Found August 27, 2013 on The Orange Update:
Kimmo Timonen has been a key member of the Flyers’ defense (Jim McIsaac). Wear-and-tear is part of the package when you sign up to the play in the National Hockey League. The older you get, the more you feel it. Just ask Kimmo Timonen. Timonen, 38, is entering his 15th season. After signing a one-year [...]

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Timonen, Laviolette, Shero and Tarasov

Timonen May Extend NHL Career Beyond 2013-14 Shortly after signing a one-year contract extension with the Flyers for the 2013-14 season, defenseman Kimmo Timonen said that he was "ninety nine percent sure" that it would be his final campaign in the NHL. Now, the 38-year-old defenseman is reconsidering his future. Yesterday, the four-time NHL All-Star told CSN Philly...

Around the Net August 27 2013:Team Canada disappointed in Giroux; more

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Canada is sad Apparently, Claude Giroux was supposed to play floor hockey with his wrecked finger: [Broad Street Hockey] Wisdom of Bill Read and learn:[Hockeybuzz-Bill Meltzer] Hockey season is coming, Get your Philadelphia Flyers tickets here. That’s all for...

Arrival of Big Vinny and Impact of Little Scotty

The Philadelphia Flyers are among a select few of teams that have trouble setting their offensive lines because of too much talent. The Flyers last season struggled on the defensive line, so in the offseason Paul Holmgren decided to stack the offense some more, with the philosophy of score more times than you get scored on. However, this may work very very very very very well for...

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Rinaldo, Simmonds, Quick Hits

Will Rinaldo Continue His Improvement in 2013-14? There aren't many things that agitating Flyers' winger Zac Rinaldo does quietly on the ice. His hits rattle the boards. His mouth is always running. But one thing he did manage to accomplish quietly last year was to improve significantly from his first NHL season. Rinaldo backed up his brashness with hard work this year...

US ehhhhhh: US unveils Olympic Jerseys

Now while there aren’t any Philadelphia Flyers up for the US Olympic team at the moment, I’m still assuming most of you Flyers fans will also be rooting for the old stars and stripes come February. On Tuesday, August 27th, Team USA unveiled the jerseys that they will be wearing in the 2014 Sochi Olympics. The results are…underwhelming. What is this fake lace nonsense? The weird...

Exclusive: Max Talbot Excited for Upcoming Season, Sees Flyers as Playoff Team

By David Strehle (@David_Strehle) As the Philadelphia Flyers make preparations to improve upon last year’s disappointing season, forward Max Talbot is ready to embark on his third year with the club and working hard to come back from a broken leg that cut the already lockout-abbreviated 2012/13 campaign even shorter. Following a rigorous rehab, the 29-year-old has been skating...
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