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from John Boruk of CSNPhilly,
Immediately after the Flyers disposed of their cross-state rival Penguins in six games in the first round of the 2012 playoffs, Giroux went from rising superstar to the king of the NHL mountain. His former coach, Peter Laviolette, rolled out one of those medieval catapults at his postgame press conference, and launched Giroux into a hockey stratosphere that has included The Great One and a select few who have been compared to Wayne Gretzky ever since.
“When the best player in the world comes up to you and tells you, ‘I don’t know who you plan on starting tonight, but I want that first shift.’ That says everything you need to know about Claude Giroux right there,” Laviolette said at the time.
As he stepped off the stage, Laviolette should have grabbed that pail of red paint used to touch up the goalposts, and applied a big, fat bulls-eye onto Giroux’s chest. “The best player in the world” line raised eyebrows and dropped jaws everywhere fr...
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Claude Giroux scored in the Flyers last meeting with the Vancouver Canucks in 2011, a 5-4 Flyers win.
It has been a week since the Flyers made a coaching change and picked up their first win of the season. They also lost both games in back-to-back games over the weekend.
Following losses to the Western Conference's Phoenix Coyotes and former West foe Detroit Red Wings, another...
The issue of head injuries in sports has really exploded over the past decade. With all of the new information we have involving the sensitivity of injuries and how to diagnose concussions, head injuries has become a hot topic relative to sports.
The NHL is no stranger to head injuries and if you are looking for a prime example of a player who’s career was completely de-railed...
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With the NHL back in action, so too are the several junior and minor hockey leagues in which Philadelphia Flyers prospects play in. Today, we focus on up and coming defensemen in the Flyers system.
Across the pond in Russia, 2012 7th round pick Valeri Vasiliev is holding his own with Spartak Moskva in the KHL. While the 19-year-old defenseman doesn’t supply...
NINE DAYS AGO after the Flyers' loss in Carolina Kimmo Timonen was visibly distraught standing in the visitors' locker room at PNC Arena. His cries were falling on deaf ears.
For more than a year Timonen had been beating the drum that the Flyers' team skating needed to be better.
"We've got to get skating" Timonen said on Oct. 6. "The last two games...
The Philadelphia Flyers have stumbled out of the gates this season, and on Tuesday night, they were able to encompass their entire campaign with one unfortunate play.
The 1-6 Philly team jumped out to a rare lead in the first quarter against Vancouver after Tye McGinn recorded a tally, but their happiness was short-lived as the Canucks knotted up the score seconds later with the...
Claude Giroux of the Philadelphia Flyers is the #8 forward points-only hockey pool pick. He is a Canadian born right winger who is 25 years old. Giroux is the catalyst for much of the Philly offense and you can count on him to accumulate many assists for your fantasy pool. Look for him to continue his torrid pace and light up the opposition. A downside to drafting is he recently had wrist
It’s difficult to miss Chris Pronger even when he’s wearing a suit and tie instead of hockey equipment. That’s largely because he’s so big but he’s also loud and boisterous and draws a crowd. Draft day 2013 was no different. Even though Pronger was behind the barrier separating teams from everyone else he came to the front of the area to share his thoughts with anyone who...
Here is your Philadelphia Flyers Gameday FAQ for Tuesday, October 15, 2013. When and where are the Flyers playing? The Philadelphia Flyers (1-5-0) host the Vancouver Canucks (3-3-0) for a 7:00pm game at the Wells Fargo Center. How can I watch this game? You can view this game via Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia (CSN Philly) if you’re local. If you’re north of the wall, try...
Monday Quick Hits
* The Flyers took a complete day off yesterday, following their back-to-back games on Friday (2-1 home loss to Phoenix) and Saturday (5-2 road loss to Detroit). They return to practice today at the Skate Zone in Voorhees. Practice is slated to start at 10:30 a.m. and the session, as always, is free and open to the public.
I will have a post-practice update...
Philadelphia Flyers vs Vancouver Canucks Wells Fargo Center, Game 7, Home Game 4 FINAL SCORE: Canucks 3 | Flyers 2 SHOTS: Canucks 25 | Flyers 21 The Orange Update Standout Stars 1) Tye McGinn 2) Ryan Kesler 3) Henrik Sedin The starting lineup for Philadelphia: LW- Michael Raffl | C- Claude Giroux | RW- Wayne Simmonds D- [...]
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Philadelphia Flyers vs. Vancouver Canucks
7:00 PM – Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Projected Line Combinations
Tye McGinn – Claude Giroux – Jakub Voracek
Michael Raffl – Brayden Schenn – Wayne Simmonds
Maxime Talbot – Sean Couturier – Matt Read
Kris Newbury – Adam Hall – Zac Rinaldo...
The Flyers blew a third period lead and lost to the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 on Tuesday night. Tye McGinn scored both goals and now leads the team with 3 goals on the season. ‘I am just trying to open ears right now and get as much information as I can’, said McGinn. Steve Mason turned in another solid effort despite giving up the winning goal in the final minutes. Philadelphia...
Now in the new Metropolitan Division, the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers are in the same spots they were most of last season.
The Penguins are at the top as the division's highest-scoring team, and the Flyers are at the bottom due greatly to a woeful offense heading into these rivals' season series opener Thursday night in Philadelphia.
Sidney Crosby has keyed...
The Philadelphia Flyers fired coach Peter Laviolette after a loss last Sunday to the Carolina Hurricanes. They promoted Craig Berube to head coach. Since then, they are 1-2-0, as they beat the Florida Panthers on Tuesday, but lost to the Phoenix Coyotes and the Detroit Red Wings, and have scored just five goals in that span. Berube wants to institute a more defensively conscious...