Despite enduring a wretched summer, the Philadelphia Flyers manage to inconvenience the Rangers. On top of all their bad news the Flyers have had this off season came the recent announcement that veteran defenseman Andreas Lilja would miss at least the start of the next season, assuming it starts on time.
How does this affect the Rangers? Now, more than ever the Flyers will be looking...
Flyers defenseman Andreas Lilja had left hip surgery last month, and is expected back in late October or early November.
Lilja, 37, had six assists and was a plus-9 last season, his first in Philadelphia. He joins a list of problems on the blue line for the Flyers, who lost out on signing defenseman Shea Weber, when their contract offer for the All-Star was matched by Nashville...
Via AP on Fox
August 13, 2012
The Philadelphia Flyers' battered defense took another hit recently. Flyers defenseman Andreas Lilja had hip surgery last week and may not return to action until December, according to Swedish newspaper Helsingborgs Dablad. CSNPhilly.com also reported Lilja could be out of action for up to four months. The Flyers recently lost defenseman Andrej Meszarosto indefinitely...
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By Charlie O’Connor (@THG_Charlie)
The thinning of the Philadelphia Flyers’ defense has been a major subplot of the offseason, with Matt Carle departing for the Tampa Bay Lightning, and Andrej Meszaros suffering an Achilles injury that could keep him out for most, if not all, of the regular season.
This morning, there was more bad news...
Philadelphia Flyers fans, it’s pouring in terms of injuries to your blueline. With Chris Pronger sidelined indefinitely with post-concussion symptoms and Andrej Meszaros out for at least a couple of months with an Achilles tendon injury that required surgery, things looked a little shaky, and now they look shakier: according to Helsinborgs Dagblad’s Linus Ahlin, Andreas Lilja...
Max Talbot is out with a shoulder injury, and Andreas Lilja is out due to the deflected puck that he took in the throat.
On a positive note, Talbot does not have a separated shoulder, which many fans feared was the case after he fell to the ice in Boston.
via Tim Panaccio, CSN Philly
Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Andreas Lilja exited Saturday afternoon's game against the Boston Bruins after he was hit near the throat by the puck.
Lilja promptly left toward the locker room early in the first period. It is not immediately known if he'll return to the contest.
The 36-year-old Swede entered the game with three assists and 34 penalty minutes this season.
The Flyers finally received some good news yesterday regarding their injured defensemen, as Andreas Lilja has recovered from his high ankle sprain about three weeks earlier than expected. Lilja suffered the injury following the win against the Montreal Canadiens on “black Friday.”
Lilja was loaned to the Adirondack Phantoms on a conditioning assignment that will continue [...]
Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren announced after Friday’s win against the Montreal Canadiens that Andreas Lilja would be out for six weeks with a high ankle sprain.
He also stated that Chris Pronger is still out with a virus that, “We’re not sure what it is.”
“Best case scenario, it would be… Friday at Anaheim. Chris is [...]
The Philadelphia Flyers have lost two more players’ services due to injuries, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Sam Carchidi:
The injury bug continues to hit the Flyers. After Friday’s 3-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens at the Wells Fargo Center, general manager Paul Holmgren said that defenseman Andreas Lilja could miss six weeks after suffering a high ankle sprain...