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Flyers Extend Braydon Coburn

via TSN,

The Philadelphia Flyers signed defenceman Braydon Coburn to a four-year, $18 million contract extension on Wednesday.

This season, Coburn has three assists in 14 games this season with a plus-1 rating.

The Saskatchewan native was originally drafted eighth overall by the Atltanta Thrashers in 2003.

In parts of six seasons in Philadelphia, the 26-year-old Coburn has 26 goals and 99 points.

He was in the second year of a two-year deal.

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Avery Back To His Old Antics According To Flyers Coach

from Larry Brooks of the NY Post,

Avery got into the Flyers’ heads early in confronting Jeff Carter-What; touch Philadelphia’s 38-goal-scorer???-and the Flyers not only never got over it, they responded in their historical nature by trying to take off their opponents’ heads, witness the Braydon Coburn match penalty of a high stick across Nik Antropov’s face late in the second.

“We got emotional and used it the wrong way,” said Flyers’ head coach John Stevens. “I think [Avery’s] probation period is over and now he’s back to his old antics and we got sucked in, to be quite honest.

more and watch the Coburn hit on Antropov below…

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Questions for John Stevens

Some questions for Philadelphia Flyers coach John Stevens today.

Q.  Can you talk about what Kimmo will mean not just on the ice, but off the ice in the room if he does come back and play on Sunday?

        COACH STEVENS:  Well, he’s a huge part of our team.  I mean, through this year he’s progressed and in the playoffs he’s really taken his game to another level.  I think just his presence around our team all year, he’s got deep respect by all his teammates.  He just has composure all the time.  I think that’s infectious on our team.

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An Ounce of Prevention

From Damien Cox in The Spin at the Toronto Star,

Sure was nasty watching the fine young Philadelphia defenceman, Braydon Coburn, take a puck in the face Sunday night in Game 2 between the Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins.

He was cut badly near the eye, and may or may not be able to play in Game 3.

Surely, it could have been worse.  Yet wasn’t it also preventable?

Given where the injury was, it would appear a half-shield would have blocked the puck from hitting Coburn in the face. But he doesn’t wear one, and so he was lost for the game, and maybe more.

continued…

*And more on this topic today from Greg Wyshynski at the Yahoo! Sports blog, Puck Daddy

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Flyers Lose Coburn To, Uh…

from the Courier Post,

After the Flyers’ fight-filled 2-0 loss to the Rangers at the Wachovia Center, Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren announced that defenseman Braydon Coburn was resting in Temple University Hospital after tearing a muscle in his buttocks.

Coburn, the only Flyers defenseman to play in every game this season, had what Flyers athletic trainer Jim McCrossin described as a fascia release, where the torn muscle is released to promote healing.

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