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Get to Know: The Forwards

Friday, 09.17.2010 / 5:10 PM / News
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Get to Know: The Forwards
Below is a quick look at the Flyers offense. The following links are highlights of each player, interviews, PLUS a map of where each player's home town is located.

ALSO GET TO KNOW:
the DEFENSE // the GOALTENDERS

  BLAIR BETTS (BLAIR - BEHTS)
  age: 30 (2.16.80) // ht: 6'3'' // wt: 210 // shoots: lefthanded
  born: Edmonton, Alberta -- click here for map
  * His 9th season in the NHL
  * Signed 2-year contract extension in February
  * Won the AHL's Calder Cup in 2001 with Saint John
  * WATCH BETTS HIGHLIGHTS

  DANNY BRIERE (DA-nee - bree-AIR)
  age: 33 (10.06.77) // ht: 5'10'' // wt: 179 // shoots: righthanded
  born: Gatineau, Quebec -- click here for map
  * Led playoffs with 30 pts, which also set Flyers record in single playoff year
  * T-4th all-time in playoff game-winning-goals in Flyers history (7)
  * Scored in 5 of 6 games in the Stanley Cup Final
  * WATCH BRIERE HIGHLIGHTS

  DAN CARCILLO (DAN-yul - kar-SIHL-oh)
  age: 25 (1.28.85) // ht: 6'0'' // wt: 205 // shoots: lefthanded
  born: King City, Ontario -- click here for map
  * Had 1st fight in NHL Winter Classic history (with Bruins' Shawn Thornton)
  * Had game-winning OT goal in Game 3 of the Quarterfinals vs. NJ Devils
  * Led the Flyers in penalty minutes (207) and hits (194) last season
  * WATCH CARCILLO HIGHLIGHTS

  JEFF CARTER (JEHF - KAR-tuhr)
  age: 25 (1.01.85) // ht: 6'3'' // wt: 200 // shoots: righthanded
  born: London, Ontario -- click here for map
  * Had 286 consecutive games-played streak - 3rd in Flyers' history
  * Led team in goals (33) last season
  * Scored career-high 46 goals and 84 points in 2008-09, which led the Flyers
  * WATCH CARTER HIGHLIGHTS

  CLAUDE GIROUX (KLOHD - zhih-ROO)
  age: 22 (1.12.88) // ht: 5'11'' // wt: 172 // shoots: righthanded
  born: Hearst, Ontario - click here for map
  * Scored game-winning OT goal in Game 3 of the Final last season
  * Has 26 points in 29 career Stanley Cup Playoff games.
  * Won QMJHL championships and played in Memorial Cup in 2008
  * WATCH: GIROUX HIGHLIGHTS
  SCOTT HARTNELL (SKAWT - HAHRT-nell)
  age: 28 (4.18.82) // ht: 6'2'' // wt: 210 // shoots: lefthanded
  born: Regina, Saskatchewan -- click here for map
  * Led all players in Stanley Cup Final in goals (5) and T-2nd in points (9)
  * Played his 600th NHL game & recorded his 1,000 penalty minute last season
  * Recipient of Gene Hart Memorial Award in 2008-09
  * WATCH: HARTNELL HIGHLIGHTS
  IAN LAPERRIERE (EE-an - luh-PAIR-ee-YAIR)
  age: 36 (1.19.74) // ht: 6'1'' // wt: 200 // shoots: righthanded
  born: Montreal, Quebec -- click here for map
  * missed 10 playoff games after taking a puck to the face vs. NJ last season
  * Has played over 1,100 NHL games and over 1,500 penalty minutes
  * Recipient of Yanick Dupre Award & Gene Hart Award in 2009-10
  * WATCH: LAPERRIERE HIGHLIGHTS

  VILLE LEINO (VIHL-ee - LAY-noh)
  age: 27 (10.06.83) // ht: 6'1'' // wt: 190 // shoots: lefthanded
  born: Savonlinna, Finland -- click here for map
  * Set Flyers rookie record for most points in the playoffs last year (21)
  * Had a point in 5 of 6 games in the Stanley Cup Final for a total of 9 pts
  * Has played in two consecutive Stanley Cup Finals
  * WATCH: LEINO HIGHLIGHTS

