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Archive: January, 2013

Laviolette moves Briere to Flyers' top line

Thursday, January 31, 2013, 12:45 PM
Hoping to awaken his team's sleepy offense, Flyers coach Peter Laviolette juggled his lines during practice Thursday in Voorhees, moving Danny Briere to the top unit to replace Matt Read. Briere played left wing on a line with center Claude Giroux and right wing Wayne Simmonds. Giroux and Briere... Read more

Giroux, Flyers try to snap out of funk

Thursday, January 31, 2013, 10:46 PM
The new captain, Claude Giroux, is in a rut. The smooth-skating center has no goals and just two points over his last five games, and he has seemed out of sync recently. Not too coincidentally, the Flyers are off to a 2-5 start. Someone asked coached Peter Laviolette Thursday if the Flyers’... Read more

Lineup changes as Flyers face Rangers

Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 12:46 PM
NEW YORK _ The Flyers, coming off a 5-1 loss to Tampa Bay, will be making a few lineup changes Tuesday night against the New York Rangers. Defenseman Andreas Lilja will make his season debut, Ilya Bryzglaov will be back in the nets, and it appears that winger Zac Rinaldo _ who has missed the last... Read more

Bryzgalov hot, Flyers not

Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 12:39 AM
NEW YORK - Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov is playing like an all-star, like the Vezina runnerup who carried the Phoenix Coyotes a few years ago. Yet, the Flyers have wasted his strong start. They are 2-5 because their offense is, well, offensive. The Flyers have scored a total of five goals in their... Read more

Snider touched by award, furious with special teams

Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 9:36 AM
Sitting on the dais with other award winners Monday at the 109th annual Philadelphia Sports Writers Association’s banquet in Cherry Hill, Flyers founder Ed Snider dabbed at his eyes as he listened Virlen Reyes’ heartfelt words. Reyes, now a West Chester University ice hockey player, talked... Read more

Flyers: From best to worst

Monday, January 28, 2013, 12:08 PM
TAMPA, Fla. _ From their best game of the season to their worst _ in less than 24 hours. That describes the Flyers' strange weekend in Florida, where they dominated the Panthers on Saturday, 7-1, and then were embarrassed by Tampa Bay on Sunday, 5-1. The Flyers’ power play was 2 for 7 Saturday... Read more

Laughton leaving Flyers

Sunday, January 27, 2013, 4:17 PM
TAMPA _ The Flyers are sending center Scott Laughton back to his junior team in the OHL, GM Paul Holmgren said before Sunday's game against Tampa Bay. Holmgren said it was a difficult decision, but that it was in Laughton's "best interest" to get more seasoning. "He needs to play and needs to play... Read more

Briere will play for Flyers

Saturday, January 26, 2013, 12:46 PM
SUNRISE, Fla. _ Flyers center Danny Briere, who has missed the first four games because of a hairline fracture of his left wrist, will make his first appearance of the season Saturday night in Florida. Briere said he had no problems shooting the puck, but faceoffs still gave him difficulties. Hence... Read more

Schenns make presence felt

Saturday, January 26, 2013, 11:26 PM
SUNRISE, Fla. -- The Schenn brothers, Luke and Brayden, made their presence felt in the Flyers’ 7-1 wipeout of the awful Florida Panthers on Saturday night. The most eye-opening stat: They combined for 16 of the Flyers’ 38 hits. “It’s just part of our game; we both like... Read more

Video: Mike Knuble talks about returning to the Flyers

Saturday, January 26, 2013, 5:31 PM
Newly re-signed veteran Mike Knuble talks about his return to the Philadelphia Flyers. Read more
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