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#44|Jan. 17, 2012|Wild at Flyers |7:00 p.m. ET

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PHILADELPHIA FLYERS (26-13-4, 10-6-2 home) vs. MINNESOTA WILD (22-16-7, 10-10-4 away )



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BROADCAST INFORMATION

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GAME PREVIEW, NOTES and STATISTICS

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TEAMS' WEBSITES

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PHILADELPHIA FLYERS
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FLYERS' ROSTER
Forwards
No. Player Height WeightDate of Birth Age Place of Birth
42 Jason Akeson 5' 10" 190 Jun 3, 1990 22 Orleans, ON, CAN
48Danny Briere "A" 5' 10" 179 Oct 6, 1977 35 Gatineau, QC, CAN
14 Sean Couturier 6' 3" 197 Dec 7, 1992 20 Phoenix, AZ, USA
26 Ruslan Fedotenko 6' 1" 200 Jan 18, 1979 34 Kiev, UKR
12 Simon Gagne 6' 1" 195 Feb. 29, 1980 33 Ste. Foy, QC, CAN
28 Claude Giroux "C" 5' 11" 172 Jan 12, 1988 25 Hearst, ON, CAN
18 Adam Hall 6' 2" 212 Aug 14, 1980 32 Kalamazoo, MI, USA
19Scott Hartnell "A" 6' 2" 210 Apr 18, 1982 31 Regina, SK, CAN
9 Mike Knuble 6' 3" 229 Jul 4, 1972 40 Toronto, ON, CAN
21 Scott Laughton6' 1" 177 May 30, 1994 18 Oakville, ON, CAN
15 Tye McGinn 6' 2" 205 Jul 29, 1990 22 Fergus, ON, CAN
24 Matt Read 5' 10" 185 Jun 14, 1986 26 Ilderton, ON, CAN
36 Zac Rinaldo 5' 11" 169 Jun 15, 1990 22 Missisauga, ON, CAN
37 Jay Rosehill 6' 3" 215 Jul 16, 1985 27 Olds, AB, CAN
10 Brayden Schenn 6' 1" 190 Aug 22, 1991 21 Saskatoon, SK, CAN
45 Jody Shelley 6' 3" 230 Feb 7, 1976 37 Thompson, MB, CAN
17 Wayne Simmonds 6' 2" 183 Aug 26, 1988 24 Scarborough, ON, CAN
25 Maxime Talbot 5' 11" 190 Feb 11, 1984 29 Lemoyne, QC, CAN
93 Jakub Voracek 6' 2" 214 Aug 15, 1989 23 Kladno, CZE

Defensemen
No. Player Height Weight Date of Birth AgePlace of Birth
5 Braydon Coburn 6' 5" 220 Feb 27, 1985 28 Shaunavon, SK, CAN
3 Kurtis Foster 6' 5" 225 Nov 24, 1981 31 Carp, ON, CAN
27 Bruno Gervais 6' 1" 200 Oct 3, 1984 28 Longueuil, QC, CAN
8 Nicklas Grossmann 6' 4" 230 Jan 22, 1985 28 Stockholm, SWE
29 Erik Gustafsson 5' 10" 180 Dec 15, 1988 24 Kvissleby, SWE
23 Kent Huskins 6' 4" 210 May 4, 1979 33 Almonte, ON, CAN
34 Matthew Konan 6' 4" 186 Sep 3, 1991 21 Orange, CA, USA
38 Oliver Lauridsen 6' 6" 220 Mar 24, 198924 Gentofte, DNK
6 Andreas Lilja 6' 3" 220 Jul 13, 1975 37 Helsingborg, SWE
32 Brandon Manning 6' 1" 195 Jun 4, 1990 22 Prince George, BC, CAN
41 Andrej Meszaros 6' 2" 223 Oct 13, 1985 27 Považská Bystrica, SVK
20 Chris Pronger 6' 6" 220 Oct 10, 1974 38 Dryden, ON, CAN
22 Luke Schenn 6' 2" 229 Nov 2, 1989 23 Saskatoon, SK, CAN
44 Kimmo Timonen "A" 5' 10" 194 Mar 18, 1975 38 Kuopio, FIN

