Andy Dudones Andy Dudones | @ADudones

Andy is a contributor for The Hockey Writers, covering the Philadelphia Flyers. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Communications from Walsh University. He enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, and reading. He is married with a daughter. You can follow Andy on Twitter @ADudones.

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Recent Articles by Andy

Vincent Lecavalier (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Flyers Backcheck: Everyone Gets a Medal for Trying Hard

Is it April yet? The Flyers dropped their fourth straight on Thursday night in what can be labeled their best effort of the season. In what has become typical Flyers […]

by · November 21, 2014 · 1 comment · Philadelphia Flyers
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Flyers Backcheck: Following Script at MSG

With losses to Tampa Bay and Columbus already stocked in the loss column, Wednesday night’s 2-0 shutout loss to the New York Rangers shouldn’t come as a surprise. Philadelphia’s ninth […]

by · November 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
David Desharnais should remain on fantasy radars as he has certainly gotten back into a good groove. (Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports)

Flyers Backcheck: Undressed in Montreal

It may only be two straight losses, but it certainly looks and feels as if the Flyers are in the midst of an early-season tailspin. Coming off of an ugly […]

by · November 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
Flyers Backcheck: Shocking, Another Loss to Columbus

Flyers Backcheck: Shocking, Another Loss to Columbus

It’s not rocket science. The Flyers knew they had to get it going after a five-day layoff. They also knew the Columbus Blue Jackets had a surplus of incentive to […]

by · November 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
Philadelphia Flyers - Luke Schenn - Photo by Andy Martin Jr

What Does Life without Luke Mean for Flyers’ Blue Line?

If it’s not one thing, it’s another, or so it may seem for this season’s crop of Flyers defensemen. On Sunday, the team announced they’d be without the services of […]

by · November 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
Claude Giroux (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Flyers Backcheck: Avalanche Survival 101

It may not have been pretty. It may not have unfolded according to script. But Saturday night’s 4-3 victory over Colorado not only extended the Flyers’ home win streak to […]

by · November 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
(Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

Flyers Backcheck: Berube Winning on the Fly

Craig Berube is certainly giving David Copperfield a run for his money. Despite being hit with yet another significant absence in Michael Raffl’s lower-body injury, Philadelphia’s depth has Berube winning […]

by · November 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
(Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports)

Casting Judgment on Michael Del Zotto

We’ve all had our embarrassing moments in life. The kind that make us cringe at the thought of such memories. But considering what Michael Del Zotto has been through lately, […]

by · November 5, 2014 · 1 comment · Philadelphia Flyers
(Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Flyers Backcheck: Oil Spill on Broad Street

Just when we thought the Flyers couldn’t possibly go and lose to the Florida Panthers, they go and do this. And totally redeem themselves! Jakub Voracek’s pair of goals rocked […]

by · November 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
(Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

How the Flyers Invaded Europe and Won

Credit the Flyers for being resourceful. How else would you explain their circumvention of a cap space thinner than Jude Law’s hairline? Philadelphia has appeared to have struck gold in […]

by · November 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
Steve Mason (Heather Barry/ THW)

Flyers Backcheck: Opportunity Knocks to No Answer

Saturday’s 2-1 loss to the Florida Panthers has become the microcosm of the Flyers of this year and last. It’s one step forward, two steps back. With a golden opportunity […]

by · November 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
(Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

Flyers Backcheck: Watching Reruns in Tampa

The Flyers sure are lucky the Tampa Bay Lightning are in the Atlantic Division. Thursday night’s loss to the Bolts marked Philadelphia’s seventh straight defeat in whatever they’re calling that […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers