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Flying High: Claude Giroux Continuing to Prove He Is Captain Material

Following #28’s Lead. It’s a trait that Claude Giroux has seemed to have for awhile now. It’s hard for any Flyers fan to forget the 2011-2012 Philadelphia Flyers season. Just one summer […]

by · December 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Future Flyer Studs Headline WJC Rosters

This year, the 2015 World Juniors will be held in Canada, split between Montreal and Toronto.  Finland will be looking defend their title after winning the tournament last year for […]

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Flyers Backcheck: Voracek Gives Zepp Early Holiday Gift

Rob Zepp waited a long time for this one. After 13 years of toiling through various affiliated and European leagues, the 33-year-old netminder finally made his NHL debut. And since […]

by · December 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Flyers Backcheck: Flyers Score Touchdown in Toronto

That’s more like it. The Flyers kicked off an eight-game road trip by punishing Toronto goaltender Jonathan Bernier for seven goals en route to a 7-4 victory. Saturday’s touchdown in […]

by · December 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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The Fundamental Flyers Christmas Wishlist

1) Cap Relief. Santa really is going to have to work his magic to give the Flyers what they need most. That is cap relief. The Flyers have approximately $566,667 […]

by · December 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Mason Leaves Practice With Back Injury

The Flyers hopes of gaining ground in the playoff race took a significant hit Friday. Steve Mason injured his back at practice and was unable to leave the ice under […]

by · December 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Personnel Check: Bad Coaching Decisions Hurting Flyers

Michael Del Zotto I’ll start with Del Zotto because it is by far the most baffling situation of them all, he is the posterchild for the bad coaching decisions that […]

by · December 19, 2014 · 11 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Flyers Backcheck: Those Blasted Shootouts!

When it comes to those blasted shootouts, the Flyers are on quite the run. Thursday night’s shootout loss to the Florida Panthers marked their 10th straight loss in the skills […]

by · December 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Cap Hits: Measuring Umberger, Lecavalier Against Peers

The contracts of R.J. Umberger and Vinny Lecavalier illustrate how the salary cap era has been a cruel, harsh ninja chop to the crotch for the Philadelphia Flyers. Long gone […]

by · December 17, 2014 · 3 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Flyers Backcheck: Bolts Complete Calendar Year Sweep

Mark another one off the checklist. The Flyers mustered up one goal on Tuesday night, dropping their sixth straight loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning by a final of 3-1. […]

by · December 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
Philadelphia Flyers Center Vincent Lecavalier (Josh Smith/THW)

The Sad Reality of Vincent Lecavalier

By this point, everyone in Flyers nation probably has noticed that Vinny Lecavalier hasn’t stepped foot on the ice in the month of December, and judging by the numbers he […]

by · December 16, 2014 · 7 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Dear Hextall: Say No To Taylor Hall

Taylor Hall is the shiny new toy that everyone wants for Christmas. Darren Dreger first reported earlier today on TSN 1050 the idea of Taylor Hall being a piece the […]