June 27, 2010 |
LOS ANGELES - The Flyers' quest for San Jose standout goalie Evgeni Nabokov upstaged any of the selections - including a sixth-round choice used on the club president's son - that they made in Saturday's draft here at the Staples Center. Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren continued talking to San Jose GM Doug Wilson about acquiring the rights to Nabokov, who can become an unrestricted free agent Thursday. The Flyers have been granted permission to negotiate with Nabokov's agent before the free-agency period starts.
April 17, 2009 |
Kyle Wilson and Andrew Gordon each had a goal and an assist to lead the Hershey Bears past the Phantoms, 4-2, in Game 1 of the best-of-seven AHL East Division semifinals last night at the Wachovia Spectrum. Hershey never trailed, and the Bears killed off seven power plays by the Phantoms. Jonathan Matsumoto and Lasse Kukkonen scored for the Phantoms, who are in the Calder Cup playoffs for the 10th time in their 13-year history. Hershey, a former Flyers affiliate, is in the playoffs for the 60th time in its 71 seasons.
April 2, 2009 |
David Laliberte's hat trick led the Phantoms to a 6-3 win over the Albany River Rats last night in the ever-tightening AHL East race. The Phantoms are just three points behind Binghamton for the fourth and final playoff spot in the East Division, and have a game in hand. Binghamton lost a shoot-out last night to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. Laliberte's effort was badly needed by the Phantoms, who had fallen behind, 3-1, in the Wachovia Spectrum. Laliberte scored less than two minutes into the second period and tied the game 15 minutes later.
March 30, 2009 |
Scott Munroe made 33 saves last night as the Phantoms beat the Grand Rapids Griffins for the second straight night, 4-1, in an American Hockey League game at the Wachovia Spectrum. Danny Syvret, Rob Sirianni, Jonathan Matsumoto, and Jon Kalinski scored for the Phantoms, who pulled within four points of fourth-place Binghamton in the East Division playoff race. The Phantoms have a game in hand.
March 8, 2009 |
The Bridgeport Sound Tigers erased a two-goal deficit with a pair of third-period goals and eventually took a 3-2 shoot-out win over the Phantoms last night in an AHL game at the Arena at Harbor Yard. The Phantoms (32-26-4) have not won in two seasons in Connecticut. They took a 2-0 lead in the second period when Jonathan Matsumoto and Jared Ross scored before Bridgeport (38-21-4) tied it in regulation with a pair of goals in the third. In the shoot-out, Ross was the only Phantom to score against goalie Kris Mayotte.
March 5, 2009 |
Jonathan Matsumoto's power-play goal with less than five minutes to play in regulation gave the Phantoms a 4-3 AHL win over the Norfolk Admirals last night at the Wachovia Center.
March 1, 2009 |
Claude Giroux's eighth-round shoot-out goal sent the Phantoms past the Providence Bruins, 4-3, in an AHL game last night at the Wachovia Spectrum. Giroux was sent down by the Flyers yesterday. The teams each scored two goals in the first period as shots by Patrick Maroon and Jonathon Kalinski kept the Phantoms even. The Phantoms (31-25-2-1) went ahead just past the first minute of the third period, 3-2, on a goal by Jonathan Matsumoto, but the Bruins (34-21-2-3) tied it seven minutes later.
February 15, 2009 |
Nate Raduns had a hand in two goals with a pair of assists and Jean-Sebastien Aubin made 37 saves to help the Phantoms to a 4-1 win over the Binghamton Senators last night in an AHL game at Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena. The victory pulled the Phantoms (29-23-1-1) within four points of fourth-place Binghamton (28-18-5-3) in the East Division playoff race. Phantoms winger Matt Clackson tied the game, 1-1, with a goal late in the first period before Boyd Kane scored the game-winner 5 minutes, 47-seconds into the second period.
February 12, 2009 |
Patrick Maroon's goal in the ninth round last night ended a marathon shoot-out and gave the Phantoms a 2-1 AHL win over the Lowell Devils. Andreas Nodl scored the regulation goal. Jared Ross and Jonathan Matsumoto also scored in the shoot-out.
February 9, 2009 |
David Laliberte scored with 3 minutes, 22 seconds left in the game last night to give the Phantoms a 2-1 American Hockey League victory over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. The win at the Wachovia Spectrum snapped a three-game slide for the Phantoms and pulled them within five points of the Sound Tigers in the race for the final playoff position in the East Division. Philadelphia's Danny Syvret scored in the second period for his 43d point of the season, tops among AHL defensemen.