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  1. Why this year’s Philadelphia Flyers look an awful lot like last season’s Chicago Blackhawks

    Jan 23, 2011, 10:30 AM EDT

    Joe Quenneville, Antti Niemi, Michael Leighton

    This year’s Philadelphia Flyers look an awful lot like last season’s Stanley Cup winning Chicago Blackhawks. Read this post to see why.

  2. Report: Michael Leighton clears waivers, will play in AHL (for now)

    Jan 4, 2011, 1:58 PM EDT

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    Tim Brent, Darroll Powe

    Many expected the Islanders to make a claim for Michael Leighton. Instead, the big goalie will report to the Flyers’ AHL affiliate this week because he cleared waivers today.

  3. Rick DiPietro injured again just two days after Isles trade Dwayne Roloson; time to claim Michael Leighton?

    Jan 3, 2011, 10:45 PM EDT

    rickdhurtagain

    Just two days after the Islanders traded away Dwayne Roloson, oft-injured goalie Rick DiPietro is injured once again. Does that mean that Michael Leighton might be on his way to Long Island?

  4. With a crowded crease the Flyers opt to put Michael Leighton on waivers

    Jan 3, 2011, 12:35 PM EDT

    Philadelphia Flyers v Los Angeles Kings

    How do you thank a goalie for taking you to the Stanley Cup finals just last season? You waive him, of course.

  5. Today’s Starting Goalies – December 30th

    Dec 30, 2010, 6:31 PM EDT

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    leightonrehab

    Here are the probable starting goalies for tonight’s six games, including the return of Flyers goalie Michael Leighton.

  6. Welcome to salary cap hell, Philadelphia: Flyers take Leighton off LTIR, put Laperriere on LTIR

    Dec 13, 2010, 8:45 PM EDT

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    Tim Brent, Darroll Powe

    The Flyers are in the unenviable position of literally not being able to afford injuries to anyone on their current roster.

  7. NHL approves Flyers’ request to extend Michael Leighton’s rehab stint; team plans on going with three goalies soon

    Dec 6, 2010, 7:52 PM EDT

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    leightonrehab

    The Philadelphia Flyers will be able to avoid having three goalies at the NHL level for one more week, as the NHL approved the team’s request to extend Michael Leighton’s rehab stint. The fact of the matter is that the team is expected to roll with Leighton, Brian Boucher and Sergei Bobrovsky in net going forward, though.

  8. Flyers goalie Michael Leighton headed to AHL on rehab assignment

    Nov 30, 2010, 4:34 PM EDT

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    Tim Brent, Darroll Powe

    Roster choices await the Flyers now with Michael Leighton on his way back after back surgery.

  9. With Bobrovsky in control in Philly, who goes when Michael Leighton is ready to play?

    Nov 17, 2010, 1:19 PM EDT

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    It’s a nice problem to have if you’re the Philadelphia Flyers. They’ve got a goalie right now that’s ascended to stardom by taking the starting job for himself in Sergei Bobrovsky. Bobrovsky got the opportunity to take the starting job when assumed starting goalie Michael Leighton missed the start of the season thanks to back…

  10. Flyers goalie Michael Leighton returns to the ice following back surgery

    Oct 30, 2010, 10:50 PM EDT

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    Tim Brent, Darroll Powe

    One time Flyers starting goalie Michael Leighton is back on the ice rehabbing his injured back. But will he have a job when he returns to the Flyers lineup?

  11. Hip surgery will keep Philadelphia Flyers D Matt Walker out 10-12 weeks

    Oct 19, 2010, 2:20 PM EDT

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    mattwalkerout1012weeks

    Matt Walker is known to many as “the guy who went to the Philadelphia Flyers in the Simon Gagne trade.” He won’t get an opportunity to prove that he’s much more than that anytime soon, as hip surgery will reportedly keep the big defenseman out 10-12 weeks. Walker will undergo surgery to repair a torn…

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