Andy Dudones

Andy Dudones
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.

Recent Articles by Andy

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Kimmo Timonen Not to Blame for Blackhawks’ Deficit

Kimmo Timonen’s brief tenure in Chicago hasn’t gone exactly as planned. In 15 playoff games with the Blackhawks, the 40-year-old blue liner has been held completely scoreless on a minuscule […]

by · May 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks
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The Pros and Cons of New Flyers Coach Dave Hakstol

It hasn’t taken long for Dave Hakstol to become popular in Philadelphia. But while the honeymoon phase between the city and their new coach is just getting started, there’s plenty […]

by · May 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Slim Pickings for Flyers in Free Agency

The Flyers will enter this year’s free agency period with limited options; not because of a lack of available talent, but a culmination of factors actually. Given Philadelphia’s current roster, […]

by · May 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Brandon Prust Tests Perception vs. Reality

It didn’t take long to find our first “controversy” in the Stanley Cup Playoffs between officials and on-ice personnel. Aside from the usual moans and groans from conspiracy theorists, the […]

Todd McLellan is about to enter his first playoff series as a head coach

Todd McLellan, the New Flavor in Philadelphia?

Monday’s news out of San Jose is sure to spark interest throughout the league. After seven years behind the Sharks’ bench, Todd McLellan is now looking for a new team […]

by · April 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Which Type of Coach Best Fits the Flyers?

Now that Craig Berube’s tenure in Philadelphia is finished, the Flyers now face a plethora of candidates to sift through. Will Ron Hextall find the right coach by siding with experience, or […]

by · April 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Flyers Must Cut Ties with Craig Berube or Sustain Risk

Much to the chagrin of many Flyers fans, Craig Berube still caries the title of coach in Philadelphia at the current moment. Whether that changes in the near future or […]

by · April 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Tricky Numbers Surround Flyers’ Brayden Schenn

With three games left to be played, Flyers forward Brayden Schenn has already eclipsed his career-high in points, set a year ago, by five points. The fifth-year veteran has dominated […]

by · April 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
With Paul Holmgren and Ed Snider, you never know what is going to happen in Philadelphia (Scoop Cooper)

Ed Snider is Right, Flyers Can Compete Next Season

Pardon Ed Snider for wanting a competitive team sooner rather than later. The 82-year-old founder and owner of the Philadelphia Flyers isn’t used to down seasons, nor is he fond […]

by · March 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Flyers GM Ron Hextall Must Continue to Get Crafty

Without any playoff action to look forward to in Philadelphia, there’s plenty of finger pointing to go around. But instead of holding an array of tiring and unnecessary kangaroo courts, […]

by · March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Flyers Still Searching for Double Digit Road Wins

It should come as no surprise that the Flyers will miss the playoffs now for the third time in the last 10 seasons. Their 28-27-14 record is below average, while […]

by · March 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Could Fizzling Flyers Lead to Mike Babcock?

We’ve heard the speculation before. We know who will be available this summer. And despite the growing disapproval of Flyers coach Craig Berube, do we dare get our hopes up […]

by · March 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers