We’re back with your weekly European Flyer updates. All European teams appear to be heading on extended breaks until mid-November. But until then, enjoy my friends…
Matt Read (Södertälje SK – Sweden) – Read has become a fan favorite as fans have began bringing signs to support Read
Games Played: 1. Goals: 0. Assists: 2. Points: 2
Wayne Simmonds (Liberec Bili Tygri HC – Czech)
Games Played: 1. Goals: 0. Assists: 1. Points: 1
Danny Briere (Berlin Polar Bears – Germany)
Games Played: 3. Goals: 1. Assists: 4. Points: 5
Claude Giroux (Berlin Polar Bears – Germany)
Games Played: 3. Goals: 1. Assists: 6. Points: 7
Scott Hartnell – Still riding mechanical bulls at Xfinity Live
Ruslan Fedotenko (Donbass HC – KHL)
No update this week.
Jakub Voracek (Prague Lev – KHL) – Jakub just game back from a knee injury that sidelined him for a month.
Games Played: 1. Goals: 1. Assists: 0. Points: 1
Tom Sestito (Sheffield Steelers – England) – Sestito has begun to play a playmaker’s role for his team, as he notched 5 points that included a three-assist game and a game-winning goal.
Games Played: 2. Goals: 1. Assists: 4. Points: 5. Penalty Min: A lot
Ilya Bryzgalov (CSKA Moscow – KHL) – Bryz’s struggles have not been left in Philly, as Russian media and fans have begun to boo the Bryz.Check out Bill Meltzer’s piece on Bryzgalov’s struggles (HockeyBuzz)
Games Played: 6. Goals Against: 13. GAA: 2.92. Save%: .891 Wins: 2. Losses: 4.
So it appears our boys in Black and Orange are faring quite well in Europe (except for Mr. Bryzgalov). Danny B. and G-sus continue to battle each other in points. Meanwhile, Tom Sestito has begun showing a scoring touch that had yet to be seen in the NHL.
Keep it locked in to Flyers Faithful every Monday for your European updates.
(h/t to @BillMeltzer for providing fantastic European coverage on Twitter daily)