February 13, 2013 |
TORONTO - If Flyers coach Peter Laviolette decides to call Brian Boucher's name Tuesday night in Winnipeg, the veteran goalie says he is ready for his first NHL start since last season. "Yeah, absolutely," Boucher said after rejoining the Flyers and taking part in their morning practice before Monday night's game in Toronto. "I played a bit in Adirondack, so it's been good. Anytime you get game sharpness, it certainly helps, and I feel it's been a good thing for me. " Laviolette would not commit to Tuesday's goalie.
April 5, 2014 |
BOSTON - The 76ers endured a 26-game losing streak and tied the longest skid in major professional sports history. They have lost 28 of their last 29 games. However, the tanking Sixers (16-59) remain a long shot to finish with the NBA's worst record. The Milwaukee Bucks have all but locked up the best chance for the top pick in the draft lottery. Milwaukee (14-61) has a two-loss cushion over the Sixers with seven games remaining. And the Bucks will be hard-pressed to win two of those games.
September 24, 2010
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March 10, 2014 |
TORONTO - Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen has been in the NHL for 15 seasons, but he had never scored against Toronto. Until Saturday night. Timonen, who will turn 39 later this month, scored two goals to dramatically tie the score at 2, but it wasn't enough. Former Flyer Joffrey Lupul won it with 2 minutes, 39 seconds left in overtime, tapping in Dion Phaneuf's pass to give Toronto a riveting, 4-3 victory at the Air Canada Centre. The Flyers, who nearly earned their 12th win after trailing in the third period this season, salvaged a point and are on a 3-0-1 run. "The point is huge.
November 29, 2000 |
Bob Clarke won't keep Eric Lindros sidelined out of spite toward the Flyers' former captain, Clarke said yesterday. But the Flyers general manager won't trade Lindros to Toronto - which Lindros yesterday announced as his preferred destination - or anywhere else, Clarke said, unless the deal substantially benefits the Flyers. "I don't like what Eric did to this club, but my responsibility is to the Philadelphia Flyers, not to Eric Lindros, and we're going to do what's right for the Flyers," Clarke said yesterday.
May 3, 2013 |
business,tourism_casinos Zipcar Inc., the national car-sharing network based in Cambridge, Mass., announced Thursday that it is expanding to eight airports, including Philadelphia International. The cars, which can be reserved by members online at Zipcar.com, will be available to rent by the hour or the day here, starting Wednesday. Zipcars will be parked in the Avis Car Rental pick-up facility at Philadelphia airport. The company, a subsidiary of Avis Budget Group Inc., said travelers with long flight delays and layovers can, rather than sit in the airport for hours, reserve Zipcars to get out and explore the local area.
September 26, 2014 |
TORONTO - For most, Monday night would have induced a feeling of sheer panic. Jay Rosehill was left to sit in the stands in London, Ontario, for the Flyers' first preseason game. All he could do was watch as bearish newcomer Zack Stortini - a free-agent signee who is the same age, has 140 games more NHL experience and nearly double the penalty minutes - was given a solo shot to steal his meal ticket. Stortini, 29, took on two of Toronto's heavyweights, Frazer McLaren and Troy Bodie, and acquitted himself well.
April 27, 2004 |
The Toronto Blue Jays wonder why Ted Lilly hasn't had more success. He gave them - and the frustrated Minnesota Twins - a good look at his talent last night. Lilly tossed a two-hitter, giving Toronto's struggling starters a big boost in a 6-1 victory over host Minnesota. "I'm surprised he hasn't won more games in his career with the stuff he has," Blue Jays manager Carlos Tosca said. "I think his stuff is that good. I really do. " Lilly, who is 23-26 in 100 career appearances, came to Toronto in a trade for outfielder Bobby Kielty after spending last season in Oakland.
March 11, 2012 |
TORONTO - Even though the Flyers are playing on consecutive nights this weekend, it looks as if there is no rest for goalie Ilya Bryzgalov. Coach Peter Laviolette is staying with the hot hand. Bryzgalov made his 11th straight start Saturday night in Toronto. He entered the game with a 1.95 goals-against average, a .926 save percentage, and three shutouts in his last 11 games. "He seems focused and really in control of what he's doing back there," Laviolette said after Saturday's morning skate.
February 27, 2013 |
For the sixth time this season, the Flyers had a chance to reach the .500 level. Again, they failed to scale Mount Mediocrity. Toronto, getting goals from four players, scored a methodical 4-2 win over the Flyers on Monday night at the Wells Fargo Center. The Flyers (9-11-1) have lost all six attempts to reach the .500 mark, and have allowed five goals in five of them. They have been outscored in those six games by a combined 29-12. "We're not going to make the playoffs if we keep playing the way we do," left winger Scott Hartnell said.