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Not again: Flyers try, Turco says no.

It looks like the Flyers will have to find a goalie at auction.

According to Pierre LeBrun and E.J. Hradek of ESPN, the Flyers received permission to negotiate with Dallas goaltender Marty Turco, only to feel the familiar burn of being sent away.

Per LeBrun’s twitter

“Traded texts with Turco this morning who confirmed the Flyers’ offer but said he wanted to see what was on the market Thursday.”

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Add Boogeyman protection to Pronger’s resume

Chris Pronger’s job is to protect Flyers goalie Michael Leighton from any unsightly ghoul to enter his domain.  Coincidently, he’s doing the same for Leighton’s daughter Elle.

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Flyers tune lineup, Hawks stand pat for game 2

The whispers of the re-worked Flyers lineup have finally been confirmed — forward Dan Carcillo will enter the lineup for James Van Riemsdyk and defenseman Oskars Bartulis will play for Ryan Parent.  Michael Leighton will start in goal.

“You battle all year with these guys and you want to be in at this time of year,”Carcillo told the media on Monday. “It was hard sitting out those three games. I’ve got a lot of pent-up energy you’ll probably see released tonight.”

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Injuries could force change in Philly’s game 5 line up

Just when Philadelphia became the healthiest its been since the start of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Boston Bruins — more injuries strike.   Continue reading

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Emery start delayed; Leighton in vs Tampa

After spending over a month on the sidelines recovering from abdomen surgery, Flyers’ goaltender Ray Emery hinted at making an early return between the pipes tonight against the Tampa Bay Lightning.  But it wasn’t until early Saturday morning, nine hours before the game, that the Flyers delayed the comeback attempt.

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Emery set for early return

Out with a sports hernia that was expected to take six weeks to heal, Flyers’ goaltender Ray Emery is healthy and ready to play, a surprising 11 days early. Emery is expected to make his return on Saturday, against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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