Goalies
No. Player Height WeightDate of Birth AgePlace of Birth
33 Brian Boucher 6' 2" 198 Jan 2, 197736 Woonsocket, RI, USA
30 Ilya Bryzgalov 6' 3" 213 Jun 22, 1980 32 Togliatti, RUS
35 Steve Mason 6' 4" 217 May 29, 1988 24 Oakville, ON, CAN

FLYERS' POSSIBLE LINEUP (lines not as posted but those forwards listed will play)
Lines
Left WingCenterRight Wing
42 - Jason Akeson 28 - Claude Giroux 93 - Jakub Voracek
24 - Matt Read10 - Brayden Schenn 17 - Wayne Simmonds
19- Scott Hartnell 48 - Danny Briere 12 - Simon Gagne
37- Jay Rosehill 14 - Sean Couturier 9 - Mike Knuble

Pairings
Name Name
6 - Andreas Lilja29 - Erik Gustafsson
38 - Oliver Lauridsen 22 - Luke Schenn
32 - Brandon Manning 34 - Matt Konan

Goalies
Name Name Name
30 - Ilya Bryzgalov 35 - Steve Mason (confirmed starter) 33 - Brian Boucher

FLYERS' INJURIES and SCRATCHES
Player Status Description
Jason Akeson will make his NHL debut recalled (Apr. 22) from AHL
Brian Boucher available healthy
Marc-Andre BourdonIR (Jan. 13); skated with Flyers (Apr. 26); outconcussion with AHL's Phantoms (Nov. 30)
Braydon CoburnIR (Mar. 29); out this seasonseparated left shoulder (Mar. 28)
Ruslan Fedotenko available healthy
Kurtis Foster available healthy
Bruno Gervais out this season surgery to repair a torn stomach muscle (Apr. 18)
Nick Grossmann IR (Apr. 4); out this season injured in practice (Mar. 22); reported as concussion (Apr. 8)
Adam Hall skated with extras today healthy
Kent Huskins questionable concussion (Apr. 15); resumed skating (Apr. 22)
Mike Knuble will play healthy
Scott Laughton available but will not play recalled (Apr. 22) from AHL
Andrej MeszarosIR (Mar. 27); out this seasontorn rotator cuff, left shoulder (Mar. 26)
Tye McGinn available recalled (Apr. 22) from AHL
Chris ProngerIR/LTIR (Jan. 13/reported); out this seasonpost-concussion syndrome
Zac Rinaldo out this season high ankle sprain, left leg (Apr. 3)
Jody Shelley IR/LTIR (Feb. 12/Feb. 26); out this season left hip surgery (Feb. 27)
Maxime Talbot out this season broken left leg (Mar. 31)
Kimmo Timonen out this season compression fracture in his right foot (Apr. 23)
Matt Walker IR/LTIR (Jan. 13/reported); out this seasonhip/chronic back

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MINNESOTA WILD
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WILD'S POSSIBLE LINEUP
Lines
Left WingCenterRight Wing
Dany Heatley Matt Cullen Nick Johnson
Darroll Powe Kyle Brodziak Devin Setoguchi
Cal Clutterbuck Warren Peters David McIntyre
Casey Wellman Carson McMillan Brad Staubitz

Pairings
Name Name
Justin FalkJared Spurgeon
Nick Schultz Marek Zidlicky
Mike Lundin Clayton Stoner

Goalies (Starter has not been confirmed)
Name Name
Niklas Backstrom Josh Harding

WILD'S INJURIES and SCRATCHES
Player ReasonStatus
Niklas Backstrom recovered from illness expected to be available
Pierre-Marc Bouchard concussion injured reserve
Matt Hackett healthy sent to AHL, January 16
Mikko Koivu left shoulder will not play, could be out a month
Guillaume Latendresse concussion injured reserve
Carson McMillan healthy called up Monday, will play tonight
Jarod Palmer upper body injured reserve
Greg Zanon healthy expected to be scratched

