Flyers links for 11/03/11
For a national broadcast on Versus, the Philadelphia Flyers (7-4-1) traveled to Buffalo to take on the Sabres (6-5-0) Wednesday.
Unbeknownst to the viewers, they’d only have to watch the first 6:23 to find out the outcome.
The Flyers are in for a tough road challenge when they face the Buffalo Sabres in HSBC Arena at 7:30 pm EST. You can see this battle on Versus HD.
A strong work ethic and desire to learn are two talents that make any player teachable. With those traits, Tyler Hostetter will do everything he can to show that he’s ready to earn his place.
The Flyers have sent Matt Walker to Adirondack and with captain Chris Pronger still on IR, the Flyers have recalled forwards Harry Zolnierczyk and Ben Holmstrom.
Following a rough start, Scott Hartnell and Jaromir Jagr are on fire after being placed on the same line. Having Claude Giroux on the line probably doesn't hurt either.
Monday, the Philadelphia Flyers announced there will be a limitation on goalie Ilya Bryzgalov’s media availability. Before the decision, Bryzgalov was available whenever needed. Now, he’ll only be available after games in which he plays.
The NHL named Flyers winger Jaromir Jagr, who scored five goals and seven total points in four games, as their 3rd Star of the Week.
The Philadelphia Flyers snapped a two-game losing streak by defeating the Carolina Hurricanes by a score of 5-1.
Over the course of the previous two games, goaltender Ilya Brzgalov had allowed nine goals on 38 shots. On Saturday, he would return to form by stopping all but one of the 25 shots he faced.
Coming off a 9-8 loss on Thursday night, the Flyers will look to rebound against former goaltender Brian Boucher and the Carolina Hurricanes.