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Via Pro Hockey Talk’s Joe Yerdon, Comcast Sportsnet Philadelphia’s Tim Panaccio believes that Jaromir Jagr will play for the Philadelphia Flyers beyond this season:
Jagr said this week he is thrilled to be playing on a team with younger players he can mentor. He says it’s given him a valuable role in his later years – the ability to pass on advice. So the obvious question we had for him was whether it’s sparked something inside of him to perhaps ask the Flyers for a contract extension.
“It’s too early to tell,” Jagr replied. “I want to wait for the whole season and playoffs. I just don’t want to be somewhere where I can’t help the team, just sit around. It’s not me. I want to be a big part of the team to help the team, either way. It’s not about points, it’s about the whole team. Could we make the playoffs? How we’ll do in the playoffs. That’s the hockey you want to play – the playoffs. That is what I missed the most. NHL playoffs and other leagues [IIHF World Championship
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BY: DUSTIN POLLACK
Thursday, June 23rd 2011. In just one day, the Philadelphia Flyers changed the entire make up of their franchise.
Out was captain Mike Richards and leading-scorer Jeff Carter and in was what the Flyers had seemingly needed for years, a proven goaltender. Ilya Bryzgalov came to Philadelphia with a great track record and was supposedly the one who...
Those were the words of John Tortorella after last night's 2-0 Rangers victory over the Flyers in which Brandon Prust set the tone for the afternoon by fighting Zac Rinaldo four seconds into the game...
To watch on YouTube click here.The later on in the period he sent a message to Simmonds that you don't hit Marian Gaborik...
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I have to give credit to the Philadelphia Flyers and general manager Paul Holmgren.
A year after making the Stanley Cup finals, they lost in the second round to the Boston Bruins, the eventual Stanley Cup champion. (Hey, the championship, all of them, except the Sixers, come through Philly).
Did Holmgren stand pat?
He traded away not-so-old veterans Jeff Carter and...
After weeks of rumors and speculation the Flyers officially announced their Winter Classic Alumni Game roster Friday.
The team that will take the ice at Citizens Bank Park Dec. 31 at 1 p.m. is full of former Orange and Black stars including seven Stanley Cup champions like Bob “the Hound” Kelly, Reggie Leach and Orest Kindrachuk; 16 former Flyers All-Stars like Eric Desjardins...
The always physical matchup definitely started off with a bang. Four seconds into the game, Zac Rinaldo and Brandon Prust dropped the gloves. Avery and Simmonds had words as well, which is not surprising due to their previous incident.
Sergei Bobrovsky started his second straight game, a clear message from the coaching staff to Bryzgalov to get his act together. Full video highlight...
It hardly seems possible that the season is already past the quarter point and longtime archrivals -- and upcoming Winter Classic opponents -- Philadelphia and New York are playing today for the first time in the regular season. The Flyers also have yet to play the Penguins, so there will be lots of wars to come over the rest of the season.
As I write this, the first period at...
Claude Giroux had two goals, backup Sergei Bobrovsky made 23 saves and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 on Friday.
TODAY’S GAME: The Rangers will conclude a back-to-back set when they face-off against the Philadelphia Flyers today at Madison Square Garden (2:00 p.m.), in their third game in four days. The Blueshirts currently rank third in the Atlantic Division standings, and sixth in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 11-5-3 (25 pts). The Rangers [...]
The first glimpse of Claude Giroux's superstar status came March 14, 2010, in the waning seconds of a game against the Chicago Blackhawks.
As time was ticking down in regulation, Giroux flipped a picture-perfect saucer pass over two Black...