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Flyers fall short in opener

The Philadelphia Flyers opened their season last night in Tampa Bay vs the Lightning. The flyers looked good from the beginning, and played very strong vs the team that was the best in the east last season. Dave Hakstol divided each players time on ice last night very well and everybody play almost even minutes unlike in Berubes system. The Flyers got their first big chance to capitalize...
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AHL defenseman for Flyers diagnosed with sarcoma in leg

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Defenseman Logan Pyett of the Philadelphia Flyers' AHL affiliate has been diagnosed with a form of cancer and will be out indefinitely. The team said Friday the 27-year-old Canadian has a sarcoma in his upper leg. Flyers general manager Ron Hextall says the club offers ''heartfelt thoughts and prayers.'' Pyett signed a one-year contract with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms...
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New-look Flyers excite in season opener

  View image | The Flyers have not been very good in season-opening games the past few seasons. Some wondered if they would suffer the same fate to start the 2015-16 season when it was announced that they would be traveling to Tampa Bay to take on the defending Eastern Conference champions. Although the Flyers came away with one point as a result of an overtime...
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Postgame Perspective: Right effort, wrong result in Flyers debut

It goes down as an overtime loss for the Flyers, who fell victim to the NHL's newest form of overtime: 3-on-3. But against the defending Eastern Conference champions, the Flyers earned a small moral victory. The Flyers 3-2 overtime loss starts them with a point in the standings and a step in the right direction effort-wise. So in his first test, Dave Hakstol passed. The team that...
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Flyerdelphia Season Predictions: Flyers Edition

Yesterday, the Flyerdelphia staff made their picks and predictions for the NHL -- the standings, the playoff teams from both conferences and the awards. Today, as the Flyers prepare to begin the 2015-16 season against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Flyerdelphia staff makes a few bold predictions on the Flyers season and tries their hand at predicting some other tidbits for the Flyers...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hakstol confident in leap from college to Flyers coach

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Dave Hakstol left the college game behind at North Dakota when he was hired by the Flyers. He never stopped recruiting. Hakstol had just been tabbed as Philadelphia's new coach in May - eliciting a collective ''Who?'' from the orange-and-black-clad faithful - when he went to work on his new players. He was selling himself and his vision for the Flyers, and no stop...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Guest Post: Don’t laugh at the Andrew MacDonald situation, Rangers fans

This is a guest post received from Patrick Keogh, who reached out to me yesterday with this idea. It was something I touched on via Twitter, and Patrick does a great job summing it up. Be sure to follow him on Twitter here. The Philadelphia Flyers placed defenseman Andrew MacDonald on waivers this week, sparking […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers at a glance

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS LAST SEASON: 33-31-18, 84 points. Sixth in Metropolitan Division: COACH: Dave Hakstol (first NHL season). ADDED: G Michal Neuvirth, F Sam Gagner LOST: F Jason Akeson, D Nik Grossman PLAYER TO WATCH: Jake Voracek. Voracek had 22 goals and 81 points and spent most of the season in the hunt for the NHL scoring title. The Flyers were once considered Claude Giroux...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers are holding steady

Entering the second week of the NHL preseason, the Philadelphia Flyers roster seems to be decided for the 2015-2016. A This has drawn some criticism and praise from fans. And that is because virtually none of the Flyers’ top rated prospects made the team in training camp. Training camp opened with the Flyers hosting 61 players, a diverse mix of old veterans and budding, young stars...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Preview: Philadelphia Flyers

Philadelphia Flyers (Last season 33-31-18, finished sixth in the Metropolitan Division)Coach: Dave Hakstol (first year NHL Coach)Key Departures: Nicklas Grossman, Chris Pronger's contractKey Additions: Sam GagnerKey Player: Claude GirouxClaude Giroux is going to have to be insane this season if the Flyers are to make the playoffs. He's been one of the best players in the league over...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Mason’s new mask features old and current Flyers

Philadelphia Flyers‘ goalie Steve Mason went back to Paint Zoo to get his mask art revamped once again. The new mask we did for our good bud Steve Mason! #FlyersTalk #noonessafe @NHLFlyers @tpanotchCSN @frank_seravalli — PAINT_ZOO (@paintzoo) September 20, 2015 Mason has a history with Paint Zoo, who has always done a great job. This time they may...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jakub Voracek will donate $1,000 for every point he scores

If you’re not rooting for Jakub Voracek this season, you will be after reading this story. The Philadelphia Flyers forward is planning to donate $1,000 for every point he records in 2015-16. The donations will go towards helping those with multiple sclerosis – a disease which impacts Voracek’s sister. Voracek's sister has multiple sclerosis. Every point he gets this season...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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