, February 18, 2012, 3:14 PM
Video: Former Flyer Reggie Leach talks about Sunday's Flyers Wives Carnival. Read more

Don't expect blockbuster deal; JVR returning?

Friday, February 17, 2012, 9:00 AM
With crease-clearing Nicklas Grossman acquired from Dallas on Thursday, the Flyers' defense got some much needed physicality, and opened the possibility they could trade puck-moving defenseman Matt Carle, a potential free agent after the season. Will the Flyers move Carle? Will they make a play for... Read more

Flyers searching for home swagger; Bryz returns

Thursday, February 16, 2012, 9:00 AM
The Flyers, who have lost five of their last six games, will try to get back on track Thursday night against offensive-challenged Buffalo at the Wells Fargo Center. The Sabres are averaging just 2.36 goals per game. Only four teams have averaged fewer goals. The Flyers have more losses than wins... Read more

Getting physical: Flyers acquire D-man

Thursday, February 16, 2012, 6:46 PM
For the Flyers, clearing the crease and slot areas have been major problems in the last month, so on Thursday they made a deal they hope will help solve those woes. They acquired Dallas defenseman Nicklas Grossman, a rugged 6-foot-4, 230-pounder, for second- and third-round draft picks. The 2012 second-round... Read more

JVR making strides

Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 11:47 AM
Flyers winger James van Riemsdyk appears to be making strides in his comeback from a concussion, but there are no plans for him to return to the lineup this week. Sidelined for over a month, van Riemsdyk wore a regular jersey and spent time on the top line at Wednesday’s practice in Voorhees... Read more

Lavy talks about relationship with Bryz

Tuesday, February 14, 2012, 3:20 PM
Flyers coach Peter Laviolette said his relationship with colorful goalie Ilya Bryzgalov is a work in progress. You might recall he said something similar about his rapport with since-traded captain Mike Richards last season. Don’t jump to the wrong conclusion, Laviolette said after the Flyers... Read more

Rinaldo suspended; special teams fail Flyers

Monday, February 13, 2012, 1:30 AM
Zac Rinaldo, the Flyers' feisty 21-year-old winger, was suspended for two games by the NHL on Monday for an incident in Sunday's 4-3 loss in Detroit. Rinaldo was assessed a charging minor for hitting Detroit defenseman Jonathan Ericsson at the 13:32 mark of the opening period. The NHL said Rinaldo... Read more

Flyers fall, need to bolster D; can they stop Wings' history try?

Saturday, February 11, 2012, 11:29 AM
UPDATED: 6:40 p.m. on Sunday. * * * The New York Rangers have the Flyers' number. Led by Ryan Callahan's hat trick, the Rangers whipped the host Flyers, 5-2, on Saturday and are now 5-0 against Philadelphia this season. Oh, and they have outscored the Flyers, 19-8. Clearly, the Flyers need to add... Read more

Bob likely to face Rangers

Friday, February 10, 2012, 12:24 PM
Goalie Ilya Bryzgalov, fighting off the flu, missed Friday's practice and likely will be sidelined for Saturday's key game against the visiting New York Rangers. Sergei Bobrovsky is expected to get the start against the Rangers, who are 4-0 against the Flyers this season. GM Paul Holmgren did not... Read more

Bryz ill; Bob will start

Thursday, February 9, 2012, 11:12 AM
(UPDATED at 3:15 p.m.) Goalie Ilya Bryzgalov was ill and did not participate in the Flyers' optional morning skate on Thursday, and Sergei Bobrovsky will start tonight against visiting Toronto. GM Paul Holmgren said Bryzgalov has the flu. "We will know more later in the day," he said in a text message... Read more
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