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Archive: May, 2011

Pronger talks about rehab, Richards

Thursday, May 26, 2011, 10:40 AM
Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger said Thursday his rehab from back surgery was progressing, but that he didn’t know if he would be ready for the start of training camp in September. "I'm not Kreskin," he said. In a wide-ranging conference call with reporters, Pronger said he was brought in two... Read more

Zherdev in incident with his wife

Thursday, May 19, 2011, 2:36 PM
Flyers winger Nik Zherdev, who can become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, was arrested in Russia for an incident with his wife, according to the Russian newspaper MK. The newspaper said Zherdev smashed the Bentley she was driving with a metal rod and threatened her. The incident reportedly took... Read more

No Cup, just a Flyers quiz

Thursday, May 19, 2011, 1:15 AM
Bored watching San Jose’s Ben Eager _ the former Flyer whose penchant for dumb penalties makes Dan Carcillo look like a Lady Byng candidate _ embarrass himself in the Stanley Cup playoffs? Well, below is a Flyers quiz to give you a quick hockey fix. If you get at least nine correct answers... Read more

Flyers test

Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 11:49 PM
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A farewell to Carcillo?

Tuesday, May 17, 2011, 10:15 PM
When the Flyers acquired Dan Carcillo from Phoenix in 2009 for Scottie Upshall and a second-round draft pick in 2011, general manager Paul Holmgren said the feisty winger would be a popular player. "The fans," Holmgren said at the time, "are going to love him." It hasn’t quite happened. Oh... Read more

Tweeters ready for Winter Classic

Friday, May 13, 2011, 2:31 AM
No formal announcement was made, but an NHL source said Thursday the Flyers will host the New York Rangers at Citizens Bank Park in the Winter Classic on Jan. 2, 2012. Why Jan. 2? Because the Eagles play across the street on Sunday, Jan. 1. Oh, and the NHL doesn’t want to go head-to-head with... Read more

Pronger, Versteeg surgeries called successful

Thursday, May 12, 2011, 12:17 PM
Defenseman Chris Pronger (back) and winger Kris Versteeg (sports hernia) had surgical procedures Thursday that were deemed "successful" by Flyers GM Paul Holmgren. A disc fragment that was pressing against a nerve was removed from Pronger’s back. He will begin a walking rehab in a few days,... Read more

Snider wants a goalie, too; Pronger surgery set

Wednesday, May 11, 2011, 3:41 PM
Ed Snider made it perfectly clear: The Flyers’ goalie carousel will stop. Now. In an exclusive interview with The Inquirer on Wednesday, Snider, chairman of the Flyers’ parent company, Comcast-Spectacor, called the team’s recently completed season a “major disappointment”... Read more

At least 5 Flyers need surgery; Holmgren defends Richards

Tuesday, May 10, 2011, 12:40 PM
Five Flyers will have off-season surgery, general manager Paul Holmgren announced Tuesday _ and that doesn’t include defenseman Chris Pronger, whose back condition is still being evaluated by doctors and isn’t expected to be known until later in the day. The five: Mike Richards (wrist)... Read more

Video: Brian Boucher on his future with the Flyers

Tuesday, May 10, 2011, 3:04 AM
Flyers goaltender Brian Boucher talks about whether he has a future with the team. (Video by Sam Carchidi/The Philadelphia Inquirer) * * * Get exclusive videos and analysis in our new app for iPhone and Android. Download it here. Read more
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