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NHL Team Pages News:

GoaliePost.com
Stolarz Knee Surgery
Anthony Stolarz out indefinitely after meniscus surgery. ...(more)
Fri, 8 Sep 2017

Neuvirth Out 4-6 Weeks
Per #Flyers GM Ron Hextall, G Michal Neuvirth will be out 4-6 weeks with a lower-body injury...(more)
Sun, 13 Nov 2016

Neuvirth Out 7-10 Days
Per GM Ron Hextall, G Michal Neuvirth will be out a week to 10 days with a lower-body injury....(more)
Tue, 2 Feb 2016

Neuvirth Injury Update
Injury Update: G Michal Neuvirth is considered day-to-day with an upper-body injury. ...(more)
Tue, 17 Nov 2015

Leighton Out 7-10 Days
"Holmgren says Leighton has an upper-body injury and will be out 7-10 days."...(more)
Sun, 10 Feb 2013

Boucher Recalled, Leighton Injured
"Goaltender Brian Boucher has been recalled from Adirondack. Appears Michael Leighton has an injury. Boucher has been excellent in AHL."...(more)
Sun, 10 Feb 2013

Flyers Re-Acquire Boucher
The Flyers have re-acquired Brian Boucher. They did not send a goalie back to Carolina. "Boucher, 36, has played with the Flyers twice before. He was acquired from Carolina for minor league forward ...(more)
Mon, 14 Jan 2013

Bryzzy day-to-day with a chip fracture in foot
Philadelphia's goalie Ilya Bryzgalov had x-rays taken and they ended up showing a chipped bone in his right foot. After Monday's loss the media reported Bryz limping around the locker room and immedia...(more)
Tue, 27 Mar 2012

Bryzgalov Limping after Monday's loss
After Philadelphia's loss to Tampa Bay Monday night, starting netminder Ilya Bryzgalov was seen walking with a limp, but the team has downplayed any seriousness of an injury. General Manager Paul Holm...(more)
Tue, 27 Mar 2012

Bryzgalov Re-Joins Flyers
"Ilya Bryzgalov traveled with the Flyers to Detroit on Saturday, according to a team spokesman. The Flyers did not have a morning skate on Sunday at Joe Louis Arena in preparation for their 7:30 p.m. ...(more)
Sun, 12 Feb 2012

Bacashihua Recalled by Flyers
"#Flyers have recalled goaltender Jason Bacashihua from the Adirondack Phantoms on emergency conditions, according to GM Paul Holmgren" Bryzgalov is indeed sick....(more)
Thu, 9 Feb 2012

Bryzgalov Benched for Winter Classic
Justin Goldman from The Goalie Guild wrote a piece on Ilya Bryzgalov being benched for the Winter Classic on Monday in favor of Sergei Bobrovsky: "With the leaked news that Sergei Bobrovsky is startin...(more)
Mon, 2 Jan 2012

Stats Analysis: Bryzgalov
Here's a pretty interesting piece that provides statistical analysis of Ilya Bryzgalov: "Ilya Bryzgalov is struggling again. Whether you use your eyes, look at the numbers, or ask the players, the con...(more)
Thu, 29 Dec 2011

Latest Bryzgalov Update
Here is the latest on Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov: "The news on Bryzgalov appears much less serious. Holmgren said a lower-body injury started bothering Bryzgalov during the second period -- and when...(more)
Sun, 11 Dec 2011

Bryzgalov Out, Bobrovsky In
Ilya Bryzgalov left his game against the Lightning with 13 minutes left in the third period and was replaced by Sergei Bobrovsky. He was seen on the ice after the game to congratulate Bobrovsky and hi...(more)
Sat, 10 Dec 2011

Bryzgalov Blanks Devils
The Flyers have pulled off two wins in a row including a 3-0 shutout win over the New Jersey Devils Saturday night. "I can't say enough about the whole team work ethic," Bryzgalov said. "Everybody's d...(more)
Sun, 9 Oct 2011

Leighton on re-entry waivers
If he is not claimed, he is eligible to play for the Flyers in the playoffs. He would NOT be playoff-eligible if ANY other team claims him. They would have him under contract next season for just $800...(more)
Tue, 5 Apr 2011

Leighton clears waivers, heads to Phantoms
Goalie Michael Leighton cleared waivers Tuesday and will be sent to the AHL Phantoms. Leighton, 29, will probably never play for the Flyers again this season, because it is unlikely he would clear re-...(more)
Tue, 4 Jan 2011

