Apr 182011
 
Boucher starting, Leighton backing up, Pronger & Nodl out, Zherdev in

By Justin Adkins: Per Twitter et al, Flyers head coach Peter Laviolette has decided to start Brian Boucher tonight in goal for Game 3.  Even more intriguing than that is he has also decided to put Michael Leighton on the bench in reserve, with Sergei Bobrovsky apparently encouraged to take some time to think about [More…]

Apr 182011
 
Unearned run in eighth inning lifts Phillies over Marlins

April 18 Philly.com: “ANYBODY WHO expected the Phillies to smash the ball all year the way they did in the first eight games of the season – seven runs per game, a .344 team batting average – needs to go find a cool, quiet place to lie down for a while. Click here for complete [More…]

Apr 182011
 
Sixers Runaround 04.18.11: Playoffs, Williams, Iguodala, more...

April 18: Philadelphia 76ers news and stories from around the web.  Click title for complete article… In Game 2, Sixers must match Heat’s aggressiveness April 18 Philly.com:  “Playoff basketball is all about physicality. When the games often slow down to half-court affairs, the bigger and the stronger usually come out the victors. That certainly was [More…]

Apr 182011
 
Flyers Runaround 04.18.11: Playoffs, Goalie decision, Pronger, more...

April 18: Philadelphia Flyers news and stories from around the web.  Click title for complete article… Will Flyers go with Boucher or Bobrovsky in goal for Game 3? April 18 Philly.com columnist Frank Seravalli: “Being a goaltender in the NHL is a lot like being an amateur psychologist – constantly trying to examine and understand personalities [More…]