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

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The Perks of Being Related to Flyers GM Ron Hextall

The Flyers haven’t played a single game yet on Ron Hextall’s watch as GM. But at such an early stage in the first-year GM’s tenure, it sure seems that it […]

by · August 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
Anthony Stolarz (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Anthony Stolarz, Philadelphia’s Next Franchise Goalie?

How much is too much of a good thing? For the Flyers, having an abundance of stability in net seems like sitting a malnourished child at the table for a […]

by · August 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Could Vinny Lecavalier Be Bought Out for a Second Time?

So much for the foregone conclusion that the Flyers were moving veteran forward Vincent Lecavalier. Excluding any colossal breaking news of a trade that would include Lecavalier, he’s here to […]

by · August 20, 2014 · 5 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
Simon Gagne may have played his last game with the Flyers. (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

Coming Home to Philadelphia: Top 6 Returns to the Flyers

Despite a 39-year Stanley Cup drought, the Philadelphia Flyers have showcased a collection of players considered to be fan favorites. Bobby Clarke, Pelle Lindbergh, and Eric Lindros are a few […]

by · August 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Ron Hextall, an Early Front-Runner for GM of the Year?

While masses of hockey fans are salivating for the upcoming NHL season to commence, it’s never too early to look ahead at potential GM of the Year candidates. After all, […]

by · August 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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5 Of The Strangest Golf Stories Involving Figures In Hockey

It’s no secret that golf is a popular game among NHL players. And although these rugged warriors would trade a limb for having their name engraved on the Stanley Cup, […]

by · August 8, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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Timing Is Everything For Del Zotto & The Flyers

Michael Del Zotto can rest easy now that he has Philadelphia to call home. Chances are, however, he won’t. After signing the 24-year-old defenseman to a one-year, $1.3 million deal, […]

by · August 6, 2014 · 2 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Tremors On Defense: Flyers Scrambling To Replace Timonen

We all know the famous phrase, “The rich get richer.” But what about the poor getting poorer? The latter best describes the Flyers’ blue line situation upon the latest news […]

by · August 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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What’s Best For Scott Laughton & The Flyers?

Entering his third training camp, Philadelphia Flyers prospect Scott Laughton should feel as close to a veteran as a player with 11 combined games between the NHL and AHL can. […]

by · July 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
Brayden Schenn is widely considered a Flyers untouchable (theseoduke/Flickr)

The Mutual Need Between Brayden Schenn And The Flyers

The Flyers have a dilemma and Brayden Schenn may have a solution; at least they hope so. After trading a piece of their top line to Columbus in Scott Hartnell, […]

by · July 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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