Found January 07, 2013 on
Categories: BREAKING NEWS Flyers News NHLTags: Anthony StolarzBrynäsFredric LarssonLondon KnightsUniversity of Omaha-NebraskaForgive the ambiguous title of the post, but the Philadelphia Flyers were informed of two developments today that affect two of their prospects from the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. The first is a bit of good news- the Swedish Ice Hockey Association has revised their transfer agreement from the NHL. Instead of NHL organizations having just two years [...](Read more...)

Flyers: Is Chris Pronger Done?

The player lockout may be over, almost, but Flyers stud defensman Chris Pronger will not be hitting the ice any time soon.  He is still having concussion symptoms from last year’s (2011) injury.  Pronger like the Penguins Sydney Crosby has had extensive issues getting back on the ice but where Crosby is in his twenties, Pronger is closer to 40. There is a certain point where...

Flyers' Laviolette back where he belongs - at rink

Flyers coach Peter Laviolette is back where he belongs, at the team's training complex, speaking to reporters and watching some of his players work out. They're not all back yet, but they will be here soon, as the Flyers finally get a chance to wash away the sting of another short playoff run last season. The standard group of workout regulars that included defenseman Kimmo...

Report: Giroux to be Named Captain

According to a report from Flyers' beat writer Randy Miller, you can look for Claude Giroux to be named captain before the season opener. This is a move that was desired and expected by many Flyers fans.  The naming of Giroux has captain has not yet been made official by the team, but if true, you can expect to hear the announcement in the coming days. With the lockout ending...

Why Ilya Bryzgalov Will Bounce Back in 2013

3.. 2.. 1.. Take off. The Flyers' season doesn't begin for another week and a half, but goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov is already making headlines in the Philadelphia media with his quotes. “He's like from the movie Cast Away. We need to buy some ball for him so he has best buddy Wilson," said Bryzgalov when asked about forward Scott Hartnell's hairstyle.  It was...

Flyers Enter Shortened Season With Depleted Defense

Flyers' defenseman Andrej Meszaros When an agreement between the NHL and NHLPA to end the league's lockout was tentatively agreed on yesterday, many Flyers' fans donned orange and black with pride to celebrate the late arrival of a 2013 season. After allowing a much needed day for rejoice, it's time to dive into the issues that the team faces heading into the 48-game...

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Meszaros, Gustafsson and Blueline Options; Quick Hits

Where can Flyers turn for Blueline Help? I agree wholeheartedly with Tim Panaccio about whom to trust when it comes to interpreting sports injury information: If there is conflicting information between what a team says and what the injured player says, go with the athlete's self-report. Flyers defenseman Andrej Meszaros (Achilles tendon repair surgery) said yesterday...

Bill Guerin: Short season is NBD

Bill Guerin was around during the '94-'95 lockout-shortened season.  He said he plans to tell the players not to get too caught up in it.  Obviously much more at this link. It's great to watch Pens YouTubes without crying afterward.  

Tim Panaccio: Bad News Already?

Training camp hasn't opened. Few players are even around. And already, the Flyers are facing some bad news. Back in November and even last month, Andrej Meszaros was all smiles about likely being cleared to play when the lockout ended. Today, he was not smiling. And while GM Paul Holmgren did everything he could to downplay what is going on, I always trust the athlete...

Tim Panaccio: On Briere, Bryz, & G-Man

Two days since a handful of Flyers have trickled into pre-camp, we've had a bundle of news. The bad: Danny Briere will probably miss the season opener, by his own admission, because of a badly sprained wrist. He might even miss a week. Funny thing is, GM Paul Holmgren seemed more worried about Briere than Andrej Meszaros and anyone who has been around Achilles injuries...

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Quick Hits on Bryz, Fedotenko, McGinn and Walker

Here are some Flyers quick hits for your Wednesday morning. I will be leaving shortly to attend the NHL's press conference in New York later today, along with Eklund and HockeyBuzz's Capt. EO. * When Ilya Bryzgalov left CSKA Moscow ahead of the settlement of the NHL lockout, the official cover reason issued by the team was that Bryzgalov had an upper-body injury for which...

Proud players thrilled that hockey is back

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Flyers All-Star Claude Giroux received the wakeup call he waited to hear for 113 days. Locked out for months, the NHL was indeed ready to drop the puck. "It's a beautiful day for Hockey," he posted Sunday on Twitter. Call the overseas players and tell them to come on home to New Jersey and Pennsylvania and other states where the NHL only existed...
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