Leighton placed on waivers
After only one shaky NHL start this season, Michael Leighton has been placed on waivers by the Flyers. If he clears by noon Tuesday, the Flyers could send him down to the AHL, keep him on the roster, ...(more)
Mon, 3 Jan 2011

Leighton Cleared By Doctor
Philadelphia's goalie situation is about to get interesting. Goaltender Michael Leighton has been cleared to resume all on ice activities. Leighton needs to rebuild some strength in his left ankle pr...(more)
Wed, 17 Nov 2010

Leighton Sees Doctor Tuesday
Leighton has had basic practice so far, however will see his doctor Tuesday and hopes to be cleared "to do everything and start doing full practices." "Obviously, I have to get back to game shape and ...(more)
Sat, 13 Nov 2010

Leighton Ahead of Schedule
The Philadelphia Inquirer is reporting that Michael Leighton is back at practice and is believed to be ahead of schedule. However, there is still no projected return date. Leighton was said to miss ...(more)
Thu, 11 Nov 2010

Update: Boucher Starts B2B
Update: Boucher will start B2B set - not necessarily both B2B games. Stay tuned. Brian Boucher is expected to start both of the Flyers' back-to-back games (Monday at Columbus and Tuesday versus Buffal...(more)
Mon, 25 Oct 2010

Signs Point to Bobrovsky Starting
Coach Peter Laviolette wouldn't announce his starting goalie for Saturday against Pittsburgh, but all indications point to Sergei  Bobrovsky, who defeated the Pens, 3-2, in the season opener....(more)
Fri, 15 Oct 2010

Leighton out 6-8 weeks more
Philadelphia Flyers General Manager Paul Holmgren told philadelphiaflyers.com that goaltender Michael Leighton will have back surgery. "The procedure, a partial discectomy, will be performed by Dr. Al...(more)
Fri, 8 Oct 2010

Flyers waive Backlund, Bobrovsky new Backup
Johan Backlund was waived by the Philadelphia Flyers today. Rookie Sergei Bobrovsky will start the NHL season with Brian Boucher. It is still too early to tell if the Flyers will give Bobrovsky ample...(more)
Mon, 4 Oct 2010

Boucher Will Start as #1
With Michael Leighton out for 3-4 weeks Brian Boucher will start the NHL season as the #1 goalie. "It's a different team and a different year," coach Peter Laviolette said. "I think it's easier [now f...(more)
Thu, 30 Sep 2010

Flyers Leighton Hurts Back
UPDATE: Leighton out first 3 weeks of season with buldging disc in back. During the OT period on Friday Michael Leighton strained his back. the Flyers' say they won't know anything until Monday. Consi...(more)
Wed, 29 Sep 2010

Flyers Sign Carson
The desperate Flyers have signed goalie Sebastien Caron from the Swiss League, GM Paul Holmgren confirmed. Holmgren said Caron would be at the team's 11:45 a.m. meeting in Voorhees Friday. No word on ...(more)
Fri, 2 Apr 2010

Backlund Leaves With Sore Groin
Backlund left the game after the 2nd with a sore groin....(more)
Sat, 27 Mar 2010

Leighton Out for 8-10
Paul Holmgren said Michael Leighton has a 'severe' high ankle sprain and will be out 8-10 weeks. Marc-Andre Fleury missed 34 game in 07-08....(more)
Thu, 18 Mar 2010

Leighton -- High Ankle Sprain
Flyers goaltender Michael Leighton suffered a high left ankle sprain in Tuesday night’s game in Nashville and is day-to-day, according to club general manager Paul Holmgren. Leighton explained...(more)
Wed, 17 Mar 2010

Leighton High Ankle Sprain
Michael Leighton has a high ankle sprain and will not return. Day-to-day....(more)
Tue, 16 Mar 2010

Emery's Season Over
"Ray Emery will have surgery in the near future to repair his right hip," said Flyers GM Paul Holmgren. "He is suffering from avascular necrosis and will have a bone graft done to alleviate his hip is...(more)
Tue, 2 Mar 2010

Emery Told to Rest
The Philadelphia Flyers have told Ray Emery to take a break to rest his injured left hip. It will be a three weeks stint of the rehab; two will occur during the two-week Olympic break....(more)
Thu, 11 Feb 2010

Ray Emery Update
Flyers say Ray Emery 'may' have labrum tear. ...(more)
Mon, 8 Feb 2010

