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Flyers recall Gostisbehere from AHL

Philly has summoned the Ghost. On Friday, and in the wake of injuries to Braydon Coburn and Andrew MacDonald, the Flyers recalled promising blueliner Shayne Gostisbehere from AHL Lehigh Valley. Gostisbehere, or “Ghost” as he’s commonly referred to, was the club’s third-round pick (78th overall) at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, but rose to prominence for Union College last year...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hextall: ‘There’s not a lot out there’ to bolster depleted Flyers defense

Flyers GM Ron Hextall is in a tough spot. With Andrew MacDonald and Braydon Coburn each out approximately four weeks, his already-missing-Kimmo-Timonen defense is down to five healthy NHL blue-liners. And that includes the likes of Luke Schenn and Michael Del Zotto, two once-promising players who’ve fallen on hard times since those once-promising times. The former is minus-8 after...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Coburn, MacDonald out 4 weeks

Andrew MacDonald joins a long injury list for the Flyers. MacDonald and Coburn are out for four weeks. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography) The Flyers battle with injuries to the defense just went from bad to worse. First, Braydon Coburn, who was possibly to return this week, will now be out for four weeks. Joining him is fellow defenseman Andrew MacDonald, who is also out for the...
Via Flyerdelphia
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Update On Injured Philadelphia Flyers

via the Philadelphia Flyers, COBURN & MacDONALD OUT Shortly after the Flyers resumed practice on Friday morning, Flyers GM Ron Hextall announced that defensemen Braydon Coburn and Andrew MacDonald both have lower-body injuries and will be out for approximately four weeks. Coburn had been skating with the team for a full week, rehabbing from an injury he suffered on...
Via Kukla's Korner
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Flyers’ top prospects off to fast start in AHL

The Philadelphia Flyers top prospects are off to a fast start for their AHL affiliate the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Nick Cousins, Shayne Gostisbehere, Robert Hagg, and Scott Laughton have combined for 12 points through three games this season for the Phantoms. The top two offensive threats on the Phantoms this season are Nick Cousins and Scott Laughton. Cousins, a third round pick...
Via Total Sports Live
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Injury Update: Zac Rinaldo Leaves Game With Upper Body Injury

Philadelphia Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo suffered an upper body injury in the first period of their 5-3 victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Cam Tucker from Pro Hockey Talk reported that Rinaldo’s last shift came at the end of the first period. #457378090 / gettyimages.comZac Rinaldo has a reputation in the NHL of being a big hitter. During the 2013-2014, Rinaldo led the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Rumors: Andrej Sekera, Jeff Petry, Jakub Kindl

The Philadelphia Flyers are looking to strengthen their defense, but their aren't many names on the market right now.#484499233 / gettyimages.comFrank Seravalli of the Philadelphia Daily News, noted the Flyers defensive issues. He explained that the Flyers need a player like Anton Volchenkov, but may have to settle for Andrej Sekera, Jeff Petry, or Jakub Kindl. These are...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Phantoms Shine In Regular Season Opener

Lehigh Valley Phantoms, AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, triumphed in their home opener in front of a sold out crowd with an overtime victory against the Adirondack Flames, AHL Affiliate of the Calgary Flames. This kicked off the Inaugural Season for them at PPL Center in Allentown, PA. The overtime goal was scored by Brandon Manning, while Scott Laughton netted two and...
Via Beyond The Benches
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Flyers find help in unlikely places in beating Penguins, 5-3

Always expect the unexpected when the Flyers meet the Penguins at the CONSOL Energy Center. Wednesday’s “Rivalry Night” was everything you didn’t expect: • Hometown son R.J. Umberger scored his first goal of the season at a dramatic point in the game and notched a Gordie Howe hat trick. • Backup goalie Ray Emery stoned the Penguins with momentum saves. • Frenchman...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Penguins perform 'O Canada' following tragedy

The Pittsburgh Penguins decided to add “O Canada” before their game against the Philadelphia Flyers following the horrible tragedy on Parliament Hill. While that gesture would have been nice enough, the Penguins took things a step further and transformed their arena into one giant “We Love Canada” display. Great move by the Penguins organization.
Via Puck Drunk Love
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Claude Giroux's Public Service Announcement

It was an interesting offseason for Philadelphia Flyers Center Claude Giroux. By now, most hockey fans have heard about the incident in Ottawa this summer where Claude Giroux was arrested for repeatedly grabbing the butt of a police officer. The charges were dropped, but what many people don't know is the circumstances that led to him being let go uncharged. With a spate of sexual...
Via PensInitiative
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Durso: Flyers need defense but must stick to plan

  Luke Schenn and the Flyers defense have been a huge problem as the Flyers play elite teams early in the season. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography)   The Flyers season is six games old. They have a 1-3-2 record. It could, and probably should, be a lot better.   The Flyers have played better than the record indicates. But losses are still losses and it's hard to ignore...
Via Flyerdelphia
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Scott Laughton earns AHL Player of the Week honors

Philadelphia Flyers top forward prospect Scott Laughton has been named the AHL’s Player of the Week for his outstanding performance last week. The former Oshawa General scored four goals over the course of two games last week for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Laughton, made his case last Friday in the Phantoms first-regular season game at the PPL Center, when he scored two power...
Via Total Sports Live
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Between The Pipes: It's a new season and we have the same problems

Welcome to Between The Pipes, a bi-weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Good Monday kids! I'm back for another season of link, hijinks and general hockey craziness. The name might have changed but I'll still be bringing you hot takes and news from around the NHL and more specifically, your Philadelphia Flyers.  Flyers...
Via Flyerdelphia
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Making the Most of the Flyers Defense

The injury to Kimmo Timonen during the offseason sent shockwaves through the hockey world and started a domino effect for the Philadelphia Flyers defense. The indefinite loss of Timonen, one of the most underrated defensemen in the league, left the Flyers with no bonafide number one at the blue line, and hardly any that would […] The post Making the Most of the Flyers Defense appeared...
Via Two Pad Stack
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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