  ANDREAS NODL (ahn-DRAY-us - NO-duhl)
  age: 23 (2.28.87) // ht: 6'1'' // wt: 196 // shoots: lefthanded
  born: Vienna, Austria -- click here for map
  * Spent previous two season with Flyers' AHL affiliate, the Phantoms
  * Appeared in 10 regular season and 10 Stanley Cup Playoff games last year
  * In college, was WCHA rookie of the year in 2006-07
  * WATCH NODL HIGHLIGHTS

  DARROLL POWE (DAH-rell - POW)
  age: 25 (6.22.85) // ht: 5'11'' // wt: 212 // shoots: lefthanded
  born: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan -- click here for map
  * Finished 2nd on the team in hits (183) last season
  * Recipient of Pelle Lindbergh Trophy in 2008-09
  * Graduate of Princeton University with a degree in sociology
  * WATCH POWE HIGHLIGHTS

  MIKE RICHARDS (MIGHK - RIH-chahrds)
  age: 25 (2.11.85) // ht: 5'11'' // wt: 195 // shoots: lefthanded
  born: Kenora, Ontario -- click here for map
  * Is the 1st and only player in NHL history to scored 3 shorthand goals 5-on-3
  * Won Bobby Clarke Trophy in 2007-08 & 2008-09
  * Had 23 pts in 23 playoff games last season
  * WATCH RICHARDS HIGHLIGHTS

  JODY SHELLEY (JOH-dee - SHEH-lee)
  age: 34 (2.07.76) // ht: 6'3'' // wt: 230 // shoots: lefthanded
  born: Thompson, Manitoba -- click here for map
  * Has played over 500 NHL games with over 1,300 penalty minutes
  * Led San Jose Sharks with 16 fighting majors in 2008-09
  * Scored two goals last season, both of which were against the Flyers
  * WATCH: SHELLEY HIGHLIGHTS
  JAMES van RIEMSDYK (JAYMZ - VAN-REEMZ-dighk)
  age: 21 (5.04.89) // ht: 6'3'' // wt: 200 // shoots: lefthanded
  born: Middletown, New Jersey -- click here for map
  * T-1st on Flyers and all NHL rookies in game-winning goals (6)
  * Scored the 1st goal in Game 7 vs. Boston in the playoffs last season
  * Flyers 2nd overall draft pick in 2007
  * WATCH: JVR HIGHLIGHTS
  NIKOLAY ZHERDEV (NIH-koh-lay - ZHAIR-dehv)
  age: 25 (11.5.84) // ht: 6'2'' // wt: 203 // shoots: righthanded
  born: Kiev, Ukraine -- click here for map
  * played in the KHL (Russia) last year
  * 4th overall draft pick in 2003
  * scored 5 goals and 6 points in 7 preseason games for the Flyers
  * WATCH: ZHERDEV HIGHLIGHTS

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 63 41 17 5 171 139 87
2 NYI 65 41 21 3 207 182 85
3 NYR 62 39 17 6 196 153 84
4 TBL 65 39 20 6 213 171 84
5 DET 61 35 15 11 180 159 81
6 PIT 62 36 17 9 181 155 81
7 WSH 65 35 20 10 193 162 80
8 BOS 62 31 22 9 165 161 71
9 FLA 64 28 23 13 156 181 69
10 PHI 64 27 25 12 170 186 66
11 OTT 61 27 23 11 173 166 65
12 NJD 64 27 27 10 144 165 64
13 TOR 64 26 33 5 173 195 57
14 CBJ 63 26 33 4 163 201 56
15 CAR 62 24 31 7 144 167 55
16 BUF 64 19 40 5 123 215 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 64 19 46 6 65
C. Giroux 63 18 42 2 60
W. Simmonds 64 25 18 -2 43
M. Streit 64 9 32 -5 41
B. Schenn 64 12 23 -6 35
S. Couturier 64 13 16 2 29
M. Del Zotto 52 8 17 -6 25
M. Read 64 6 18 -9 24
M. Raffl 49 14 5 6 19
V. Lecavalier 46 7 10 -9 17
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 12 13 8 .924 2.27
R. Emery 10 10 4 .893 3.15
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