WILD'S ROSTER
Forwards
No. Player HeightWeightDate of BirthPlace of Birth
96 Pierre-Marc Bouchard 5' 11" 173 Apr 27, 1984 Sherbrooke, QC, CAN
21 Kyle Brodziak 6' 2" 209 May 25, 1984 St. Paul, AB, CAN
22 Cal Clutterbuck 5' 11" 213 Nov 18, 1987 Welland, ON, CAN
7 Matt Cullen "A" 6' 1" 200 Nov 2, 1976 Virginia, MN, USA
15 Dany Heatley "A" 6' 4" 220 Jan 21, 1981 Freiburg, DEU
25 Nick Johnson 6' 1" 183 Dec 24, 1985 Calgary, AB, CAN
9 Mikko Koivu "C" 6' 2" 200 Mar 12, 1983 Turku, FIN
48 Guillaume Latendresse 6' 2" 230 May 24, 1987 Ste-Catherine, QC, CAN
34 David McIntyre 6' 0" 190 Feb 4, 1987 Oakville, ON, CAN
45 Carson McMillan 6' 1" 200 Sep 10, 1988 Brandon, MB, CAN
79 Jarod Palmer 6' 0" 200 Feb 10, 1986 Fridley, MN, USA
43 Warren Peters 6' 0" 195 Jul 10, 1982 Saskatoon, SK, CAN
14 Darroll Powe 5' 11" 212 Jun 22, 1985 Saskatoon, SK, CAN
10 Devin Setoguchi 6' 0" 200 Jan 1, 1987 Taber, AB, CAN
16 Brad Staubitz 6' 1" 215 Jul 28, 1984 Edmonton, AB, CAN
17 Casey Wellman 6' 0" 173 Oct 18, 1987 Brentwood, CA, USA

Defensemen
No. Player HeightWeightDate of BirthPlace of Birth
44 Justin Falk 6' 5" 215 Oct 11, 1988 Snowflake, MB, CAN
2 Mike Lundin 6' 2" 191 Sep 24, 1984 Burnsville, MN, USA
55 Nick Schultz "A" 6' 1" 200 Aug 25, 1982 Strasbourg, SK, CAN
46 Jared Spurgeon5' 9" 185 Nov 29, 1989 Edmonton, AB, CAN
4 Clayton Stoner 6' 3" 225 Feb 19, 1985 Port McNeill, BC, CAN
5 Greg Zanon 5' 11" 201 Jun 5, 1980 Burnaby, BC, CAN
3 Marek Zidlicky 5' 11" 190 Feb 3, 1977 Most, CZE

Goalies
No. Player HeightWeightDate of BirthPlace of Birth
32 Niklas Backstrom 5' 11" 189 Feb 13, 1978 Helsinki, FIN
31 Matt Hackett 6' 2" 170Mar 7, 1990 London, ON, CAN
37 Josh Harding 6' 1" 197 Jun 18, 1984 Regina, SK, CAN

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FLYERS vs. WILD SERIES HISTORY
Regular Season Record
Opponent W-L-T-OTL Home Away
Minnesota Wild 8-3-1-1 6-1-0-1 2-2-1-0

Playoffs Record
Opponent Series W-L Home Away
Minnesota Wild 0-00-00-00-0

Regular Season Streaks (unless noted)
Opponent W-L-OTL Home Away
Minnesota Wild 6-1-1 in the last 8 4-0-1 in the last 5 1-0-0

2000s:
  • October 11, 2000 -- The teams played to a 3-3 tie in Minnesota. Eric Desjardins' (8 shots) goal midway in the third period finished the scoring. Peter White (2-0-2) scored twice for the Flyers, including the first goal of the game, with Rick Tocchet (0-2-2) assisting on both. Brian Boucher made a terrific save on Marian Gaborik in the closing minute of regulation. Manny Fernandez made 36 saves for the Wild. Philly held a 7-2 shot advantage in OT and 39-22 in the game. Gino Odjick and Andy Sutton fought -- ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwO4E4_6F50 ). Mark Recchi suffered a concussion and missed 13 of the next 14 games. A sellout crowd of 18,827 witnessed an elaborate pre-game ceremony signifying the rich history of hockey in the state of Minnesota. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said "Minnesota and hockey is a no-brainer" and "I'm sorry we left. Bringing pro hockey back here was by far the right thing to do." It was the third regular season game for the Wild and first home game (there were two preseason games). The Minnesota North Stars last hosted an NHL regular season game on April 13, 1993.

