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The Hockey House:
The San Antonio Rampage of the American Hockey League has signed goaltender Dov Grumet-Morris to a one-year contract extension. Dov was drafted in the fifth round, 161st overall, by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. Grumet-Morris played collegiately at Harvard University before turning professional in 2005. He was part of the Central Hockey League’s Laredo Bucks championship team in 2005–06 [...]
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The legend of Ilya Bryzgalov continues to grow, and while it may be too early to say, the Philadelphia Flyers goalie isn’t doing much to prove he deserves to keep his contract and stay with the Flyers.
The latest escapade may be his most damning if it is indeed true. According to Philly.com, the Flyers netminder fell asleep during a team meeting. According to the report, Bryzgalov...
Philadelphia goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov is already connected to some pretty strange stories. Some involve his odd yet hilarious fascination with the universe while others surround his mediocre play in net, including a recent play where he appeared to try to duck under a shot. You can add another bizarre story to his resume as Bryzgalov is at the heart of a controversy over his actions...
The Philadelphia Flyers have signed Steve Mason to a one-year, $1.5 million extension, according to Anthony SanFilippo.
Mason, 24, would have been a free agent this coming summer, but the Flyers didn't want to let him get away.
The Flyers traded Philadelphia's previous backup goalie, Michael Leighton and a third round draft pick in 2015 to the Columbus Blue...
The Philadelphia Flyers have been one of the biggest disappointments in the NHL this year. It’s gotten to the point that when Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov was asked about how he felt about being bought out at the end of the year he replied, “to be honest, I don’t care.” The Flyers traded for Steve Mason at the trade deadline and he made his first start on Tuesday night...
Now the Flyers are not kidding themselves, the need to win this game against the 8th seed Islanders is of Defcon 5 proportions. The Flyers are trying to avoid thier first playoff miss since 2007 and ironically thats the last year the Islanders made the playoffs. The Islanders have gone 6-2 over thier last 8 including a 4-3 win over the Flyers on March 28th. The Isles are doing exactly...
Whether it be as a starter or backup or something in between, goaltender Steve Mason will be in orange and black for at least another season. The Flyers’ only trade deadline addition, Mason was brought in to give Philly a viable backup to Ilya Bryzgalov, who has started 36 of the team’s 38 games so [...]
Just days before the start of the 2013 shortened season, the Philadelphia Flyers named Claude Giroux captain. Giroux was named the 19th captain in the organization, following of course the injured Chris Pronger. With a below .500 record, the Flyers season did not start off the way the fans, organization or Claude himself had planned. [...]
During Saturday's loss in Winnipeg, there was a shot on television showing the Flyers bench in the third period during a pause with goalie Steve Mason over at the bench.
As he approached, Ilya Bryzgalov shut his eyes and acted like he was sleeping or bored or whatever. He often makes faces and creates theatrics which is part of his makeup.
Which brings us to this question...
New York and Philadelphia are in unfamiliar territory as the end of the regular season approaches, with the Islanders in position to earn their first trip to the playoffs since 2007 and the Flyers trying to avoid their first postseason absence since that same year.
One thing that has remained the same, though, is the Flyers' dominance in this series.
Philadelphia looks to win...
The Philadelphia Flyers (17-18-3) are on Long Island tonight to take on the New York Islanders (19-16-4) as the battle for playoff positioning continues in the tight Eastern Conference. A win by the Orange & Black would leapfrog the Flyers over Buffalo (11th) and put them just within 3-points of the 8th and final playoff [...]