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Top 3 Reasons Philadelphia Will/Won’t Make the Playoffs

There is a little over a month left before the final standings shake out and the playoff picture is set in stone.  One of the teams battling for postseason contention […]

by · March 5, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
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What Flyers Can Expect From Andrew MacDonald

It’s been a whirlwind of excitement leading up to the 3pm deadline on March 5th, 2014.  Names like Dustin Penner, Ilya Bryzgalov, Viktor Fasth, among others have been on the […]

by · March 4, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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This Day in Flyers History: Rick MacLeish Lights the Lamp

It was March 4, 1973.  The Philadelphia Flyers were playing host to the Toronto Maple Leafs.  The Spectrum was the place to be for a Philadelphia Flyers game in the […]

No More AHL In Glens Falls?

No More AHL In Glens Falls?

This season marked 25 years of the American Hockey League at the Glens Falls Civic Center.  For 20 years, the Adirondack Red Wings made it one of the toughest barns […]

Wayne Simmonds: The Most Underrated Power Forward in Hockey

Wayne Simmonds: The Most Underrated Power Forward in Hockey

Since Dec. 17 Wayne Simmonds has been one of the best forwards in the National Hockey League. Since the beginning of the season however, Wayne Simmonds has transformed himself from […]

by · February 10, 2014 · 2 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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You Cannot Win Without Puck-Moving Defensemen

In the past three games, the Flyers have defeated the fifth, sixth, and eleventh best teams in the NHL in terms of points.  They have played some of their most […]

by · February 8, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
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The Flyers’ 22.5 Million Dollar Mistake

When the Flyers took to the free agent market this summer and landed Vinny Lecavalier the move was met with mixed reviews. Just when you thought #flyers were getting younger […]

by · February 5, 2014 · 1 comment · Philadelphia Flyers
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Michael Raffl: Philadelphia’s Most Versatile Forward

Prior to this season, nobody knew who Michael Raffl was.  A winger playing in the 2nd-tier division of the Allsvenskan for Leksand isn’t someone who should be making an impact […]

by · February 4, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
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The 2013-2014 Philadelphia Flyers: How They Were Built

Will the real Philadelphia Flyers please stand up? Fifty five games have been played and we’re still not sure if the Flyers are contenders or pretenders.  The beginning of the […]

by · January 31, 2014 · 2 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
Iginla, Chara Lead Bruins to Rout of Flyers

Iginla, Chara Lead Bruins to Rout of Flyers

It was right around the midway point of the match that the Philadelphia Flyers lost control. Lost control of their composure, that is, as they were already down three goals […]

by · January 25, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Philadelphia Flyers
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Flyers’ Patience Paying Off

It wasn’t very long ago the Philadelphia Flyers were on the verge of gutting the entire team. Peter Laviolette was fired three games into the season and on top of […]

by · January 23, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
How the Philadelphia Flyers Nearly Missed on Landing Wayne Simmonds

How the Philadelphia Flyers Nearly Missed on Landing Wayne Simmonds

Much has been made recently about the breakout of Philadelphia Flyers’ winger Wayne Simmonds and how he leads the NHL in points (22) over a 17-game span dating back to […]

by · January 21, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Philadelphia Flyers