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As an undrafted free-agent out of Northern Michigan University, there wasn’t too much hype when the Flyer’s signed the defenseman who was the Captain of his team before bolting to the Flyer’s organization at the end of the 2009-2010 season. He showed enough with the Adirondack Phantoms that he was called up to the to play [...]

Three big disappointments so far this season

3. Ilya BryzgalovA .895 SP% certainly does not deserve a 9 year contract worth 51 million. Ilya Bryzgalov has been a big disappointment for the Philadelphia Flyers so far this season, who made major moves just to sign the goaltender in the off-season. Among goaltenders, Bryzgalov has the highest salary this season at 10 million. His cap hit ranks 6th in the goalie...

Flyers Extend Braydon Coburn

via TSN, The Philadelphia Flyers signed defenceman Braydon Coburn to a four-year, $18 million contract extension on Wednesday. This season, Coburn has three assists in 14 games this season with a plus-1 rating. The Saskatchewan native was originally drafted eighth overall by the Atltanta Thrashers in 2003. In parts of six seasons in Philadelphia, the 26-year-old Coburn has 26...

The Puck Drunk Love Game of the Week: Flyers Employ Waiting Game, Still Fall to Lightning

Boxscore | Game Summary Be sure to scroll down below the game wrap up where I discuss the “waiting game” of the Flyers...The Flyers and Lightning came into tonight’s tilt featuring high powered offenses that have been scoring boatloads and winning games. Both teams will look to try to get on the board early and establish a lead to protect.In the first minute of the opening...

Flyers, Braydon Coburn agree to four-year deal

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Lightning's 1-3-1 Works Against Flyers; May Have to Change

The Flyers are now 0-3 on the season in games that reach overtime or a shootout, this time dropping to the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 in overtime. This game, however, had a completely different feel from any other game that the Flyers have played this season. It was a well-thought, hard-fought chess match. It was a battle of two coaches that knew how to counter each other’s moves...

Sources: Flyers' Pronger will return Wednesday

Chris Pronger is expected to return to the Flyers on Wednesday night after missing six games with an eye injury, two sources said.

Flyers made Braydon Coburn a $4.5-million-per-year defenseman

There are a few ways of looking at the 4-year, $18-million deal the Philadelphia Flyers handed to Braydon Coburn on Wednesday, which goes into effect next season. First off: He was probably going to get the money as an unrestricted free agent next summer. That's Mike Komisarek/Dan Hamhuis territory, and Coburn legitimately slots in around that cap hit as a player who plays shutdown...

(Video) Watch Steve Downie Get His Clock Cleaned By Braydon Coburn

This brouhaha occurred during the Tampa Bay Lightning’s 2-1 overtime win over the Philadelphia Flyers, and believe you me, it’s a doozy. One relevant piece of information which makes the fight even more compelling: Braydon Coburn is 6’5″, 220 pounds, a full six inches taller and twenty pounds heavier than his fellow pugilist. This Steve [...]

Video: Pronger probable to play, Palle needs surgery

Chris Pronger of the Philadelphia Flyers is probable to play against the Tampa Bay Lighting, and Daniel Paille of the Boston Bruins will have facial surgery after taking a puck to the face. (NBC Sports)

Source: Flyers' Coburn gets 4-year, $18M deal

The Philadelphia Flyers have agreed to terms on a four-year, $18 million contract extension with defenseman Braydon Coburn, a source told

Flyers-Lightning Preview

The Philadelphia Flyers have been getting goals from a number of players. The possible return of captain Chris Pronger could make them even more dangerous. Philadelphia looks to continue its best road start in 18 years Wednesday night when it faces the Tampa Bay Lightning, who are going for their first five-game home winning streak since 2007-08. With eight players scoring in...

After Flyers delay breaks Tampa trap, does NHL need shot clock?

No matter what style of trap a hockey team plays — the Guy Boucher 1-3-1, the Detroit Red Wings' left-wing lock, Jacques Lemaire placing a pillow over the mouth and nose of entertainment — the systems' success depends on the failure of others. Essentially, in their tragicomedy of a hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday, the Philadelphia Flyers trapped...

All-Star Ballots Announced

Flyers on the ballot include: Danny Briere, Ilya Bryzgalov, Claude Giroux, Jaromir Jagr, Chris Pronger and Kimmo Timonen. NEW YORK (November 10, 2011) - With impressive starts this season, the Dallas Stars and the Pittsburgh Penguins - le...
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