Found November 22, 2013 on Flyers Faithful:
Rumors, rumors, winning certainly doesn’t stop them. Brayden Schenn seems to be the focus of the rumor mill this week.   BRAYDEN BONANZA Darren Dreger mentioned on TSN that he’s been hearing Brayden Schenn’s name pop up in trade rumors. Per the transcript on TSN:   “Now the Flyers aren’t trying to push out Schenn – they may want to push out his brother Luke – but what they’ve told teams quietly is that if there is the right deal available, if they can find the right fit, then absolutely they would include Brayden Schenn in a trade scenario. And …Continue reading »

How Do You Like Paul Holmgren Now?

Don’t pinch yourself, this isn’t a video game or a dream. The Flyers are hot, gaining momentum and confidence by the tilt. Lost in this sudden change of events is General Manager Paul Holmgren and the deals he’s made, as well as the ones he hasn’t. After a 3-9 start to the season, which included the firing of head coach Peter Laviolette, Holmgren’s job security appeared...

Is Brayden Schenn on the Block?

As the Flyers prepare to skate against the NHL’s worst Buffalo Sabres tonight, center Brayden Schenn has been discreetly mentioned in trade talks. Vague as they may be, the Flyers are on a five game point streak, winning four of their last five; begging to ask is it really time to make a deal? Philadelphia’s sudden jolt of life is due in large part to outstanding defensive play...

Coburn Continues To Skate Under The Radar

When GM Paul Holmgren turned down a trade offer from the Edmonton Oilers that would have landed Braydon Coburn in Edmonton in exchange for 3 2nd round draft picks back in July, it appeared as though the Flyers were shopping the 28 year-old defenseman. Holmgren’s decision to retain Coburn was due in large part to Edmonton’s offer, wanting the picks along with an impact player...

Read, Mason lead Flyers over Islanders

Matt Read scored two goals, Steve Mason made 36 saves, and the streaking Philadelphia Flyers beat the New York Islanders 5-2 on Saturday night. The Flyers evened their record (10-10-2) for the first time this season with their sixth win in seven games. They are 6-0-1 in that span and 9-3-2 since a 1-7 start. Claude Giroux, Wayne Simmonds and Brayden Schenn also had goals for Philadelphia...

Around the Net November 22, 2013: Flyers win again, smack down Buffalo 4-1

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Flyers keep it rolling The Flyers rallied with a strong second and third period and defeated the Sabres on Thursday night: [Hockeybuzz-Bill Meltzer] [ Donnellon] Steve Mason has been great so far this season: [The Hockey Writers] Steve Downie is a...

Read, Mason stand out as Flyers get past Islanders

It didn't take the Philadelphia Flyers too long to even their record after an awful start. Matt Read scored two goals, Steve Mason made 36 saves, and the streaking Flyers beat the New York Islanders 5-2 on Saturday night. The Flyers are 10-10-2 after their sixth win in seven games. They are 6-0-1 in that span and 9-3-2 since a 1-7 start. ''When we were 1-7, one of...

NHL: Craig Berube and Ted Nolan make history tonight in Philadelphia

For the first time in NHL history two head coaches of Native American descent will compete against each other when the Buffalo Sabres do battle with the Philadelphia Flyers tonight. Ted Nolan bosses the bench for the Sabres – Craig…Read more →The post NHL: Craig Berube and Ted Nolan make history tonight in Philadelphia appeared first on The Hockey Daily.

Trip to Philadelphia a test of young Sabres’ character

Ted Nolan remembers what it was like to take a young team into Philadelphia. The Flyers are tough, aggressive and their fans are passionate. It’s not an easy place to play. And back in 1995, during his first stint as the Buffalo Sabres’ head coach, he saw his team reveal its own grit and character in those games. Nolan hopes to see a bit of that come alive with his current...

Preview: Philadelphia Flyers vs. Buffalo Sabres

Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images Philadelphia Flyers vs. Buffalo Sabres 7:00 PM – Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA   Projected Line Combinations Philadelphia Flyers Scott Hartnell – Claude Giroux – Jakub Voracek Brayden Schenn – Vincent Lecavalier – Wayne Simmonds Steve Downie – Sean Couturier – Matt Read Jay Rosehill – Adam Hall – Zac Rinaldo ...

College Hockey Round-Up: Empire Skate of Mind

Union’s Shayne Gostisbehere has been one of the top defenseman in the NCAA (J. Meric/Getty Images) By Pat White (@patwhite9126) There were plenty of marquee matchups this weekend in college hockey with some shifting in the polls. But this week, I’m starting with the two teams I saw firsthand, UMass Lowell and Penn State. UMass Lowell came into the season as the No...

Back at sea level, Flyers 5, Islanders 2

Philadelphia Flyers vs New York Islanders  Wells Fargo Center, Game 22, Home Game 13 FINAL SCORE: Flyers 5 | Islanders 2 SHOTS: Flyers 30 | Shots 38 The Orange Update Standout Stars 1) Claude Giroux (1G 1A) 2) Matt Read (2G) 3) Wayne Simmonds (1G 1A) The starting lineup for Philadelphia: LW- Steve Downie | C- [...]

Claude Giroux’s power play goal early in the second period would prove to be the game winner, as the Flyers held on to beat the New York Islanders 5-2. Matt Read and Wayne Simmonds scored 59 seconds apart in the second period to give the Flyers an early 2-0 lead. Sean Couturier and Steve Downie assisted Read’s goal. Vincent LeCavalier and Eric Gustafsson assisted on Simmonds...

Bill Meltzer: Flyers Gameday: 11/21/13 vs. Buffalo

FLYERS-SABRES GAME PREVIEW (9:30 AM EST) Looking for their fifth win in their last six games, the Philadelphia Flyers (8-10-2) will take on the Buffalo Sabres (5-17-1) at the Wells Fargo Center. Game time is 7:00 p.m. EST. The match will be televised locally on CSN Philly. This is the first of three meetings between the teams this season and the first of two in Philadelphia...

Third Line Shines, Flyers Top Lowly Sabres 4-1

Buffalo Sabres @ Philadelphia Flyers Wells Fargo Center, Game 21 FINAL SCORE: Flyers -4 | Senators – 1 SHOTS: Flyers – 46  | Sabres – 30 The Orange Update Standout Stars 1) Matt Read (2 goals) 2) Steve Downie (2 primary assists, 0 PIM) 3) Ray Emery (29 saves) The starting lineup for Philadelphia: LW- Brayden [...]

GAME DAY: Flyers – Islanders, 7p.m.

  Photo from the New York Daily News Overview: Game: 22 Match-Up: Philadelphia Flyers (9-10-2) vs. New York Islanders (8-12-3) Location: Wells Fargo Center (Philadelphia) Time: 7:00 p.m. TV: The Comcast Network Radio: 97.5 The Fanatic ____________________________________________________________ Philadelphia Flyers (8-10-2) Last Game: 4-1 Win vs. Sabres Headlines: Streaking-the...
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