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Bill Guerin knows what's at stake for NBA players right now, and for any of the league's players who are ready to dig in and accept a lost season because of the lockout, Guerin has 9 million reasons as to why that's a bad idea. Guerin recently spoke with the Dallas Star-Telegram (via ProBasketballTalk) about what he learned from the NHL lockout that cost the league to miss the entire 2004-05 season. His biggest message for NBA players going through the same thing was simple: "Get a deal done." The Wilbraham, Mass., native was one of the biggest advocates for...

Grading Schenn: How the Rookie Fared in his Flyers Debut

There are plenty of things that a box score or score sheet won’t tell you what actually happened in a particular game. For instance, a box score won’t tell you that the Flyers weren’t exactly dominated in their 5-2 loss to the Washington Capitals last night. It won’t tell you the string of bad luck that hit them, and particularly Ilya Bryzgalov. A box score also won’t...

A Timonen Injury Would be Huge Loss for Flyers

By David Strehle NHL Hot Stove Managing Editor Coming into this season, the biggest thing the Philadelphia Flyers could not afford to occur was any kind of serious injury to either of their top two defenders, Chris Pronger and Kimmo Timonen. The aging pair are the glue that holds a very good Philadelphia blueline together, and any extended period of time without either could...

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: 10/23/11

One day before the Flyers departed for their opening night game in Boston, reporters asked Kimmo Timonen if all the changes on the roster had produced a looser, more relaxed atmosphere in the locker room compared to last season. "We'll see," said the veteran defenseman. "We haven't played a game yet, we haven't lost. Everyone is happy now, because it...

Let There Be Schenn

The Flyers have called up top prospect/hockey wunderkind Brayden Schenn yesterday after practice. With this, the latest piece to the Flyers re-worked puzzle will make his Flyers debut tonight, after lighting up the AHL in his first 4 games, with 8 points. Schenn’s assignment to the Phantoms was all about the cap, and it didn’t kill Schenn to get his sea legs under him since he...

Former NHLer Bill Guerin warns NBA players: Losing season not worth it

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Bill Guerin to NBA players: It's not worth it

Former NHL player Bill Guerin knows what it's like to lose a season.

Flyers Support Hockey Fights Cancer Initiative on October 24

Philadelphia, Pa. – October 20, 2011 - In a partnership with the National Hockey League’s Hockey Fights Cancer initiative, the Philadelphia Flyers encourage all fans to wear lavender when attending the Flyers game vs. Toronto Maple Lea...

Off The Post: Briere, Hartnell, and Leino Struggling In Early Going

Photo courtesy of the NationalPost By Anthony Mingioni (@AnthonyMingioni) They were thrown together in the heat of playoff battle. The coaching staff crossed their fingers and hoped for the best. What they got was a near unstoppable force that sparked an incredible ride, culminating in an Eastern Conference championship and a game performance in the 2010 Stanley Cup Final. It became...

Lack of Discipline, Mental Mistakes Costing Flyers Early-Season Points

By David Strehle NHL Hot Stove Managing Editor While there have been many positives in the 4-0-1 start to the regular season, something has been rearing its ugly head in the Philadelphia Flyers game that has haunted them in the past. The lack of discipline that was so apparent at times for much of the past few seasons, even back to when John Stevens coached the squad, has now cost...

St. Louis Blues (3-4-0) at Philadelphia Flyers (4-1-1), 7 p.m. (ET)

The Philadelphia Flyers will try to bounce back from their first regulation loss of the season when they host the St. Louis Blues in tonight's battle at the Wells Fargo Center.
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