November 4, 2000 When Flyers goalie Brian Boucher lost the starting job to Roman Cechmanek in the 2000-01 season, the 28 year old "rookie" from the Czech Republic was not about to give it back anytime soon. The Flyers sixth-round pick of the 2000 NHL draft was here to stay. On this Saturday night, Cechmanek recorded his first NHL win and first NHL Shutout, a 3-0 blanking of the...
Welcome once again to another edition of Between the Pipes, a look at Philadelphia Flyers hockey and the NHL through linkage. The hockey season begins in just one day and the Flyers will hit the ice in two days. So this is the final stretch without meaningful hockey for the next few months. Here are a few stories around the NHL. Brian Boucher joining NBC Sports as full-time...
ESPN is parting ways with Jason Whitlock. In other news, former NHL goaltender Brian Boucher has joined NBC Sports, and MLB Network’s Sam Ryan will work the sidelines for the MLB playoffs on TBS. Whitlock Leaving ESPN ESPN has parted ways with pundit Jason Whitlock, Sports Illustrated reported Sunday. Whitlock, who worked for ESPN from [...]
Remember When #4: Boucher’s 5 Straight Shutouts In this edition of Remember When, we are going to look back to the record setting accomplishment of Phoenix (Arizona) Coyotes goaltender Brian Boucher who recorded 5 straight shutouts. Even as I write this, I’m shaking my head because it is unbelievable. This craziness started on December 31, 2003 when Brian Boucher received a...
On this episode of the Flyers Faithful Podcast on Flyerdelphia.com, Steve Jacot and Hal Greenblatt discuss Olympic hockey in Sochi thus far and look at the semi-final matchups between USA and Canada as well as Sweden and Finland. Steve also talks to former Flyer Brian Boucher about his career, Steve Mason, Team USA, and more! Be sure to check out Brian Boucher on the Adirondack...
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