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The goaltending revolution

The goaltending revolution

When Flyers goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov broke the franchise record for shutout minutes on Thursday evening, it seemed like an inevitability. The goalie everyone loved to hate had shucked his loose, quirky personality for a driven,

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Ilya Bryzgalov:  “I will try to find peace in my soul to play in this city”

Ilya Bryzgalov: “I will try to find peace in my soul to play in this city”

What are the Flyers going to do with goallie Ilya Bryzgalov?  He's got a ten-year deal with the team, so they can't give up on him too soon. He has been horrible in goal so

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Ilya Bryzgalov Could Still Be The Difference In The Second Half

Ilya Bryzgalov Could Still Be The Difference In The Second Half

The Orange and Black have lacked a number one goaltender for years.  A second round sweep in the Stanley Cup playoffs prompted the organization to go out and try and find that number one goalie. 

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Flyers Do The Right Thing And Remove Muzzle From Bryzgalov

Flyers Do The Right Thing And Remove Muzzle From Bryzgalov

Tuesday morning, the Flyer’s announced that goalie Ilya Bryzgalov requested that he only speak to the media after games in which he played in. This immediately sent media members and Flyer’s fans into an uproar.

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To Bryzgalov:  Take A Step Back And Find Your Confidence

To Bryzgalov: Take A Step Back And Find Your Confidence

Last night’s Flyers/Jets game was certainly one for the ages. The scoring pace was absolutely phenomenal but it came at the expense of the Flyers goaltending which I thought was addressed in the off-season. Professional

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Bryzgalov Will Be Worth Every Penny

Bryzgalov Will Be Worth Every Penny

The month of October has not been one that Flyers fans will want to remember. After jumping out to a 4-0-1 start, the Flyers have sputtered to a 1-4 record since. Losing captain Chris Pronger

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Do We Have A Goaltender Controversy With Bryzgalov And Bobrovsky?

Do We Have A Goaltender Controversy With Bryzgalov And Bobrovsky?

Who would have ever thought that last year’s rookie sensation, Sergei Bobrovsky, would now find himself playing backup to Ilya Bryzgalov? After the goaltending debacle in last year’s playoffs, something needed to be done. The

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Flyers Goaltending: A Preview for Training Camp

Flyers Goaltending: A Preview for Training Camp

This time last year, Flyers fans were holding their collective breath that goaltender Michael Leighton was the real deal and not a journeyman back-up. A handful of preseason games later and Leighton was undergoing spinal

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Bryzgalov to meet with Flyers brass Thursday

Bryzgalov to meet with Flyers brass Thursday

The good news was that the Flyers finally traded for a goalie after trying to make significant headway in the playoffs with a group of guys that are either backups, shouldn't be in the league

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Laviolette’s Foolish Decision To Start Leighton Almost Cost Flyers Game Six

Laviolette’s Foolish Decision To Start Leighton Almost Cost Flyers Game Six

What was Peter Laviolette thinking? Down 3-2 in the series with the Boston Bruins, Laviolette found himself faced with another decision to make about who his starting goalie would be after Brian Boucher struggled in

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