Found October 29, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
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 and we have to take advantage of it.” “Teams are going to start winning pretty soon. Teams are going to get hot, and hopefully we’re one of those teams,” said captain Claude Giroux, who is coming off a two-assist performance in a 5-2 win over the Islanders but is still searching for his first goal. The Flyers are 3-7 but have won two straight. They will face a 9-3 Anaheim team that has a strong attack and is led by Corey Perry (six goals, 13 points) and Ryan Getzlaf (five goals, 12 points). “Nobody has really taken off in the East; it’s been pretty tight, and we definitely feel fortunate,” coach Craig Berube

Philadelphia Flyers star Scott Hartnell has cut off his majestic curly locks (photo)

It may take awhile for the hockey world to come to grips with the earth-shattering news, but the magnificent curly locks rocked by Philadelphia Flyers star Scott Hartnell that have become his trademark are no more. The Flyers are off to a horrendous 3-8 start — Hartnell, who missed a couple of weeks in October […]The post Philadelphia Flyers star Scott Hartnell has cut off his...

Divine Intervention May Be the Cause of the Flyers’ Recent Wins

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...

Flyers fan wears a great costume to the game

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Having scored three goals, Flyers go for three straight wins

Vincent Lecavalier netted a hat trick in the Flyers 5-2 win on Saturday and now leads the team with four goals this season. Photo Courtesy of The Flyers just followed a week off with wins on Thursday and Saturday. On Saturday, in their 10th game of the season, they broke the trend of scoring two goals or less, beating the Islanders, 5-2.  With that blemish removed following...

Future Flyers Report: Laughton and Leier lead the way in offensive production

The pair of Scott Laughton and Taylor Leier have played the most games out of any of the Philadelphia Flyers’ prospects, and they are averaging over a point per game in the process. Ironically for both players, neither of them lead their junior teams in scoring. Laughton has 11 goals and eight helpers in the Oshawa Generals’ first 11 games this season. The forward sits third...

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

Editors’ Note: Noted Philadelphia Flyers fan John Saquella is going beyond 140 characters. The man most of you probably know from social media as @jsaquella will bring you his wide-ranging opinion and commentary on the Orange and Black in his column Putting On The Foil. By John Saquella (@jsaquella) The Fourth Line I really dislike the 4th line when the Flyers dress both Jay...

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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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Op/Ed: The Thrill is Gone

There was a time when the Flyers would keep fans on the edge of their seats, a time when the team could never be counted out because they would somehow find ways to come back and win. A time when fans expected the Flyers to win because they were a good team, not because it’s what we wanted. That time is now over. Even in brief, exciting periods of time throughout games, there is...

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...

Ducks Come Back in 3-2 Win Over Philadelphia

It didn't start off pretty, but in the end, the Ducks were able to squeeze out another victory, this one a 3-2 defeat of the Philadelphia Flyers. The first period was sluggish and the Flyers happily capitalized on that with goals from Matt Read and Vincent Lecavalier.    Lecavalier, coming off a hat trick in his prior game, looked like a one man wrecking crew on the ice...

Game 11 Preview: Anaheim Ducks @ Philadelphia Flyers

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Flyers Score Early, Struggle Late In Loss To Anaheim

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Podcast Ep 77: Technical Difficulties

On this edition of the Flyers Faithful Podcast, Steve and Hal discuss whether the Flyers are coming back to the middle of the pack after their disastrous start. Topics include the Islanders trade with the Sabres for Thomas Vanek, Steve Mason, why the team kept Michael Raffl over Tye McGinn, and more. Please note that this was recorded on Monday and meant to come out on Tuesday...
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