  • March 15, 2001 -- The teams met in Philadelphia for the first time and Roman Cechmanek (15-save shutout and one assist) and Michal Sykora (1-1-2) starred in the Flyers' 3-0 victory. The shutout was the rookie's league-leading ninth of the season and fourth in his last seven starts. Since Bill Barber became head coach, Cechmanek started every home game and had a 16-3-2 home mark in 21 appearances. Rick Tocchet gave the Flyers a 1-0 lead with an unassisted PPG. Dean McAmmond, acquired two days earlier, scored in his Flyers' debut and made it 3-0; it was the only goal in his Flyers' career. The Flyers held a 36-15 shots advantage and went 2-for-6 on the PP. Manny Fernandez stopped 20 of 22 shots before suffering a sprained left ankle and was replaced by Jamie McLennan who made 13 saves on 14 shots. Prior to the game, Mark Howe was inducted as the 17th member of the Flyers' Hall of Fame.

  • December 8, 2001 -- Jan Hlavac's two goals within 42 seconds broke open a tight game and the Flyers won 5-1 in Philadelphia. Luke Richardson gave the Flyers a 1-0 lead, his only goal of the season and came after he missed the prior 10 games due to a fractured right foot. Richardson, who broke his right foot November 10, scored his first goal in 51 games dating to January 22, 2001. Mark Recchi had three points. Roman Cechmanek made 31 saves. Prior to the game, Jenny Barber, the 48-year old wife of Flyers' head coach Bill Barber, died of lung cancer after an eight-month battle; the couple was married for 28 years. "For my family's standpoint, Jen and my kids thought I should be here. On top of that, I felt the same way for my players that I wanted to be here for them," said a solemn Barber.
  • February 10, 2003 -- Manny Fernandez, who returned to the lineup after missing 13 games with a knee injury, made 30 saves and Pascal Dupuis, who scored in the first period, led Minnesota to a 1-0 win in Philadelphia. The Flyers won 35 of 55 faceoffs including 12 of 15 by Keith Primeau and outshot the Wild 30-19. Todd Fedoruk fought Matt Johnson ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1luFcd6Hcf8 ) and Brad Brown.
  • February 12, 2003 -- Dwayne Roloson made 31 saves in leading the Wild to a 2-0 home win broadcast on ESPN2. Cliff Ronning and Wes Walz scored, Ronning's goal coming late in the second period to snap a scoreless tie. Minnesota shutout the Flyers twice in three nights and two goalies made 61 saves. It was the first time an NHL team had consecutive shutouts in a home-and-home series since the Flyers did it to the Rangers in October 1999. In the last nine games, the Flyers scored just eight goals. Jim Vandermeer fought Jason Marshall in the first period.
  • November 20, 2003 -- Mark Recchi (2-1-3) starred and Robert Esche made 21 saves as the streaking Flyers (7-0-1 in the last eight) won 3-1 at home. Recchi, who scored two PPGs (the first coming on a 5-on-3 advantage), Tony Amonte (GWG, 1-1-2) and Jeremy Roenick (0-2-2) combined for seven points. The game's four goals were scored in the final six minutes of the second period. The lone goal by Minnesota was by Alexandre Daigle which tied the game 1-1. The Flyers held a 41-23 shot advantage. A lengthy scrap between Jim Vandermeer-Brad Brown: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xz4EWG_ljGQ

  • December 17, 2003 -- Eric Chouinard was traded to Minnesota for the Wild's 5th round choice (Chris Zarb) in the 2004 Entry Draft.
  • December 10, 2005 -- Branko Radivojevic scored with 53 seconds to play in the Flyers' 3-2 home victory. Radivojevic was sent on the ice as a defensive substitution but picked up a loose rebound off a Mike Knuble shot for the GWG. Antero Niittymaki made 23 saves. The Flyers led 2-0 midway though the game but the Wild eventually knotted the game 2-2. Kim Johnsson scored for Philadelphia as did Peter Forsberg (1-1-2) who returned to the lineup after missing six games with a groin strain. The Flyers were without Simon Gagne, Eric Desjardins, Keith Primeau, Joni Pitkanen and Turner Stevenson.
  • December 5, 2007 -- Antero Niittymaki made 28 saves and Jeff Carter, the game's top star, had (1-1-2) two points in the first period in Philly's 3-1 win at Minnesota. The Wild went 1-for-8 on the PP while the Flyers failed on just two chances. The Flyers had three minors in the first 5:18 of the game but led 2-0 after the first period. After 86 seconds, the Flyers' two leading scorers, Daniel Briere and Mike Richards, were in the penalty box and Minnesota had a five-on-three power play for more than a minute. The Wild had a called goal overturned after a video review couldn't find evidence that the puck had crossed the goal line. Pavol Demitra got Minnesota on the board in the second period but Braydon Coburn made it 3-1 in the third period. Minnesota was credited with 15 hits to just one for the Flyers. Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwxWJM0RLTE

