Tag Archive | "Johan Backlund"

Leighton takes shots, waiting for conditioning assignment

Saturday, November 20, 2010

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Leighton takes shots, waiting for conditioning assignment

Leighton has been medically cleared to take shots and should see a conditioning stint with the Adirondack Phantoms of the AHL next week.  Chuck Gormley of The Courier Post Online breaks down the specifics: Michael Leighton (Oct. 11 back surgery) rotated in and out of the net at Friday’s practice and said he’s been medically…

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Fantasy Season in Review: Philadelphia Flyers

Monday, August 16, 2010

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Fantasy Season in Review: Philadelphia Flyers

Forwards: The captain Mike Richards edged out his teammate Jeff Carter by one point to lead the team in scoring with 62 points.  Aside from his minus two rating, Richards helped fantasy owners across the board as his Philadelphia Flyers squeaked into the playoffs on the last day of the season. Carter, on the other…

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Jeff Carter Out Until Playoffs

Monday, March 22, 2010

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Jeff Carter Out Until Playoffs

Jeff Carter broke his foot last night after blocking a Clarke MacArthur shot in the first period, he will miss three-to-four weeks.  This most recent injury hurts the Flyers’ chances of rising in the standings, especially with Johan Backlund and Brian Boucher manning the crease. For the 97 percent of fantasy general managers who own…

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Goalies on the Hot Seat: Flyers

Thursday, December 10, 2009

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Goalies on the Hot Seat: Flyers

Continuing a feature we’re going to look at frequently this year, which goalies are getting the majority of starts and who’s job is in jeopardy? Green means the goalie’s job appears safe, yellow would mean they are yielding more starts to their competitor than normal, red means the starting job appears to be more dependent…

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Boucher Injured, Backlund To Start Season With Flyers

Monday, September 28, 2009

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Flyers GM Paul Holmgren said yesterday that due an injury to Brian Boucher, Johan Backlund will start the season as the Flyers’ backup to goaltender Ray Emery. Boucher was injured in the first period of the Flyers 1-0 preseason loss in New Jersey on Saturday. The team is calling it a lower-body injury and Boucher…

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