Briere on a Roll

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By Brenda Maguire

For CSNPhilly.com

Danny Briere is on a roll.

In nine games, Briere has scored six goals, including one in Tuesday’s 6-3 victory over his former team, the Buffalo Sabres. Briere also registered his second assist of the season Tuesday, on a goal scored by Jeff Carter in the third period.

He is off to his best start since 2005, when he had nine goals and four assists through 13 games as a Sabre. Continue reading

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Flyers Honor Ashbee and Family

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By Brenda Maguire

For CSNPhilly.com

Before Tuesday night’s game, the Flyers honored Barry Ashbee by presenting the Ashbee banner that was in the Spectrum to Barry’s wife, Donna Ashbee.

The ceremony began with a video tribute to Ashbee, featuring pictures and video, set to David Cook’s, “Time of my Life.” The video also included Ashbee’s teammates Bob Kelly, Bernie Parent, Joe Watson, Gary Dornhoefer and Bill Clement commenting on Ashbee.

“He was the ultimate teammate,” said Clement, “I guess Barry Ashbee can be called the ultimate Flyer.”
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