  • January 8, 2009 -- Martin Biron made 27 saves, the Flyers' PK was a perfect 8-for-8 and Mike Knuble and Scottie Upshall (1-1-2) scored in the third period in Philly's 3-1 home win. Knuble's GWG came seven seconds into a PP, the Flyers only manpower advantage in the game. The Flyers were 6-for-6 on the PK, including a kill of 1:03 of a 5-on-3, before getting a PP chance. “It’s a little frustrating. It seemed like everything we did, they were either falling down and getting the calls, or we were just trying to give a guy an extra shot, and it seemed like they were calling it on us all night," said Scott Hartnell whose tying goal in the second period ended Niklas Backstrom's attempt at three straight shutouts (149:09 of time). Mike Richards won 17 of 23 faceoffs. Brent Burns played 30:03. It was the Flyers' first home game after a 6-game road trip. Arron Asham and Eric Reitz fought -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HA6k0Qk20e8 Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n0D31JIxcPM .


2010s:
  • February 6, 2010 -- Anton Khudobin, the game's top star, made 38 saves in his first NHL start and Cal Clutterbuck and Owen Nolan scored in the Wild's 2-1 win at Minnesota. The Wild took a 1-0 lead late in the first period after miscommunication behind the net caused Michael Leighton's attempted clear to land directly on the stick of Clutterbuck. Dan Carcillo scored 16 seconds later to even the score. Nolan scored the GWG just past the midway point of the game. Minnesota beat Philly for the first time since 2003. Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvykuoTnxUU
  • March 25, 2010 -- Kyle Brodziak scored the GWG in Minnesota's 4-3 OT win at Philly. The goal came as a result of a deflection off Chris Pronger's stick after Brian Boucher made the initial stop. Afterwards, Pronger said "It's a lack of focus, a lack of concentration, a lack of desire. That game should be locked down at 3-1. This late in the season, that's just unacceptable." Philly led 2-0 at the 4:18 mark and 3-1 after two periods. Martin Havlat and Andrew Brunette scored in the third period. Niklas Backstrom made 32 saves. Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YCjDm2ASa0
  • November 24, 2010 -- Six different Flyers scored in a 6-1 victory at Minnesota. James van Riemsdyk and Jeff Carter gave the Flyers a 2-0 lead 5:32 into the game. Danny Briere (1-1-2) scored with a minute to play in the second period which gave Philly a 3-1 advantage. Ville Leino and Andreas Nodl, the game's chosen top two stars, also had a goal and an assist each. Philly outshot Minnesota 28-16. Sergei Bobrovsky made 15 saves. Claude Giroux's slapper with 1:57 to play in the opening period shattered the glass and on-ice officials decided to continue the remainder of the period after the teams returned from their dressing rooms. Jody Shelley and Zack Kassian fought ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPdAojzRVCA ). Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=er9RgUuHVDE

  • June 27, 2011 -- Restricted free agent Darroll Powe was traded to Minnesota for a 2013 3rd round pick.
  • January 17, 2012 -- Kimmo Timonen (PP), Sean Couturier (SH) and Scott Hartnell (PP) scored on special teams in the Flyers' 5-1 home win. Timonen scored the go-ahead tally just 2:26 into the game. Ilya Bryzgalov made 25 saves. Matt Read and Jaromir Jagr had two assists. Ex-Flyer Darrol Powe scored the lone Minnesota goal. The Wild had 12 PIMs and the Flyers committed just one minor. Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJSDZTraf4g

