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

With Options Dwindling, Can Dormant Flyers Compete?

After idly watching the majority of the league sprint out of the gate at the onset of the free agency period, the dormant Flyers appear to be biding their time. […]

by · July 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
29 Flyers Draft Day Trades With Every Other NHL Team

29 Flyers Draft Day Trades With Every Other NHL Team

Ron Hextall, like his predecessor Paul Holmgren, has shown that he is willing to make trades that will shake up the team. If a player does not fit Hextall’s future […]

by · June 26, 2014 · 3 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
The Maple Leafs are happy to have Joffrey Lupul back in the lineup (John E. Sokolowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Top 5 Current Leafs Acquired in Lopsided Deals

There’s always been a lot of buzz about the Leafs making bad deals by giving away draft picks and prospects. For example, Tuukka Rask for Andrew Raycroft (still hurts) and […]

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Fantasy Hockey: From The Files Of RotoWire?

Every so often on the fantasy hockey arm here at The Hockey Writers, we are going to take a look back. It could be anything from prospect lists to fantasy projections. […]

by · September 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Player Profiles
Ilya Bryzgalov will look to bounce back in 2012-13 (Icon SMI)

The Philadelphia Flyers Shouldn’t Have Bought Out Ilya Bryzgalov

  For the Philadelphia Flyers, the position of goaltender has always been an entertaining one.  With the likes of Bernie Parent, Pelle Lindbergh and Ron Hextall, the Flyers have had […]

James van Riemsdyk made his friend miss his flight to watch the gold medal game (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

Q & A with James van Riemsdyk of the Toronto Maple Leafs

In James van Riemsdyk’s first NHL season, he and the Philadelphia Flyers made it to the Stanley Cup Finals. Now in his first season with the Toronto Maple Leafs, they […]

by · April 10, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
Flyers defensemen Braydon Coburn and Nicklas Grossman (Christopher Szagola-USA TODAY Sports)

Flyers Lost the “Defense Wins Championships” Memo

Since Ron Hextall, being a goalie for the Philadelphia Flyers has been a “kiss of death”.  Much of the Flyers faithful have been pegging the team’s misfortunes on the shoulders […]

by · March 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
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Peter Laviolette Isn’t the Reason For Flyers’ Woes

When Philadelphia Flyers head coach Peter Laviolette joined the team in 2009, it was a welcome change for the often inconsistent franchise.  Previous coach John Stevens left the team in […]

by · March 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
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Top 10 Hardest Hitters in the NHL February 2013 Edition

Hockey is one of the most physical games on the planet, as a result you are bound to see physical contacts between players. Whether it is with a thunderous hip check or […]

by · February 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Top 10 Lists
Kimmo Timonen hopes his D unit hits their stride soon (cr: bridgetds@Flickr)

The Flyers Cannot Afford to Overwork Kimmo Timonen

Five years ago, the Philadelphia Flyers were in search of a top-tier defenseman who could not only score but also had the ability to carry the workload on the blue […]

by · January 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
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High Flyer: Luke Schenn Crucial to Philly’s Success

At just 23 years of age, Luke Schenn has yet to prove he’s an elite NHL defenseman.  Drafted fifth overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2008, he was hyped […]

Ottawa Senator - Erik Karlsson - Photo by Andy Martin Jr

The Six Defensemen Drafted Before Erik Karlsson

The first round of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft featured no fewer than 11 defensemen, most of whom have achieved some measure of success at the NHL level over the […]

by · October 30, 2012 · 2 comments · Hockey History, Ottawa Senators