Leighton to undergo back surgery, expected to miss 6-8 weeks

If you’ve read my previous posts or listened to our Flyers Pre-Game Live show last night, you knew I had a bad feeling that the Michael Leighton bulging disc injury would be more than the “one month” that they initially said. It turns out I was right, as today the Flyers announced that Leighton will … Continue reading

Bobrovsky, Flyers open the season in impressive fashion

This is why I love sports, you just never know what’s going to happen. Thursday night, the Flyers traveled to Pittsburgh to battle with their fiercest rival. The orange and black started rookie goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky against arguably the best team in the east. Common sense would say that the Pens would have their way with us, but … Continue reading

Laperriere out for season, career likely over

They say in life, that bad things always happen to good people. That was proven today as the Flyers announced that Ian Laperriere will miss the entire 2010-11 season with lingering post concussion syndrome dating back to the severe concussion he suffered back in April. At 36-years old, it is widely believed that “Lappy” has … Continue reading

Guerin’s release opens doors for younger talent

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about how Bill Guerin made all the sense in the world for the Flyers. In theory, I was right. unfortunately for Mr. Guerin, he was released from his tryout contract Monday afternoon, meaning that if he plays in the NHL this season it wont be for the Flyers. Honestly … Continue reading

New Season, same story as goaltending issues continue to haunt Flyers

There are some things you can guarantee in Philadelphia sports; Eagles fans will continue to hate Donovan McNabb, the Phillies will catch fire every September, and most of all, the Flyers will always have goaltender issues. After the news  yesterday that Michael Leighton will miss a month with a bulging disc in his back, the Flyers are … 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