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Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer reported today that Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren has stated James Van Riemsdyk will return to the line-up tomorrow night against the Buffalo Sabres.
JVR has been out since Thanksgiving with the ever-popular “upper body injury,” but thankfully the schedule has been fairly light in his absence. The Flyers’ record [...]
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With defenseman Jordan Leopold set to miss his third straight game with an upper body injury, the Buffalo Sabres have recalled Joe Finley from AHL Rochester.
Finley returns to Buffalo after being sent down earlier this week. He had no points in playing his first two NHL games last week. Finley has a goal and assist and a team-leading 57 penalty minutes in 18 games with Rochester...
After Ryan Miller skated past the faceoff dot last month and was drilled by Boston's Milan Lucic, Sabres coach Lindy Ruff declared it "open season" on hitting the goaltender. Now, he'll need a new catchphrase, because Jordin Tootoo has been suspended two games for hitting Miller last week. In Miller's first game back after suffering neck injuries in the Lucic...
With defenseman Jordan Leopold set to miss his third straight game with an upper body injury, the Buffalo Sabres have recalled Joe Finley from AHL Rochester. Finley returns to Buffalo after being sent down earlier this week. He had no points in playing his first two NHL games last week. Finley has a goal and assist and a team-leading 57 penalty minutes in 18 games with Rochester this season.
No. 1 Star: Claude Giroux, Philadelphia Flyers
Giroux took over the NHL's scoring lead with a goal and three assists during a come-from-behind 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres. After scoring three times in the first period, the Flyers answered with four of their own before the game moved to overtime. In the extra frame, it was Giroux who netted the winner with a Gir-beauty:
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Claude Giroux scored 2:27 into overtime for the Philadelphia Flyers , who overcame a three-goal, first-period
deficit and beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-4 on Wednesday night.
Claude Giroux scored with 2:23 remaining in overtime to send Philadelphia past Buffalo, 5-4.
The evolution of Winter Classic advertising continues for the NHL and NBC. This time, they've gone all split-personality on us, offering up a stoic athlete commercial highlighting the rivalry for the Philadelphia Flyers and the New York Rangers (and their respective cities); as well as a spot that accurately portrays the Classic as a beer-soaked social gathering for Caucasians...
Though it involved a scare, Ryan Miller came out of his first start since suffering a concussion in mid-November with renewed confidence.
Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula continues to expand his sports empire by acquiring the NFL's high-profile player agent firm run by Todd France.
Nashville Predators forward Jordin Tootoo was suspended two games for charging Sabres goalie Ryan Miller in Buffalo's 3-2 win Saturday.