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Philadelphia Flyers Winger Steve Downie More Valuable Than You Think

After a sizzling hot month of March, the Philadelphia Flyers (39-28-9) have cooled off over the past two weeks, going 1-3-2 in their past six games. Coincidentally, or maybe not, right winger Steve Downie has missed those six games with a number of issues, one of which has been rumored to be a concussion. The Inquirer’s Sam Carchidi reported […]

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Christian Folin Flyers

Flyers Interested in Defensive Prospect Christian Folin: Scouting Report and More

Per Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie), the Flyers have shown interest in UMass-Lowell River Hawks Defenseman Christian Folin. Entering the offseason Folin is considered the top college UFA for teams looking to boost their Defense as the Flyers are. The Flyers are a team looking to increase their pool of young defenseman; they have started off well by drafting players […]

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Claude Giroux Extension

The Resurgence of Flyers Captain Claude Giroux

It’s amazing how far The Captain has come in such a short time. Earlier in the season, Claude Giroux couldn’t find the back of the net to save his life; this slump plus a complete team slump cost Peter Laviolette his job and got the Flyers off to a miserable 1-7-0 start to the season. […]

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Flyers Analysis: 3 Observations from Blowout Loss to Capitals

Manav Khandelwal is a credentialed Flyers reporter for Main Line Media News. To follow him on Twitter, click here. To check out his full game report from last night, click here. The Philadelphia Flyers may have hit rock-bottom in last night’s 7-0 loss to the Ovechkin-less Washington Capitals. After the game, Claude Giroux’s first two […]

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Mason Beating Expectations

Last year there were a lot of unhappy Flyers fans after a trade sent Michael Leighton and a 2015 3rd round pick to Columbus for Steve Mason. People got even unhappier when it was announced that there was a contract extension in the works. No one thought he deserved it and didn’t want him on […]

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Steve Mason Flyers Starter

Flyers Goalie Race: Steve Mason Shining Over Ray Emery

Before the season started Ray Emery was expected to outplay Steve Mason and take over as the starting goaltender. Through six games there are no signs of that happening anytime soon.  Mason has outplayed Emery and has shown the potential he has as a starter in this league. Mason Emery Record 1-3-0 0-2-0 GAA 2.03 […]

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Claude Giroux Scott Hartnell Flyers Coyotes

Lethargic Flyers Fall to Coyotes: Game Notes and Analysis

pass too often, power-play is useless, Steve Mason playing well, Gustafsson needs to play 1. The Power Play Must Improve The Philadelphia Flyers are creating chances 5-on-5, and that’s great, but it’s clear from tonight that they struggle to put the puck in the back of net at even-strength. Last season had a similar problem, […]

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Flyers 2013-2014 Predictions: What Will Go Wrong And Right

The Flyers season begins Wednesday in Toronto against the Maple Leafs. The Orange and Black will look to rebound after not making the playoffs in the lockout shortened season. Injuries and inconsistent play were too much to handle, and the Flyers never recovered. Now, with new faces and improvement on paper, the Flyers will look […]

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3 Stars vs Maple Leafs

Flyers 3 Stars: Stolarz, Cousins Shine in Preseason Opener

Hockey is back! After an offseason that was longer than Flyers fans are used to, the Flyers are back for another quest for Lord Stanley’s cup. While the result wasn’t what we were all hoping for, it was great to see the Orange and Black back on the ice. In addition, we got to see […]

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Scott Laughton Flyers

Scott Laughton “Willing” to Play LW If It Means Making the Flyers Roster

When Flyers rookies reported for camp this past Friday at the Skate Zone in Voorhees, NJ, all eyes were on Oshawa Generals center Scott Laughton. Laughton is the most highly-touted forward prospect in the team’s organization, but at the ripe age of 19, he has been unable to break into the pros on a consistent […]

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Paul Holmgren Flyers

How Safe is Paul Holmgren’s Job?

Paul Holmgren is not the most beloved person in the city of Philadelphia right now. This kind of thing tends to happen after a team underperforms for one reason or another. That’s exactly what happened with the 2012-2013 Flyers. So how safe is Paul Holmgren’s job? I say moderately safe. Now I shall explain. First, […]

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Vincent Lecavalier

Pros and Cons of Flyers Signing Vincent Lecavalier

Pros: Lecavalier brings veteran leadership to a young team. He has served as a captain and assistant captain for some time in Tampa and can help young players by being a leader on the ice and in the locker room. Lecavalier was the captain of the Lightning before being bought out. Early in his career […]

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