MATT READ RUMORS & GOSSIP

Matt Read doing everything to bounce back except get points

    View image | gettyimages.com There's no doubt Matt Read had a very disappointing season last year. A guy the Philadelphia Flyers usually count on for speed and 20 goals scored only eight goals. More than that, he just looked slow. At 28 years old, he was too young to be over the hill. It made a lot of sense when news emerged that he was essentially playing the...
Via Flyerdelphia
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Are the Flyers regular-season ready?

The Flyers hit the ice on Wednesday night for the first of the final two preseason games that will take place this season. In the five games so far, they have a 3-1-1 record. But Monday's game, to this point, has been the most telling, with the majority of the Flyers final roster taking on the majority of the Rangers final roster. It was a chance to see how the Flyers could stack...
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September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers win streak snapped in Philly; Trades galore

The New York Rangers sloppy defensive play over the last few games finally cost them, losing 4-2 to the Philadelphia Flyers last night. I admittedly did not watch the game, but the highlights showed the following the goals: Matt Read made a nice play on his goal, knocking the puck out of midair to himself Read more → The post Rangers win streak snapped in Philly; Trades galore...
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March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Read, Coutourier help Flyers open homestand with win over Devils

  Matt Read and Sean Couturier each had a goal and an assist to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-1 win over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night. Wayne Simmonds added a power-play goal for the Flyers, and Jakub Voracek scored an empty-netter late in the third period to seal the win. Martin Havlat scored for the Devils. The Flyers opened a four-game homestand with a needed...
Via Associated Press
December 11, 2014  |  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...
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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 Vincent...
Via Flyerdelphia
March 16, 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, Mason lead Flyers over Islanders

Matt Read scored two goals, Steve Mason made 36 saves, and the streaking Philadelphia Flyers beat the New York Islanders 5-2 on Saturday night. The Flyers evened their record (10-10-2) for the first time this season with their sixth win in seven games. They are 6-0-1 in that span and 9-3-2 since a 1-7 start. Claude Giroux, Wayne Simmonds and Brayden Schenn also had goals for Philadelphia...
Via Associated Press
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Read scores two goals as Flyers get win over Sabres

Matt Read scored a pair of goals to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to their fifth win in six games, 4-1 over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night. Vincent Lecavalier also scored and Scott Hartnell added an empty-net goal for the Flyers, who set a season-high with 46 shots. Read's goals came 1:40 apart late in the second period. Steve Downie and Sean Couturier assisted on both tallies...
Via Associated Press
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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