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Quick Hits from the Weekend

*JVR with Snoop Doggy Dogg.

Okay so spending the weekend in enemy territory in Pittsburgh capped off a busy weekend filled with the debut of NFL Sunday football, there was some Flyers-related news buzzing around so here’s a quick recap of what’s gone on since our last update.

-Flyers unveiled their Winter Classic jerseys on Friday. There’s a gallery on the site here. They look pretty cool and I like them. Just wish they were more orange but that’s what happens when you’re the away team I guess… To quote Jeff: “They took the thirds (orange alternate jersey), inverted the colors, added a patch, that’s it”.

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Posted by on September 14, 2009 in Flyers News


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Blair Betts Added to the Roster

With the news on the Flyers site that Gagne has returned to the Skate Zone and begun skating for the first time since his injury comes another interesting pre-training camp quip. Seven year NHL veteran of the Calgary Flames and New York Rangers Blair Betts was added to the training camp roster on a pro try-out basis.

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Posted by on September 9, 2009 in Flyers News


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Gagne Slated to Return for Camp; Should he?

Good news for Flyers fans: the groin strain that Gagne suffered will not keep him out of the lineup for an extended period of time.

Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren said Wednesday that Gagne received an injection and can return to the ice in two weeks, in time for the start of training camp on Sept. 12.

The bad news is Gagne’s groin is reminiscent of Forsberg’s ankle.

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Posted by on August 27, 2009 in Flyers Talk and Other


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