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Archive: April, 2013

Looks like Lavy staying as Flyers' coach

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
MONTREAL _ Forget the rumors about Peter Laviolette being fired after the season. It sounds as if the Flyers’ fiery coach is staying. Without formally announcing it, general manager Paul Holmgren gave Laviolette a strong vote of confidence in Montreal on Monday. Asked if he planned to make... Read more

Video: Flyers goalie Steve Mason on loss

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
Flyers goalie Steve Mason talks about the Flyers' 1-0 loss in Buffalo on Saturday. Read more

Eric Wellwood expected to miss nine months

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
Forward Eric Wellwood underwent successful surgery on Thursday in Philadelphia to repair the tendon and ligament damage sustained in his gruesome skate cut injury in Connecticut last weekend. Wellwood, 23, played 4 games with the Flyers this season. He is expected to miss the next 9 months, according... Read more

Briere will try to spark sagging Flyers

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
The Flyers’ chances of making the playoffs have dropped below 1 percent, so they are playing the last eight games for pride and for jobs next year. And, for some players, for the chance to show they should not have their contracts bought out after the season. “You know, we have to continue... Read more

Video: Flyers' playoff hopes dwindle after loss

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
Frank Seravalli of the Daily News reports from the Wells Fargo Center where the Ottawa Senators dealt the Flyers their third straight loss. Read more

Flyers sign prospect Petr Straka

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
The Flyers announced they have signed forward Petr Straka to a three-year, entry-level deal. Straka, 20, has led Baie-Comeau to the third round of the Quebec Major Junior League playoffs with 18 points in 8 playoff games. He racked up 82 points in 55 games in his 20-year-old season in the ‘Q... Read more

Danny Briere: Amnesty buyout is 'reality'

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
Danny Briere will not be back in the Flyers’ lineup on Thursday night against his hometown Ottawa Senators, still hampered by a concussion that will cause him to miss his 10th consecutive game. Briere, 35, is likely to return on Saturday in Buffalo, where he will have eight games remaining to... Read more

Bryz returning for Flyers tonight; Briere out

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
After getting a one-game break, Ilya Bryzgalov will return to the net Thursday night as the Flyers host slumping Ottawa. Bryzgalov will make his 23d start in the last 24 games. Ottawa has lost five straight and is trying to hold onto an Eastern Conference playoff spot. The Flyers are seven points... Read more

Bryz fires back at media after loss

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
Goalie Ilya Bryzgalov was the only reason the Flyers were tied at 1-1 late in the final period Thursday night. The Flyers were totally outplayed, but Bryzgalov kept them in the game with numerous point-blank saves. No matter. They ended up losing on a power-play goal and an empty-netter, dropping... Read more

NHL Power Rankings: Chicago Blackhawks No. 1, again

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:14 PM
With only ten or so games left in the regular season, NHL teams below the eighth seed really need to gear up for a final playoff push. With the season ending at the end of April, the top tier teams are already on the cusp of cinching playoff berths. So let’s check in with the league this week... Read more
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