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’ Backlund gets first NHL nod tomorrow in Pitt

Like the ol’ saying persists, drastic times call for drastic decisions. For the Philadelphia Flyers and head coach Peter Laviolette, the decision looms within the goaltending issue. Johan Backlund, 28, of Sweden will get his first NHL start tomorrow for the Flyers when they visit the Pittsburgh Penguins. The recent relapse of starter Brian Boucher … Continue reading