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Ilya Bryzgalov needed a big boost at the end to get the victory he badly wanted against his former team. Matt Read knocked in a rebound with 18.6 seconds left to make a winner out Bryzgalov and lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 2-1 win over the Phoenix Coyotes on Thursday night. Bryzgalov spent four years with Phoenix and blossomed into one of the NHL's top goalies.
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Ilya Bryzgalov got the better of his former team by turning aside 30 shots as the Philadelphia Flyers skated to a 2-1 home triumph over the Phoenix Coyotes on Thursday.
Rookie Matt Read scored to snap a tie with 19 seconds remaining in the third period, James van Riemsdyk also tallied and Claude Giroux notched his team-leading 12th assist as Philadelphia improved to 6-0-2 in its...
Ilya Bryzgalov of the Philadelphia Flyers is, perhaps, our greatest goaltending philosopher currently manning the crease in the NHL. It's interview gold whenever he speaks, to the point where the Flyers attempted to control his irreverent whimsy.
Look no further than his comments last season, when the then-Phoenix Coyotes goalie explained why he wouldn't want to relocate...
Winnipeg may be too cold, but Ilya Bryzgalov’s heart isn’t.
The Philadelphia Flyers’ No. 1 goalie, and big off-season acquisition made a sincere attempt to make up for negative comments towards Winnipeg by offering up an 8-year-old fan his goalie stick.
Bryzgalov, as you may remember, said he wasn’t interested in signing with the Jets because Winnipeg is “too...
The storyline heading into tonight’s game between the Philadelphia Flyers and the Phoenix Coyotes was the fact that goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov would be facing his former team. It wouldn’t have been that big of a deal, as teams lose players to free agency all the time, if it weren’t for the comments made earlier in [...]
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Ilya Bryzgalov needed a big boost at the end to get the victory he badly wanted against his former team.
Matt Read knocked in a rebound with 18.6 seconds left to make a winner out Bryzgalov and lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 2-1 win over the Phoenix Coyotes on Thursday night.
Bryzgalov spent four years with Phoenix and blossomed into one of the NHL's...
By David Strehle
NHL Hot Stove Managing Editor
November 18th had to be circled on Ilya Bryzgalov’s calendar, the day he would first face his former team since signing with the Philadelphia Flyers after the pending UFA’s negotiating rights were acquired by Paul Holmgren in the offseason.
Ilya Bryzgalov celebrates last night's 2-1 victory over former team with offensive...
Ilya Bryzgalov got to face-off against his former team in front of thousands of Flyers' faithful tonight at the Wells Fargo Center, and nobody from Philadelphia left disappointed.
Bryzgalov stopped 30 of 31 shots in the victory over the Phoenix Coyotes. After the game, he and the team shared a more exuberant celebration than usual in the crease surrounding the goaltender.
Ilya Bryzgalov was one of the main reasons Phoenix made the playoffs in each of the past two seasons. Tonight, the Coyotes will be trying to score against their former No. 1 goaltender, as they visit Bryzgalov's Philadelphia Flyers for a battle at Wells Fargo Center.
The Phoenix Coyotes weren't able to throw a big-money deal at Ilya Bryzgalov during the offseason, but the Philadelphia Flyers were happy to oblige.
It seems the trade which sent him from the Coyotes to the Flyers is working out well for both parties.
They're two of the NHL's hottest clubs going into their matchup in Philadelphia on Thursday night, when Bryzgalov will...
Before the Philadelphia Flyers played in Winnipeg for the first time since 1996, goalie Ilya Bryzgalov had some amends to make.
Earlier this year, he infamously slammed the city as "cold" with "no parks" and "no entertainment for families." So he "sincerely apologized" to the people of Winnipeg on Friday ... but some Winnipeg Jets fans weren...
Matt Read knocked in a rebound with 18.6 seconds left to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 2-1 win over the Phoenix Coyotes on Thursday night.
Read's sixth goal of the season made a winner out of goalie Ilya Bryzgalov in his first game against the Coyotes. Bryzgalov spent four years with Phoenix and blossomed into one of the NHL's top goalies. Phoenix sent Bryzgalov'...
It s a crazy Saturday so we let Ian Gooding of Kukla's Korner take over and give us his Pick Six for a busy day and night in the NHL.
A total of 24 teams are in action on Saturday. Rather than listing them all, I’ll just say that all teams except Anaheim, Calgary, Carolina, Colorado, Ottawa, and Vancouver are in action...