Philadelphia Flyers Offense: 2010-11 Season Preview

September 20th, 2010 by Alan Bass Leave a reply »
Departures: Simon Gagne, Arron Asham, Mika Pyorala, Riley Cote

Arrivals: Jody Shelley, Nikolai Zherdev

The 2009-10 Philadelphia Flyers featured some of the greatest offensive depth in the league. Seven players hit 40 points, while 10 players reached the 10-goal plateau. Captain Mike Richards led the team with 62 points, while Jeff Carter led the Orange and Black with 33 goals. First year player James van Riemsdyk was among league rookie leaders with 35 points, while defenseman Chris Pronger anchored the blue line offense with 55 points—45 of those being assists. The Flyers’ toughness was also summed up with four players surpassing 100 penalty minutes and six with over 70.

The Stanley Cup Playoffs featured breakout campaigns from Danny Briere, Claude Giroux, and Ville Leino, who put up 30, 23, and 21 points in 23, 23, and 19 games, respectively. The trio also came up big in the Stanley Cup finals, helping lead the team within two games of a Stanley Cup.


Look Who’s New in the Neighborhood!

Left winger Jody Shelley, formerly a member of the rival New York Rangers (and the San Jose Sharks b ...

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