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Michael Del Zotto gets a chance with Flyers

Nobody likes to see another player get hurt or have any other sort of health problem. But in an odd way, Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen's blood clot situation -- the former Predators standout is out indefinitely -- has given another former Nashville blueliner a chance. Michael Del Zotto, who is an offensive-minded defenseman like the 38-year-old Timonen, signed...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Flyers goalie Mason returns to ice after breaking finger

Philadelphia Flyers goalie Steve Mason returned to on-ice training for the first time since breaking a finger on July 27, the Philadelphia Daily News reports. Mason fractured his finger during a game of ball hockey in his hometown of Oakville, Ontario. At the time, Flyers General Manager Ron Hextall said he would miss two weeks of training. The Flyers are scheduled to open training...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Mason is back practicing after breaking his finger

Steve Mason broke his finger while playing ball hockey earlier this summer. At the time, it seemed like the Flyers were going to have to endure yet another costly injury at the start of a new season. Thankfully for the Flyers, Mason’s injury wasn’t as severe as some feared and he has already returned to the ice. #Flyers goaltender Steve Mason returned to the ice today for the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers coach Craig Berube vows to devote more practice time to shootouts next season

Craig Berube spent a half hour the other day talking about all things Flyers, everything from his first offseason as NHL head coach to his coaching philosophy to breaking down some of his players to … you name it. Late into this sit-down with two reporters in the media room at the Flyers' Skate Zone practice rink, the big guy who used to earn a living in hockey with his fists...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Simon Gagne will try out with the Bruins

Simon Gagne is trying to make an NHL comeback and it’s apparently starting at the Boston Bruins’ training camp later this year. Gagne missed the 2013-14 season and previously skated with the Philadelphia Flyers and LA Kings in 2012-13. His career appeared to be winding down over the last several seasons as his offensive production significantly diminished since his 34-goal 2008...
Via Puck Drunk Love
7 days ago  |  Discuss

PIC: Let the mocking of Claude Giroux begin

It is August, but this is noteworthy: Hahah just saw this shirt at starbucks… @TPBderek @TPBadam pic.twitter.com/9L2HDuwMXm — JD (@absoBUCNlutely) August 10, 2014
Via The Pensblog
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers expect Schenn's game to reach new heights

Brayden Schenn established himself as a big part of the Philadelphia Flyers last season. But those around the team are confident there's more to come. Schenn was rewarded for his first 20-goal NHL season with a two-year contract that reportedly will pay him $2.5 million this season and next season. For that money, however, the Flyers are hoping for more than 20 goals. "...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers give Michael Del Zotto another chance

Michael Del Zotto is getting another chance. The 24-year-old defenseman once had a world of promise playing for the New York Rangers and looked as though he was finally delivering on it with a breakout 2011-12 season where he posted 10 goals and 31 assists. Two years of struggle later and he found himself shipped off to Nashville for fellow defenseman Kevin Klein. Things didn’t...
Via Sports-Glory
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kimmo Timonen Injury is Devastating to Flyers Blue Line

On Tuesday, the Flyers front office revealed that Kimmo Timonen has been hospitalized with blood clots in his leg and lungs. Though stable. and likely to be released from the hospital soon, Kimmo’s playing career may be in jeopardy. Its unclear when he will return to the Flyers if at all. Losing Kimmo’s contributions is […] The post Kimmo Timonen Injury is Devastating to Flyers...
Via Sons of the Spectrum
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Let’s Create Some ‘Flyers Tank for Connor McDavid’ Slogans

The Flyers received devastating news yesterday that defensive stalwart Kimmo Timonen was in the hospital with blood clots in BOTH lungs (and his leg) which puts his season, and by proxy his career, in jeopardy.  Obviously, Timonen’s health is his primary concern and a return to hockey should be the furthest thing from his mind right now. […] The post Let’s Create Some ...
Via Sons of the Spectrum
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers’ Kimmo Timonen Diagnosed With Blood Clots, On-Ice Future Uncertain

Kimmo Timonen’s NHL career appears to be in jeopardy. The Philadelphia Flyers defenseman  has been diagnosed with blood clots in his lower right leg and both of his lungs, the team revealed Tuesday. According to the club, Timmonen is being treated in his home country of Finland, and there’s no timetable for a potential return. The 39-year-old signed a one-year contract in June...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Lucky for Flyers, goalie Mason still has a lot to prove

Flyers goalie Steve Mason suffered a broken pinky that will keep him out for two weeks but won't disrupt his preparation for the 2014-15 season.(Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photograpy) If you wear the Orange and Black and play between the pipes, you tend to face a lot of pressure. After all, the Flyers last truly great goaltender for several seasons is now the general manager. This...
Via Flyerdelphia
21 days ago  |  Discuss

104-year-old Flyers fan tears up after trying on Stanley Cup ring

Helen Moser, a dedicated Philadelphia Flyers fan, celebrated her 104th birthday recently. She had to wait about 40 years for the team to be founded in 1967 before the German immigrant was able to develop an interest in hockey, which she says was prompted by how she found it similar to soccer. During her birthday […] The post 104-year-old Flyers fan moved to tears by trying on Stanley...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Youth forward revival could provide boost to Flyers offense

  #181964911 / gettyimages.com In the previous development camp, it was easy to turn attention to the rookie defenseman. Aside from the final two games for the then Adirondack Phantoms, this was the first many were getting a look at Shayne Gostisbehere, the headliner of the Flyers defensive prospects. What isn’t talked about nearly as much is talent up front. The Flyers do...
Via Flyerdelphia
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Key to Flyers future is developing defensemen

Defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere will likely start the season in the AHL as the Flyers most NHL-ready prospect. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography)  The Flyers most recent development camp wrapped on Tuesday with many of the team's prospects, including the entire 2014 Draft class, participating. One thing was evident throughout camp: the Flyers have a ton of young defensive depth...
Via Flyerdelphia
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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