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Archive: September, 2013

Flyers eye quick start; Hall, Gervais go to Phantoms

Monday, September 30, 2013, 4:19 PM
The Flyers open the season Wednesday against visiting Toronto, and last year’s disappointing start is still fresh on their collective minds. The Flyers began last year 0-3 and 2-6 and never recovered, missing the playoffs for just the second time in the last 18 seasons. “Starting the... Read more

Flyers' Hall, Gervais clear waivers

Sunday, September 29, 2013, 1:27 PM
Forward Adam Hall and defenseman Bruno Gervais cleared waivers on Sunday, and the Flyers must decide whether to keep them on the roster. Gervais is expected to be sent to the AHL Phantoms. GM Paul Holmgren said he would make final deciisons before Monday's 5 p.m. deadline. Jake Voracek, who injured... Read more

Flyers make 3 moves; Laughton staying

Saturday, September 28, 2013, 2:44 PM
The Flyers on Saturday sent forward Chris VandeVelde to the AHL Phantoms, virtually assuring that Scott Laughton starts the season with the big-league team. Later in the day, they placed defenseman Bruno Gervais and center Adam Hall on waivers. The Gervais move was expected, but the Hall decision... Read more

Flyers: Breaking Bad

Saturday, September 28, 2013, 3:02 AM
WASHINGTON — This is not how the Flyers wanted to break away from the preseason — with numerous defensive breakdowns in a 6-3 loss to the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center on Friday night. With the defeat, the Flyers ended their exhibition schedule with a 1-5-1 record. “It’s... Read more

Video: Giroux staying positive amid poor preseason

Saturday, September 28, 2013, 2:25 AM
Flyers captain Claude Giroux assesses the team's 1-5-1 preseason. Read more

Laughton looking for permanent stay

Friday, September 27, 2013, 3:17 AM
NEWARK, NJ -- Flyers center Scott Laughton has high expectations, which is why he was less than satisfied despite a solid individual performance during a stumbling effort from his team. Laughton hit the post early while his team hit the wall midway through a 4-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils at the... Read more

Video: Flyers disappointed with effort against Devils

Friday, September 27, 2013, 1:15 AM
Marc Narducci of the Inquirer reports from the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. where the Flyers were handed 4-1 loss by the Devils in preseason action. Read more

Final two preseason games matter to Laviolette

Thursday, September 26, 2013, 5:49 PM
NEWARK, NJ -- Flyers coach Peter Laviolette made it clear that the team won’t be going through the motions in the final two preseason games, tonight in New Jersey and Friday in Washington. “We are still evaluating players,” Laviolette said before tonight’s preseason game at... Read more

For Flyers, Simmonds in, Voracek out

Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 4:02 PM
When the Flyers play the New Jersey Devils in Newark on Thursday night, winger Wayne Simmonds will return to the lineup, but Jake Voracek - who led the team with 22 goals last season - will be sidelined with a lower-back injury. Simmonds, who has been battling the flu since last week, was back on... Read more

Giroux sounds hesitant about playing Tuesday

Monday, September 23, 2013, 2:02 PM
Flyers captain Claude Giroux, who had finger surgery last month, said on Sunday the "plan" was for him to play his first exhibition game Tuesday against the Devils. On Monday, he seemed to back off a bit, saying his hand was still building strength. “Like I said, there’s no timeline... Read more
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