When the Flyers open their preseason schedule with a split-squad game Monday night against Washington at the Wells Fargo Center, they will showcase what appears to be their new No. 1 defensive pairing: Braydon Coburn and Andrew MacDonald.
MacDonald, 28, is looking forward to getting more chances to shut down opponents' top lines this season.
"You want to be out there in...
This in from Mark Spector of Sportsnet, an interesting interview with Oilers GM Craig MacTavish that the Oilers are looking for a top defenceman, and Spector’s own contention that Philadelphia’s Braydon Coburn might be the target.
MacTavish told Spec that the Oilers can take on some salary in a trade and are looking for a puck-moving d-man. Spec then wrote: “Watch for Edmonton...
The Flyers traded for Braydon Coburn at the 2007 deadline, and he's become a mainstay on the defensive corps for eight seasons. But where does he rank amongst the Orange and Black's top acquisitions at the deadline? (Photo Courtesy of broadstreetbuzz.com)
Today marks one of the most exciting days on any NHL fan's calendar -- trade deadline day. This year's deadline...
Braydon Coburn broke a tie early in the third period, and Steve Mason made the lead stand up as the Philadelphia Flyers beat the New York Rangers 2-1 on Thursday night for their second win of the season.
Matt Read scored a short-handed goal and added an assist, and Mason made 30 saves for Philadelphia (2-7), which snapped a four-game losing streak. The Flyers are still off to their...
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October 24, 2013
The Flyers celebrate after Braydon Coburn's game-winning goal in the third period of a 2-1 win over the New York Rangers. Photo Courtesy of ESPN.com
Perhaps all the Flyers needed was for a struggling team to come knocking. That team, the 2-5-0 New York Rangers, desimated by injury, were just what the doctor ordered for the 1-7-0 Flyers.
Once again, the Flyers failed to score...
(Photo: Tom Mihalek/AP) All of the trade talk and speculation leading up to the 2013 NHL Draft led many to believe that the day would be nothing short of action-packed. It came as a surprise to many when the day ended and few trades were made. Among the bigger names that was made available for [...]
NHLTags: Andrej MeszarosBraydon CoburnErik GustafssonPaul HolmgrenWhen I wrote the other day that the Philadelphia Flyers did not need to target big name free agent forwards in the offseason, I suggested that the organization could free up salary cap space by trading defenseman Braydon Coburn. I did not offer a reason why Coburn could or...
NHLTags: Andrej MeszarosBraydon CoburnOliver LauridsenWhatever faith you follow, be thankful that the Philadelphia Flyers 2013 season is almost over.
The Flyers announced this evening that Braydon Coburn and Andrej Meszaros will miss the remainder of the regular season with injuries. Coburn suffered a separated shoulder taking a hit from...
Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Braydon Coburn will return to the ice for Wednesday's game against the Atlantic Division rival New York Islanders.
Coburn bruised his kidney during Saturday's contest versus the Winnipeg Jets. He sat out Monday's loss to the Carolina Hurricanes.
The blue-liner has four points and 24 penalty minutes in 19 games this season.
The Philadelphia Flyers have secured one of their key young players, signing defenseman Braydon Coburn to a four-year extension worth $18 million.Coburn has three assists and a plus-one rating in 14 games so far this season.An eighth overall pick of the Atlanta Thrashers in 2003, Coburn was dealt to the Flyers in 2007 for fellow blue liner Alexei Zhitnik.The 26-year-old Saskatchewan...