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Lucky for Flyers, goalie Mason still has a lot to prove

Flyers goalie Steve Mason suffered a broken pinky that will keep him out for two weeks but won't disrupt his preparation for the 2014-15 season.(Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photograpy) If you wear the Orange and Black and play between the pipes, you tend to face a lot of pressure. After all, the Flyers last truly great goaltender for several seasons is now the general manager. This...
Via Flyerdelphia
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Flyers' Steve Mason breaks finger, out two weeks

In his offseason training regimen, Flyers goalie Steve Mason figured he'd sneak in a little ball hockey in his hometown of Oakville, Ontario, last Sunday. Unfortunately for the 26-year-old starter, he ended up breaking his right pinky finger. On the other hand, it will only cost him two weeks of on-ice training, general manager Ron Hextall said. Mason's off-ice training...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steve Mason Recently Broke A Pinky Finger

via the Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers general manager Ron Hextall gave the following injury update on goaltender Steve Mason "Steve Mason broke his right pinky finger playing hockey in Oakville, Ontario on Sunday, July 27. Mason will miss approximately two (2) weeks of on-ice training but will continue with his off-ice training."
Via Kukla's Korner
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Lindros, LeClair, Desjardins to be inducted into Flyers Hall of Fame

  #53131410 / gettyimages.com During the 90s, a group of players gave the Flyers new life. They built a championship contender that just kept falling short. But playoff runs were a regular thing back then. The Flyers announced on Thursday that three members of that group would have their names listed in the Flyers Hall of Fame. Eric Lindros, John LeClair and Eric Desjardins...
Via Flyerdelphia
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Eric Lindros, John LeClair and Eric Desjardins to be inducted into the Flyers Hall of Fame

The Philadelphia Flyers will induct Eric Lindros, John LeClair and Eric Desjardins into the Flyers Hall of Fame during the 2014-15 season, according to team president Paul Holmgren. Lindros and LeClair will be inducted on Thursday, November 20 prior to the team’s game against the Minnesota Wild, while Desjardins will join the group with a ceremony before the Thursday, February...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 104-Year-Old Philadelphia Flyers Fan Tries On A Stanley Cup Ring

Try not to tear up too much with this one. Helen Moser, a die-hard Flyers fan who turned 104 the other day, got to try on a Stanley Cup ring on her birthday. The ring was presented by Bob “The Hound” Kelly, who played 10 years with the Flyers and got to hoist two Stanley Cups.  Seriously, try not to tear up too much… *wipes away tears* If I’m lucky, this will be me...
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Auger inks deal with Scotland’s Fife Flyers

(Photo/Still-N Action Sports Images) The Fife Flyers of the Elite Ice Hockey League (EIHL) announced on Tuesday, July 29 they have signed forward Chris Auger to a one-year deal. Auger spent the past three seasons with the Fort Wayne Komets of the ECHL (2012-2014) and CHL (2011-12). In 129 games with the Komets, the forward tallied 116 points (58g, 58a) with 41 penalty minutes and...
Via Mill City Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

104-year-old Flyers fan moved to tears while trying on Stanley Cup ring

Helen Moser, a dedicated Philadelphia Flyers fan, celebrated her 104th birthday recently. During her birthday party — a Flyers-themed celebration, mind you, where she and attendees sported Flyers jerseys — celebrating her century-plus-four-years on the planet, an extra-special and unannounced guest paid a visit to the festivities.
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

104-year-old Flyers fan tears up after trying on Stanley Cup ring

Helen Moser, a dedicated Philadelphia Flyers fan, celebrated her 104th birthday recently. She had to wait about 40 years for the team to be founded in 1967 before the German immigrant was able to develop an interest in hockey, which she says was prompted by how she found it similar to soccer. During her birthday […] The post 104-year-old Flyers fan moved to tears by trying on Stanley...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Sign Jordan Heywood for 2014-15 Season

The Reading Royals, ECHL affiliate to the Philadelphia Flyers,  announced on Thursday that they have signed defenseman Jordan Heywood for the 2014-15 season. Heywood joins the Royals after a collegiate career with Merrimack College and a brief stint with the Bakersfield Condors. Playing five games with the Bakersfield Condors in the 2013-14 season, the 6’0 defenseman put up three...
Via Beyond The Benches
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Youth forward revival could provide boost to Flyers offense

  #181964911 / gettyimages.com In the previous development camp, it was easy to turn attention to the rookie defenseman. Aside from the final two games for the then Adirondack Phantoms, this was the first many were getting a look at Shayne Gostisbehere, the headliner of the Flyers defensive prospects. What isn’t talked about nearly as much is talent up front. The Flyers do...
Via Flyerdelphia
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Pre-Season Starts in Two Months

The Flyers preseason starts two months from today with training camp starting a few weeks before that.  So why should I be excited.  The off-season has been a bore with the BIG move being the signing of RJ Umberger and defense man Nick “I see Nothing” Schultz. Ho Hum! Are the Flyers going to be […]
Via MyTeamRivals.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Flyers Cap Problems might Cost them Upcoming Season

With a couple of weeks of free agency now in the books, I’m sure you are just like me in wondering why Philadelphia hasn’t done anything yet to improve their team. Well there is only one man that we can all thank for the mess Philadelphia is in……Paul Holmgrem and he might have cost the Flyers the 2014-2015 season before it has even started.His frivolous spending over the...
Via TopSportsReport
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL News: Simon Gagne appears "ready to move on"

Seems like the end of the line for this former Olympic gold medalist and Stanley Cup champion.from crownedroyalSimon Gagne, the former first round and 22nd overall pick by the Philadelphia Flyers in 1998 seems to be resigned to his fate, as a former NHL player. "I do not ask my agent to call all teams. If it engages, it will. Otherwise, we are ready to move on," Gagne...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Claude Giroux arrested for 'grabbing the buttocks' of cop

Philadelphia Flyers superstar Claude Giroux reportedly spent Tuesday night in an Ottawa jail after partying a little too hard. The Ottawa Sun reports that Giroux was arrested Tuesday night after an incident with a police officer. A source told the paper that Giroux was detained after “repeatedly grabbing the buttocks of a male police officer.” Unsurprisingly, alcohol was a factor...
Via NESN.com
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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