The Flyers went up to Long Island last night to battle the New York Islanders. The Islanders were 1-17-5 in their last 23 games against the Flyers. The Flyers got goals from Scott Hartnell, Wayne Simmonds, and the game winner from Sean Couturier (his third in as many games). Full recap and video highlights here.
Earlier in the day yesterday, four Flyers were selected to participate in All Star Weekend festivities. Claude Giroux and Kimmo Timonen were selected to play in the All Star Game while rookies Matt Read and Sean Couturier were selected to participate in the Rookie Skills Competition. More here.
An arrest warrant has been issued for the man who threw the first punch at a Rangers fan waiting in line at Geno’s Steaks after the Winter Classic on January 2nd. More here.
Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig received a two year extension yesterday that will keep him as commissioner through 2014. More here.