Flyers play spoilers with 3-2 win over Pens

The 2010-11 NHL Season started off with a surprise for the Flyers, in net was not incumbent backup Brian Boucher who was expected to hold down the fort while Michael Leighton was out with lower back problems. But instead Coach Peter Laviolette decided to roll the dice and go with the 22-year old Russian phenom Sergei Bobrovsky.   … Continue reading

Eastern Conference predictions: Your key source to what will happen in the 2010-11 NHL season

Let’s start off with the Atlantic division: one that is chock full of impressive talent and outstanding teams. The Atlantic was the only division in the East to have two 100 point scoring teams in the Devils and Penguins and two others that having played to their potential last year could have hit the 100 point … Continue reading

Flyers 2010 Season Preview: Is the Cup next for Philly?

The 2010 Philadelphia Flyers will enter October 7th in Pittsburgh as a team with a lot of expectations. After losing to the Chicago Blackhawks in six games last June, the Flyers decided to make minimal changes to try to keep this winning attitude in tact. With the arrivals of Nikolai Zherdev, Andrej Meszaros, Matt Walker, Sean … Continue reading

New faces in New places, who challenges Flyers in the East in 2010-11

The off-season of 2010 has been a wild one; many players have found new homes as the NHL looks drastically different then it has last season. Your Philadelphia Flyers have been one of the more active teams so far bringing in forwards: Jody Shelley, Nikolai Zherdev and what many believe will soon be veteran forward Bill … Continue reading

Flyers Get Zherdev on one-year deal

The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that they have signed 6’2’’, 203-pound free agent right-wing Nikolai Zherdev to a one-year contract, according to club General Manager Paul Holmgren. “Nik is a highly-skilled player who, at 25-years-old, we feel will be a good fit to our core of forwards,” said Holmgren.  “Prior to playing last season in Russia, Nik ranked as … Continue reading

Flyers Free Agent Preview: Post Dan Hamhuis Trade

  This article was written by our new contributor: 610WIP’s Eric ‘Turtle’ Golden. The Philadelphia Flyers have acquired the rights to free agents-to-be on Nashville Predators blueliner Dan Hamhuis. The club announced it had traded defenseman Ryan Parent to Nashville for Hamhuis and a conditional pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. “Dan Hamhuis is a good … Continue reading