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Archive: September, 2011

Briere cautiously optimistic about new-look Flyers

Friday, September 30, 2011, 2:23 PM
 During the preseason, the new-look Flyers have compiled a 4-1-1 record and developed some chemistry on their lines and their rejuvenated power play. “It’s looking good now, but I think the dangerous part is to make sure we don’t get too excited too quick,” veteran center... Read more

Pronger set to make his preseason debut Thursday night

Thursday, September 29, 2011, 1:25 PM
Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger is scheduled to make his preseason debut Thursday night against the New Jersey Devils at the Wells Fargo Center. Pronger is recovering from back surgery and three other operations that plagued his 2010-11 season. Read more

Flyers' PP keys win over Devils

Thursday, September 29, 2011, 11:05 PM
The Flyers' power play keyed their 2-1 exhibition win over the New Jersey Devils Thursday at the Wells Fargo Center. The Flyers got PP goals from Wayne Simmonds and Jaromir Jagr _ Claude Giroux had the primary assist on both scores _ as they improved to 4-1-1 in the preseason. In the last two games... Read more

Briere rips 'killer' Avery; fan admits to throwing banana

Wednesday, September 28, 2011, 1:00 PM
(UPDATED at 1:46 p.m.) Add another episode to the Flyers-Rangers soap opera. Danny Briere, the Flyers’ star center, took verbal shots at the Rangers’ Sean Avery after practice Wednesday in Voorhees. Avery had claimed the Flyers’ Wayne Simmonds used a gay slur when shouting at him... Read more

Simmonds denies using gay slur; no penalty from NHL

Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 1:44 PM
Flyers winger Wayne Simmonds strongly denied Sean Avery's claim that he directed a gay slur at the Rangers' forward in Monday's exhibition game. On Tuesday, Simmonds had a conversation with league officials about the alleged incident. He was not fined, and the NHL issued a statement Tuesday night... Read more

Still no Winter Classic ticket announcement

Monday, September 26, 2011, 11:50 AM
(UPDATED) The NHL held a news conference on the field at Citizens Bank Park today to announce the worst-kept secret in North America: The Flyers will face the New York Rangers there on Jan. 2. So how can you buy a ticket? Good question. Even the NHL didn't have an answer. (But it announced that... Read more

Jagr, Bryz, Rinaldo a laughfest

Monday, September 26, 2011, 11:36 PM
Suddenly, the Flyers’ locker room has become filled with quote machines. There was colorful, laugh-out loud stuff coming from the team after Monday’s 5-3 exhibition win over the New York Rangers. And Chris Pronger, the mouth that roared, wasn’t even there. There was Jaromir Jagr... Read more

Hartnell to see heart doctor; Flyers release Nylander, Mair

Sunday, September 25, 2011, 11:16 AM
Flyers winger Scott Hartnell had an elevated heart rate after the second period of the team's 3-1 win in Detroit on Friday and will see a cardiollogist Tuesday, GM Paul Holmgren said after Sunday's practice in Voorhees. Hartnell's heart rate has since gone down, Holmgren said, but the Flyers did... Read more

Observations from Flyersland

Friday, September 23, 2011, 11:23 PM
DETROIT _ The Flyers raised their preseason record to 2-1-1 with a methodical 3-1 win Friday night over the Detroit Red Wings at the Joe Louis Arena. Some post-game thoughts: - Winger Matt Read is starting to look like a lock to make the team. Read had a goal and an assist Friday and led the... Read more

For Flyers, ugly incident has bright spot

Friday, September 23, 2011, 10:21 AM
DETROIT _ Thursday's ugly incident in London Ontario, where a fan threw a banana onto the ice at Flyers winger Wayne Simmonds, will have a unifying effect on the hockey team. No, this isn't the way they wanted to bond _ by the reprehensible actions of one knucklehead _ but they will do their best... Read more
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