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  1. Flyers GM Paul Holmgren in Serious Bike Accident, Reportedly Okay

    Sep 5, 2011, 10:22 PM EDT

    Tim Panaccio reports that Flyers GM Paul Holmgren has suffered broken ribs and a broken shoulder in a bike accident in Avalon, NJ.

  2. Ilya Bryzgalov and Family Take in the Betsy Ross House

    Sep 4, 2011, 8:05 AM EDT

    This “Ilya Bryzgalov loves American history” story sure has some long legs. Now in Philadelphia and getting used to his new town, Ilya and his family visited the Betsy Ross House on Arch Street.

    Here’s a video CSN put together

  3. More on Bryzgalov’s ‘We The People’ Mask, and a Phillies-Themed Winter Classic Mask on the Way?

    Aug 31, 2011, 10:27 PM EDT

    Drummond Custom Airbrush explains the thought process behind Philadelphia Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov’s new mask (link to video and story). Drummond will also be working on a Phillies-themed mask for Bryzgalov to wear at the 2012 Winter Classic to be played at Citizens Bank Park.

  4. Van Riemsdyk Contract Extension: On Timing, Duration, and Value

    Aug 31, 2011, 11:17 AM EDT

    On Tuesday, the Flyers announced they’d agreed to terms on a contract extension for 22-year-old winger James van Riemsdyk, the second overall pick in the 2007 entry draft. The deal starts after the coming season and lasts for six additional seasons, with an annual cap hit of $4.25 million, meaning JVR is set to be under contract in Philly through 2017-2018.

  5. Flyers Sign James van Riemsdyk to Extension

    Aug 30, 2011, 12:45 PM EDT

    CSN’s Tim Panaccio is reporting that the Flyers have signed JVR to a contract extension. From JVR’s Twitter: “Excited to sign a 6 year extension with the @NHLFlyers , love playing in Philly” and later added, “Want to thank mr snider and flyers management for treating me well and showing confidence in me #firstclassorganization“ We’ll…

  6. Bryzgalov Finally Speaks in Philly (Quite Well)

    Aug 25, 2011, 3:48 PM EDT

    Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov spoke to the media in Philly for the first time this afternoon.

  7. Tim Kerr Wanted to be a 20-Goal Scorer, Was Just too Good

    Aug 25, 2011, 11:51 AM EDT

    CSNPhilly’s Jay Greenberg recently conducted an interview with the man who holds the NHL record for most power play goals in a season (34), shares the league record for most goals in a playoff period (4), and is the only player in Flyers’ history to notch four consecutive 50-goal seasons.

  8. More New Bryzgalov Mask Pics

    Aug 25, 2011, 10:49 AM EDT

    More shots of Ilya Bryzgalov’s new mask hit the Internet.

  9. Flyers 2011-2012 “New Era” Season Teaser Video

    Aug 25, 2011, 10:05 AM EDT

    The Flyers have everyone locally and around the league wondering what the 2011-2012 season will bring. There are plenty of new faces, guys most of us have barely seen play in live action, as well as a guy we’ve seen plenty of in Jaromir Jagr. We need look no further than these promo videos for the upcoming season to be reminded that this particular team may take some getting used to, but there’s a certain excitement in the unknown.

  10. Is That Scott Hartnell at Wrigley Field?

    Aug 23, 2011, 10:58 PM EDT

    Philadelphia Flyers’ Scott Hartnell catching a foul ball at Wrigley Field?

  11. Bob’s Coming Back to Town And He Knows English Now

    Aug 23, 2011, 11:47 AM EDT

    Yahoo! Sports’ go-to Russian reporter Dmitry Chesnokov has the details from an Q&A Bob did with Pavel Lysenkov with Flyers goalie Sergei Bobrovsky about his offseason. Topics range from his thoughts on being teammates with Ilya Bryzagalov, Bob’s new wife Olga and her difficulty getting into the states last year, his honeymoon in Greece, and his current workout plan.

  12. We the People Like the Looks of This Possible Ilya Bryzgalov Mask

    Aug 23, 2011, 12:45 AM EDT

    When we posted a picture and link to the Ilya Bryzgalov Tiger mask painted by Stephane Bergeron of La Griffe Originale, Level reader Bill commented that the people at Drummond Custom Airbrush in Bucks County were working on Bryz’s mask. I checked in with Drummond last week to see if this was the case, and they confirmed that they were indeed working on Bryzgalov’s mask.

    On Monday night, @PuckDucky tweeted a picture she said was Drummond’s Bryzgalov mask (right), which appears to be adorned with some awesomely Philly-centric images. Drummond confirms that this is their mask, and we’re pretty eager to see the rest of this it.

