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…]

Van Riemsdyk, Zherdev respond

 Posted by at 4:21 pm
Nov 272010
Van Riemsdyk, Zherdev respond

November 27 Philadelphia Inquirer: “After being benched earlier this season, Flyers wingers James van Riemsdyk and Nik Zherdev have responded in a positive way. In Friday’s 3-2, shoot-out loss to Calgary, each scored a goal to continue their strong play. After not scoring in his first 17 games, van Riemsdyk has netted a goal in [More…]

Nov 232010
Flyers Runaround: 11.23.10; Goalies, JVR, Wellwood, Zherdev, more...

November 23: Philadelphia Flyers news and stories from around the web… Good goalie problem for Flyers with Boucher, Bobrovsky November 23 Philadelphia Daily News: “Peter Laviolette has a nice problem. His club is sitting in a tie atop the Eastern Conference standings and he has two goaltenders who are playing well. When the Russian wave [More…]

Nov 052010
Flyers Runaround: 11.05.10; Flyers beat Rangers, Carcillo, Zherdev, more...

November 5: Philadelphia Flyers news and stories from around the web… Flyers top Rangers for fifth straight win November 5 Philadelphia Daily News: “THE RANGERS entered the Wells Fargo Center last night vowing revenge for last season’s shootout loss on the final day of the regular season that sent them packing for the golf course [More…]

Zherdev moved to fourth line

 Posted by at 12:20 pm
Oct 292010
Zherdev moved to fourth line

October 29 Camden Courier-Post: “The Flyers are not paying Nik Zherdev $2 million to play on a fourth line, but that’s where he’s likely to start tonight’s game when the Flyers visit the Pittsburgh Penguins at Consol Energy Center. Zherdev netted his second goal of the season in Tuesday’s 6-3 win but spent Thursday’s practice [More…]