Future Flyers Report: Bourdon's issues, Stolarz nearing a return, Laughton continues strong play

Image courtesy of CSNPhilly.comIt’s been a tough few years for Marc-Andre Bourdon. The 24-year-old defenseman is struggling again with post-concussion symptoms after it seemed as though he was cleared of such issues in the middle of January. As the Flyers and their fans have seen in recent memory with the career and life of Chris Pronger, Bourdon’s situation has now become pretty...
Via Flyerdelphia
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Another setback for hard-luck Bourdon

Defenseman Marc-Andre Bourdon has concussion issues from banging his head into the glass during a recent game and is out of the Phantoms’ lineup indefinitely, Adirondack coach Terry Murray confirmed after his team’s morning skate Saturday in Voorhees. The Phantoms play Bridgeport at the Wells Fargo Center at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Earlier this season, Bourdon spent two months...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

The Surprising Return of Marc-Andre Bourdon

For a while there, it seemed like Marc-Andre Bourdon fell off the radar. Out of sight, out of mind. And then, suddenly, there he was at the Flyers morning skate two Sundays ago. His return was a surprise to everyone, including his teammates. He's back, he's feeling good, and he's ready to compete. Bourdon played his last game with the Flyers on April 7, 2012 and his...
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers’ Marc-Andre Bourdon gets second shot at NHL career

Marc-Andre Bourdon (Photo credit: Bruce Bennet/Getty Images North America) Marc-Andre Bourdon is a prospective candidate for the feel-good story of the year in the NHL. Bourdon, 24, was cleared for contact by the Philadelphia Flyers physician, Gary Dorshimer, after nearly two years of dealing with concussion and post-concussion like symptoms. Bourdon played 45 games with the Flyers...
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: Bourdon cleared for contact, Stolarz suffers scary injury, Straka suspended

(Image courtesy of Deadspin)Marc-Andre Bourdon has yet to play a single game this season due to concussion issues that have haunted him for the past 14 months. Fortunately for the young defenseman, he is cleared for contact and will join the Adirondack Phantoms this week. Bourdon hasn't played a game for the Philadelphia Flyers since the 2012 NHL playoffs and he hasn't taken...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: My thoughts on Mason and return of Marc-Andre Bourdon

Editors’ Note: Noted Philadelphia Flyers fan John Saquella is going beyond 140 characters. The man most of you probably know from social media as @jsaquella will bring you his wide-ranging opinion and commentary on the Orange and Black in his column Putting On The Foil. By John Saquella (@jsaquella) Getty Images On Saturday, the Flyers announced they had come to terms on a new...
Via The Hockey Guys
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bourdon cleared to play, will rehab in AHL

Marc-Andre Bourdon, who last played a professional game on Nov. 30, 2012, has been cleared to return to action. (Photo Courtesy of USA Some help additional help could be on the way for the Philadelphia Flyers defense. Marc-Andre Bourdon, on injured reserve since suffering a concussion on Nov. 30, 2012, while still with the Adirondack Phantoms in the American Hockey League...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Marc-Andre Bourdon On Verge of Returning

General Manager Paul Holmgren released a statement on Sunday afternoon regarding the health of injured defenseman Marc-Andre Bourdon. “Marc-Andre has continued his rehab the past couple of months and has improved to the point where we anticipate him being loaned to the Phantoms this week and getting  back on the road to playing professional hockey […]Marc-Andre Bourdon On Verge...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Laughton is Too Advanced for OHL

Note: I am at the Flyers' practice at the Skate Zone today and will have a post-practice update with video later today. All line combos and D pairing today are the same as the last game, with Scott Hartnell, Vincent Lecavalier and Marc-Andre Bourdon joining as rehabbing players. Lecavalier and Hartnell are the only two dressed in gray (today's designated non-contact color...
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October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Three More Assigned to Phantoms Camp

(Photo courtesy of the Philadelphia Flyers) The Flyers announced that three players have cleared waivers and were assisted to the American Hockey League Phantoms, where training camp is scheduled to begin Monday. The three players were forwards Ben Holmstrom and Kris Newbury, and goaltender Yann Danis. Defenseman Marc-Andre Bourdon also cleared waivers, but instead of heading to...
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September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Roster Cuts, Line Combos, Prospects in Action

FLYERS PLACE FOUR ON WAIVERS After making 28 roster cuts on Wednesday to greatly reduce the size of their training camp roster, the Flyers made four additional cuts yesterday. The team has placed goaltender Yann Danis, forwards Ben Holmstrom and Kris Newbury, and defenseman Marc-Andre Bourdon on waivers for purposes of assigning them to the AHL's Adirondack Phantoms. All...
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September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers Notes on Read, Gagne, Bourdon, and Talbot

Matt Read said his agent and the Flyers are discussing a contract extension. Read, who signed a 3-year deal in 2011, will be an unrestricted free agent following the 2013-14 season. Simon Gagne is furious at the Flyers – in particular GM Paul Holmgren – after Holmgren announced the team will not re-sign the veteran. Gagne was apparently banking on a return to Philadelphia, and...
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September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: Critical Thinking

Editors’ Note: Noted Philadelphia Flyers fan John Saquella is going beyond 140 characters. The man most of you probably know from social media as @jsaquella will bring you his wide-ranging opinion and commentary on the Orange and Black in his column Putting On The Foil. By John Saquella (@jsaquella) Getty Images Looking back to the summer of 2012, the Flyers made a number of missteps...
Via The Hockey Guys
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: Can The Flyers Trade Andrej Meszaros?

