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Del Zotto scores 2nd goal in OT to lift Flyers past Wild 4-3

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Michael Del Zotto scored his second goal of the game with 37 seconds left in overtime to send the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-3 win over the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night. Sean Couturier scored his fifth goal in nine games and Ryan White also scored to help Philadelphia win its second straight after losing three in a row. Steve Mason made 31 saves for the...
Via Associated Press
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

'Ghost' busted in 4-3 OT win over Minnesota Wild

Embed from Getty Images   It's safe to say that Michael Del Zotto was due for. The slick-moving blueliner entered Thursday's game against the Minnesota Wild with just one goal on the season, and reeled off a pair of goals -- including the overtime winner with 37 seconds to play -- to lift the Flyers to a 4-3 win over the Minnesota Wild. Del Zotto's first goal came...
Via Flyerdelphia
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Del Zotto requests accountability from slumping Flyers

Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Michael Del Zotto isn't interested in excuses.Yes, every NHL team takes a bit to get going following the Christmas break, but the Flyers dropped all three contests of their California road trip - this on the heels of a blistering 8-2-2 stretch heading into the Christmas break. Del Zotto saw this turn of events happen last season with a five-game skid...
Via Fox Sports
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Michael Del Zotto out day-to-day with upper-body injury

Embed from Getty Images   As the Flyers get set to take the ice after the holiday break, they will do so without one of their key blueliners. GM Ron Hextall announced prior to Sunday's game against Anaheim that Michael Del Zotto will be sidelined day-to-day with an upper-body injury.  Del Zotto, 25, leads the Flyers in time on ice per game, with 23:54 as well as 29...
Via Flyerdelphia
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Del Zotto Quietly Meeting New Challenges

    View image | Michael Del Zotto's career has been a bit of a roller coaster. He made a pretty big splash at the NHL level in his rookie season with the New York Rangers, scoring nine goals. His production dropped in his second season, and then was right back up again with 10 goals in his third season. From that peak, Del Zotto's career track went...
Via Flyerdelphia
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Del Zotto stepping into leadership role for Flyers

It started when Mark Streit went down with an injury, but Michael Del Zotto really emerged as a workhorse in the last three games. In the Flyers Black Friday game, which went to overtime, Del Zotto played 25:34. In Saturday's shutout win against the Rangers, Del Zotto played 29:20 as the Flyers dealt with a shorthanded defensive staff. In Tuesday's win over Ottawa, he played 26...
Via Flyerdelphia
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Gross: Michael Del Zotto posts photo of gruesome neck injury

Regardless of what you did on New Year’s Eve, it’s safe to say your day was better than the one enjoyed by Michael Del Zotto. The Flyers defenseman was cut by a skate blade during his team’s game against the Colorado Avalanche. Del Zotto was forced to leave the game, but later returned sporting a nice row of stitches. If you were curious what the wound looked like, Del Zotto...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Adult film star Lisa Ann puts Flyers' Del Zotto on blast

Porn star Lisa Ann has become well known among the sports community in recent weeks after she went on a date — and much more — with Notre Dame wide receiver Justin Brent. Apparently the 18-year-old freshman wasn’t the first athlete she dated, which has led to Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Michael Del Zotto being put on blast. Over the weekend, Ann took to Twitter in an...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Del Zotto’s return to form represent a dilemma?

If Del Zotto finds form, can the Rangers afford to let him go? With Michael Del Zotto back in the line-up consistently and finally cobbling together some consistent form the likely trade suitors will increase as Del Zotto starts to rack up the assists (3 in his last 4 games). Of course, with Del Zotto improving in recent weeks (as has most of the roster) the Rangers stand to benefit...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Why the Rangers should consider moving Michael Del Zotto

Del Zotto has fallen on hard times in New York For anyone that watches NHL Tonight, this week you’ll have seen Darren Dreger discuss the Rangers apparently having had contact with ‘five or six teams’ interested in acquiring Michael Del Zotto. The moment Del Zotto’s regression offensively caught up with Alain Vigneault’s lack of trust in his defensive game, this kind of...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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