ILYA BRYZGALOV NEWS

This Week in Flyers History: Week ending April 5

April 3, 2013 Two years ago this week, the Flyers defeated the Montreal Canadiens, 5-3. Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 14 of the 17 shots he faced and Jake Voracek iced the game with an empty-net goal, his 15th of the year, with just 39 seconds remaining. The much bigger Flyers news that day had happened earlier in the afternoon at the NHL trade deadline. The Flyers traded goalie Michael...
Via Flyerdelphia
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers, goalie coach Jeff Reese part ways

  View image | gettyimages.com The Flyers announced on Friday that they have "parted ways" with goaltending coach Jeff Reese. Ron Hextall called the move a "mutual decision," suggesting that Reese was not fired by the team. Reese was the Flyers goaltending coach for six seasons, through trying times with Ilya Bryzgalov, the Flyers Stanley Cup run in 2010 with Brian Boucher...
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March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Best and worst from the NHL: Week 22

Another week has passed in the NHL and the world kept turning. Trades have been made, extensions have been signed and fans have aired their grievances. All is right and I am here to show you some of the best of the week that was. Have any tips? Feel free to email me at: sblaze17@gmail.com Best: Shea Weber… Oral Surgeon? “Don’t tell Dad he kissed me.” Shea Weber is a man...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Anaheim G Ilya Bryzgalov accepts AHL assignment: It didn't work out

Ilya Bryzgaov isn't hanging up the skates quite yet. The Anaheim Ducks' 34-year-old Russian goaltender cleared waivers Monday and has decided to accept an assignment in the AHL with the Ducks' primary development team, the Norfolk Admirals. It doesn't appear to be a nasty split with Anaheim, the team that drafted him at the start of his career, but it does seem as though neither...
Via Fox Sports West
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

With Bryzgalov's future uncertain, Ducks turn to veteran LaBarbera as third goalie

As expected, Ducks' backup goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov has cleared waivers and a decision on his future will come is likely to come on Tuesday. The Ducks have decided to move forward throughout the rest of the season with Frederik Andersen as the No. 1 goalie and John Gibson as the backup. With Andersen still nursing a neck injury, Jason LaBarbera was called up from the AHL and flown...
Via Fox Sports West
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Duck Reportedly Waive Veteran Goalie Ilya Bryzgalov

View image | gettyimages.com After Frederick Andersen suffered an injury, many thought it was time for veteran back-up Ilya Bryzgalov to step up and earn some of the 2.88 million dollar contract he signed with the team.  Bryzgalov looked awful in his starts and was quickly passed on the depth chart by a younger option in John Gibson, who has struggled less harshly than his...
Via TopSportsReport
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

AP source: Anaheim Ducks place goalie Bryzgalov on waivers

A person familiar with the move tells The Associated Press that the Anaheim Ducks have placed goalie Ilya Bryzgalov on waivers. The person spoke Sunday on the condition of anonymity because the team has not announced the decision. Bryzgalov hasn't played since allowing three goals on eight shots in a 6-2 loss at Florida on Feb. 10. The 34-year-old went 1-4-1 in eight appearances...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Bryzgalov earns first win in Anaheim since 2007

The last time Ilya Bryzgalov got a win in Anaheim, the Ducks were the only hockey team in California raising banners.  Back in Orange County again, in his same locker and everything, Bryzgalov recaptured his old form Friday night at the Honda Center in the Ducks' 5-1 win over New Jersey.  "The team got two points with me," he said. "I'm now part of the team." Bryzgalov didn't exactly...
Via Fox Sports West
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks notebook: Anderson to sit vs. Devils, Bryzgalov gets nod in net

Goaltender Frederik Andersen will sit out Friday night, leaving Ilya Bryzgalov to tend the net when the Ducks face the New Jersey Devils. With such a heavy workload placed on Andersen in recent months and Bryzgalov back to playing shape, the Ducks are now actively trying to work Andersen's backup into a solid rotation. "We need him to play well," said coach Bruce Boudreau. "It's...
Via Fox Sports West
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks goalie Ilya Bryzgalov 'in great shape' for Honda Center debut

The Bryz is finally ready to make his Honda Center debut. Ilya Bryzgalov was the first goalie off the ice after Wednesday's morning skate and Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau confirmed that he will be in net against the Rangers. Frederik Andersen, who has started 27 of the last 28 games for the Ducks, will get a much-needed night off. "He's in shape now, he's had a lot of practices," said...
Via Fox Sports West
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Ilya Bryzgalov Unveils Amazing New “Darkwing Duck” Goalie Mask

Ilya Bryzgalov is back from the abyss with the Anaheim Ducks, his second stint with the franchise, and coming back means you have to have an awesome goalie mask. Bryzgalov has this new “Darkwing Duck” goalie mask and it is awesome. Not only is it a great logo, but the half-orange, half-white cage is brilliant. […] The post Ilya Bryzgalov Unveils Amazing New “Darkwing Duck”...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks sign G Bryzgalov to one-year deal: 'I'm not hoping for anything'

Get ready to start pondering the cosmos again because Ilya Bryzgalov is back in the NHL. The 34-year-old goaltender is back where it all began as the Anaheim Ducks announced Tuesday that Bryzgalov has been signed to a one-year deal. He is expected to report to the Ducks' AHL affiliate in Norfolk, Va., to warm up with a few games before being added to Anaheim's active roster. Bryzgalov...
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December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks sign Ilya Bryzgalov to 1-year deal

