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Claude Giroux's Public Service Announcement

It was an interesting offseason for Philadelphia Flyers Center Claude Giroux. By now, most hockey fans have heard about the incident in Ottawa this summer where Claude Giroux was arrested for repeatedly grabbing the butt of a police officer. The charges were dropped, but what many people don't know is the circumstances that led to him being let go uncharged. With a spate of sexual...
Via PensInitiative
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Morning After: Slow start finally does in Flyers

For the first five games of the season, it was tough to see how the Flyers didn't match up with elite teams. They had their moments. They made plenty of mistakes. And yes, they lost the first four games. But they were competitive against good teams. Then came Tuesday night's game against the Chicago Blackhawks.  "We were deer in the headlights that first period,"...
Via Flyerdelphia
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Durso: Flyers need defense but must stick to plan

  Luke Schenn and the Flyers defense have been a huge problem as the Flyers play elite teams early in the season. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography)   The Flyers season is six games old. They have a 1-3-2 record. It could, and probably should, be a lot better.   The Flyers have played better than the record indicates. But losses are still losses and it's hard to ignore...
Via Flyerdelphia
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Scott Laughton earns AHL Player of the Week honors

Philadelphia Flyers top forward prospect Scott Laughton has been named the AHL’s Player of the Week for his outstanding performance last week. The former Oshawa General scored four goals over the course of two games last week for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Laughton, made his case last Friday in the Phantoms first-regular season game at the PPL Center, when he scored two power...
Via Total Sports Live
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

5 Good Reasons for Penguin Fans to Hate the Flyers by @ChicksDigHockey

I was a casual hockey fan until 2003-04 season. I find it odd that I forged my love for the Penguins during a season that they stunk up the Atlantic division from the bottom up….for the third season in a row. I guess my hate for Philly has something to do with them winning the division that year. That was the season Jeremy Roenick had a broken jaw and Captain Keith Primeau was...
Via PensInitiative
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Between The Pipes: It's a new season and we have the same problems

Welcome to Between The Pipes, a bi-weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Good Monday kids! I'm back for another season of link, hijinks and general hockey craziness. The name might have changed but I'll still be bringing you hot takes and news from around the NHL and more specifically, your Philadelphia Flyers.  Flyers...
Via Flyerdelphia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Making the Most of the Flyers Defense

The injury to Kimmo Timonen during the offseason sent shockwaves through the hockey world and started a domino effect for the Philadelphia Flyers defense. The indefinite loss of Timonen, one of the most underrated defensemen in the league, left the Flyers with no bonafide number one at the blue line, and hardly any that would […] The post Making the Most of the Flyers Defense appeared...
Via Two Pad Stack
3 days ago  |  Discuss

R.J. Umberger’s Game In Philadelphia

from Dave Isaac of the Courier-Post, When Umberger was a rookie with the Flyers, his locker was next to Mike Knuble’s. Through four games this season, Umberger is pointless and is hearing Knuble’s old advice. “Concentrate on five shots a game,” Knuble would tell Umberger. “Whether it’s rebounds or whatever, you’ll get out of your slump.” Well, so far...
Via Kukla's Korner
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Pronger wouldn't have taken NHL job if it hurt the Flyers

Chris Pronger was playing in a golf tournament in St. Louis back in June when he just couldn't go on any longer. The 40-year-old former defenseman had been working out a lot, trying to see if he could get back into shape. He already knew he couldn't play hockey anymore. Not since he took a stick to the eye three Octobers ago and his life changed forever. He was diagnosed...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Injury Update: Vincent Lecavalier out for 2 Weeks With Injured Foot

Philadelphia Flyers GM Ron Hextall confirmed today that Vincent Lecavalier will be out approximately two weeks with an injured foot. Randy Miller from NJ.com also reported that the Flyers are expected to make a call up from their AHL affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, for Tuesday’s game. #484643495 / gettyimages.comPreviously, it was reported by Sports Injury Alert that Vincent...
Via Sports Injury Alert
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Injury Update: Prospect Samuel Morin has a Fractured Jaw

Philadelphia Flyers prospect Samuel Morin suffered a fractured jaw and will have surgery on Monday according to NHL.com. Morin is currently playing for the Rimouski Oceanic in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.#180965677 / gettyimages.comSamuel Morin is the Flyers’ first round draft pick from the 2013. During the third period of Sunday nights game with Oceanic, Morin was hit...
Via Sports Injury Alert
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Solving The Philadelphia Flyers Top Line LW Carousel

Claude Giroux is one of the best players in the game today, there is no doubt about that. On the other hand, Jakub Voracek is still an under-the-radar type of guy to most teams and fans in the league.  Together they have formed one of the leagues best duos. However, it has been a struggle […] The post Solving The Philadelphia Flyers Top Line LW Carousel appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
Via Two Pad Stack
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Ice Girls get luke-warm reception for wearing 'sensible' outfits in return (PHOTO)

After much public jeering from Philadelphia Flyers fans when their beloved Ice Girls cleaning crew were replaced by a group of men — who were relentlessly booed between periods during home games earlier this year — the team caved in and brought back the ladies for Thursday's home opener at Wells Fargo Center.But it's hard to appease those finicky Philly fans.Flyers fans...
Via The Other Paper
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Hextall hates trade rumors

Most hockey fans love to talk about trade rumors. Even those who don’t spend time analyzing and breaking down every plausible or implausible scenario seem to agree that trade rumors are fine for what they are – rumors. However, not everyone is a fan of trade rumors and that includes Philadelphia Flyers GM Ron Hextall. When asked about a recent trade rumor involving Luke Schenn...
Via Puck Drunk Love
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers bring back Ice Girls after backlash

The fans spoke — more specifically, booed — and the Philadelphia Flyers listened. The Flyers revealed on Tuesday night via an announcement on the Wells Fargo Center’s Jumbotron that the Ice Girls will make their triumphant return to the rink and will be in place for the team’s regular season home-opener on Oct. 9 against […] The post No more Ice Dudes: Philadelphia Flyers...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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