Flyerdelphia Weekly Round-Up: January 17-23


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 17 to 23.


Saturday, January 17

The Flyers got mixed results from Kimmo Timonen's tests – One clot clears for Timonen, status remains uncertain

Rob Riches provided game coverage of the Flyers game against the Buffalo Sabres. The Flyers snapped a 168-minute goalless drought in a 4-3 win over the lowly Sabres – Buffaloffense: Offense returns in 4-3 win over Sabres

Sunday, January 18

Mike Watson looked back at the Flyers trade with the Ottawa Senators in 1998, acquiring former first-overall pick Alexandre Daigle – This Week in Flyers History: Week ending January 18

We named our Player and Play of the Week from January 11-17 – Player and Play of the Week: January 11-17

Monday, January 19

Bill Minchin had game coverage of the Flyers-Islanders game on MLK Day. The reeling Flyers were handled by the East-leading Islanders, 7-4 – New York leaves Flyers stranded on Long Island

Rob Riches brings you the Future Flyers Report, with updates on juniors, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms and the Reading Royals – Future Flyers Report: Phantoms honor Clarke

The Flyers announced injuries to defensemen Nick Schultz and Carlo Colaiacovo suffered in Monday's loss to the Islanders, putting their status in doubt for Tuesday's game against the Penguins, and recalled Brandon Manning and Oliver Lauridsen from Lehigh Valley – Schultz, Colaiacovo injured; Flyers recall Manning, Lauridsen

Tuesday, January 20

Dain Stiles goes Between the Pipes, with links of happenings around the Flyers – Between the Pipes-1/20/15- Flyers lose game, two defensemen in one afternoon

The Flyers hosted the Pittsburgh Penguins, adding another chapter to a classic rivalry. Following a fight-filled second period, the Flyers would down the Penguins in overtime, 3-2, on a goal by Claude Giroux. Kevin Durso provided coverage – Old-fashioned Donnybrook: Giroux's OT winner caps fight-filled contest

Kevin also provided the Postgame Perspective, with quotes following the game, on how the Penguins continue to bring out the best in the Flyers – Postgame Perspective: Penguins continue to bring out best in Flyers

Wednesday, January 21

Check out Kate Frese's photos from Tuesday night's Flyers-Penguins game – Photo Gallery: Flyers vs. Penguins, January 20, 2015

In his weekly column, Kevin Durso states that after holding off on calling up Robert Hagg on Tuesday, the Flyers patience with prospects is a sign that they will stay the course this season – Amid struggles and injuries, Flyers remaining patient

Bill Minchin hosts another edition of Flyers trivia. This week's subject: Flyers coaches and captains – Flyers Trivia: Coaches and Captains

After receiving a boarding major and game misconduct for his hit on Kris Letang on Tuesday, it was announced that Zac Rinaldo would have a disciplinary hearing on Monday. The Flyers also provided updates on injuries to Scott Laughton and Kimmo Timonen – Flyers Notes: Rinaldo hearing set for Monday

Friday, January 23

Bill Minchin went Around the NHL, providing a points update at the All-Star break and a look at players who won't participate in the festivities due to injury – Around the NHL: All Star weekend

Bill also played the role of captain with readers Brent Baldwin and Mike Yannuzzi, participating in a two separate fantasy drafts. You can vote on who drafted the better team in the comments here – All Star fantasy draft

In the real All-Star Fantasy Draft, Jake Voracek was selected in the third round by Team Toews and Claude Giroux was selected in the seventh round by Team Foligno. They will face each other in Sunday's All-Star Game – Voracek selected 3rd by Team Toews, will face Giroux


Keep checking Flyerdelphia for Flyers coverage, updates and more. Next week, the Flyers host the Arizona Coyotes (Tuesday, Jan. 27, 7 p.m.), the Winnipeg Jets (Thursday, Jan. 29, 7 p.m.), and the Toronto Maple Leafs (Saturday, Jan. 31, 7 p.m.)

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