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RICE & MICE: Flyers current injury status

The first three injuries are those that are not expected to come back this season. Blair Betts has missed the entire season with a knee injury. From the sounds of things, he will likely not return to the Flyers or the NHL. Ian Laperriere has also missed the entire season and will not likely return to playing. Chris Pronger is out for the season with post concussion syndrome. After hearing that Pronger was struggling so much with the post concussion syndrome, his presence at the Flyers playoff clinching game is a good sign that he’s possibly feeling better. Then again, …

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Point/Counterpoint: On Chris Pronger’s “Knee Virus” and the Flyers’ Keeping Mum on Injuries

Welcome to the newest edition of “Point/Counterpoint,” where a pair of Flyers Faithful scribes present both sides of one particular issue with their own unique view and flair. This week, Kim P. and Craig F. square off over the Flyers’ public communication regarding team injuries. Point: Kim P. Towards the end of last November, the Flyers reported that captain and best defenseman Chris Pronger was battling a virus. It wasn’t a big deal, he just needed some R&R, and he’d be fine. Except he wasn’t fine. The team announced on November 28th that Pronger was to undergo knee surgery and …

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Around the Net 03.27.12

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. This week we take a peek at the Alexander Radulov situation, some important Flyers for the playoffs and the Phantoms struggles among other things. The Prodigal son returns What effect will the Alexander Radulov situation have on the NHL? [Crime Spree Hockey] Minor adjustments needed? A look at why the Adirondack Phantoms and why they stink yet again this season.[Broad Street Hockey] Please God, if there is a lockout or strike… A look at some possible issues and changes …

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This Week in Flyers History 3/25-3/31

Welcome to another installment of This Week in Flyers History, which seeks to fill in the gaps in fans’ collective memories and to give them a hand up when their friends question their hockey knowledge. March 25, 1996 Flyers 3, Whalers 0 — Ron Hextall turns in a shutout with 21 saves and Eric Lindros reaches 100 points for the first and only time in his career with a goal and assist in the Spectrum victory. March 26, 1975 Flyers 6, Golden Seals 2 — Reggie Leach collects his third career hat trick in a victory at Oakland. March 26, …

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BC’s Gaudreau a “hometown boy does good” story not destined for Philly

If ever there was a player destined to suit up for the Philadelphia Flyers, it’s Boston College freshman forward Johnny Gaudreau. The first-year sensation was born in Carneys Point, New Jersey – and for now is the second most famous name to come from the Salem County town nestled on the Delaware River – on a day of incredible luck for his hometown Philadelphia Phillies. On August 13, 1993, the Phils were on the verge of completing one of the most surprising regular seasons in franchise history, rolling out to a 73-42 record and leading the NL East by a …