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FLYERS vs. WILD 2012-13 SCHEDULE
Schedule ( http://www.nhl.com/ice/schedulebysea...etwork=&venue= )
DateGame Time (ET) Television
Sat Apr 27, 2013Philadelphia 2 at Ottawa 17:00 PM ETCBC,CSN-PH

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FLYERS' UPCOMING SCHEDULE
Schedule ( http://www.nhl.com/ice/schedulebysea...etwork=&venue= )
DateGame Time (ET) Television (subject to change)
Sat Apr 27, 2013Philadelphia at Ottawa 7:00 PM ETCBC, CSN-PH

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THIS DATE IN FLYERS' HISTORY: April 27, 1989 -- Pittsburgh 2 at Flyers 6

Derrick Smith (2-0-2), who provided his usual tenacious forecheck and was named the game's top star, and Tim Kerr (10-4-14 through six games), who picked up his 14th point in this series, both scored twice and the Flyers evened the best-of-seven series at 3 games apiece with a 6-2 home win. Mario Lemieux was held to two shots, zero points and was a minus-3 as he was continually frustrated by the Flyers' checking line of Smith-Dave Poulin-Scott Mellanby. Flyers' head coach Paul Holmgren said "You know what you get from Derrick Smith. He's a tremendous forechecker and a hard worker and it's nice to see his work get rewarded."

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Comcast Sports Philadelphia http://www.csnphilly.com/pages/flyers
Comcast Sports Philadelphia (Sarah Baicker's Twitter) http://twitter.com/sbaickerCSN
Comcast Sports Philadelphia (John Boruk's Twitter) http://twitter.com/JohnBorukCSN
Comcast Sports Philadelphia (Lisa Hillary's Twitter)http://twitter.com/lhillarycsn
Comcast Sports Philadelphia (Jim Jackson's Twitter)https://twitter.com/JimJPhilly
Comcast Sports Philadelphia (Tim Panaccio's Twitter) http://twitter.com/tpanotchCSN
Comcast Sports Philadelphia (Rick Tocchet's Twitter) http://twitter.com/realrocket22
Courier-Post of South Jersey http://www.courierpostonline.com/section/sports04
Courier-Post of South Jersey (Blog)http://blogs.courierpostonline.com/flyers/
Courier-Post of South Jersey (Dave Isaac's Twitter) http://twitter.com/davegisaac
Courier-Post of South Jersey (Randy Miller's Twitter) http://twitter.com/RandyJMiller
Delaware County Times (Blog) http://delcosports.blogspot.com/
Delaware County Times (Rob Parent's Twitter) http://twitter.com/reluctantSE
GCobb.com (Josh Janet's Twitter) http://twitter.com/JoshJanet
HockeyBuzz.com http://www.hockeybuzz.com/team/Philadelphia-Flyers
Meltzer, Bill (Twitter) http://twitter.com/billmeltzer
Mingioni, Anthony (Twitter) http://twitter.com/AnthonyMingioni
Morganti, Al (Twitter) https://twitter.com/nufced
Philadelphia Daily News (Frank Seravalli's Blog) http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/frequentflyers/
Philadelphia Daily News (Frank Seravalli's Twitter) http://twitter.com/DNFlyers
Philadelphia Daily News and Inquirer http://www.philly.com/philly/sports/flyers/
Philadelphia Inquirer (Sam Carchidi's Blog) http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/inqflyersreport/
Philadelphia Inquirer (Sam Carchidi's Twitter) http://twitter.com/broadstbull
PhillyBurbs.com http://www.phillyburbs.com/sports/flyers/
PhillyBurbs.com (Wayne Fish's Twitter) https://twitter.com/waynefish1
SanFilippo, Anthony (Blog) http://flyers.nhl.com/club/blog.htm?id=804
SanFilippo, Anthony (Twitter) http://twitter.com/AnthonySan37
Sports Radio 94 WIP http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/cat...sports/flyers/
Sports Radio 97.5 The Fanatic http://www.975thefanatic.com/teams/flyers/home.aspx
Therien, Chris (Twitter) https://twitter.com/ctherien6
NBC Sports http://nbcsports.msnbc.com/id/3032803/ns/sports-nhl
Minneapolis Star Tribune http://www.startribune.com/sports/wi...7cQUQ7c4E7ME5U
Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog) http://www.startribune.com/blogs/Russos_Rants.html
Minneapolis Star Tribune (Mike Russo's Twitter) http://twitter.com/Russostrib
St. Paul Pioneer Presshttp://www.twincities.com/wild
St. Paul Pioneer Press (blog) http://blogs.twincities.com/wild/
St. Paul Pioneer Press (Ben Goessling's Twitter) http://twitter.com/BenGoesslingPP

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The Flyers are practicing this morning.

