Found January 08, 2013 on
Buzz On Broad:
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 a line that certainly generated some laughs around Twitter and the blogosphere today, but does Bryzgalov's joking nature distract him from performing well on the ice?
Last season, Bryzgalov saw some stretches where he really struggled, and it sometimes seemed as if he would never gain his bearings and fit well in Philly. Heading into 2013, the 32-year-old goaltender seems much more prepared to be the go-to guy.
“I had a great experience the last year. I understand the philosophy of how it works here, the fans, media, even the management of the team. I make some notes in my head for myself. And I’m goin...
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Today, I can officially lift my self-imposed no NHL embargo because the NHL and the NHLPA finally came to their senses (with the help of federal mediator Scot Beckenbaugh). It sure feels good, and now the speculation can begin.
Probably the most intriguing part of this new Collective Bargaining Agreement, aside from the length (10 years with an opt out at 8) is the addition of two...
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...
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...
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...
via Frank Seravalli of the Philadelphia Daily News,
On Wednesday, the hot rumor was Luongo to . . . the Flyers?
It all started with a report from former player-turned-analyst Enrico Ciccone, who tweeted that the Flyers have interest in Luongo. His report was seconded by TSN analyst James Duthie, who is believed to be a close friend of Luongo.
When contacted, Flyers general...
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.
The Roberto Luongo trade rumours are in full force. Previously I’ve looked at the possibility of Luongo heading to Toronto, Edmonton, Florida and Chicago. Until today, I have not thought about the possibility of Luongo in the orange and black of the Philadelphia Flyers.
The Luongo to Philadelphia rumour heated up today after TSN’s James Duthie mentioned Philly’s interest on...
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...
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...
Claude Giroux was among 5 Philadelphia Flyers who needed surgery to repair various ailments. Giroux had both of his wrists operated on.
The Philadelphia Flyers will open camp this weekend, months after they were supposed to before a lockout almost caused a lost season. Camp will be short, probably beginning Sunday and ending Thursday or Friday. There will be no preseason games on...
NHLTags: Enrico CicconeIlya BryzgalovJames DuthieRoberto LuongoVancouver CanucksEarlier this morning, former NHL player and TV analyst Enrico Ciccone reported via twitter that the Philadelphia Flyers were interested in Vancouver Canucks goaltender (until next week) Roberto Luongo.
Casual fans and Philadelphia media alike scoffed at the notion...
Rumors are swirling tonight that the Philadelphia Flyers are workig om a trade for Roberto Luongo. I am told that as on 10pm et they are not at all in on Luongo..This from a terrific source who would absolutely know if they were or weren't.
When I asked if I could safely kill this rumor the source told me, "yup."