Flyerdelphia Weekly Round-Up: January 24-30


Every week, you can catch up on all of our stories on Flyerdelphia in our weekly round-up. Here is this week's content from January 24 to 30.


Saturday, January 24

The All-Star Game festivities began with the All-Star Skills Competition. Jake Voracek and Claude Giroux were both participants in the Breakaway Challenge, Skills Relay Challenge and NHL Shootout event. Kevin Durso provided the results and highlights – All-Star Skills Competition Highlights: Claude Giroux and Jake Voracek

Sunday, January 25

This Week in Flyers History, Mike Watson looked back at memorable All-Star Game moments and All-Star firsts for former Flyers – This Week in Flyers History: Week ending January 25

Kevin Durso highlighted Jake Voracek's growth this season and how he has formed into a superstar of his own, much like linemate Claude Giroux – Voracek, like linemate Giroux, growing into superstar

We selected our Player and Play of the Week from the past week of action – Player and Play of the Week: January 18-24

Team Toews claimed the 2015 NHL All-Star Game over Team Foligno as Jake Voracek tied an All-Star record with six points, including a hat trick – Voracek records 6 points; Team Toews wins All-Star Game

Monday, January 26

In our Future Flyers Report, Rob Riches looks at Brandon Manning's part in AHL All-Star festivities, plus updates on the ECHL and juniors – Future Flyers Report: Manning competes in All-Star festivities

Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo was suspended for eight games for his boarding major on Kris Letang last Tuesday against the Pittsburgh Penguins. In the wake of the suspension, the Flyers called up Ryan WhiteRinaldo suspended 8 games; Flyers recall Ryan White

In his weekly column, Rob Riches discusses a fun All-Star weekend for Voracek and Giroux, and how the Flyers have to move on from what will certainly be a bright spot in the season – Moving on from a fun All-Star weekend

Tuesday, January 27

Dain Stiles goes Between the Pipes, discussing Petr Straka's call-up as Michael Raffl battles an illness – Between the Pipes-01/27/15- Straka called up, Emery in net for Arizona tonight

Kevin Durso provided game coverage of the Flyers 4-3 shootout win over the Arizona Coyotes – Mason stands tall in relief, Simmonds nets winner in shootout

Kevin also presented his Postgame Perspective, discussing how Steve Mason proved to be an impromptu star in his return to game action – Postgame Perspective: Mason steps up in Flyers win

Wednesday, January 28

Check out photographer Kate Frese's photos from Tuesday night's Flyers-Coyotes game – Photo Gallery: Flyers vs. Coyotes, January 27, 2015

In his weekly column, Kevin Durso writes that the Flyers lack of consistency creates a cloudy Draft picture for the team – Flyers lack of consistency keeps them hovering in Draft picture

Bill Minchin hosted another edition of Flyers Trivia. This week, one of our followers wants you to guess their favorite Flyer – Flyers Trivia: Who Am I?

Thursday, January 29

Conflicting reports surfaced about a possible return for Kimmo Timonen. Craig Berube hinted the defenseman would return. Ron Hextall said not so fast – Kimmo Komeback?: Berube says yes, Hextall says not so fast

Kevin Durso provided game coverage of the Flyers 5-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets – Flyers down Jets, claim 3rd straight win

Kevin also presented Postgame Perspective, discussing the unlikely sources of scoring for the Flyers of late – Postgame Perspective: More unlikely heroes contributing for Flyers

Friday, January 30

Check out photographer Kate Frese's photos from Thursday's night Flyers-Jets game – Photo Gallery: Flyers vs. Jets, January 29, 2015

Bill Minchin goes Around the NHL, looking at Martin Brodeur's retirement, Mike Richards going on waivers and more – Around the NHL: Brodeur says goodbye, Mike Richards and more

Rob Riches takes another look at the minor leagues and juniors in Future Flyers Report – Future Flyers Report: Phantoms face critical weekend


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