MATT READ RUMORS & GOSSIP
R.J. Umberger and Matt Read scored 2 minutes apart in the third period to lift the Philadelphia Flyers past the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5-3 on Wednesday night.
Umberger, a Pittsburgh native, beat Marc-Andre Fleury 6:50 into the third to break a tie and Read followed with a backhander to help the Flyers improve to 12-2-1 at Consol Energy Center since the arena opened in 2010.
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago
PITTSBURGH (AP) R.J. Umberger and Matt Read scored 2 minutes apart in the third period to lift the Philadelphia Flyers past the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5-3 on Wednesday night.
Umberger, a Pittsburgh native, beat Marc-Andre Fleury 6:50 into the third to break a tie and Read followed with a backhander to help the Flyers improve to 12-2-1 at Consol Energy Center since the arena opened...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago
Amidst all the god awful officiating in last night’s 4-1 Rangers victory against the Flyers, was this clear head shot by Matt Read on Daniel Carcillo that went uncalled. “As the video shows”, Read stuck his frickin’ elbow out intentionally to pop Carcillo in the dome. It’s a hit worthy of at least a game as the video is pretty damning. Read did it on purpose. He targeted...
The Philadelphia Flyers’ completed a sweep of the Pittsburgh Penguins in their home-and-home series this weekend.
Although the four points are irrelevant when it comes to the Flyers’ position in relation to Pittsburgh, they are crucial in regards to their position in the Metropolitan Division.
The Metro is about as tight as any race can get. The Flyers, Columbus Blue Jackets...
After what has already been, arguably, Paul Holmgren’s most impressive offseason to date he went and re-signed Matt Read to a bargain of a four year contract on Friday. At four years and only $3.625 million on the cap, my initial reaction was elation at the cap number. I had thought for some time now, that the Flyers might have to trade Read because of their young nucleus of players...
Matt Read scored 11 goals and recorded 24 points last season.
Among the Flyers many rookie leaders from 2011-12, Matt Read
stood out. He jumped out to a hot start and into the spotlight.
The 2012-13 season was not a highlight year for Read. He
struggled early. He suffered a devastating injury just as he started to
improve. But the Flyers have intentions to keep Read around...
The Philadelphia Flyers say they have signed forward Matt Read to a four-year, $14.5 million contract extension.
Read, who had 11 goals and 13 assists in 42 games last season, is now under contract for five years. He led NHL rookies with 24 goals during the 2011-12 season.
''We're excited and happy we finally got it done,'' general manager Paul Holmgren said...
Via AP on Fox
September 20, 2013
As late as Tuesday evening, the diagnosis on Matt Read was that he was healing, but would likely need three more weeks to heal after sustaining torn rib cage muscles February 20th vs. Pittsburgh.
Read, though, was eager to return to the Flyers, who could use the young Forward's skills as they try to fight their way into playoff contention. Read lead the team with 13 points...
The latest Philadelphia Flyer to dart overseas is Matt Read, who will be joining Södertälje SK in Sweden. The team competes in Sweden's second tier league of hockey.
Södertälje SK released a statement regarding the acquisition of Read on their website. An edited translation of this story reads this:
SK strengthens the squad further today. Today we are happy to anounce...
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Philadelphia Flyers center Danny Briere will miss Wednesday's game against his former team - the Buffalo Sabres - with an upper body injury.
The Flyers also announced that rookie forward Matt Read will miss the team's next two contests with an upper-body injury. He'll be sidelined for Wednesday's game versus the Sabres and Thursday's contest against the New Jersey...