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Archive: March, 2013

Flyers forward Danny Briere diagnosed with a concussion

Monday, March 25, 2013, 2:05 PM
For Flyers forward Danny Briere, the news keeps getting worse. The Flyers announced Monday that Briere would be sidelined indefinitely because of a concussion. He was injured during Saturday's practice in Voorhees, crashing into the boards during a drill. Defenseman Nick Grossmann was injured during... Read more

A baby step for road-challenged Flyers

Monday, March 25, 2013, 1:15 AM
PITTSBURGH _ This was a game the Flyers hoped would jump-start Operation Playoff Push. And as the minutes disappeared in the third period Sunday night and the Flyers clung to a 1-0 lead over the powerful Pittsburgh Penguins, they were closing in on their biggest victory of the season. And then…... Read more

Briere sidelined for Flyers

Sunday, March 24, 2013, 12:43 PM
PITTSBURGH - Danny Briere will miss Sunday night's game in Pittsburgh because of an upper-body injury suffered during Saturday's practice, GM Paul Holmgren announced. The Penguins, who are aiming for their 12th straight win, will be without injured stars Evgeni Malkin and Chris Letang. In each of... Read more

Flyers, Penguins going different directions

Sunday, March 24, 2013, 10:58 AM
PITTSBURGH- When you look at where the Pittsburgh Penguins are today- atop the Eastern Conference and riding an 11-game winning streak- it's difficult to believe the transformation that has taken place since last year's playofffs. In the opening round, the Flyers upset the Stanley Cup favorite Penguins... Read more

Flyers sign college forward Kyle Flanagan

Thursday, March 21, 2013, 7:51 PM
The Flyers confirmed on Thursday night that they have signed free agent center Kyle Flanagan to a one-year entry level contract for next season. The 24-year-old will be assigned to the AHL’s Adirondack Phantoms for the remainder of the season on an amateur tryout agreement. Flanagan scored 15... Read more

Lavy demotes Hartnell as Flyers fall

Monday, March 18, 2013, 11:12 PM
TAMPA - The Flyers played hard on Monday and, on most nights, would have salvaged at least a point. But not this season. This is a season in which the Flyers hit the post more times than their opponents (2-1 on Monday), a season in which their defensemen allow too many odd-man rushes and leave their... Read more

Source: Flyers' Holmgren's job is secure

Monday, March 18, 2013, 9:04 AM
TAMPA - Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren, who has been criticized for the team's tumble, is not in danger of losing his job, according to a source close to the situation. "Look at his body of work. He's done a very good job," said the source. "He's not going anywhere." The Flyers are 13-15-1... Read more

Timonen downplays milestone, points to Flyers' focus

Sunday, March 17, 2013, 3:43 PM
Defenseman Kimmo Timonen, called “the little engine that could” by teammate Scott Hartnell, will reach a milestone, and the Flyers will be (yes, you’ve heard this before) in desperation mode when they visit the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday night. Fact is, EVERY game is critical... Read more

Flyers 'start to see a little bit of sun'

Saturday, March 16, 2013, 1:34 AM
The Flyers moved to within three points of eighth-place Winnipeg in the Eastern Conference on Friday, scoring a hard-earned – and desperately needed — 2-1 shootout win over New Jersey at the Wells Fargo Center. Winger Simon Gagne put the victory in perspective. “We understand that... Read more

Flyers try to start playoff push vs. Devils

Friday, March 15, 2013, 10:59 AM
One day after GM Paul Holmgren ripped the team at a meeting and in the press, the Flyers need to start their playoff push when they host the New Jersey Devils Friday night. The Devils have had the Flyers’ number. After losing the opening game in last year’s playoffs against the Flyers... Read more
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