Lineup adjustments in the first post will be made later today.

Minnesota could be making a trade.

http://www.startribune.com/sports/blogs/137415168.html

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The Wild is down to 11 forwards right now, and so far, no callup. I've been told Fletcher has been trying to make a trade before calling up a player. I just don't know what he can do without delving into the prospect pool. And that, he has said he is unwilling to do unless it's a deal that makes sense for the future.

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plz dont be more of the Jan. slide plz..


lets just get back to scoring more goals then we give up..

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Who is starting in goal? Surprise me.

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Who is starting in goal? Surprise me.
somehow im expecting mr. Universe..

even thou bob is def. earning more starts then hes getting, based on play. results

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Minnesota is injured. No Koivu, Bouchard, Latendresse are all out and Backstrom might be out too.
We can shut down Heatley right?

I smell a SO, if Harding does not outplay us.

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I have a feeling Powe will score a shorthander against us.

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Gotta say, liked Powe, but a 3rd rounder was pretty good value for him.

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No more turnovers please.
Offense looked good against Nashville, hopefully that continues.
Giroux with a big game, breaking out of his little funk.
On d, I wonder if we'll see some different pairings. Meszaros is better when he can follow the rush. Gustafsson can't quite cover for that.
A game with Clutterbuck, Powe, Rinaldo and Zolnierczyk should have some decent hitting hopefully.
Line of Simmonds-Couturier-Read looked great. Hope Couturier's streak continues.
Schenn will have a goal as well.
Also, Matt Read will have a goal.
Look for a Rinaldo-Staubitz fight.
Like always, I'm hoping for a game with few penalties.
On d for the Wild you should have a name beginning with S or Z. Schultz-Scandella, Stoner-Spurgeon, Zanon-Zidlicky as pairings?
We've been a bit lucky playing other teams when their star players are out injured. The Wild should miss Koivu pretty badly.
Even Coburn will score a goal in this game, believe it or not.
Day ends with a 5-2 win for us.

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if were calling out goal scorers, im rooting for Vorachek to break his snake bite..

maybe even 2 ???

Go Flyers...

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We going to lose to stupid goals in this one too?

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We going to lose to stupid goals in this one too?
of all the guess's so far this one is prolly the most likely..

hahahaa

"what can i do, why you heff to be mad ?"

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Minnesota is injured. No Koivu, Bouchard, Latendresse are all out and Backstrom might be out too.
We can shut down Heatley right?

I smell a SO, if Harding does not outplay us.
As long as the Flyers goaltending is solid it should be an easy win. The Wild are practically an AHL team right now.

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As long as the Flyers goaltending is solid it should be an easy win. The Wild are practically an AHL team right now.
Great, now you jinxed us

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Great, now you jinxed us
**** (cant find the FUUU face to go with this )

exactly..

everytime someone (esp. announcers) say that we lose badly.. usually in the 3rd period to..

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I'm pretty sure I'll be asleep by the 2nd period with the Wild coming town.

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Great, now you jinxed us
I don't even think a jinx will help the Wild.

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The Flyers are practicing this morning.

Lineup adjustments in the first post will be made later today.

Minnesota could be making a trade.

http://www.startribune.com/sports/blogs/137415168.html
They can have Shelley

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Man, Cechmanek was the man for about 12 minutes.

Hopefully we get a W tomorrow.

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Shutout.

I can feel it in my bones.
Seems like you've been saying that a lot lately. You sure you don't have arthritis? Or maybe there's just a cold front about to blow through your area.

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tocchet was on wip again last night and this time he didn't just elude to poor practice habits from bryz, he flat out said it. follow tocchet on twitter @realrocket22, he always wants to talk hockey and always finds time to respond to tweets. good man.

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Bryz starts. I cannot begin to tell you how angry I will be if Bryz sucks tonight. PICK IT UP!!!

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