  13. Nowak Joins Twitter – Could Reid, Manuel, Collins, Laviolette be Next?

    Aug 19, 2011, 12:32 PM EDT

    Union head coach Peter Nowak joined Twitter. Could Andy Reid, Doug Collins, or Peter Laviolette be next?

  14. Please Have The Roots be the Philly Winter Classic Musical Act

    Aug 19, 2011, 12:14 PM EDT

    Final details of the Flyers-Rangers Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park are still being worked out, including which local musical act will perform.

  15. Flyers Release National Television Schedule

    Aug 18, 2011, 3:17 PM EDT

    The Philadelphia Flyers are scheduled for 13 nationally televised games during the 2011-2012 National Hockey League season, including their October 6th season opener versus the Stanley Cup Champion Boston Bruins

  16. Michael Nylander to Fill 2011 Bill Guerin Aged-Vet-in-Camp Role, or More?

    Aug 17, 2011, 9:59 PM EDT

    Earlier Wednesday, the Flyers announced via Twitter that they had invited center Michael Nylander to camp on a tryout. Nylander, 38 (39 in October), hasn’t played in the NHL since the 2008-2009 season, when he put up some pedestrian numbers with the Washington Capitals (9 G, 24 A in 72 games). But, he has previously been a very productive linemate of new Flyer Jaromir Jagr on two different teams, which “partly” played a factor in the team’s decision to bring him in, said Paul Holmgren to Tim Panaccio.

  17. Is This Ilya Bryzgalov’s New Flyers Mask?

    Aug 16, 2011, 9:47 PM EDT

    InGoal Magazine posted a link to the site of Stephane Bergeron of La Griffe Originale, which appears to contain images of Ilya Bryzgalov’s new Philadelphia Flyers mask. Prominent on each side is a green-eyed tiger, whose stripes appear to have a tribal-tattoo-like quality. The ones on the face look kinda Tyson-ish… On the chin is his trademark “BRYZ,” And a Flyers logo adorns the space just above the cutout.

  18. Let’s Hope These Aren’t the Only Cup Holders Added to the Wells Fargo Center

    Aug 16, 2011, 12:10 PM EDT

    Comcast-Spectacor has announced it will be adding cup holders to all seats inside the Wells Fargo Center.

  19. Mark Recchi’s Stanley Cup Tattoo Hurts Us More Than It Hurt Him

    Aug 16, 2011, 10:17 AM EDT

    Mark Recchi was a helluva Flyer, one of the fan favorites of our lifetimes over his two stops with the team. Recchi retired after winning his third Stanley Cup, each coming with a different team, and all with a team that wasn’t the Flyers. So, while he earned the tattoo you’ll see in the video below, it stings us just a bit. OK, it stings a lot.

  20. JVR Supports Evan Turner’s ManiPedi

    Aug 15, 2011, 2:54 PM EDT

    Yes, there were no games played in Philly sports yesterday or today. So we’re left with Evan Turner and JVR discussing manicures and pedicures on Twitter. On Saturday, Reemer was supporting soccer and today he’s getting behind male grooming. Oh how we long for the day of playoff beards. JVR tweeted this @ Evan Turner…

  21. Fans New and Old, James van Riemsdyk, Excited to See Freddy Adu and the Union in Action

    Aug 14, 2011, 10:16 AM EDT

    A look at Freddy Adu’s first match with the Union, his potential impact on and off the field, and Union fan James van Riemsdyk’s perspectives on soccer and his own new teammates.

  22. Will Pronger Be Ready? D-Man’s Health Still Among Flyers’ Big Questions

    Aug 9, 2011, 1:08 PM EDT

    Amidst a whirlwind Flyers off-season that has seen significant roster turnover, Chris Pronger’s health may still be the most significant question facing the team heading into the 2011-2012 season.

  23. Water Cooler Fodder: Philly is Center of Sports Universe

    Aug 8, 2011, 4:05 PM EDT

    ESPN Page2′s DJ Gallo makes an argument for Philly over Boston as the “sports capital of the world.” Another guy argues that Beantown, with their plethora of championships over the last 10 years takes the crown, but that’s all in the past.

  24. The Orange & Black Clearance Rack

    Aug 2, 2011, 7:49 PM EDT

    Need a reminder of just how different the 2011-2012 Flyers are going to look after an offseason of franchise-altering moves? Just take a trip to your local Modell’s. Things will hit home pretty quick.

  25. Peter Laviolette’s Dry Island and the Flyers World We Don’t Know

    Jul 25, 2011, 10:48 AM EDT

    Was partying and drinking a big factor in the Flyers decision to trade Mike Richards and Jeff Carter? Dan Gross of the Daily News says it was, and that the two players refused to stay on “Dry Island”