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Archive: March, 2011

Pronger to have surgery, will miss 3 or 4 weeks

Monday, March 14, 2011, 3:23 PM
SUNRISE, Fla. _ The Flyers' grasp on first place in the Eastern Conference isn't as tight after Monday's stunning news: Defenseman Chris Pronger will have surgery on his right hand on Tuesday and will miss three to four weeks, the club announced. "Obviously, he's a big piece, but we can't use it as... Read more

Lavy calm after Flyers' worst collapse since '87

Sunday, March 13, 2011, 12:14 AM
Coach Peter Laviolette was surprisingly calm after the Flyers’ biggest late-game meltdown in 24 years. Maybe he was in a state of shock. The Flyers blew third-period leads of 3-0 and 4-2 and lost in overtime to the Atlanta Thrashers, 5-4, before a stunned sellout crowd at the Wells Fargo Center... Read more

Pronger calling out Giroux is 'great' for Flyers

Friday, March 11, 2011, 3:28 PM
Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren acknowledged Friday that defenseman Chris Pronger was chewing out Claude Giroux after the team’s inartistic 4-1 win over Edmonton Tuesday. Asked what he thought of the situation, Holmgren was blunt. “I think it’s great,” he told reporters... Read more

Giroux, Boucher help Flyers get back on track

Friday, March 11, 2011, 1:41 AM
TORONTO _ The Flyers, thanks to one of their best all-around efforts in the last month, increased their Eastern Conference lead to four points with their second straight victory, a hard-fought 3-2 win in Toronto on Thursday night. Despite playing without injured defenseman Chris Pronger, the Flyers... Read more

Pronger out; Boynton in vs. Toronto

Thursday, March 10, 2011, 12:48 PM
TORONTO _ Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger apparently re-injured his right hand and will not play play Thursday night in Toronto. Nick Boynton will replace Pronger and make his Flyers debut. Pronger originally injured the hand blocking a shot against the Islanders on Feb. 24. He missed one game _... Read more

Caps inch closer to Flyers; NHL ruling shows flaws

Wednesday, March 9, 2011, 10:02 PM
TORONTO _ Don’t look now, but the streaking Washington Capitals have climbed within striking distance of the first-place Flyers in the Eastern Conference. The Capitals moved into second-place in the East by trouncing Edmonton on Wednesday. It was the sixth straight victory for the Caps, who... Read more

Flyers chat with Sam Carchidi

Wednesday, March 9, 2011, 7:50 PM
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'Bob' gets call; Lavy may juggle lineup

Tuesday, March 8, 2011, 12:14 PM
Rookie goalie Sergei "Bob" Bobrovsky will try to help the Flyers snap a four-game losing streak Tuesday against visiting Edmonton. "Bob" will get the call as the Flyers attempt to recover from Sunday's 7-0 loss to the Rangers. He is 1-3-1 in his last five starts. GM Paul Holmgren said the Flyers... Read more

Flyers like result, but not much else in win

Tuesday, March 8, 2011, 11:42 PM
The Flyers, thanks to a 4-1 win over Edmonton on Tuesday, raised their record to 41-19-6 and increased their lead over second-place Boston to four points in the East. The victory gave them 88 points, which ties their output for the entire 2009-10 season. They have 16 games left, and are closing in... Read more

Carter will play Tues.; Briere line still intact

Monday, March 7, 2011, 12:41 PM
Jeff Carter, who shares the Flyers' lead with 28 goals, will return to the lineup Tuesday against visiting Edmonton, coach Peter Laviolette said on Monday, adding he had no plans to break up the struggling line of Danny Briere, Scott Hartnell and Ville Leino. Laviolette also said he may have worked... Read more
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