Philadelphia Flyers’ Steve Mason Deserving of Starting Job

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With another Philadelphia Flyers season just a few weeks away, the team is gearing up for opening night against the Toronto Maple Leafs. It’s apparent that a number of players are sure to be on the ice: Claude Giroux, Scott Hartnell and Kimmo Timonen to name […]

Philadelphia Flyers’ Zac Rinaldo Has Shown He’s Here to Stay

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The Philadelphia Flyers have been synonymous with aggressiveness and grit since the 1972-1973 season. 40 years later, the Flyers still continuously field at least one bruiser on the ice, always ready to drop the gloves or delivering a powerful hit when needed. […]

Philadelphia Flyers’ Jakub Voracek Looks to Continue Impressive Gameplay

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The Philadelphia Flyers‘ 2013-2014 lockout-shortened season contained few bright spots. The defense was plagued by injury, Ilya Bryzgalov performed below expectations once again, and the offense could not find consistency. As such, the Flyers finished 23-22-3, missing the playoffs. Despite their misfortunes, one player […]

Sean Couturier and Brayden Schenn Need Time to Develop for Philadelphia Flyers

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Philadelphia Flyers fans are notoriously quick to criticize players, coaches, and other members of the organization. A nearly four-decade Stanley Cup drought will do that to you.  As of late, Brayden Schenn and Sean Couturier have come under fire, with some suggesting they should […]

Philadelphia Flyers: ‘Flight Plan’ Debut Shows Unexpected Draft Plan

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At just eight minutes long, the first episode of Philadelphia Flyers new web series “Flight Plan” debuted Aug. 6 at 7:00 p.m. ET.  Titled “The War Room,” the pilot episode was filmed in June as the Flyers were preparing for […]

Philadelphia Flyers: Behind-the-Scenes Web Series Will Offer Interesting Insight

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Recognizing the success of “HBO: 24/7,” the four-part documentary that followed the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers to the 2012 NHL Winter Classic, the Flyers are producing a new web series called “Flight Plan.” Debuting Tuesday, Aug. 6, at 7:00 p.m. ET, the episodes will […]

Anthony Stolarz Is Only Viable Philadelphia Flyers Goaltending Prospect

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The Philadelphia Flyers have become synonymous with shaky goaltending. Not since the days of Ron Hextall have the Flyers fielded an established goaltender for more than two seasons. While Steve Mason and Ray Emery will try to end the goaltending carousel during the 2013-2014 season, 19-year-old […]

Philadelphia Flyers Face New Storylines in Metropolitan Division

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Despite frequent back-and-forth talk between players and league officials, the NHL recently announced a realignment and consolidation of divisions. The league is now composed of four divisions and two conferences (Eastern and Western), split geographically. The Philadelphia Flyers find themselves with familiar foes in […]

Philadelphia Flyers’ Scott Laughton Ready for NHL

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The Philadelphia Flyers suffer from no shortage of capable forwards.  Claude Giroux, Jakub Voracek, and Wayne Simmonds enjoyed noteworthy 2012-2013 seasons, despite the Flyers failing to make the playoffs for just the second time in the last 13 years.  With any luck, a new, young […]

Philadelphia Flyers’ Matt Read Looks to Continue On-Ice Success

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Two years ago, Matt Read was a little-known rookie making his professional hockey debut with the Philadelphia Flyers. Today, he’s managed to become one of the Flyers most valued forwards, and his skill has attracted the attention of other teams as well. Read […]

Scott Hartnell is Key to a Successful Philadelphia Flyers Season

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Resembling Animal the Muppet, Scott Hartnell is known for his wild hair as much as his spirited playing style. The combination of the two have made Hartnell a favorite amongst Philadelphia Flyers fans, with the stadium occasionally giving out wigs that resemble Hartnells […]

Mark Streit Not Enough to Bolster Philadelphia Flyers on Defense

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From the failure that was the 2012-2013 Philadelphia Flyers season, defense emerged as the obvious Achilles heel.  Goaltending was also to blame for the 23-22-3 season, but a lack of steady talent along the blue line will frustrate even the best goaltender. […]