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I agree wholeheartedly with Tim Panaccio about whom to trust when it comes to interpreting sports injury information: If there is conflicting information between what a team says and what the injured player says, go with the athlete's self-report.
Flyers defenseman Andrej Meszaros (Achilles tendon repair surgery) said yesterday that although he feel...
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When an agreement between the NHL and NHLPA to end the league's lockout was tentatively agreed on yesterday, many Flyers' fans donned orange and black with pride to celebrate the late arrival of a 2013 season.
After allowing a much needed day for rejoice, it's time to dive into the issues that the team faces heading into the 48-game...
The player lockout may be over, almost, but Flyers stud defensman Chris Pronger will not be hitting the ice any time soon. He is still having concussion symptoms from last year’s (2011) injury. Pronger like the Penguins Sydney Crosby has had extensive issues getting back on the ice but where Crosby is in his twenties, Pronger is closer to 40.
There is a certain point where...
Flyers coach Peter Laviolette is back where he belongs, at the team's training complex, speaking to reporters and watching some of his players work out.
They're not all back yet, but they will be here soon, as the Flyers finally get a chance to wash away the sting of another short playoff run last season.
The standard group of workout regulars that included defenseman Kimmo...
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The Flyers' season doesn't begin for another week and a half, but goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov is already making headlines in the Philadelphia media with his quotes.
“He's like from the movie Cast Away. We need to buy some ball for him so he has best buddy Wilson," said Bryzgalov when asked about forward Scott Hartnell's hairstyle.
Training camp hasn't opened.
Few players are even around.
And already, the Flyers are facing some bad news.
Back in November and even last month, Andrej Meszaros was all smiles about likely being cleared to play when the lockout ended.
Today, he was not smiling. And while GM Paul Holmgren did everything he could to downplay what is going on, I always trust the athlete...
NHLTags: Anthony StolarzBrynäsFredric LarssonLondon KnightsUniversity of Omaha-NebraskaForgive the ambiguous title of the post, but the Philadelphia Flyers were informed of two developments today that affect two of their prospects from the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
The first is a bit of good news- the Swedish Ice Hockey Association has revised their...
Two days since a handful of Flyers have trickled into pre-camp, we've had a bundle of news.
The bad: Danny Briere will probably miss the season opener, by his own admission, because of a badly sprained wrist. He might even miss a week.
Funny thing is, GM Paul Holmgren seemed more worried about Briere than Andrej Meszaros and anyone who has been around Achilles injuries...
Bill Guerin was around during the '94-'95 lockout-shortened season. He said he plans to tell the players not to get too caught up in it. Obviously much more at this link.
It's great to watch Pens YouTubes without crying afterward.
Here are some Flyers quick hits for your Wednesday morning. I will be leaving shortly to attend the NHL's press conference in New York later today, along with Eklund and HockeyBuzz's Capt. EO.
* When Ilya Bryzgalov left CSKA Moscow ahead of the settlement of the NHL lockout, the official cover reason issued by the team was that Bryzgalov had an upper-body injury for which...
NHLTags: Enrico CicconeIlya BryzgalovJames DuthieRoberto LuongoVancouver CanucksEarlier this morning, former NHL player and TV analyst Enrico Ciccone reported via twitter that the Philadelphia Flyers were interested in Vancouver Canucks goaltender (until next week) Roberto Luongo.
Casual fans and Philadelphia media alike scoffed at the notion...