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Archive: May, 2012

Pronger still hopes to return

Thursday, May 31, 2012, 7:17 PM
Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren strongly refuted a Facebook rumor that defenseman Chris Pronger was retiring and moving to St. Louis with his family. Holmgren said on Thursday night that Pronger, who missed most of the season with post-concussion syndrome, is hoping to get better and return to... Read more

Snider optimistic about Flyers' direction

Tuesday, May 29, 2012, 2:49 PM
For Ed Snider, founder of the Flyers, this offseason has a different feel than last year. Even though the Flyers were eliminated in the second round for the second straight season, Snider is much more optimistic about the team’s direction. “To me, every year we want to win the Cup, so... Read more

Flyers' (and others') wish list

Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 12:00 AM
Nashville defenseman Ryan Suter and New Jersey winger Zach Parise - expected to be the top unrestricted free agents on July 1 - are at the top of a lot of teams’ wish lists. The Flyers are believed to be among those teams. That said, the team’s defense, if healthy, isn’t in bad... Read more

Surgery for five Flyers

Saturday, May 19, 2012, 9:52 AM
The Flyers announced Saturday that Claude Giroux (wrist), Wayne Simmonds (finger) and Matt Carle (stomach muscle) underwent surgery recently. The team also said James van Riemsdyk (hip) and Kimmo Timonen (back) will have surgeries during the upcoming week. Timonen's recovery is listed as the longest... Read more

Flyers headed for surgery; Bryz's ranking, 'Giroux's Tears'

Saturday, May 12, 2012, 10:34 AM
Several Flyers will undergo offseason surgery, the team will announce during the upcoming week. Paul Holmgren, the Flyers’ GM, said he would have a report a few days ago, but the list is apparently so lengthy that it had to be delayed while more players get examined to see if surgery is required... Read more

Updates on Pronger, Jagr, Bryz et al

Thursday, May 10, 2012, 2:16 PM
The Flyers cleared out their lockers in Voorhees on Thursday, and there were many newsy items that were learned. Here are some of them: ** Jaromir Jagr was given several chances to say he wanted to return to the Flyers. He did not bite. It appears he will test the FA market. ** GM Paul Holmgren... Read more

Bryz fed up with scrutiny

Thursday, May 10, 2012, 10:50 PM
Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov refused to talk to reporters during the team's postseason media day Thursday, but he candidly told a Russian newspaper he was fed up with the scrutiny he was under during his first year with the club. "What I lived through this season I wouldn't wish to an enemy," he... Read more

Will Jagr, Carle return?

Wednesday, May 9, 2012, 2:44 AM
Now that their season is over, where do the Flyers go from here? Well, one of the first things on general manager Paul Holmgren’s agenda is trying to resign defenseman Matt Carle ($3.4 million cap hit this year) and right winger Jaromir Jagr ($3.3 million), a pair of potential unrestricted free... Read more

Video: Flyers' season ends with playoff loss to New Jersey Devils

Wednesday, May 9, 2012, 1:41 AM
The Flyers' season ended in disappointing fasion with a 3-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils at the Wells Fargo Center in Game 5 of their playoff series. Watch reflections from Flyers players, and get analysis from The Inquirer's Sam Carchidi. Read more

Mez appears in; Rinaldo says Flyers owe G

Tuesday, May 8, 2012, 11:48 AM
With his team facing elimination, it appears defenseman Andrej Meszaros will return to the Flyers' lineup Tuesday night against visiting New Jersey. Meszaros hasn't played since March 1. He had back surgery on March 21. The Flyers will be without the suspended star Claude Giroux, who leads the NHL... Read more
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