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Debunking the ‘Bobrovsky Is Better than Mason’ Myth

The hijacked narrative out of Columbus definitively declares that Sergei Bobrovsky is better than Steve Mason, and by a long shot. Obviously, there’s a lot to like about Bobrovsky, so […]

by · December 13, 2014 · 1 comment · Philadelphia Flyers
Philadelphia Flyers Defenseman Mark Streit (Josh Smith/THW)

Flyers Backcheck: A Beautiful New Jersey Beatdown

Remember that 6-4 loss at the hands of the New Jersey Devils back on Oct. 9th? Yeah, that wasn’t going to fly this time. It was a New Jersey beatdown […]

by · December 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
Flyers defensemen Braydon Coburn and Nicklas Grossman (Christopher Szagola-USA TODAY Sports)

First Period: Flyers’ Season Filled With Ups And Downs

After earning a “lucky” point against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night, the Philadelphia Flyers currently sit in sixth place of the Metropolitan Division with a record of 9-13-5 […]

by · December 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Flyers Backcheck: “Lucky” to Salvage Point in Columbus

The Flyers may have lost their seventh game in their last eight outings on Tuesday night, but by all admissions, they were lucky to gain a point. You know the […]

by · December 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Jakub Voracek Has Quietly Become One Of The NHL’s Best Players

When you take a look at the list of the NHL’s top scorers right now, a lot of obvious names pop out at you. Sidney Crosby is, not surprisingly, right […]

by · December 8, 2014 · 1 comment · Philadelphia Flyers
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Flyers Backcheck: Flyers Exit West Coast with King Size Win

With Saturday’s 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings, the Flyers exit the left coast with three points in three games. After a backbreaking loss in San Jose on Tuesday, […]

by · December 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
Scott Laughton (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Despite Losing Streak, Laughton Proving He Belongs

Amid one of the worst Flyers’ losing streaks in recent years, there has been a silver lining to their struggles. Called up when it appeared like injuries were going to […]

by · December 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Is R.J. Umberger Finally Breaking Through?

After going 17 consecutive games without a point to show for, R.J. Umberger finally ended his long personal drought. Umberger’s second goal of the season in Wednesday night’s 5-4 overtime […]

by · December 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Matt Read’s Evasive Start, Downright Confusing

We know what Matt Read can do. We’ve seen what he’s capable of. Entering the current season, the right winger’s 111 points in his previous 196 games is the body […]

by · December 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Craig Berube’s Job Is Safe

Amidst the losing, lack of cohesiveness, and the dwindling effort game in and game out, fans of the Philadelphia Flyers are looking to point their fingers at the a guilty […]

by · December 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
Vinny Lecavalier [photo: Amy Irvin]

Philadelphia: Island of Misfit Contracts

In the holiday film “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer”, the characters in the movie visit The Island of Misfit Toys. The island is reserved for the toys that none of […]

by · November 30, 2014 · 5 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
Craig Berube (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

NHL Coach Tracker: Craig Berube on the Hot Seat

The Philadelphia Flyers are a storied franchise. This season, the Flyers have grossly underachieved. As a result, Philly’s boss, Craig Berube is taking some serious heat. Coach Berube is officially […]

by · November 30, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Coaching, Philadelphia Flyers