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Archive: January, 2012

Allen, Gill on Flyers' radar?

Wednesday, February 1, 2012, 1:16 AM
Now that Tim Gleason has signed a four-year, $16-million extension with Carolina, the Flyers may turn their attention to two other defensemen: The Hurricanes' Bryan Allen and Montreal's Hal Gill. Allen, a rugged 6-foot-5, 226-pounder, is on the Flyers' radar, according to a league source. He would... Read more

Jagr returns, Bryz gets start

Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 11:44 AM
In a bit of a surprise, veteran right winger Jaromir Jagr said he plans to test his groin and play Tuesday night against visiting Winnipeg. Jagr, 39, has missed a total of eight games - including the last two - because of two different groin injuries. He is searching for his first goal since Dec.... Read more

Flyers need to step up at home

Monday, January 30, 2012, 10:39 AM
OTTAWA _ If the Flyers are going to make a run at Atlantic Division and Eastern Conference titles, they need to play much better at home in the season’s last two-plus months. They will get that chance starting Tuesday against visiting Winnipeg, beginning a stretch in which they play eight of... Read more

Snider Lauds Giroux & The Flyers

Monday, January 30, 2012, 7:48 PM
Flyers chairman Ed Snider was upbeat about the state of the team and even more so about the development of Claude Giroux. Speaking before Giroux was honored as the Outstanding Philadelphia Pro Athlete at the Philadelphia Sports Writer’s Association’s annual dinner, Snider spoke in glowing... Read more

Video: Scott Hartnell at the NHL All-Star Game

Monday, January 30, 2012, 2:34 AM
Scott Hartnell talks about his experience at the 2012 NHL All-Star Game. (Video by Sam Carchidi/The Philadelphia Inquirer) Read more

Timonen intrigued by Nashville defensemen

Friday, January 27, 2012, 12:29 PM
(UPDATED with Suter's comments on Friday) GATINEAU, Quebec _ It’s a longshot, but it’s no secret that the Flyers would love to acquire one of Nashville’s all-star defensemen, Shea Weber or Ryan Suter, before the Feb. 27 trade deadline. “We’ll see how it goes,”... Read more

Flyers finally win a shootout; rookies shine

Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 6:54 AM
SUNRISE, Fla. _ Another gritty effort by the Flyers on Tuesday. Despite not being at their best, despite being shorthanded by injuries, they outworked the host Florida Panthers and won in a shootout, 3-2. Repeat: They won in a SHOOTOUT. Shootout victories by most NHL teams are rather common. For... Read more

Video: Scott Hartnell talks about being named an All-Star

Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 2:41 AM
The Flyers' Scott Hartnell talks about making his first all-star team. (Video by Sam Carchidi/The Philadelphia Inquirer) Read more

Hartnell an all-star; Bryz: 'Same question, huh?'

Tuesday, January 24, 2012, 9:01 AM
Considering that goalie Ilya Bryzgalov has struggled, the Flyers are in a pretty good position. They are just three points behind the first-place New York Rangers in the Atlantic Division as they play in Florida on Tuesday, their last game before the all-star break. When (if?) Bryzgalov regains his... Read more

Video: Flyers lose thriller to Bruins

Monday, January 23, 2012, 1:48 AM
The Flyers lost to the Boston Bruins 6-5 in a shootout at the Wells Fargo Center on Sunday afternoon. The Inquirer's Sam Carchidi and the Boston Globe's Fluto Shinzawa recap the action. Read more
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