Found August 18, 2012 on HockeyBuzz:
If I had identify which Flyers players are the most vital to the team's success next season, veteran defenseman Kimmo Timonen would be right near the top of the list. One the one hand, it is paramount importance that the team keep the 37-year-old reasonably healthy for the stretch drive and playoffs. On the other, with the departure of Matt Carle and the Andrej Meszaros injury, Timonen's burden ma...

Addition of Luke Schenn Now More Crucial to Flyers Defense

Luke Schenn (right) pictured in Flyers gear for the first time at Bauer Pro Camp  As the trade deadline approached last season, rumors of the Philadelphia Flyers trading James van Riemsdyk to the Toronto Maple Leafs for Luke Schenn floated around. At the end of the day, both players remained on their respected teams. Apparently, after the season had ended, both teams still had...

Flyers' Wellwood Will Likely Earn Roster Spot

In a year that saw many rookies called up to the Flyers to replace injured players, Eric Wellwood made the most of his opportunity.  Wellwood, 22, was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 6th round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. He signed an entry level contract in March of 2010, and has spent most of his career with the Adirondack Phantoms (AHL). When James van Riemsdyk was...

Flyers create internship honoring Aurora, CO victim Jessica Redfield

Jessica Redfield was a 24-year old sports blogger and aspiring broadcaster when she was killed in the Aurora, CO movie theatre massacre.  From all accounts, her hard work, knowledge of sports and glowing personality were going to take her places.  Hockey was her favorite sport and she wrote several different hockey pieces and traveled the country watching it. Graciously, the Philadelphia...

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: The Captaincy Question

Although Chris Pronger was officially the Flyers' captain for the entire 2011-12 season, his eye injury and season ending/career threatening concussion issues meant that he only spent about six weeks with the team. Whenever Flyers players were asked if they thought the team needed to appoint a new captain before the end of the season, the answer was always no. Danny Briere...

The Philadelphia Flyers Have the Best Jersey in All of Sports

When “The best jersey in all of pro sports is brought up”, nobody can agree.’s The Uniform Monitor recently published his rankings of all 122 pro sports teams by uniforms, and our Flyers were #1. To be honest, this even surprised me. I expected teams like the Yankees, Blackhawks, and Raiders to be in the conversation,but the Flyers came out on top. The writer openly...
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