MATT READ RUMORS & GOSSIP

Akey, Akey! Flyers Ready for Game 3 Clash In South Philly

May 8, 2012 was the last time the Sea of Orange engulfed the Wells Fargo Center for a Flyers home playoff game.  Facing elimination, Philadelphia fell to the Stanley Cup Final bound New Jersey Devils 3-1 in a game most notorious for its' game-winning goal.  Tied 1-1 more than halfway through the first period, a pressured Kimmo Timonen played the puck back to goalie Ilya Bryzgalov...
Via Puckrant.com
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Game 82 By the Numbers: Hurricanes at Flyers

Much like the previous two games, there isn’t a whole lot to say about the Hurricanes 6-5 shootout win over the Flyers. You had two teams whose seasons were basically over, one already clinching the playoff spot and one being officially eliminated from contention about a week ago. To add to that, the Flyers were starting an inexperienced AHL goalie and both teams were letting most...
Via Shutdown Line
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers regain confidence with win over Sabres

Mark Streit already knew the Flyers were in desperate need of a win. Then he looked up at the scoreboard and saw that the Columbus Blue Jackets had won their game against the New York Islanders -- meaning they were suddenly tied with the Flyers in the Metropolitan Division standings. “Sitting on the bench I saw the score, that they won 4-0,” Streit said. “So I’m like, wow...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  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

Morning After: Couturier, Read handle Penguins top players

Matt Read scores his second goal of Saturday's 4-0 win over the Penguins. (Photo Courtesy of ESPN.com) There wasn't a more perfect beginning to the Flyers home-and-home weekend series against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Pure dominance from start to finish was on display on Saturday afternoon at Wells Fargo Center. The Flyers 4-0 win featured many stars. Scott Hartnell and...
Via Flyerdelphia
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Read, special teams send Flyers soaring over Penguins

If this weekend is a playoff preview of sorts, the Flyers are in good shape. Instead of stewing in back-to-back losses, the Flyers were amped from the start to play their cross-state rival Pittsburgh Penguins and the energy carried to the finish. They were dominant in a 4-0 win, with a rematch coming Sunday on the west side of Pennsylvania. Craig Berube has been preaching better...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Flight Plan: Preparing for a Crucial Week

Matt Read takes a shot in warm-ups for the game against last week against the San Jose Sharks, which the Flyers lost 7-3. Image c/o Amy Irvin of 38Photography. The Philadelphia Flyers dropped their first game in their return to action this past week with a 7-3 loss to the San Jose Sharks, but rebounded nicely yesterday afternoon against the New York Rangers with a 4-2 win. With...
Via Flyerdelphia
March 02, 2014  |  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

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