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Sounds like Dom Brown will be starting the season in the minors. (Len Redkoles, Getty Images)

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Sergei Bobrovsky allowed three goals on 26 shots and Matt Read scored the lone goal in the Flyers’ 4-1 loss to the Islanders Thursday night.  Bobrovsky had been perfect against the lowly Islanders during his brief career with a 7-0 record, a 1.86 goals-against average and a .944 save percentage but it was not the case on Thursday night.

Chris Pronger’s wife, Lauren, echoed her husband’s disappointment and concern when discussing his status telling CSN this week:  ” he has good days, bad days. It’s been a lot of trauma going on, and we’re just praying right now….He’s battling. He wants to be out there more than anybody. It’s tough for all of us to watch him go through this.”

Up Next: Saturday at New Jersey


The Saints are set hire ex-Rams coach Steve Spagnuolo as defensive coordinator.  It looks like Juan Castillo will get another season as Eagles defensive boss, but that remains to be seen as Eagles head coach Andy Reid gets final say on that decision and he has yet to speak to the media.

On the Sports Bash: Our Eagles Beat reporter Ryan Messick at 3:30 to discuss.
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During an appearance MLB Network Radio, Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said that Domonic Brown will begin the season in the minors unless he has an outstanding spring training.

On the Sports Bash:  Phillies assistant GM, Scott Proefrock at 2:30 to discuss
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Spencer Hawes said his injury “feels better than it did yesterday,” but remains day-to-day.  Hawes didn’t play on Wednesday and is questionable for tonight’s game against the Hawks.

Up Next:  Tonight vs Atlanta Hawks

Local NCAA Hoops

(Saturday Schedule)

2:00 PM Georgia State at Delaware
4:00 PM Rhode Island at La Salle
7:00 PM Saint Joseph’s at Pennsylvania
7:00 PM Robert Morris at Monmouth
12:00 PM Rutgers at (12) Georgetown
1:00 PM Villanova at St. John’s
11:00 AM Maryland at Temple


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