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Philadelphia Flyers

Founded:1967GM:Chuck Fletcher
Owned By:Ed SniderCoach:Alain Vigneault
Home Rink:Wells Fargo CenterCaptain:Claude Giroux

Part of the 1967 NHL Expansion, the Flyers were the first expansion team in the post–Original Six era to win the Stanley Cup, victorious in 1973–74 and again in 1974–75. The Flyers have played their home games on Broad Street since their inception, first at the Spectrum from 1967 until 1996, and then at the Wells Fargo Center since 1996.

Deeper Dive

2021-22 Season Roster

ForwardsDefensemenGoaltenders
Cam AtkinsonJustin BraunCarter Hart
Nicolas Aube-KubelRyan EllisMartin Jones
Derick BrassardIvan Provorov
Patrick BrownRasmus Ristolainen
Sean CouturierTravis Sanheim
Joel FarabeeKeith Yandle
Claude Giroux
Travis Konecny
Scott Laughton
Oskar Lindblom
Zack MacEwen
Nate Thompson
James van Riemsdyk

Broad Street Bullies

The Flyers of that era are often overlooked by the Bobby Orr-led Bruins and the Guy Lafleur-led Canadiens because the Flyers lacked the elite offensive threats that other teams had in Orr and Lafleur of the 1970s or Mike Bossy and Wayne Gretzky of the 1980s. Yet, a lack of big-name scorers on Philadelphia’s rosters during the 1970s didn’t hinder their success. Read More…

Philadelphia Flyers, Broad Street Bullies
Coach Fred Shero of the Philadelphia Flyers along with players (l-r) Jimmy Watson #20, Dave Hoyda #8, Bobby Clarke #16, Bob Kelly #20, Bill Barber #7 and Reggie Leach #27 watch action from bench in game against the Boston Bruins at Boston Garden. (Photo by Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images)

The Players

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Legion of Doom

Hide your women, children, and favorite hockey team.  Call up Batman, Superman, and the rest of the Justice League because when the Legion of Doom rolls through town, there is little anyone can do to stop them. Such was the reputation of one of the most feared and productive lines in the history of the NHL — the Legion of Doom. With John LeClair on the left wing, Eric Lindros at center, and Mikael Renberg on right wing, the group became known for their ferocious forechecking and the skill/power combination of each man. Read more…

Eric Lindros John LeClair Mikael Renberg

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