Sep 292010
 
Flyers lose Leighton, Laperriere for extended period

September 29 Philadelphia Inquirer: “One day after saying that Michael Leighton would return to practice Thursday, Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren revealed Tuesday that his No. 1 goaltender would be sidelined for at least a month with a bulging disk in his lower back. In a conference call with reporters, Holmgren also said that forward [More…]

Sep 282010
 
Flyers say Leighton's back strain is not serious

September 28 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Michael Leighton’s lower-back strain doesn’t appear to be something to worry about. At least that’s what Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren said Monday moments after he viewed his No.1 goaltender’s MRI results at the Skate Zone in Voorhees. “We are not real concerned about this,” Holmgren said of the injury Leighton [More…]

Aug 292010
 
Eagles win, but miss Jackson after he exits early with injury

August 28 Philadelphia Daily News “There is a reason NFL teams don’t play the starters much in the preseason, and it doesn’t really have a lot to do with the crucial need for an extended look at the Martell Malletts, Jerail McCullers and Jared Perrys of the world. Andy Reid’s plan to sharpen his starting [More…]