Found November 25, 2011 on Beating The Buzzer:
Getty Images 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 could put an end to the merry-go-round of puck-stoppers who minded the nets in Philadelphia for years. Most recently, during the 2011 playoffs fans watched three different goaltenders attempt to lead the Flyers to the top of the NHL. All three played a part in the Flyers demise and early second round exit at the hands of the Boston Bruins, the eventual Stanley Cup champions. So in just one day the Flyers went from a team that relied on depth scoring to one that was committing itself to a game-stealing goaltender. A commitment that cost the franchise $51 million over nine years. Both Carter (left) and Richard...

Jaromir Jagr To Miss Return To MSG Saturday?

Philadelphia Flyers forward Jagr attempted to return to the lineup against the Islanders after missing the previous two games with a sore groin.  Turns out that he was not fully ready to be back as he left during the second period after re-tweaking the injury and did not return. Following the game Tim Panaccio of CSN Philly reported that Jagr will miss the next two games...

Talbot Hit Clean Says PA Parenteau

Uniondale, NY -- During last night’s game PA Parenteau was called for a hit to the head on Maxime Talbot late in the first period. After the game Parenteau said that it was a clean hit and not a hit to the head, “No, absolutely not,” Parenteau responded when asked if he hit Talbot in the head. “I was low, hit shoulder to shoulder, I finished my arm high, maybe that’s...

Phillies take note: Flyers’ youth being served in NHL resurgence

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? Nope. He traded away not-so-old veterans Jeff Carter and...

Flyers Alumni Winter Classic Roster Released

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...

Flyers 4, Islanders 3, OT

Danny Briere scored his second goal of the game with 2:26 remaining in overtime, giving the Philadelphia Flyers a 4-3 come-from-behind victory over the New York Islanders on Wednesday night. Andrej Meszaros and Scott Hartnell also scored for Philadelphia, which snapped a two-game skid and handed the islanders their eighth loss in ten games. Kyle Okposo scored his first two goals...

Philadelphia Flyers Winter Classic Alumni Game Roster Announced

By David Strehle NHL Hot Stove Managing Editor After much speculation, the Flyers official roster for the Winter Classic Alumni team was announced.  While the goaltending spots leave something to be desired – Little played all of two games in the Orange-and-Black, and LaForest 38 – the lineup is packed with stars and Hall-of-Famers.  The famed LCB line (Bob Clarke, Bill Barber...

Tempers Flare As Rangers Beat Flyers 2-0

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...

Eklund: The Buzz: Heated Rivalries and Hated Rivals

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...

Flyers 4, Islanders 3 OT

Share Danny Briere netted the game-tying and game-winning goals to lead the Philadelphia Flyers over the Islanders, 4-3, in overtime Wednesday at Nassau Coliseum. Briere’s first g...

Game Preview: New York Rangers vs Philadelphia Flyers

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 [...]

Giroux leads Flyers past Canadiens 3-1

Claude Giroux had two goals, backup Sergei Bobrovsky made 23 saves and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 on Friday.

Giroux, Bobrovsky lead Flyers past Canadiens

Claude Giroux had two goals, backup Sergei Bobrovsky made 23 saves and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 on Friday.
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