Semi-good news on the Ilya Bryzgalov injury front. According to CSN's Sarah Baicker, an MRI revealed a chip fracture in the netminder's foot, and while Bryz will be unavailable for Thursday's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Flyers are officially listing him as day to day.
The Inquirer's Sam Carchidi believes the fracture may have occurred during warmups before last night's game. Apparently Bryz took a shot off the skate, but the team did not confirm it was the source. He started and finished the game, and the injury is not believed to be serious.
Sergei Bobrovsky will start in net on Thursday for only the second time since February 12. He's lost in his last three starts, most recently allowing four goals in a 4-1 loss at New Jersey on March 11. Coincidentally, the last time Bob earned a W was against the Leafs on February 9, 4-3.
The Flyers have afternoon games on Saturday and Sunday, so Bob could play at least one of those as well. Obviously, he hasn't seen much action lately, but now is the time for him to prove his worth.
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Company: Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
# of hours / week: 10 – 20 hours
Deadline: November 20
This position will work closely with the Vice President of Sales in generating revenue through commercial advertisements and sponsorship sales. The intern will gain first-hand sales experience through working with Sales Assistants and AEs on pitches, sales-calls and recapping material.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Assist Account Executive on preparation of Sales Presentations
• Cultivate new account leads for local sales
• Track sponsorships in specified programs
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• Other various projects as assigned
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9. Must have a 3.0 GPA
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President Donald Trump withdrew his invitation to the Golden State Warriors and guard Steph Curry to visit the White House after winning the 2017 NBA Championship. Trump said Curry was “hesitating.”
Curry told reporters Friday that he would vote against the Warriors visiting the White House and President Trump.
Curry received support from fellow NBA players including 4-time MVP Lebron James, who denounced Trump’s taken-back invitation in his most re-tweeted post ever.
Golden State's statement:
5-time NBA Champion Kobe Bryant:
Golden State power forward and teammate Draymond Green:
Sixers forward James Michael McAdoo, who signed a two-way contract with the team in August:
Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal:
Two-time All-Star Baron Davis:
After Trump's comments about the NFL and NBA in the last 24 hours and North Carolina's Men's Basketball team not visiting the White House (because of a scheduling conflict), it is hard to believe any championship-winning teams will be making the trip to the Nation’s capital anytime soon. Except the Patriots.