Broad Street Bull Archive: September, 2009

JVR, Pyorala are in; Betts in limbo

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First-year wingers James van Riemsdyk and Mika Pyorala, each of whom had impressive training camps, were on the 22-man roster the Flyers submitted... Read more

Boucher headed to IR; Betts still unsigned

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Backup goalie Brian Boucher will go on the injured-reserve list, which will open a spot on the Flyers' opening-night roster. A player must... Read more

Briere: Flyers on a mission after being 'too comfortable' last season

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After scoring his team-high fourth goal of the preseason in Tuesday night's 5-4 shootout loss to visiting Minnesota, Flyers veteran forward... Read more

Flyers' lines set; Emery unveils second 'tribute' mask

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The Flyers' four lines appear set for Tuesday's final preseason game, a matchup against Minnesota at the Wachovia Center. The lines should... Read more

Backlund replacing Boucher

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Johan Backlund called it "a dream" to reach the NHL. That dream will be realized Friday, when Backlund dresses for the Flyers' season... Read more

Flyers waive Randy Jones, free cap space

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As expected, the Flyers Saturday placed high-priced defenseman Randy Jones on waivers, opening cap space that will enable them to keep some... Read more

Flyers appear ready to waive Jones

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With a week left before the season starts, the Flyers have some tricky roster decisions. Foremost: Do they waive defenseman Randy Jones? That... Read more

Emery sharp again; Pyorala making strong roster bid

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The Flyers' 2-1 preseason win over the visiting New Jersey Devils Thursday night featured another strong performance by new goalie Ray Emery... Read more

Flyers trim 30 from roster, including Bell

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Mark Bell, a 6-foot-4, 220-pound left winger, was released by the Flyers Monday. Bell, who has played in parts of seven NHL seasons, was in... Read more

Penalties, penalties, penalties

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TORONTO _ Flyers coach John Stevens preferred to talk about the Flyers' strong second period Saturday night, but that solid 20-minute performance... Read more