Found October 28, 2013 on Fightin For Philly:
As I reported last week, Flyers owner Ed Snider was in Rome during the Flyers’ 7 day break. Above you can see Snider and his wife meeting with the leader of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis. Perhaps Pope Francis put in a word for the Flyers with the big man upstairs, because since that meeting the Flyers have won both of their games — including 5 goals in Saturday night’s win over the Islanders. For those of you who don’t know, Snider is Jewish. In 1997, he was inducted into the Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Whatever the change in Philadelphia may be, the Flyers need to keep it up for the fans’ sake. The Eagles have slipped to 3-5, and the Sixers’ imminent losing season is just two days away.

Max Talbot Blogs About Injury in French, Here’s the Translated Version

After a gruesome injury in the Flyers’ 2-1 win over the Rangers last Thursday, Max Talbot skated off the ice while Flyers fans held their breath. However, it seems he was lucky — or just very good at instincually protecting himself. As Talbot explains, he shockingly did not  suffer a concussion, and only missed time to recover from a messed up nose and some muscle aches. You...

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Having scored three goals, Flyers go for three straight wins

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See: Giroux to Lecavalier is Thing of Beauty

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Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: This And That: Rinaldo, Giroux and Mason

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Duck and Cover: Flyers fall on another late goal

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Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: Were Flyers Lucky to Get a Solid Starter in Steve Mason?

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Flyers All-Time Team

Over their forty-six year history the Philadelphia Flyers have won two Stanley Cups and have displayed an immense amount of talent at all positions. We have seen greatness and we are awaiting the next great one. Here is my Flyers All-Star team.   CENTER: Bobby Clarke- The scrawny diabetic kid who shaved with a Kleenex from Flin Flon, Manitoba was a ferocious and relentless player...

Lack of power-play success hampering Flyers

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Flyers 'lucky' to be close in standings

Despite an awful start, the Flyers enter Tuesday’s game against visiting Anaheim just five points out of a playoff spot _ and with two games in hand on Carolina, the team holding that position. “Our division has been struggling at the start of the year,” center Sean Couturier said after Tuesday’s morning skate at the Wells Fargo Center. “We’re lucky we’re in that situation...

Duck, Duck, Lose: Flyers’ Win Streak Ends at Two After Loss to Anaheim

Despite a first period that showed some promise, the Flyers were unable to hold off the Anaheim Ducks and saw their first loss in three games. Matt Read and Vinny Lecavalier were responsible for the two Philadelphia goals, while Kyle Palmieri scored two and Andrew Cogliano also scored for Anaheim. The Flyers got off to a slow start in the first period, but once Read opened up the...

Flyers blow two-goal lead in 3-2 loss to Ducks

Once again, an awful third period doomed the enigmatic Flyers. They blew a two-goal lead and had their modest two-game winning streak snapped Tuesday night, dropping a 3-2 decision to the Anaheim Ducks at the boo-filled Wells Fargo Center. With the loss, the Flyers fell to 3-8, their worst record in franchise history at this juncture. Kyle Palmieri's tip-in, his second goal...

Game 11 Preview: Anaheim Ducks @ Philadelphia Flyers

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Flight Plan: Taking Off

The Philadelphia Flyers have now won two games in a row, both against divisional rivals in the New York Rangers and New York Islanders, and have finally lit the lamp more than two times in one game. More importantly perhaps, the team is finally healthy as Scott Hartnell and Vincent Lecavalier have both returned from injury. Lecavalier now has four goals and six points on the season...

Flyers Score Early, Struggle Late In Loss To Anaheim

Philadelphia Flyers vs Anaheim Ducks Wells Fargo Center, Game 11, Home Game 7 FINAL SCORE: Ducks 3 | Flyers 2 SHOTS: Ducks 37 | Flyers 28 The Orange Update STUDS 1) RW Matt Read (1 G) 2) G Steve Mason (34 saves on 37 shots) 3) RW Wayne Simmonds (2 A) The starting lineup for [...]
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