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

Untouchable Flyers, More than Giroux & Voracek

Untouchable Flyers, More than Giroux & Voracek

The accepted belief that Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek are the only untouchable Flyers is a dangerous thought process. In reality, this exclusive list extends beyond Philly’s pair of top […]

by · February 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
The voice of the Binghamton Senators, Grady Whittenburg. (Credit/

Q & A with Grady Whittenburg, the Voice of the Binghamton Senators

In his 12th season of calling the action for the Binghamton Senators, the AHL affiliate of the Ottawa Senators, Grady Whittenburg has seen a thing or two. The 2011 recipient […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · AHL
Philadelphia Flyers - Claude Giroux a big part of this Q&A with Anthony Mingioni - Photo by Andy Martin Jr

The True Even-Strength Story of Claude Giroux

It is a bit strange that Claude Giroux has yet to score a home goal at even-strength this season. But if this random coincidence is being used to reduce the […]

by · February 23, 2015 · 11 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Healthy Michael Raffl Imperative to Flyers’ Playoff Push

With no help coming in the form of an addition at this year’s trade deadline, it appears the Flyers’ quest for the post-season has become a bit steeper. In the […]

by · February 17, 2015 · 2 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Cursed in Columbus: Philly’s Nationwide Arena Nightmare

The Flyers very well may be cursed in Columbus. By the time the orange and black pay their next visit to Nationwide Arena next season, they will have gone winless […]

by · February 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
Shayne Gostisbehere [photo: Amy Irvin]

Flyers Staying out of Trade Deadline Drama

One of the perks of being a team trapped in hockey limbo is avoiding the drama that’s paired with the NHL trade deadline. Sure, the idea of getting a shiny […]

by · February 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
Anthony Stolarz [photo: Amy Irvin]

Flyers Welcome Underdeveloped Anthony Stolarz

Ready or not, with an emphasis on “not,“¬†Anthony Stolarz is now in the NHL. With injuries to Steve Mason and Rob Zepp, it’s not like the Flyers had a choice. […]

by · February 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
Nick Schultz (Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports)

Nick Schultz Worthy of Extension, Not Trade

The idea of re-upping Nick Schultz may be an unpopular one, but that doesn’t mean it’s wrong. While the 32-year-old veteran is far from the shutdown defenseman that’s roadblocked the […]

by · February 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
Barry Melrose in all his glory [photo: Lisa Gansky]

ESPN Loves Hockey After All, Scores World Cup of Hockey

Get your jokes in while you can.¬†ESPN will be airing the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, ending what will be a 12-year hiatus between the sport – at the professional […]

by · February 4, 2015 · 1 comment · Hockey Media
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Petr Straka Gives Glimpse of Flyers’ Fruitful Future

It was a short introduction to the NHL for Petr Straka. The 22-year-old winger was called up to the Flyers last week after appearing in only 99 games of professional […]

by · February 2, 2015 · 4 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
Timonen Returning? Curb Your Enthusiasm

Timonen Returning? Curb Your Enthusiasm

The thought alone of Kimmo Timonen returning to the NHL is nothing short of odds-defying. After staving off retirement for one last year, the 39-year-old blue liner’s bout with blood […]

by · January 30, 2015 · 1 comment · Philadelphia Flyers
Patrick Kane, Anze Kopitar, and Patrice Bergeron sit in on the announcement of 2016's World Cup of Hockey. (Credit: Alex Busch/Staff)

World Cup of Hockey, an Olympic Replacement?

The World Cup of Hockey is returning in 2016 with a bit of a twist. Not only will the tournament be held in one location (Toronto), a pair of hybrid […]

by · January 28, 2015 · 0 comments · News/Commentary