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Future Flyers Report: Ghost comes to Philly, Phantoms rally for win

As the Lehigh Valley Phantoms rallied for their most recent win, one player was not present. Top prospect Shayne Gostisbehere was a healthy scratch for the game.  Of course, it was learned later that Gostisbehere would be en route to Philadelphia for Saturday's Flyers game against the Red Wings to make his NHL debut after just five career AHL games. Even without Gostisbehere...
Via Flyerdelphia
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Flyers call up Gostisbehere, will debut Saturday against Detroit

Top prospect Shayne Gostisbehere will be called up and make his NHL debut on Saturday. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography) If you follow the Flyers, you knew this moment was coming. The signs were there last season and furthermore in the preseason.  Top Flyers defensive prospect Shayne Gostisbehere will be called up in light of the injuries to Braydon Coburn and Andrew MacDonald...
Via Flyerdelphia
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Flyers recall Shayne Gostisbehere from Lehigh Valley

The Philadelphia Flyers announced in a press release on Friday that they have recalled defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere from AHL affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Gostisbehere will make his NHL debut on Saturday in the Flyers matchup against the Detroit Red Wings at the Wells Fargo Center. Gostisbehere, who was part of a report on the Flyers prospects getting off to a hot start...
Via Total Sports Live
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Injury Update: Andrew MacDonald Suffers Lower Body Injury, Out 4 Weeks

Philadelphia Flyers GM Ron Hextall announced that defenseman Andrew MacDonald has a lower body injury and will be out approximately four weeks. #456352124 / gettyimages.comAccording to NHL.com, MacDonald sustained this injury during the Flyers most recent contest, a 5-3 win against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday. Andrew MacDonald was making an impact with the Flyers during...
Via Sports Injury Alert
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Flyers recall Gostisbehere from AHL

Philly has summoned the Ghost. On Friday, and in the wake of injuries to Braydon Coburn and Andrew MacDonald, the Flyers recalled promising blueliner Shayne Gostisbehere from AHL Lehigh Valley. Gostisbehere, or “Ghost” as he’s commonly referred to, was the club’s third-round pick (78th overall) at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, but rose to prominence for Union College last year...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hextall: ‘There’s not a lot out there’ to bolster depleted Flyers defense

Flyers GM Ron Hextall is in a tough spot. With Andrew MacDonald and Braydon Coburn each out approximately four weeks, his already-missing-Kimmo-Timonen defense is down to five healthy NHL blue-liners. And that includes the likes of Luke Schenn and Michael Del Zotto, two once-promising players who’ve fallen on hard times since those once-promising times. The former is minus-8 after...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Coburn, MacDonald out 4 weeks

Andrew MacDonald joins a long injury list for the Flyers. MacDonald and Coburn are out for four weeks. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography) The Flyers battle with injuries to the defense just went from bad to worse. First, Braydon Coburn, who was possibly to return this week, will now be out for four weeks. Joining him is fellow defenseman Andrew MacDonald, who is also out for the...
Via Flyerdelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Update On Injured Philadelphia Flyers

via the Philadelphia Flyers, COBURN & MacDONALD OUT Shortly after the Flyers resumed practice on Friday morning, Flyers GM Ron Hextall announced that defensemen Braydon Coburn and Andrew MacDonald both have lower-body injuries and will be out for approximately four weeks. Coburn had been skating with the team for a full week, rehabbing from an injury he suffered on...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Flyers’ top prospects off to fast start in AHL

The Philadelphia Flyers top prospects are off to a fast start for their AHL affiliate the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Nick Cousins, Shayne Gostisbehere, Robert Hagg, and Scott Laughton have combined for 12 points through three games this season for the Phantoms. The top two offensive threats on the Phantoms this season are Nick Cousins and Scott Laughton. Cousins, a third round pick...
Via Total Sports Live
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Injury Update: Zac Rinaldo Leaves Game With Upper Body Injury

Philadelphia Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo suffered an upper body injury in the first period of their 5-3 victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Cam Tucker from Pro Hockey Talk reported that Rinaldo’s last shift came at the end of the first period. #457378090 / gettyimages.comZac Rinaldo has a reputation in the NHL of being a big hitter. During the 2013-2014, Rinaldo led the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Rumors: Andrej Sekera, Jeff Petry, Jakub Kindl

The Philadelphia Flyers are looking to strengthen their defense, but their aren't many names on the market right now.#484499233 / gettyimages.comFrank Seravalli of the Philadelphia Daily News, noted the Flyers defensive issues. He explained that the Flyers need a player like Anton Volchenkov, but may have to settle for Andrej Sekera, Jeff Petry, or Jakub Kindl. These are...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Penguins perform 'O Canada' following tragedy

The Pittsburgh Penguins decided to add “O Canada” before their game against the Philadelphia Flyers following the horrible tragedy on Parliament Hill. While that gesture would have been nice enough, the Penguins took things a step further and transformed their arena into one giant “We Love Canada” display. Great move by the Penguins organization.
Via Puck Drunk Love
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Claude Giroux's Public Service Announcement

It was an interesting offseason for Philadelphia Flyers Center Claude Giroux. By now, most hockey fans have heard about the incident in Ottawa this summer where Claude Giroux was arrested for repeatedly grabbing the butt of a police officer. The charges were dropped, but what many people don't know is the circumstances that led to him being let go uncharged. With a spate of sexual...
Via PensInitiative
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Scott Laughton earns AHL Player of the Week honors

Philadelphia Flyers top forward prospect Scott Laughton has been named the AHL’s Player of the Week for his outstanding performance last week. The former Oshawa General scored four goals over the course of two games last week for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Laughton, made his case last Friday in the Phantoms first-regular season game at the PPL Center, when he scored two power...
Via Total Sports Live
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Making the Most of the Flyers Defense

The injury to Kimmo Timonen during the offseason sent shockwaves through the hockey world and started a domino effect for the Philadelphia Flyers defense. The indefinite loss of Timonen, one of the most underrated defensemen in the league, left the Flyers with no bonafide number one at the blue line, and hardly any that would […] The post Making the Most of the Flyers Defense appeared...
Via Two Pad Stack
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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