The Flyers were looking to continue their solid play last night against the Ottawa Senators. The Flyers got on the board with Claude Giroux blasting home a power play goal. In the second period, Sean Couturier ripped shot that beat Robin Lehner to give the Flyers a 2-0 lead. Clarke MacArthur ripped an absolute laser by Steve Mason to cut the Flyers lead to 2-1. Kyle Turris tied the game on a power play goal early in the third. Later Kimmo Timonen skated in on Lehner and beat him with a backhanded shot to give the Flyers a 3-2 lead and they would win 5-2. More here.
Free agent pitcher Bronson Arroyo told Jim Bowden of ESPN Radio that the Phillies have expressed interest in him this off-season. It was reported early in the off-season that Arroyo had interest from Philadelphia. Arroyo, who turns 37 in February, was 14-12 with a 3.79 ERA and a 1.15 ERA in 32 starts for the Cincinnati Reds last season. More here.
After the controversial end to Monday Night Football, the NFL came out yesterday and supported the referee's decision to pick up the flag on the final play of the game. The league's vice president of officiating Dean Blandino said "proper mechanics" were used when determining whether or not Carolina should have been penalized on the play. More here.