Flyers top Lightning in shootout win

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Feb 162011
Flyers top Lightning in shootout win

February 16 Philadelphia Inquirer: “James van Riemsdyk did not think. He just reacted.  After watching Tampa Bay defenseman Randy Jones stick his knee out on a dangerous hit against teammate Claude Giroux just 7 minutes into the game, the usually docile van Riemsdyk took exception. Click here for complete article… Click here to Comment and [More…]

Flyers shut out by Tampa Bay

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Feb 022011
Flyers shut out by Tampa Bay

February 2 Philadelphia Inquirer: “In-season breaks don’t agree with the Flyers. On Tuesday, playing their first game in seven nights because of the all-star break, the Flyers resumed their Unfinished Business Tour, and, well, looked as if they were still on vacation in the opening minutes. Ex-Flyers Simon Gagne and Steve Downie played a role [More…]

Nov 192010
Flyers Runaround: 11.19.10; Crazy loss, goalie debate, more...

November 19: Philadelphia Flyers news and stories from around the web… Flyers lose ‘crazy’ game November 19 Camden Courier-Post: “Years from now, when Sergei Bobrovsky is in a rocking chair, he will tell his grandchildren about the night of Nov. 18, 2010. Not so much about being yanked for the first time in his NHL [More…]

Nov 192010
Flyers score 7 goals but lose to Lightning

November 19 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Suppose they played a hockey game and no one played defense. That’s what happened Thursday night. Resembling pickup teams on a neighborhood pond, the Flyers and Tampa Bay Lightning lit up the scoreboard in a record-setting pace in the first two periods. Purists hated it. Fans at the Wells Fargo Center [More…]

Flyers fall in Gagne’s return

 Posted by at 12:40 pm
Oct 152010
Flyers fall in Gagne's return

October 15 Philadelphia Inquirer: “The lasting impressions in the Flyers‘ 3-2 loss to speedy Tampa Bay on Thursday night had more to do with Simon Gagne’s emotional return to South Philadelphia – and the home team’s sputtering power play. Gagne, traded to Tampa Bay in July after 11 superb seasons with the Flyers, fought tears [More…]

Oct 142010
Emotional return to Philly tonight for former Flyer Gagne; game time change

October 14 Philadelphia Daily News: “SIMON GAGNE says this has already been a long week. On Saturday, Gagne made his regular-season debut with his new team, in a new city, in a new rink. Last night, Gagne returned to Montreal – approximately 3 hours from his hometown of Ste. Foy, Quebec – for the first [More…]