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MATT READ RUMORS & GOSSIP

Goals by Umberger, Read help Flyers rally past Penguins

  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. Sean...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Read should be suspended for his hit on Carcillo, but he won’t be

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...
Via Save By Richter
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers sweep Pittsburgh in home-and-home series

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...
Via isportsweb.com
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Philly's Matt Read game-time decision on Saturday

Though Philadelphia Flyers' third-line centerman Matt Read's upper-body injury isn't thought to be serious, he nevertheless missed Thursday game against the Colorado Avalanche and is probably a game-time decision for their match in Phoenix on Saturday night.Read suffered the injury on New Years' Eve in Calgary. Coach Craig Berube called his decision to hold...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Looking at some Matt Read contract comparables, Homer deserves further praise

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...
Via Flyers Faithful
September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Read All About It: Flyers ink Read to 4-year extension

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...
Via Flyerdelphia
September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers, Read agree to extension

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  |  Discuss

Back In No Time - Matt Read returns from rib injury three weeks early

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...
Via Flyerdelphia
March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Read Signs with Södertälje SK in Sweden

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...
Via Buzz On Broad
September 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Flyers' Briere out vs. Sabres, Read to miss 2 games

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 01, 2011  |  Discuss
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