Found May 12, 2012 on HockeyBuzz:
According to someone whom I consider a reliable source, Flyers' All-Star defenseman Kimmo Timonen is going to be among the names on the team's postseason surgery list. In Timonen's case, the 37-year-old veteran may actually need to undergo more than one procedure. While no specifics were given, it is known that Timonen sustained a knee ligament injury in Game 5 of the Pittsburgh series. He als...

Is Jagr going to test the open market?

Jaromir Jagr showed he can still play at a high level in the NHL, but will he come back for another season? And if he does, what team will he suit up for? 

Report: Flyers Bryzgalov critical of Philly fans

Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov reportedly said many of the city's hockey fans forget that players "are not robots, living people." Bryzgalov, whose team was eliminated by the New Jersey Devils this week, criticized the Philadelphia fans in a Russian-language interview with SovSport. "What I lived through this season I wouldn't wish to an enemy...

Flyers and Bryzgalov Have No Choice But To Make it Work

Despite a bumpy first year, Flyers' goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov has 8 years remaining on his contract and is still due a boatload of money. Flyers fans were disappointed by the play of their new goaltender this year.  Apparently, so was Flyers’ General Manager Paul Holmgren. “His job is to stop pucks and help us win games. It’s no Comedy Central.” Holmgren said earlier...

"But who make mistakes in this world" -Ilya Bryzgalov

With the Flyers season ended early and the players now coping with the thought of not playing, some are opening up to the media and talking about the past season.  The first and arguably most interesting  comments though, come from none other than goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov.  In an interview done with SovSports, Bryzgalov opened up and spoke his mind to the reporter.   When asked...

Tim Panaccio: Complete Holmgren State of Flyers Address

Here is the complete Paul Holmgren wrap-up transcript from today's presser at Voorhees. Keep in mind ... Jaromir Jagr sounded today as if he is NOT re-signing here afterall. Holmgren wants him back. Holmgren vacillates on Chris Pronger's situation here and how it impacts the summer; same thing with Matt Carle. Also, Holmgren wonders aloud if Peter Laviolette'...

Flyers GM expresses disappointment in Ilya Bryzgalov

The Flyers’ season came to a startling halt after beating the favorite Penguins in six games, winning the first game against the Devils in round two and then getting beaten four straight times to draw elimination. General manager Paul Holmgren showed frustration with goalie Ilya Bryzgalov, who signed a monster 9 year/$51 million deal to join Philadelphia last offseason. Holmgren...

Recap Of Paul Holmgren's Press Conference

On Thursday, the Philadelphia Flyers cleaned out their lockers and met with the media.  Besides the players being interviewed next to their stalls, General Manager Paul Holmgren held his season ending press conference.   Homer touched on many different subjects after talking about the dissappointing effort the Flyers gave in Round Two.  He spoke about the play of Ilya Bryzgalov...

Flyers' goalie Ilya Bryzgalov longs for the days of HC Spartak Moscow, brotherly love

Flyers' goalie Ilya Bryzgalov was 33-16 with a 2.48 GAA in the regular season for the Philadelphia club. The playoffs were a different, and much shorter, animal: 5-6, 3.46 -- So Ilya took to therapy... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Is System to Blame?

When the Flyers held their postseason wrapup press conferences last Thursday, Paul Holmgren said that the team needs to reduce its goals against average next season. Peter Laviolette agreed. However, when it came to the means of accomplishing the goal, the general manager and head coach did not appear to be completely on the same page right now. Said Holmgren, "There...

Holmgren wants Bryzgalov to look forward

Ilya Bryzgalov had plenty of time this season to babble on about bears, the universe, the woods, and other arcane bits of knowledge. He kept quiet on Thursday. Staying out of the locker room on the day Philadelphia packed up and headed home might be the first sign the Flyers' quirky goalie learned a lesson that he's paid $51 million to win games and not play the room like...

All Bryzgalov

from Dmitry Chesnokov of Puck Daddy,  Goalie Ilya Bryzgalov had an eventful first season with the Philadelphia Flyers. He recently spoke with Natalia Bragilevskaya, SovSport’s reporter in Philadelphia, about losing to the New Jersey Devils and that David Clarkson goal; how difficult the critics have been to deal with this season; and whether he ever regretted signing with the...
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