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Leighton Injury Worse Than Originally Thought

Yet another press conference was held today with regards to Flyers goaltender Michael Leighton’s back injury. Unfortunately, there wasn’t a single bit of good news. What was previously explained as a bulging disc in his

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Why Nodl Earned His Spot on Flyers Roster

I stated in my last post that, “The arguments against [Flyers forward Andreas Nodl] are that ‘he sucks,’ ‘he’ll never be an NHL player,’ and ‘I wanted Guerin!’ ” They point to his longest stint

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Will the Flyers Really Dress Eight Defensemen Heading into Next Season?

Recent statements by Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren suggest that the team is comfortable moving forward with eight defensemen next season, when most teams roll with seven.  With the acquisition of Matt Walker in the

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With Gagne Trade, Paul Holmgren Solidifies Case to be Fired

As was mentioned on this site earlier today, long-time Philadelphia Flyer Simon Gagne has been traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning for defenseman Matt Walker and a 4th-round draft pick in 2011.  I could rant

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Simon Gagne Trade Rumors Continue to Fly

There are multiple teams rumored to be possible destinations for left winger Simon Gagne, but the two most likely options (should Gagne actually waive his no-trade-clause) are the Los Angeles Kings and the Tampa Bay

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What to Expect from Paul Holmgren with Jeff Carter

Last December, it was rumored that the Montreal Canadiens had offered Jaroslav Halak to the Philadelphia Flyers for Jeff Carter.  At the trade deadline, the Florida Panthers offered the services of Tomas Vokoun for Jeff

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Laperriere likely done for the season

Philadelphia Flyers winger Ian Laperriere is likely to miss the rest of the NHL season, according to Flyers GM Paul Holmgren. Laperriere suffered a contusion of the brain and a mild concussion when he was

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