Emery on Saturday
Ray Emery will start Saturday's matinee matchup for the Flyers against the Islanders. This will be his seventh straight start since returning from injury on January 17....(more)
Fri, 29 Jan 2010

Emery on Saturday
Peter Laviolette will stick with the hot goaltender and start Ray Emery on Saturday against the Hurricanes. Emery picked up a shutout on Thursday against the Rangers....(more)
Fri, 22 Jan 2010

Emery vs. Rangers
It will be Ray Emery in net vs. the NYRangers tomorrow night. ...(more)
Wed, 20 Jan 2010

Ray Emery Tuesday
Ray Emery will be back in net tomorrow when the Flyers host Columbus....(more)
Mon, 18 Jan 2010

Leighton to Start 10th Straight
Michael Leighton will get the start tomorrow in Toronto. The start will be his 10th straight start since joining the Flyers. He is 8-0-1 with a 2.22 goals-against average and .925 save percentage in t...(more)
Wed, 13 Jan 2010

Flyers goalie Tuesday
Leighton in net Tuesday...(more)
Mon, 11 Jan 2010

Ray Emery Aims Sat Return
Ray Emery told Tim Panaccio from csnphilly.com this morning he intends to play Saturday Vs Tampa Bay. That would bring him back 11 days sooner than expected...(more)
Fri, 8 Jan 2010

Brian Boucher Injured
The Flyers will go with third and fourth string goalies for a little while. Brian Boucher lacerated his right ring finger during last night's game. "He probably won't be able to play Wednesday," GM Ho...(more)
Tue, 22 Dec 2009

Flyers Goalie Games
Back-up goalie Michael Leighton figures to get a start against the Islanders on Sunday. Unless Brian Boucher blowsup in the next game or two he should be the starter til then....(more)
Mon, 21 Dec 2009

Flyers Claim Michael Leighton
The Philadelphia Flyers have claimed Michael Leighton off re-entry waivers from the Carolina Hurricanes. This will be Leighton's second stint with Philadelphia. He spent part of the 2006-07 season wi...(more)
Tue, 15 Dec 2009

Emery Abdominal Surgery
Ray Emery will hav surgery on Wednesday to repair a torn muscle in his lower abdominal and is expected to be out for six weeks....(more)
Tue, 8 Dec 2009

UPDATE: Flyers Fire Stevens
UPDATE: Rogers Sportsnet has learned that Peter Laviolette will be named the next head coach of the Philadelphia Flyers. An announcement is expected tonight at an 8pm ET press conference. Unofficially...(more)
Fri, 4 Dec 2009

Boucher Starts Again
Brian Boucher will start his second straight game for Philly Thursday. Boucher lost 1-0 to Atlanta on November 28th in the back-end of B2B games. The Flyers are coming off four consecutive days off....(more)
Wed, 2 Dec 2009

Boucher starts Saturday
In the second game of a back-to-back set for both teams, Brian Boucher will start for the Flyers against the Thrashers on Saturday night. Ray Emery started on Friday afternoon....(more)
Fri, 27 Nov 2009

Boucher to Get More Starts
Although the Flyers have almost exclusively started Emery given their light schedule early in the season, they will play eight games over the next thirteen days, have a four day break, and then play t...(more)
Mon, 16 Nov 2009

Boucher Suggested Saturday?
Head coach John Stevens would not speculate, but the Philly Inquirer is suggesting Boucher could get a start tomorrow versus the Sabres. It is a home game and not a B2B....(more)
Fri, 13 Nov 2009

Flyers Goalie Games
The Philadelphia Flyers are expected to ride Emery for the next three games: Washington Capitals tonight, Pittsburgh Penguins Thursday, and the Ducks Saturday. Emery's play has been great so far this ...(more)
Tue, 6 Oct 2009

Boucher appears ready to return
Flyers backup goalie Brian Boucher could be ready as early as Tuesday night versus the Capitals. Figure on Ray Emery starting that night anyway. Emery earned a shutout opening night and beat New Jerse...(more)
Mon, 5 Oct 2009

Flyers Brian Boucher injured
It starts already with the dreaded "lower-body injury". Brian Boucher left Saturday's game with a 'lower body injury.' "We believe it's just minor, a little tweak," GM Holmgren said. "We'll monitor it...(more)
Tue, 29 Sep 2009

