May 102011

Philadelphia Flyers news and stories from around the web.  Click title for complete article… Flyers defend captain after lackluster series May 10 Camden Courier-Post: “Flyers defend captain after lackluster series.  Could Mike Richards have played his final game as the Flyers‘ captain?  Could he have played his final game as a Flyer? Richards’ leadership with [More…]

Apr 302011
Boucher is Flyers' go-to guy in goal

April 30 “Predicting which goalies will shine in the Stanley Cup playoffs is an inexact science. Not many expected Tampa Bay’s Dwayne Roloson, a 41-year-old journeyman, to have the best save percentage (.949) after the opening round. Not many expected Washington’s Michal Neuvirth to enter Round 2 with the lowest goals-against average (1.38) in [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 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…]

Jan 222011
Flyers' Bobrovsky and Boucher competing in goal

January 22 Philadelphia Inquirer:  “With 35 games left in the regular season, there is no way to gauge which of the Flyers’ dependable goalies – rookie Sergei Bobrovsky or veteran Brian Boucher – will get most of the playoff action. “We’re a long way from the playoffs and still sorting it out,” goalie coach Jeff [More…]

Jan 092011
Van Riemsdyk's goal starts Flyers on way to win over Devils

January 9 Philadelphia Inquirer: “James van Riemsdyk wasn’t about to reflect on how he went from a forward who couldn’t slide a puck into an unprotected net with his glove to one who recently has become one of the most productive on the Flyers. Why not just keep on rolling and not bother to give [More…]

Jan 082011
Flyers Runaround: 01.08.11; Pronger, Boucher, Meszaros, more...

January 8: Philadelphia Flyers news and stories from around the web… Pronger ahead of schedule in recovering from foot surgery January 8 Philadelphia Daily News: “Over the 3 weeks since his foot surgery on Dec. 17, Chris Pronger said he has spent more time at the Flyers‘ Skate Zone rehabbing than he does when he [More…]

Flyers rally past Canadiens, 3-2

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Nov 232010
Flyers rally past Canadiens, 3-2

November 23 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Maybe Flyers coach Peter Laviolette was being honest when he said he started backup goalie Brian Boucher on Monday night against Montreal because he was coming off a strong performance. Or maybe the Flyers, who will have a goalie logjam when Michael Leighton returns from an injury, were showcasing Boucher for [More…]

Nov 222010
Flyers Runaround: 11.22.10; Canadiens rematch, Nodl, more...

November 22: Philadelphia Flyers news and stories from around the web… Flyers await chatty Montreal rookie November 22 Camden Courier-Post: “When Flyers captain Mike Richards and Montreal Canadiens rookie P.K. Subban last saw one another six days ago, they were being hauled off the Bell Centre ice like a pair of angry schoolboys. But the [More…]