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Goalie Ilya Bryzgalov has agreed to a one-year, $2.88 million contract to return to the Anaheim Ducks. The NHL-leading Ducks announced the deal with their former backup goalie Tuesday. The 34-year-old Bryzgalov began his NHL career with Anaheim, appearing in 69 games from 2001-08. He was the backup to Jean-Sebastien Giguere on the Ducks' only Stanley Cup championship...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Spaceman Cometh: The Return Of Ilya Bryzgalov

I love Ilya Bryzgalov. He's hilarious! Have you heard some of the things that have come out of this guy's mouth? Here's one of my favorite gems “I’m very into the universe, you know like how was created, you know, like, what is it, you know? Solar system is so humongous big, right? But if you see like our solar system and our galaxy on the side, you know, like, we’re so small...
Via Razzball Hockey
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryzgalov aiming to rejoin Ducks in Anaheim

Until this week, former Anaheim Ducks goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov, one of the most colorful and quirky characters in a league full of them, was a stay-at-home dad in New Jersey. Bryzgalov shuttled his son to hockey practices and his daughter to figure skating lessons and was fairly content. "I'm not going to lie to you, pretty much after the training camp in Minnesota, I didn't do...
Via Fox Sports West
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks sign goalie Ilya Bryzgalov to tryout deal

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Goalie Ilya Bryzgalov has agreed to a pro tryout contract with the injury-depleted Anaheim Ducks. The Ducks announced the return Wednesday of Bryzgalov, Anaheim's second-round pick in 2000. Bryzgalov played in 69 games with the Ducks from 2001-07, emerging as a dependable NHL player. He was the backup to Jean-Sebastien Giguere on Anaheim's only Stanley Cup championship...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Veteran Goalie Ilya Bryzgalov Joins Anaheim Ducks On Tryout

Ilya Bryzgalov is headed back to the NHL team he began his career with. The 34-year-old goaltender has landed a tryout with the Anaheim Ducks, the team announced Wednesday. BREAKING: Goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov has joined the team on a tryout contract.— Anaheim Ducks (@AnaheimDucks) December 03, 2014 Hearing that Ilya Bryzgalov has joined the Anaheim Ducks, much like Brodeur did...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Avalanche pass on Ilya Bryzgalov

The Colorado Avalanche had a rough day in Ottawa earlier this week. On the same day, the Avalanche lost both goaltender Semyon Varlamov and goaltender Reto Berra to injuries. Varlamov suffered a groin injury during the morning skate and Berra suffered a head/neck injury after a collision. With both goalies on the shelf for an undetermined amount of time, the Avs are a team who...
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October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Avalanche pass on Ilya Bryzgalov

The Colorado Avalanche had a rough day in Ottawa earlier this week. On the same day, the Avalanche lost both goaltender Semyon Varlamov and goaltender Reto Berra to injuries. Varlamov suffered a groin injury during the morning skate and Berra suffered a head/neck injury after a collision. With both goalies on the shelf for an undetermined amount of time, the Avs are a team who...
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October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ilya Bryzgalov Released By Minnesota Wild After Professional Tryout

Ilya Bryzgalov once famously said that he wasn’t afraid of anything except a “bear in the forest.” But now he’ll have to face the nerve-racking task of finding a new job. The enigmatic goaltender was released from his professional tryout by the Minnesota Wild on Monday, leaving Bryzgalov without a team heading toward the start of the regular season. After signing a nine-year...
Via NESN.com
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Goalie Bryzgalov took in-game selfies with fans since 'kids came to have fun'

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The lines formed at the Xcel Energy Center, and Minnesota Wild fans were eager to get a picture with goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov. Only this was no fan meet-and-greet with Minnesota's goaltender. This picture session happened in the third period of the Wild's 4-1 preseason win against the Pittsburgh Penguins with Bryzgalov sitting on Minnesota's bench. Nothing is...
Via Fox Sports North
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Ilya Bryzgalov takes selfies with fans during game

During the Minnesota Wild’s 4-1 exhibition victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday, backup goalie Ilya Bryzgalov took selfies with fans. Bryz has been taking selfies with fans tonight. #mnwild pic.twitter.com/TprGaCZAHB — Minnesota Wild (@mnwild) September 30, 2014 selfie with #bryzgalov. Not the greatest of me…but still epic! pic.twitter.com/NSL5LFHEta — JackieB...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ilya Bryzgalov takes selfies with fans during game

During the Minnesota Wild’s 4-1 exhibition victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday, backup goalie Ilya Bryzgalov took selfies with fans. Bryz has been taking selfies with fans tonight. #mnwild pic.twitter.com/TprGaCZAHB — Minnesota Wild (@mnwild) September 30, 2014 selfie with #bryzgalov. Not the greatest of me…but still epic! pic.twitter.com/NSL5LFHEta...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ilya Bryzgalov takes photos with fans while on the bench

After helping lead the team into the playoffs last season after being a late roster addition, the Minnesota Wild brought back Ilya Bryzgalov for a training camp tryout heading into this season, partly due to the uncertainty of the team’s goaltending situation. During Monday night’s exhibition game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Xcel Energy Center […] The post Wild goalie...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ilya Bryzgalov Beats Third-Period Boredom By Taking Selfies With Fans (Photos)

Minnesota Wild backup goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov defeated some boredom Monday night the same way teenage girls do — by taking some selfies. The always entertaining Bryz had some fun on the bench during the third period while Darcy Kuemper was busy between the pipes putting together a 32-save performance in the Wild’s 4-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins. Bryzgalov, whose in camp...
Via NESN.com
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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