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Archive: September, 2013

Flyers eye quick start; Hall, Gervais go to Phantoms

Monday, September 30, 2013, 4:25 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, 1:41 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

Light lineup for Flyers tonight

Thursday, September 26, 2013, 2:06 PM
NEWARK, N.J. -- Closing out their exhibition slate with games on back-to-back nights, the Flyers are taking a light lineup to New Jersey tonight. The Flyers’ entire top line (Claude Giroux, Scott Hartnell and Jake Voracek) will not make the trip. Vincent Lecavalier, Kimmo Timonen and Mark Streit... Read more

Final two preseason games matter to Laviolette

Thursday, September 26, 2013, 5:55 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

Is Laughton still a lock to make Flyers?

Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 12:13 PM
Is rookie Scott Laughton still a lock to make the Flyers’ opening night roster? Laughton, 19, may not seem like as much of a sure thing as he did one week ago - as it appears the Flyers readily consider keeping 8 defensemen and 13 forwards instead of 7 and 14. Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren... Read more

For Flyers, Simmonds in, Voracek out

Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 4:10 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

Flyers chat with Frank Seravalli

Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 11:12 AM
Join the Daily News' Frank Seravalli as he takes your Flyers questions in a live chat, beginning at noon on Tuesday. On a mobile device? Click HERE to follow along and post questions. Get the full Frequent Flyers experience at PhillyDailyNews.com. Read more

Giroux sounds hesitant about playing Tuesday

Monday, September 23, 2013, 2:13 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

Flyers finish Lake Placid camp; Giroux plans to play Tuesday

Sunday, September 22, 2013, 1:45 PM
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. _ The Flyers had their final day of camp at the Herb Brooks Arena here on Sunday, and from all accounts, their time away from the big city was well-spent. The four days of camp included long workouts, drills and scrimmages done at breakneck speed, and a bonding session in which trust-building... Read more

Giroux wants to play Tuesday

Friday, September 20, 2013, 12:01 PM
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. -- Claude Giroux is one doctor's signature away from getting back to game action. Five weeks after tearing four tendons in his right hand in a golfing accident, Giroux was back in battling drills for the first time on Thursday at Herb Brooks Arena. Giroux, 25, has been skating,... Read more
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