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Get to Know: The Defense

Friday, 09.17.2010 / 5:05 PM / News
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Get to Know: The Defense
Below is a quick look at the Flyers defense. The following links are highlights of each player, interviews, PLUS a map of where each players home town is located.

ALSO GET TO KNOW: the FORWARDS // the GOALTENDERS

  OSKARS BARTULIS (AWZ-kahrs - bahr-TEW-lihs)
  age: 23 (1.21.87) // ht: 6'2'' // wt: 184 // shoots: lefthanded
  born: Ogre, Latvia -- click here for map
  * 2nd year in NHL... Made his NHL debut on Nov. 11, 2009
  * Signed multi-year contract extension on Dec. 2
  * Played in 2010 Olympics for Team Latvia
  * WATCH: BARTULIS HIGHLIGHTS

  MATT CARLE (KAHRL)
  age: 25 (9.25.84) // ht: 6'0'' // wt: 205 // shoots: lefthanded
  born: Anchorage, Alaska -- click here for map
  * Had 4 assists in one period last season to set Flyers record by defenseman
  * Scored game-tying goal vs. Rangers in last game of season to send into OT
  * Won 2 National Championships with U. of Denver & Hobey Baker Award
  * WATCH: CARLE HIGHLIGHTS

  BRAYDON COBURN (BRAY-duhn - KOH-burhrn)
  age: 25 (2.27.85) // ht: 6'5'' // wt: 220 // shoots: lefthanded
  born: Shaunavon, Saskatchewan -- click here for map
  * 6th year in NHL... Has played in 259 of a possible 266 Flyers games
  * In juniors, was awarded WHL Humanitarian Award for off-ice commitments
  * Co-Winner of Pelle Lindbergh Memorial Trophy in 2008-09
  * WATCH: COBURN HIGHLIGHTS

  ANDREJ MESZAROS (Awn-dray - MEHT-zahr-ohsh)
  age: 24 (11.13.85) // ht: 6'2'' // wt: 220 // shoots: lefthanded
  born: Povazka Bystrica, Czech Republic -- click here for map
  * 6th year in NHL... Named to the NHL All-Rookie Team in 2005-06
  * Played in Stanley Cup Final with Ottawa in 2007
  * Played in 2010 Olympics with Team Slovakia
  * WATCH: MESZAROS HIGHLIGHTS

  SEAN O'DONNELL (SHAWN - Oh-DAHN-uhl)
  age: 38 (10.13.71) // ht: 6'2'' // wt: 237 // shoots: lefthanded
  born: Ottawa, Ontario - click here for map
  * Played in 2 Stanley Cup Finals, winning Cup in 2007 with Anaheim
  * Has played over 1,000 NHL games and just shy of 1,700 penalty minutes
  * Has played in 873 of his last 902 NHL games over the last 11 seasons
  * WATCH: O'DONNELL HIGHLIGHTS
  CHRIS PRONGER (KRIHS - PRAWN-guhr)
  age: 35 (10.10.74) // ht: 6'6'' // wt: 220 // shoots: lefthanded
  born: Dryden, Ontario -- click here for map
  * Has played in 3 Stanley Cup Finals, winning the Cup in 2007 with Anaheim
  * Won NHL's Hart Memorial Trophy & Norris Trophy in 2000
  * Has over 1,100 games played, 1,500 penalty minutes & 500 assists
  * WATCH: PRONGER HIGHLIGHTS
  KIMMO TIMONEN (KEE-moh - TEEM-oh-nehn)
  age: 35 (3.18.75) // ht: 5'10'' // wt: 194 // shoots: lefthanded
  born: Kuopio, Finland -- click here for map
  * Was a former 10th round pick (250th overall). Has played in over 800 games
  * Has played in 4 Olympics, winning 3 medals (2 bronze, 1 silver)
  * Winner of the Barry Ashbee Trophy in 2007-08 & 2008-09
  * WATCH: TIMONEN HIGHLIGHTS

  MATT WALKER (WAHL-kuhr)
  age: 30 (4.07.80) // ht: 6'4'' // wt: 215 // shoots: righthanded
  born: Beaverlodge, Alberta -- click here for map
  * Was a part of the Simon Gagne trade in July 
  * T-1st on Tampa Bay in blocked shots (116)
  * Briefly played with Chris Pronger in St. Louis
  * WATCH: WALKER HIGHLIGHTS

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 62 41 16 5 171 135 87
2 NYI 64 41 21 2 205 179 84
3 NYR 60 38 16 6 190 148 82
4 TBL 63 38 19 6 207 167 82
5 DET 61 35 15 11 180 159 81
6 PIT 61 35 17 9 176 152 79
7 WSH 63 33 20 10 184 159 76
8 BOS 62 31 22 9 165 161 71
9 FLA 62 27 22 13 150 175 67
10 PHI 62 26 25 11 164 181 63
11 OTT 59 26 23 10 167 161 62
12 NJD 63 26 27 10 141 164 62
13 CBJ 61 26 31 4 157 191 56
14 TOR 62 25 32 5 170 189 55
15 CAR 61 24 30 7 142 162 55
16 BUF 63 19 39 5 123 212 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 62 19 45 4 64
C. Giroux 61 18 41 2 59
W. Simmonds 62 24 18 -2 42
M. Streit 62 8 32 -4 40
B. Schenn 62 12 23 -3 35
S. Couturier 62 12 14 -2 26
M. Del Zotto 50 7 17 -7 24
M. Read 62 5 18 -9 23
M. Raffl 47 13 3 4 16
V. Lecavalier 44 7 9 -9 16
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 11 13 7 .925 2.26
R. Emery 10 10 4 .893 3.15
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