The Flyers are the only NHL team without an active defenseman on their roster they drafted this decade. So why hasn't the team been able to pick, develop and hold onto talented defensemen?
Sweden became the first home team to win the world hockey championships in 27 years, beating Switzerland 5-1 on Sunday.
1yLindy Ruff admits hes not the most patient coach in the NHL. Yet he senses what Ville Leino is going through is not going to resolve itself in a day or two, or even a game or two.
1yWe preview the Flyers' matchup against the Buffalo Sabres.
1yMinor injuries are starting to pile up for the Flyers, who will be without Danny Briere and Matt Read for several days. Harry Zolnierczyk and Ben Holmstrom are up from Adirondack.
1yVille Leino inked a six year, 27 million deal with the Sabres over the summer, but he's been more erratic than prosperous in Buffalo so far.
1yThe Flyers placed Chris Pronger on seven-day injured reserve on Tuesday, and sent Matt Walker to the Adirondack Phantoms.
1yFlyers announcer Jim Jackson offers his thoughts on five developments as the season progresses, including the team's ability to survive without Chris Pronger.
1yScott Hartnell is finding success after joining a line with Claude Giroux and Jaromir Jagr.
BROAD STREET HOCKEY
Before this season, the last time the Flyers missed the playoffs was 2006-07.