Martin Biron Starts Wednesday
"Going into these two games, having some success could really solidify what we think about our team in here, and that's what we want to do," said Martin Biron. Biron will start tomorrow, only his seco...(more)
Tue, 3 Feb 2009

Flyers Niittymaki Injured Groin Saturday
UPDATE: Niittymaki out 7-10 and now on IR Flyers Antero Niittymaki is yet another NHL goalie down with a groin injury. He injured it in Saturday's game versus the LA Kings. So far the Flyers have been...(more)
Mon, 5 Jan 2009

Niittymaki Back in Net
Antero Niittymaki will start tomorrow versus the Ottawa Senators. His last game was a 7-0 win on October 24th versus the Atlanta Thrashers. Three sets of back-to-back games late this month should give...(more)
Wed, 5 Nov 2008

Niittymaki Gets Another One
Antero Niittymaki will be between the pipes for his second straight start tomorrow night "I just felt that he really earned us a point there with his play," said coach Stevens. "Niitty made some goal-...(more)
Tue, 21 Oct 2008

Biron goes bust
Marty Biron was pulled after giving up 4 goals on 14 shots while Antero Niittymaki in relief earned the third star of the game. Niittymaki stopped all 13 shots he faced during the two periods - Thanks...(more)
Sat, 11 Oct 2008

Flyers Sign Aubin to One-Year Deal
The Philadelphia Flyers signed Jean-Sebastien Aubin to a one-year deal; financial terms were not disclosed. Aubin was with Toronto and LA the last few years and went to the Eastern Conference Finals w...(more)
Thu, 18 Sep 2008

Flyers Niittymaki out 4-6 Weeks
General Manager Philadelphia Flyers/Phantoms Paul Holmgren has described Niittymaki's surgery as cleanup. Antero Nittymaki will be out for about 4-6 weeks following the surgery on his left hip. Paul ...(more)
Mon, 15 Sep 2008

Flyers, Biron move on
Even though he was not stellar in this game Marty Biron outplayed the Montreal goalies in every game this series. Biron was not great in game 5 but a horrible second period by Carey Price allowed the ...(more)
Sat, 3 May 2008

Biron's goalie coach
Good article about Martin Biron and his friend, hero, mentor, and current goalie coach in Philly - Thanks Bryan...(more)
Fri, 2 May 2008

Biron has Habs number
The Flyers beat the Habs 4-2 Wednesday taking a commanding 3-1 series lead. Martin Biron has played outstanding since the game 1. Along with Umberger Biron has been the first star of the series. The F...(more)
Thu, 1 May 2008

Biron big, Price shakey
"It felt good," said Biron. "A couple of bounces went against us in the last game and this time a couple went our way - that was the difference." Biron made 34 saves for the win an...(more)
Sun, 27 Apr 2008

Biron and Price not so sharp
Martin Biron allowed a few stoppable shots and Carey Price let in a very weak third goal as Montreal went on to beat the Flyers 4-3. Biron's second goal happened where the puck hit is pad and bounced ...(more)
Fri, 25 Apr 2008

Martin Biron versus Carey Price
Martin Biron played a strong game 7 except for a weak second goal. Biron is by far, in most analyst's minds, the worst statistical goalie left in the playoffs. This second round matchup will come down...(more)
Wed, 23 Apr 2008

Biron, Flyers choke
Marty Biron started game 6 hot but after a weak second goal and lack of effort on the third and fourth goals the Flyers now face sudden death in game seven. Considering Biron is a terrible 0-5 this s...(more)
Mon, 21 Apr 2008

Biron simply on fire
Martin Biron earned his third shutout in four games Sunday. Biron ended the Regular season on a high notes with shutouts over New Jersey and Pittsburgh. A 5-4 loss and a 2-0 win has tied the series at...(more)
Mon, 14 Apr 2008

Biron to make first playoff start
A pretty good article regarding Brion and his first Playoff start....(more)
Thu, 10 Apr 2008

Biron Wednesday
Martin Biron will start in net on Wednesday. They have tough games versus Pittsburgh and New Jersey coming up. Unless they clinch assume Biron will play all three remaining games - Thanks Josh....(more)
Tue, 1 Apr 2008

Flyers Goalie Games
The unofficial plan it to play Biron tomorrow, Niittymaki Friday, the Biron again on Saturday. Bill Meltzer notes Biron has struggled in B2B games....(more)
Mon, 24 Mar 2008