Editors’ Note: Noted Philadelphia Flyers fan John Saquella is going beyond 140 characters. The man most of you probably know from social media as @jsaquella will bring you his wide-ranging opinion and commentary on the Orange and Black in his column Putting On The Foil. By John Saquella (@jsaquella) Getty Images The Flyers have too many defensemen. Looking at Capgeek, they have...
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August 01, 2013  |  1 Comment

Is The Philadelphia Flyers Defense Good Enough?

Editors’ Note: Noted Philadelphia Flyers fan John Saquella is going beyond 140 characters. The man most of you probably know from social media as @jsaquella will bring you his wide-ranging opinion and commentary on the Orange and Black in his column Putting On The Foil. By John Saquella (@jsaquella) Getty Images Want to analyze the Flyers as a team? Easy, just shred the defense...
Via The Hockey Guys
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Lauridsen, Thursday Quick Hits

Flyers Re-Sign Lauridsen to Two-Year Contract Yesterday, the Flyers re-signed defenseman Oliver Lauridsen to a two-year contract. As was the case with the contract signed last summer by Marc-Andre Bourdon, the first year of Lauridsen's deal is a two-way contract, the second year is one-way. At the NHL level, Lauridsen's deal will pay at a $600,000 full-season salary...
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Improbable Streak Continues as Flyers Win Fourth Straight

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Flyers News NHLTags: Jake VoracekJay RosehillKimmo TimonenLuke SchennSean CouturierToronto MapleleafsThe Philadelphia Flyers’ roster is currently absent defensemen Chris Pronger, Nicklas Grossmann, Braydon Coburn, Andrej Meszaros, Marc-Andre Bourdon and Matt Walker. You can now add Kimmo Timonen to that list, as he did not return to the ice after...
April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Injuries to Bourdon, Holmstrom Becoming Clearer

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Flyers News NHLTags: Adirondack PhantomsBen HolmstromMarc-Andre BourdonNeither Marc-Andre Bourdon nor Ben Holmstrom were guaranteed spots in the Philadelphia Flyers’ line-up in September, when training camp would have begun for the 2012-13 NHL season. Regardless of whether the season comes back, it may already be over for the both of them, as official...
December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Phantoms, Titans, Roundup

AHL: Phantoms Drop Third Straight A six-game homestand that started with much promise ended up being a wash for the Adirondack Phantoms. After winning the first three games of the homestand, the Phantoms have lost three in a row. Last night, Adirondack fell 3-2 to the Albany Devils. The Phantoms, who were playing without either Marc-Andre Bourdon (flu) or Zac Rinaldo (bruised...
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December 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Phantoms Making Move To Comcast Network After Movember

Is life without hockey unbearable? Well you are in luck because starting in December the Comcast Network will begin airing select Adirondack Phantoms' games. Depending on the length of the NHL lockout, these games could feature some of your favorite young Flyers such as Sean Couturier, Brayden Schenn, Marc-Andre Bourdon, Eric Wellwood, Erik Gustafsson, Harry Zolnierczyk and Zac...
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November 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Kreider to Make Preseason Whale Debut

Kreider & Newbury are making their preseason debuts for @ctwhale in today's game live streamed at… — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) October 6, 2012 The Whale are playing the Phantoms who are the Flyers AHL team and have a few familiar faces on the team, including Brayden Schenn, Sean Couturier, Zac Rinaldo...
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October 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Roster Spot Races -- Bourdon, Gustafsson, Manning

In an ideal world, anything the Flyers got out of Marc-Andre Bourdon or Erik Gustafsson next season beyond what they brought last year would be a pure bonus. But as things stand right now, it may actually be a necessity for at least one of the two to significantly raise their games from the current level. The team's inability thus far to find a suitable veteran replacement...
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August 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Contract Signings, J-Bo and Gonchar, Robak

The Flyers now have all of their restricted free agents under contract with yesterday's completion of a two-year deal with Marc-Andre Bourdon. The Bourdon deal is a good one for both sides, but especially for the Flyers. The new contract pays Bourdon $612,500 per season. Some have said the the new deal represents a paycut for Bourdon but that's not true. It's a lower...
Via HockeyBuzz
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Flyers sign defenseman Bourdon

The Flyers re-signed defenseman Marc-Andre Bourdon to a multi-year contract extension on Wednesday, and agreed with center Scott Laughton on an entry-level contract. The news comes a day after Philadelphia's defense took another hit, when Andrej Meszaros underwent surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon. Meszaros is out indefinitely. Bourdon, 22, was selected by the Flyers...
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August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Flyers Sign Bourdon, First Pick

A day after the news of Andrej Meszaros being out indefinitely, the Flyers made a small splash today. The Flyers have announced today, the signings of defenseman Marc-Andre Bourdon, and the 2012 first round pick Scott Laughton. Bourdon was signed to a multi-year contract, while Laughton was signed to an entry level contract.  Bourdon will likely see some time in the NHL this season...
Via Buzz On Broad
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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