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James van Riemsdyk
New York Rangers
Philadelphia Flyers (24-12-4) at Carolina Hurricanes (14-22-7)RBC Center, 7 p.m.TV: FS-Carolinas, CSN-PhiladelphiaThe Hurricanes have made yet another lineup change as it is Chad LaRose who is injured this time and replacing him will be AHL All-Star forward Jerome Samson. It is odd that I wrote the article about LaRose's value to this team yesterday because that's when he injured himself in practice and will miss tonight's game with an "upper-body injury." He's gone through a bit of a rough patch in recent games but the Canes are going ot miss a lot without him on the ice tonight. He is one of their best forwards at creating scoring chances and the play is usually north with him on the ice. He has also taken a lot of tough draws and played against top competition on the first and third lines. That's a big hole to fill even if he isn't your ideal first liner, but it is worth noting that the Canes controlled 50.8% of the even strength scoring chances ...
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The Flyers announced this afternoon that rookie defenseman Erik Gustafsson has been recalled while defenseman Matt Walker, who cleared waivers last week, will be sent to the Adirondack Phantoms.
It’s a roster move that was really a question of “when” it would take place, rather than “if.” Walker did not look particularly steady in his four [...]
Carolina Hurricanes forward Jeff Skinner has been cleared for contact, just over a month after being placed on injured reserve with concussion symptoms.Skinner will be re-evaluated following Wednesday's practice and a timeframe for his return to action could be determined then.The
teenager was placed on IR retroactive to Dec. 7 after suffering a concussion earlier in the month...
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Trying to emerge from a recent pattern of game-to-game and period-to-period inconsistency, the Flyers (24-12-4) reach the statistical midpoint of the season tonight when they take on the Carolina Hurricanes (14-22-7) in Raleigh. The game starts at 7 PM EST and will be broadcast locally on the Comcast Network Philadelphia (not CSN Philly).
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A fan who threw a banana in the direction of Wayne Simmonds of the Philadelphia Flyers during a preseason game in Ontario, was fined $200 for the action Monday.
Scott Hartnell on Hockey Night in Canada Radio
Claude Giroux is one of a few players midway through this NHL season with a chance for the Art Ross Trophy (the NHL’s scoring champion) and the Hart Trophy (the NHL’s most valuable player).
With his popularity at an all-time high am...
Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 35 shots, 14 in the third period alone, and Sean Couturier tallied the winner early in the final period, as Philadelphia escaped with a 2-1 win over Carolina at RBC Center.
Sean Couturier scored the tiebreaking goal 3:23 into the third period and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Tuesday night.