Biron Sunday
Martin Biron will start Sunday, well that's what coach Stevens said anyways....(more)
Sat, 22 Mar 2008

Marty Friday
Martin Biron will start Friday against the New York Rangers. "Niitty has come in and won us hockey games, and he'll get back in the net before we're done here," said Stevens. Valiquette's n...(more)
Thu, 20 Mar 2008

Niittymaki Tuesday
Last game was horrible for both Flyers goalies. Biron allowed three goals on eight shots while Niittymaki allowed four goals on 28 shots. Niittymaki has earn the start for tomorrow. The Flyers have on...(more)
Mon, 17 Mar 2008

Biron needs to step up
"(Biron)'s the guy we've been leaning on lately. If he's going to step up and take charge, he has to be able to play back-to-back, especially against a team he's had a lot of success against.&quo...(more)
Mon, 17 Mar 2008

Flyers holding on
The Flyers are holding on to 8th place in the East, but Buffalo, Washington, and Florida are chasing hard. Philly has lost three consecutive one goal games....(more)
Sun, 16 Mar 2008

Biron Saturday
Biron, who has started the last five games, will be in net on Saturday too....(more)
Fri, 14 Mar 2008

Biron back
Marty Biron will start his third straight game today. Coach John Stevens won't go as far as saying he's number 1, but he'll will start if the Flyers are winning....(more)
Sat, 1 Mar 2008

Biron gives tour
Flyers practice facility. Tour Part 1 Tour Part 2...(more)
Fri, 29 Feb 2008

Flyers Goalie Games
Antero Niittymaki will start tomorrow while Biron will get the call Wednesday versus the Caps....(more)
Mon, 4 Feb 2008

Flyer goalies split
Stevens announced that Antero Niittymaki will start against the Devils Tuesday and Martin Biron will play Thursday against the Penguins. - Thanks Josh...(more)
Mon, 21 Jan 2008

Niittymaki keeps it up
Antero Niittymaki saved 25 of 26 shots for a 6-1 win over the Senators Sunday. Niittymaki has a two game winning streak and has won six of his last seven starts....(more)
Mon, 21 Jan 2008

Flyer goalie games
Antero Niittymaki will start against Florida Wednesday night. Martin Biron will play Saturday against the Islanders....(more)
Tue, 15 Jan 2008

Flyers goalie rotation
Antero Niittymaki will get the call on Saturday and Martin Biron will get the call on Sunday - Thanks Joshua...(more)
Fri, 11 Jan 2008

Niittymaki three straight
Flyers coach John Stevens announced that Antero Niittymaki would start tomorrow at Madison Square Garden against the Rangers. If your keeping track that's three straight starts in-a-row. "He's ju...(more)
Wed, 9 Jan 2008

Biron cooling down
Martin Biron allowed five goals on 34 shots. Flyers lost to Carolina in a shootout Saturday....(more)
Sun, 16 Dec 2007

Biron pulled after three goals
Martin Biron gave up three goals in 14 shots and was replaced by Niittymaki. Niittymaki gave up two goals in 17 shots to take the loss. The Flyers lost 6-3 to the Boston Bruins....(more)
Tue, 27 Nov 2007

Niittymaki to make first start
Philadelphia backup goalie Antero Niittymaki will make his first start this season Thursday versus Tampa Bay. These are back-to-back games against TB and Florida. Tim Panaccio (writer) makes a good p...(more)
Tue, 23 Oct 2007

Flyers relying on Biron too much
Biron faced 44 shots last night beating Carolina 3-2 in Overtime. Coming off back-2-back shutouts it appears as if the Flyers forgot about defence and allowed Biron to be peppered with shots. Biron co...(more)
Sun, 21 Oct 2007

Biron earns second straight shutout
Martin Biron stopped all 38 shots for his second straight shutout beating the Devils 4-0 on Thursday night....(more)
Thu, 18 Oct 2007

Niittymaki's new hip
Niittymaki needed cortisone shots all last season after he tore his left labrum in training camp. Antero had surgery in 2006 on his right hip, then left hip surgery after the end of last season. If M...(more)
Mon, 17 Sep 2007

Brian Boucher signs AHL contract with Philadelphia
The Flyers signed Brian Boucher to the minor league Phantoms of the AHL on Monday....(more)
Tue, 24 Jul 2007

Niittymaki gets a 2-year deal
The 2-year contract is worth $2.45 million. Niittymaki had his torn hip labrum repaired just after the season ended. Martin Biron will be the #1 in Philly this coming season....(more)
Fri, 15 Jun 2007

