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Flyers defensemen Braydon Coburn and Nicklas Grossman (Christopher Szagola-USA TODAY Sports)

Flyers Defenseman Sale: Everything Must Go!

Last week, I noted that the Flyers had an impending problem on defense. Well, the time of reckoning is now because Kimmo Timonen is ready to play tomorrow in Philadelphia’s […]

by · February 27, 2015 · 3 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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
Wayne Simmonds (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Flyers Getting Max Value Out Of Simmonds

Since being acquired by the Philadelphia Flyers in the blockbuster deal that sent then-captain Mike Richards to the Los Angeles Kings, Wayne Simmonds has transformed himself into one of the […]

by · February 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
Braydon Coburn (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Schultz Extension Means Flyers Trades Looming

Depth on defense is a great thing. When playoff time rolls around, it seems that the position that is always dinged up the most is defensemen. However, depth on defense does […]

by · February 19, 2015 · 0 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
Claude Giroux (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

West Coast Writer Says Claude Giroux for MVP

Most Valuable, Not Most Points As of Monday afternoon Philadelphia Flyers’ super star captain and No. 1 center Claude Giroux sits tied for seventh in the NHL with 55 points. […]

by · February 17, 2015 · 8 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
Wayne Simmonds (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Is Winning Games Hurting the Flyers?

Winning can’t hurt a team that is only 8 points out of a playoff spot, right? Well that depends on where your opinion stands. A few weeks ago, I talked […]

by · February 12, 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
Scott Hartnell, his wife, and his friend, Jeff Carter, were recently the target of some very nasty rumors. (Neat1325@/flickr)

Scott Hartnell: Once, Twice, 1,000 Times a Hockey Player

A historic night in Columbus Scott Hartnell played in his 1,000th NHL game last night, a 4-3 loss to the Los Angeles Kings. The 32-year old scored a goal on […]

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