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Hextall Continues Rebuild, Deals Braydon Coburn to Lightning

Despite a recent surge that has seen them claw back into playoff contention, the Philadelphia Flyers (27-25-11) look to be committed to rebuilding their aging blue line. One day after trading Kimmo Timonen to Chicago, GM Ron Hextall has generated another coup, acquiring a young defenseman along with 2015 1st- and 3rd-round picks for Braydon […]

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Flyers Rumor Mill: Hextall Linked to Numerous Names

The NHL rumor mill has begun to spin, and, as always, the Philadelphia Flyers have been linked to numerous names over the past few days. Here is a relatively comprehensive list of the latest to be mentioned: G Evgeni Nabokov (UFA) Eklund of Hockey Buzz wrote in his recent blog that the Flyers are interested in […]

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Projecting the Flyers Line Combinations

To get more great Flyers analysis and updates from Khandyman’s Flyers staff, follow @KhandymanSports on Twitter! The Flyers’ season starts up in a couple of weeks and the first cuts have been made. However, the battles for roster spots are still in full swing so let’s take a look at how the line combos look […]

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Making Sense of Bobby Ryan to Flyers Rumors

The Philadelphia Flyers denied reports this morning that they were in talks to acquire Anaheim Ducks winger Bobby Ryan, but that’s exactly what they’re doing according to CSNPhilly’s Tim Panaccio. According to the Inquirer’s Sam Carchidi, however, the Flyers and Ducks are not discussing a Ryan trade. Weird? Yeah. Unexpected? No. Flyers sources/reports conflict more […]

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Bryz, Flyers Rebound to Shutout Devils

Philadelphia, P.A. – Ilya Bryzgalov and the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night, 3-0. They finished off the home-and-home with a promising win. The defense blocked shots, Bryz was solid in net, and the offense continued to score. Daniel Briere ended his goal-less streak dating back to January 7 where he […]

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Timonen and Meszaros Out Indefinitely

Defenseman Kimmo Timonen and Andrej Meszaros are both out indefinitely with lower-body injuries. With three key defenseman missing practice on Saturday, two of them are out with injuries. Braydon Coburn, Kimmo Timonen, and Andrej Meszaros all missed practice Saturday and the only one to be in the lineup Sunday night against the Washington Capitals is […]

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Flyers Comeback, Win in a Shootout

The Flyers came back to beat the Calgary Flames, 5-4, in a shootout. Matt Read was the fifth shooter for the Flyers. He carried the team on his back as he skated toward Miikka Kiprusoff. The Calgary fans were quiet hoping their goalie could come up with another stop. But, Read broke the tie by […]

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Flyers Acquire Nicklas Grossman

Before last night’s pounding of the Buffalo Sabres, the Philadelphia Flyers acquired defenseman Nicklas Grossman from the Dallas Stars in exchange for two draft picks (2nd round – 2012 & 3rd round – 2013). Most fans don’t really know who Grossman is. If you didn’t know who he was, you probably did look him up […]

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Flyers Trample Sabres

Former-Flyer Ville Leino and the Buffalo Sabres visited Philadelphia tonight. He would prove to not be a factor. The Rangers also played the Blackhawks, so it was a must win for the Flyers. The orange and black came out looking very “sleepy”. They were playing without passion, not working as a team, and so the […]

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