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Philadelphia Flyers

Position
RW
 
Jersey
24
Name  Matt Read
Born  6/14/1986
Height  5-10
Weight  185
Shoots  R
3/15/2014 8:38:00 PM
Description: Philadelphia right wing Matt Read delivered one of his best games Saturday in a win over Pittsburgh.
Insight: Read scored twice and took six shots on goal. One of the goals was shorthanded. Prior to Saturday, Read had only scored once in six games since the Olympic break.
 
Hot1/20/2014 8:35:00 PM
Description: Flyers right wing Matt Read has generated four points in four games since returning from a concussion.
Insight: Read had three goals during Philadelphia's home-and-home stretch against the Islanders. He has 13 goals and 23 points this season after scoring a pair of goals Monday versus New York.
 
1/14/2014 2:57:00 PM
Description: Flyers right wing Matt Read (concussion) is expected to be activated from injured reserve Tuesday against Buffalo.
Insight: Read (10 goals, nine assists in 39 games) suffered a concussion about two weeks ago. He ended up missing seven games.
 
1/11/2014 10:48:00 AM
Description: Flyers right wing Matt Read, officially been diagnosed with a concussion, was skating on Friday.
Insight: Read (10 goals, nine assists in 39 games) suffered the injury about a week and a half ago. Saturday's game against the Lightning will be Read's fifth absence in a row.
 
1/9/2014 8:17:00 PM
Description: Flyers right wing Matt Read has officially been diagnosed with a concussion. SOURCE: Comcast Sportsnet Philadelphia
Insight: Read (10 goals, nine assists in 39 games) suffered the injury about a week and a half ago. Saturday's game against the Lightning will be Read's fifth absence in a row.
 
1/3/2014 10:40:00 AM
Description: Philadelphia right wing Matt Read (upper body) didn't play Thursday, but is questionable for Saturday's game against Phoenix.
Insight: Read has 19 points (10 goals) and 89 SOG in 39 games this season which makes him a viable fantasy winger.
 
1/2/2014 7:42:00 PM
Description: Philadelphia right wing Matt Read (upper body) was expected to play Thursday, but he's been ruled out. SOURCE: flyers.nhl.com
Insight: Flyers coach Craig Berube said Wednesday that pulling Read out of Tuesday's game was a precautionary measure, but he'll miss at least one game. Read has 19 points (10 goals) and 89 SOG in 39 games this season.
 
1/1/2014 6:46:00 PM
Description: Philadelphia right wing Matt Read (upper body) is expected to play Thursday, according to Tim Panaccio of csnphilly.com.
Insight: Flyers coach Craig Berube said pulling Read out of Tuesday's game was a precautionary measure. Read has 19 points (10 goals) and 89 SOG in 39 games this season.
 
11/29/2013 9:35:00 AM
Description: Philadelphia right wing Matt Read missed Wednesday's game and is questionable for Friday's game against Winnipeg with a lower body injury.
Insight: Read was heating up before the injury The 27-year-old now has four goals and a +5 rating over his last four games.
 
Hot11/23/2013 10:31:00 PM
Description: Philadelphia right wing Matt Read potted two goals Saturday in a 5-2 win against the Islanders.
Insight: Read is heating up. The 27-year-old now has four goals and a +6 rating over his last three games. After beginning the year 1-7, the Flyers have now won six of their last seven. They'll try to make it seven out of eight Monday against Florida.
 
11/21/2013 9:50:00 PM
Description: Flyers forward Matt Read had a pair of goals Thursday against the Sabres.
Insight: Read came in with four goals and seven points in 20 games this season. The 27-year-old is only a fantasy option in 12-team leagues.
 
4/20/2013 10:06:00 PM
Description: Flyers forward Matt Read had a goal, two assists, three SOG and a +4 Saturday night against Carolina.
Insight: The Read-Brayden Schenn-Wayne Simmonds line did some extensive damage Saturday night. Read is an inconsistent fantasy performer and has 10 goals and 23 points in 39 games. That's a pace of 48 points per 82 games; he had 47 in 79 games last season.
 
3/7/2013 5:10:00 PM
Description: Flyers forward Matt Read (ribs) could return to action Thursday against the Penguins, four weeks ahead of schedule. SOURCE: CSNPhilly.com
Insight: Read left the morning skate with the other regulars on Thursday which would imply that he is playing just two weeks after tearing a rib cage muscle against the very same Penguins. Read has seven goals and 13 points through 18 games this season but he has lost his spot on Claude Giroux's line to Scott Hartnell, who returned from his own injury several days after Read went down.
 
2/21/2013 7:46:00 PM
Description: Flyers forward Matt Read will miss six weeks with torn rib cage muscles, according to GM Paul Holmgren. SOURCE: CSNPhilly.com
Insight: Read has seven goals and 13 points through 18 games this season and nine points in 11 games this month. He was hit hard by Penguins forward Chris Kunitz Wednesday and had to leave the game. Read has been skating on Claude Giroux's line but that spot will be filled by Scott Hartnell in a week or so.
 
2/21/2013 6:24:00 PM
Description: Flyers forward Matt Read will miss Thursday's game with an upper-body injury. SOURCE: Tim Panaccio, CSNPhilly.com
Insight: Read has seven goals and 13 points through 18 games this season and nine points in 11 games this month.
 
2/20/2013 9:57:00 PM
Description: Flyers forward Matt Read left Wednesday's game against the Penguins with an upper-body injury.
Insight: Read had seven goals and six assists through 17 games prior to Wednesday. He's been hot with four goals and nine points in 10 games this month.
 
2/18/2013 6:50:00 PM
Description: Philadelphia center Matt Read padded his season totals with a goal and two assists Monday in a win over New York.
Insight: While the rest of the Flyers have been mostly ineffective this season, Read has been on point with seven goals and six assists in 16 contests. His +3 on Monday raised his plus/minus rating to +1 for the season.
 
1/26/2013 10:53:00 PM
Description: Flyers forward Matt Read had his first hat trick Saturday against the Panthers. Two of the goals were at even strength.
Insight: Read put together a 47-point season in 2011-12. There might be more top-six minutes available for him with Scott Hartnell out for 4-8 weeks but Read probably isn't a fantasy option in most leagues.
 

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