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Wow, Jaromir Jagr is really getting after it, isn’t he? It’s like he’s playing an impromptu game of “Outside The Pocket Pool” or something. In Jagr’s mind, he must believe he’s the only person in the arena. Either that or the guy is something of an exhibitionist or flat out just doesn’t give a rip. [...]
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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 [...]
The plot thickens...
With Sergei Bobrovsky playing at a high level, talks of a goalie controversy are not going to go away anytime soon. His stellar play continued tonight.
Here are some notes on tonight's win:
Claude Giroux was 14 for 19 (74 percent) on faceoffs.
The Flyers had 22 shots tonight, which ties for second fewest this season and is the fewest shots they’ve had...
Reports are saying that the Leafs and Flyers are discussing a deal that would send Toronto defenseman Luke Schenn to Philadelphia in exchange for forward James van Riemsdyk. The news has been reported on both TSN and the Philadelphia Daily News. I think the deal would benefit both teams.Having lost Chris Pronger for the rest of the season with his future unknown, this leaves a big...
Flyers television analyst Keith Jones, talks about Claude Giroux getting to play in the All-Star game two years in a row, Scott Hartnell being left off the All-Star squad and about goalie Ilya Bryzgalov's struggles.
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 33 shots, and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the New York Islanders for the 26th time in 28 games, 3-2 on Thursday night.
Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images North America
In a rare meeting of amicable trade partners, the Philadelphia Flyers and the Nashville Predators take the ice at Bridgestone Arena tonight.
The Predator faithful were frightened a touch by the onset of wintry weather and only 16,900+ (about 200 shy of a sellout) came out for Thursday night’s comeback win against the Colorado...