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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Sean Couturier has carried over his play from late November into early December, and fantasy managers should take note. (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

Metropolitan Rivals: Isles Turn Up Heat On Stagnant Flyers

The team that was once synonymous for handing Rick DiPietro an egregious 15-year, $67.5 million contract is no longer the punch line to the common hockey joke. The New York […]

by · July 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Metropolitan Rivals: Who Survives The Flyers-Canes Storm?

Despite Carolina’s run-of-the-mill 36-35-11 record last season, the Hurricanes exhibited ownership over the Flyers by going 4-0-0 against their new divisional adversary. The Canes’ success against Philadelphia, however, didn’t correlate […]

by · July 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Metropolitan Rivals: The Devils The Flyers Know?

Do not be fooled by New Jersey’s sixth-place standing in last year’s division standings. The Devils were deceitfully better than their 35-29-18 record indicated. Since Philadelphia last saw their foes […]

by · July 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Metropolitan Rivals: Flyers Threatened By Caps’ Spending?

It didn’t take long for Brian MacLellan to get acquainted with his new job as Washington Capitals general manager. The bevy of additions look to catapult the Caps from a […]

by · July 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Metropolitan Rivals: Will Blue Jacket Blues Continue For Flyers?

Although Philadelphia’s all-time history against the Columbus Blue Jackets favors the Flyers, the recent meetings have been anything but favorable for the Orange and Black. Not only do the Flyers […]

by · July 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Metropolitan Rivals: Can The Flyers Pass The Rangers?

Despite falling to the New York Rangers in Game 7 of last season’s quarter-final, the Flyers were able to win at Madison Square Garden for the first time since 2011. […]

by · July 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Metropolitan Rivals: How The Flyers Stack Up Against The Pens

While the youngsters are chipping away towards making a name for themselves in development camp, the Flyers’ arid offseason continues with little developments. Other teams throughout the Metropolitan Division, however, […]

by · July 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Tallon’s Cats, Not Your Daddy’s Panthers Anymore

In case you don’t recognize the new team sitting at the grown ups’ table, take the time to meet Dale Tallon’s new look Florida Panthers. Unlike rosters of past years, […]

by · July 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Florida Panthers
Flyers defensemen Braydon Coburn and Nicklas Grossman (Christopher Szagola-USA TODAY Sports)

With Options Dwindling, Can Dormant Flyers Compete?

After idly watching the majority of the league sprint out of the gate at the onset of the free agency period, the dormant Flyers appear to be biding their time. […]

by · July 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Is The NHL Finished With Mike Ribeiro?

After just his first season of a four-year, $22 million deal, the Arizona Coyotes are finished with Mike Ribeiro. And while the details of Ribeiro’s reversal of fortunes are a […]

Ryan Johansen might be a third line center, but he is receiving a bit over 17 minutes per game and could be a good option for fantasy managers down the line. (Icon SMI)

Are The Blue Jackets Playing With Fire?

The Blue Jackets are going to re-sign their star forward, Ryan Johansen. How many times do they have to say it? This is the narrative spilling out of outlets in […]

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Warning: Forcing Lecavalier Trade Not Advantageous

The present state of the Flyers’ salary cap has GM Ron Hextall shackled like a violent criminal. This isn’t breaking information. And as every day that passes without a move […]