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Archive: September, 2012

Flyers' Read headed to Sweden

Sunday, September 30, 2012, 1:02 PM
Flyers right winger Matt Read, who led NHL rookies with 24 goals last season, is headed to Sweden to play during the owner-imposed lockout. That means five Flyers will be playing overseas: Read, Ilya Bryzgalov, Jake Voracek, Rusland Fedotenko and Wayne Simmonds. Simmonds in playing in Germany, and... Read more

Video: New Flyers intern Danielle Maslany

Saturday, September 29, 2012, 2:52 PM
New Flyers intern Danielle Maslany talks about her new position with the team. (Video by Sam Carchidi/The Philadelphia Inquirer) Read more

9 Flyers at Phantoms' training camp

Saturday, September 29, 2012, 11:52 AM
The Flyers, uh, Phantoms opened their training camp in Voorhees on Saturday morning before a crowd of close to 200. Because of the NHL lockout, several players who played some games with the Flyers last season are in the AHL camp because they have two-way contracts. That group included Sean Couturier... Read more

Baby steps as NHL, players meet

Friday, September 28, 2012, 4:32 PM
Representatives of the NHL and the players’ association met in New York City on Friday, trying to find some common ground that will lead to a new collective-bargaining agreement and an end to the lockout. Instead of discussing the core economic issues, the talks revolved around the players’... Read more

Parent to highlight festival; Bryz struggles

Thursday, September 27, 2012, 3:04 PM
Full disclosure: When I was a kid, I infuriated my parents by putting a sticker on the back of their green Mercury Montego: “Only the Lord Saves More Than Bernie Parent,” it read. It wasn’t so much the sticker than bothered them, but the fact I put it atop the paint on the trunk... Read more

'Bored' Giroux might play overseas

Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 2:19 AM
For the last few weeks, Claude Giroux has been skating with players at a complex near Ottawa, but the gifted Flyers center is frustrated by the lack of progress in the labor dispute between the NHL and the NHLPA. “I’m getting a little bored here just working out,” Giroux, 24, told... Read more

Briere chastises Bettman's negotiations

Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 12:47 PM
Flyers center Danny Briere, his frustration growing, made highly critical remarks Tuesday about how Gary Bettman is handling the NHL’s negotiations with the players’ union. Multiple reports on Monday said Bettman, the NHL commissioner, suggested the league would cancel the Jan. 1 Winter... Read more

Red Wings' exec rips Flyers, gets fined

Saturday, September 22, 2012, 12:24 AM
The NHL on Saturday fined Detroit Red Wings VP Jimmy Devellano a reported $250,000 for comments he made about the collective-bargaining agreement and the Flyers earlier this week. In an interview with Island Sports News that was posted on Puck Daddy (yahoo!), Devellano ripped the Flyers for giving... Read more

Pronger improving, but not ready to skate

Thursday, September 20, 2012, 1:34 PM
It still seems like a longshot that Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger will ever play again, but at least there is a flicker of optimism. Pronger, who missed most of last season with post-concussion syndrome, visited a doctor in Pittsburgh a few days ago and showed some improvement, general manager Paul... Read more

Timonen, older players hurt most by lockout

Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 7:41 PM
One has to admire Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen. He is in the final season of a six-year $38 million deal, the odometer on his hockey career is ticking away and yet during these early stages of the lockout, he continues to be a team player. After nine players worked out on Wednesday at the Skate... Read more
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