Meltzer’s Musings: Read Update; Good Night for Farm Teams; Europe Roundup

Read Plans - Return

Unless there is a settlement to the NHL lockout by mid-January, Flyers forward Matt Read plans to return to Allsvenskan club  SK according to an announcement posted yesterday on the team's official site.

According to the team, Read has been undergoing treatment for a minor but nagging back problem. He has responded to treatment and is on track to pl

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Meltzer’s Musings: Ghost; Friday Hockey Fix

Ghost Spooks Swedes in WJC Warmup

If there was ever any doubt whether Flyers defense prospect Shayne Gostisbehere was going to make the Team USA roster for the World Junior Championships, they were put to rest yesterday. The Union College sophomore played a major role in the Americans' 3-2 overtime victory against Sweden in a WJC pre-tournament game in Helsinki.

Despite taking two minor pena

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Meltzer’s Musings: Phantoms and Titans win; Europe and Injury Updates

Phantoms and Titans win

It had been nearly a month since the Flyers' AHL and ECHL affiliates won on the same night. Last night, for the first time since Nov. 23, both the Adirondack Phantoms and Trenton Titans skated off with victories. In Glens Falls, the Phantoms held off the St. John's IceCaps, 3-2. In Trenton, the Titans outslugged the Elmira Jackals, 5-4.

Brayden Schenn broke a 2-2 ti

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