SUNDAY ROUNDUP: FLYERS AT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
* Oliver Lauridsen reportedly suffered a groin pull in Denmark's 4-1 loss to undefeated Switzerland. The injury happened in the second period. Lauridsen skated just one minute in the middle period, and did not return to the game. Lauridsen played 5:11 in the first period. He was on the ice for Luca Cunti's power play goal that
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SATURDAY ROUNDUP: FLYERS AT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
* Team Canada had little trouble dispatching Belarus by a 4-1 score. The top line of Claude Giroux (power play goal, two assists) centering Steven Stamkos (power play goal, one assist) and Andrew Ladd (power play goal, one assist) was too much for the Belarusians to handle. Ryan O'Reilly opened the scoring for Team Canada with
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VOORHEES, N.J. – Andrej Meszaros needs to go shopping for a new calendar.
That’s because the one he had has been torn up, stomped on and shredded.
“It’s a year I’d like to forget, that’s for sure,” Meszaros said Friday after another day of r...
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FRIDAY ROUNDUP: FLYERS AT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
* Team Canada (4-0-1) had little difficulty dispatching Team Sweden (3-2-0) by a 3-0 score in front of a disappointed audience at Stockholm's Globe Arena. A first-period power play blast by Steven Stamkos was supplemented by second period even strength goals by Flyers defenseman Luke Schenn and Jordan Staal. Flyers forward Matt
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PHILADELPHIA - The Police Athletic League (PAL) of Philadelphia held it’s annual awards dinner and fundraiser last night and honored three business leaders for their dedication and commitment to the ongoing efforts of PAL.
One of those recipien...
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THURSDAY ROUNDUP: FLYERS AT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
* Team USA (3-1-0) put in an outstanding 60-minute performance to down tournament co-host Team Finland (3-1-0) by a 4-1 score at Helsinki's Hartwall Arena. Craig Smith tallied a hat trick for the Americans, while Stephen Gionta scored a beautiful goal that put a 3-1 stranglehold on the game after it entered the third period
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Couple of things really surprised me about Tuesday's Penguins-Islanders Game 4 on the Island:
1) That Pens coach Dan Bylsma allowed goalie Marc-Andre Fleury to remain in the game after it was apparent in the second period he was a mess;
2) That Bylsma seems reluctant to make adjustments to his game while the Islanders came at Pittsburgh with speed and unrelenting pressure;
3) That Evgeni
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When Cal Heeter answered the phone last Monday and heard Flyers General Manager Paul Holmgren on the phone, he assumed it was just for an end-of-season conversation.
It turned out to be far more surprising than that.
“I really couldn’t belie...
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WEDNESDAY ROUNDUP: FLYERS AT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
* He had a couple good saves and a couple of head-scratching moments, but the bottom line for Ilya Bryzgalov was that he was the winning goaltender in Russia's 5-3 win over Team USA yesterday. Bryzgalov stopped 19 of 22 shots. Two of the three goals he allowed were funky ones to give up.
Team USA's first goal, which tie
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Gustafsson Starring for Sweden at Worlds
The selection of Flyers defenseman Erik Gustafsson for Sweden's World Championship team came as a surprise to some in his native country. The 24-year-old, who has dressed in 60 NHL games and had no previous national team experience at either the junior or senior levels, has thus far rewarded the faith shown in him by SIF (the Swedish Ice Hockey Federatio
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