Found April 11, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
During Saturday's loss in Winnipeg, there was a shot on television showing the Flyers bench in the third period during a pause with goalie Steve Mason over at the bench. As he approached, Ilya Bryzgalov shut his eyes and acted like he was sleeping or bored or whatever. He often makes faces and creates theatrics which is part of his makeup. Which brings us to this question this morning: ami...

Bryzgalov at the center of two sleepy controversies

Philadelphia goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov is already connected to some pretty strange stories. Some involve his odd yet hilarious fascination with the universe while others surround his mediocre play in net, including a recent play where he appeared to try to duck under a shot. You can add another bizarre story to his resume as Bryzgalov is at the heart of a controversy over his actions...

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Ilya Bryzgalov is one of the most entertaining interviews in sports, but when Bryz isn’t happy, things can get pretty tense in the locker room. But when things get tense with Bryz, the entertainment factor only rises. After a loss the Senators on Thursday night, the Flyers goalie was asked about reports of him sleeping during team meetings. The netmidner wasn’t happy with the...

Report: Ilya Bryzgalov Appeared to Fall Asleep During Flyers’ Team Meeting

The legend of Ilya Bryzgalov continues to grow, and while it may be too early to say, the Philadelphia Flyers goalie isn’t doing much to prove he deserves to keep his contract and stay with the Flyers. The latest escapade may be his most damning if it is indeed true. According to, the Flyers netminder fell asleep during a team meeting. According to the report, Bryzgalov...

Ilya Bryzgalov Fires Back At Media, Flyers Fall To Sens

After reports that Ilya Bryzgalov was benched because he "fell asleep in a team meeting", he started the game for the Flyers. On Thursday night, Bryz and the Flyers welcomed the Ottawa Senators to the Wells Fargo Center. While the game did not go as planned, Bryz made 31 saves in a 3-1 losing effort. After the game, Bryz finally had a chance to get back at the media'...

The Need For The Seed: Flyers vs. Islanders Preview.

Now the Flyers are not kidding themselves, the need to win this game against the 8th seed Islanders is of Defcon 5 proportions. The Flyers are trying to avoid thier first playoff miss since 2007 and ironically thats the last year the Islanders made the playoffs. The Islanders have gone 6-2 over thier last 8 including a 4-3 win over the Flyers on March 28th. The Isles are doing exactly...

Erik Gustaffson knocks put into his own net

The Philadelphia Flyers have been one of the biggest disappointments in the NHL this year.  It’s gotten to the point that when Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov was asked about how he felt about being bought out at the end of the year he replied, “to be honest, I don’t care.”  The Flyers traded for Steve Mason at the trade deadline and he made his first start on Tuesday night...

Philadelphia Flyers ready to ditch Ilya Bryzgalov?

Philadelphia Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren has made his mark in the NHL by doing two things: 1) He offers players outrageous long-term contracts.2) He ditches the players who fail to pay dividends on those ridiculous deals.Naturally experts are wondering if he will use the amnesty buyout clause in the NHL’s new collective bargaining to dump goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov.Bryzgalov...

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Well you can cue the bugles and the military personell and let the "TAPS" music start to play. The Flyers and thier season have officialy been killed, and the New York Islanders of all teams did what the Flyers never do. They put thier foot on the floundering Flyers throat and crushed it like a little bug. Not that the Flyers had much confidence coming into this game as...
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