Feb 252011
 
RUMOR: Phillies ask Nationals about potential trade for Michael Morse

By Justin Adkins: Per Jon Heyman’s Twitter, the Phillies have called the Nationals about a potential trade for outfielder Michael Morse. Morse, 6-5 230, is a solid player who had 293 at bats last season with Washington, hitting .289 with an OPS of .871, 15 homers and 12 doubles.  The Phillies likely view the soon-to-be 29 year-old righty as [More…]

Feb 252011
 
Pronger takes puck to wrist; Flyers recall D Erik Gustafsson

By Justin Adkins: Flyers general manager has announed that the Flyers have recalled defenseman Erik Gustafsson from the Phantoms. This is not exactly a good sign for Chris Pronger, who took a puck to the wrist/hand area while blocking a shot in Thursday night’s victory over the Islanders.  However, Holmgren indicated x-rays came up negative [More…]

Feb 252011
 
Flyers defeat the Islanders in overtime

February 25 Philadelphia Inquirer: “THE OPTIMIST looks at last night’s overtime win, with Andrej Meszaros’ stick raised triumphantly just inside the blue line, and says the Flyers will do anything possible to avoid losing two straight games – which they have been able to do in all eight tries since Dec. 28. Click here for [More…]

Feb 252011
 
Sixers stand pat at trade deadline, but is roster good enough for 50 wins?

February 25 Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Bob Cooney: “The trade deadline came and went yesterday, and the Sixers were a DNP MD (Did Not Play, Management Decision).  Many fans are disgruntled that some type of move wasn’t made, whether it was dealing the biggest piece in Andre Iguodala or some other kind of package to bring in [More…]