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Archive: March, 2012

JVR making progress; eyes playoffs

Saturday, March 31, 2012, 10:20 AM
James van Riemsdyk is getting itchy. Being sidelined with a broken left foot will do that to a player. “It’s been about four weeks now, and it’s kind of tough not being on the ice at this time of the year,” the Flyers’ left winger said after taking part in the team’s... Read more

Flyers rally, but fall in shootout

Saturday, March 31, 2012, 7:54 PM
Video: The Flyers lost to the Ottawa Senators 4-3, but gained ground on the Penguins for the fourth seed in the NHL Eastern Conference. Sam Carchidi of the Inquirer reports. Read more

Bryz practices, but Bob expected to get weekend nods

Friday, March 30, 2012, 1:29 PM
Ilya Bryzgalov looked sharp during the Flyers' short practice at the Wells Fargo Center on Friday, but general manager Paul Holmgren said the goalie probably won’t play in either game this weekend. The Flyers host Ottawa on Saturday afternoon, then play a key matinee in Pittsburgh on Sunday... Read more

Flyers downplay loss of Bryz

Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 2:36 PM
Ilya Bryzgalov, the best goalie in the universe over the last month, won’t be able to play Thursday in Toronto because of a chip fracture in his right foot. The Flyers are unfazed. “From what I’ve been hearing, it’s nothing too major, so maybe see it as a little break before... Read more

Bourdon ready to return

Thursday, March 29, 2012, 1:00 AM
When the Flyers play in Toronto on Thursday night, rugged defenseman Marc-Andre Bourdon figures to make his first appearance for the Orange and Black since Feb. 18. He missed about a month with the Phantoms as he recovered from a concussion, which may have been suffered while he played with the Flyers... Read more

Time to be cautious with Bryz

Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 11:12 PM
The Flyers rolled the dice unnecessarily by playing Ilya Bryzgalov on Monday against Tampa Bay _ and they might be better served by resting the veteran goalie for the next several games as he recovers from a chip fracture in his right foot. Bryzgalov, the NHL’s best goalie this month, was in... Read more

Bryz limping; has fracture in foot

Monday, March 26, 2012, 11:10 PM
UPDATE: The Flyers announced Tuesday that Bryzgalov had a chip fracture in his right foot and would not play Thursday. He is listed as day to day, which means they don't think the injury is serious. But one wonders if the injury will throw off his timing. * * * Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren... Read more

Couturier's next challenge: Stamkos (52 goals)

Sunday, March 25, 2012, 2:15 PM
The Flyers will try to continue their impressive run - and contain the league’s top goal scorer - when they host the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday night. Flyers center Sean Couturier and linemates Max Talbot and Jakub Voracek will have a difficult challenge when matched against the high-scoring... Read more

Giroux eyes strong finish

Sunday, March 25, 2012, 10:41 PM
With just seven regular-season games left, center Claude Giroux is a looooongshot to become the first Flyer to win the NHL scoring title in franchise’s history. But Giroux _ who is third in the NHL with a career-high 86 points, 11 behind the leader, the streaking Evgeni Malkin of Pittsburgh... Read more

Bryz Kids face Habs; Gus in lineup

Saturday, March 24, 2012, 2:02 PM
Goalie Ilya Bryzgalov, the NHL's best goalie the last month, will continue to carry the workload Saturday night. Bryzgalov will start for the 18th time in the last 19 games as the Flyers host Montreal and try to clinch a playoff spot. The Flyers will clinch a playoff berth with a win; they can also... Read more
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