Found May 23, 2012 on HockeyBuzz:
Ever since the Flyers' season came to an abrupt end in the Eastern Conference Semifinal, there were rumors in Sweden that Flyers' defenseman Andreas Lilja planned to forgo the final year of his NHL contract and return home this summer to sign with Elitserien club Rögle BK Ängelholm. Not surprisingly, the rumors were false. Speaking from the U.S. to his hometown newspaper, Helsingborgs Da...

Having both his wrists in casts didn’t stop Claude Giroux from dominating beer pong

Flyers center Claude Giroux has both his wrists in casts after having surgery on both of them shortly after his team’s season ended, but that hasn’t kept himself from enjoying some beer pong. The team’s leading scorer apparently entertained guests both days over the weekend and played some beer pong with them. A girl who goes by the name Alexandra on Twitter shared the picture...

Surgery On Both Wrists Won’t Stop Claude Giroux From Winning In Beer Pong

Flyers forward Claude Giroux had surgery as his off season began, but he wasn’t about to let it bother him. To be specific he had double wrist surgery and according to his doctor he needed ‘six weeks of recovery before he can resume activities.’ Activities that were not apparently listed included beer pong. Check out a shot above from Claude’s weekend festivities. Via...

Claude Giroux Can Still Play Beer Pong With Surgically Repaired Wrists

Flyers stud center Claude Giroux isn’t a household name to most of you because the NHL is still relegated to the NBC Sports Network and most of you guys could care less about hockey. However, in Philly, Giroux is quickly becoming one of the city’s most recognizable athletes. 93 points this year, two surgically repaired wrists and the guy can get right back onto the beer pong...

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings -- Young D, Pelle's 53rd

Several weeks ago, while the Flyers' contingent of playoff Black Aces were working out at the Skate Zone in Voorhees, player development coach Derian Hatcher said via text that he's seen marked improvement in many of the young defensemen in the system from the start of training camp to the end of the season. At the head of the class this year were Marc-Andre Bourdon...

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings -- Talbot, Injury Updates, Prospect Signings

Whenever people talk about the Flyers' roster moves from last summer, they inevitably focus on the two blockbuster trades and the Ilya Bryzgalov contract. But the addition of Max Talbot via free agency was one of Paul Holmgren's biggest coups. At the time of the signing, a lot of people lambasted the GM for the contract -- which ended up having to be adjusted to be cap...

Phantoms Coach Patterson Fired

Phantoms head coach Joe Patterson has been relieved of his duties after one and a half years with the club. | Photo courtesy Philly Sports Daily   By: Tyler J. Altemose (@TJamesAltemose) The Flyers announced Tuesday afternoon via press release that they have released head coach Joe Patterson of his duties just one and a half years after taking over the team. Patterson joined the...
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