Esche's injury riddled season continues
Robert Esche left last game early in the first period with neck spasms. Nothing more has been disclosed....(more)
Mon, 5 Feb 2007

Niittymaki set to return
Niittymaki skated yesterday in Philly and was expected to join the team for this mornings skate. It will be decided during practice if he'll suit up or not. The good news for Niittymaki is that the MR...(more)
Wed, 3 Jan 2007

Esche expected to practice
Robert Esche is still on the road to coming back, possibly this week. He has had swelling in his groin where his adductor's were opened to relieve pressure. He is expected at practice this morning (Tu...(more)
Tue, 19 Dec 2006

No definite return for Philly goalie
Robert Esche was on the ice Thursday for the fourth time. He said 'I feel good. It's going a lot faster than I anticipated.' He did note that he still has some pain in his groin. There is no timetable...(more)
Sat, 16 Dec 2006

Esche to return, even if he doesn't want to
Robert Esche has been cleared to practice after groin surgery. He could return as a backup on Saturday or by the way things have been going he may even play. Philly hasn't exactly supported their goal...(more)
Wed, 13 Dec 2006

Esche probably happy he's not losing
Robert Esche's adductor muscle (groin) surgery was successful yesterday. He is expected to be sidelined for two-to-four weeks....(more)
Thu, 30 Nov 2006

Philly wins over Blue Jackets
Antero Niittymaki stopped 39 of 41 shots Friday night to beat the lowly Blue Jackets 3-2. Niittymaki is 3-5-2 in his last 10 games....(more)
Sat, 25 Nov 2006

Flyers score in bunches
Although allowing four goals Robert Esche made 37 of 41 saves to beat Anaheim 7-4 Wednesday night. The Flyers scored five goals in the first period for their first win in six games....(more)
Thu, 16 Nov 2006

Niittymaki and Flyers looking like minor league team
Philadelphia lost, again, to Pittsburgh 3-2 Monday night. Niittymaki has now lost 10 of his last 11 starts, he is now 2-9-2 on the young season....(more)
Tue, 14 Nov 2006

Niittymaki adds to losing streak
Antero Niittymaki allowed three goals on 31 shots as Toronto beat Philly 4-1. The Flyers have now lost three straight and Niittymaki has only one win in his last eight games....(more)
Tue, 7 Nov 2006

Philly in trouble?
Robert Esche started last game as he has so many this season, losing by four goals. Esche was pulled last night in the first intermission after allowing four goals on eight shots. Esche is now 1-3-0 w...(more)
Sat, 4 Nov 2006

Flyers win, Flyers win
Robert Esche blanked the Chicago Blackhawks last night making 26 saves for a 3-0 win. It was against a struggling Blackhawks team but this may spark new life into the Flyers....(more)
Mon, 30 Oct 2006

Philly needs a change
The Philadelphia Flyers are absolutely horrible of late. Antero Niittymaki stopped five of nine shots before being replaced by Esche who stopped 17 of 21 shots. Philadelphia's locker room was closed f...(more)
Sun, 29 Oct 2006

Esche looks tired already
Robert Esche was lit up for nine goals last night against the Buffalo Sabres. Philly's former #1 goalie isn't looking very good this season. Esche as allowed 13 goals in two games. Expect Antero Niitt...(more)
Tue, 17 Oct 2006

Niittymaki feeling good
Niittymaki says his hip has not been a problem since the cortisone shot. 'I feel something once in a while, but nothing major,' he said. 'It doesn't bother me at all.' He stopped 20 shots last night i...(more)
Thu, 12 Oct 2006

Philly needs more work
Robert Esche hasn't looked good from preseason on. Philadelphia lost to Pittsburgh last night 4-0. Esche is making a very good case for Philly to start Antero Niittymaki next game....(more)
Thu, 5 Oct 2006

Niittymaki Surgery put off
Antero Niittymaki will need surgery in the off-season. Unless of course his condition (torn labrum left hip) acts up during the season. He will have three cortisone shots during the season to reduce t...(more)
Fri, 29 Sep 2006

Niittymaki torn labrum
GM Bob Clarke has stated Antero Niittymaki tore the labrum in his left hip on Tuesday (Sept 26). The MRI showed a tear. If surgery is needed, it will be six to eight weeks before he sees action....(more)
Mon, 25 Sep 2006