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After slogging through a solid if not average performance against the Dallas Stars (but it was two points).  Wayne Simmons lead the way with two goals and rookie winger Michael Raffl was sent on a breakaway by Sean Couturier who scored on a backhander with 3:12 to go to put the Flyers ahead for good, […]

Morning After: Flyers win despite off night

Michael Raffl and Wayne Simmonds celebrate Raffl's third-period goal in the Flyers 4-2 win over the Dallas Stars on Thursday. Simmonds scored two goals in the win. (Photo Courtesy of After playing an even game for the first 10 minutes, the Flyers continued a run of hot starts and good goal scoring from all sources. Mark Streit and Wayne Simmonds scored to give the...

Flyers sign forward Raffl to two-year contract

The Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday signed rookie forward Michael Raffl to a two-year, $2.2 million contract extension. Raffl, who signed a one-year, $925,000 contract May 31, 2013, could have become a restricted free agent this summer. The 25-year-old has nine goals and 21 points in 57 games. He's developed into one of the Flyers' most versatile performers and a top penalty...

Around the Net March 21, 2014: Flyers keep on rolling, win 4th straight; prospect Hagg signs ELC, will join Phantoms; more

Welcome to Around the Net, a bi-weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. On this lovely Friday, we look at the Flyers hot streak, prospect Robert Hagg signing a contract and Claude Giroux's MVP candidacy.   Flyers continue hot streak, down Stars 4-2 Wayne Simmonds had 2 goals and Steve Mason made 33 saves: [

Flyers Extend Contract Of Michael Raffl

via the Philadelphia Flyers, The Philadelphia Flyers announced that they have signed forward Michael Raffl to a multi-year contract extension today, according to club general manager Paul Holmgren. Raffl, 25 (12/1/88) has nine goals and 12 assists for 21 points this season, his first with the Flyers and in the NHL. Reports are the contract is for two years with an AAV of $1.1M.

Hey Flyers, Quit Playing Games With My Heart

(Image courtesy of the lovely and semi-talented @estebomb) You’re doing it again, Flyers. Don’t look at me like you don’t know what I’m talking about. I was sitting in the press box as you did that thing last Saturday versus the Penguins. I was in my living room as you did it again on Sunday. And then Tuesday. Oh boy, don’t get me started on Tuesday! You just had to go...

Philadelphia Flyers surge to four straight wins

The Philadelphia Flyers entered the toughest part of their schedule this past week, and so far they have played at a very high level. Behind the efforts of some of their top players, the Flyers have fought their way to four straight victories against some of the NHL’s top teams. Last weekend they defeated the Metropolitan Division leading archrival Pittsburgh Penguins twice, the...

Starting Lineups: Wayne Simmonds Is The Most Philly Athlete Going

When I think of the Rev, I think of Philly sports. The man has two tvs and two cable providers (actually one is satellite if we’re getting technical) so that house guests can take in two games at once. This is especially convenient when the Sixers and Flyers play on the same night. So seeing how […] The post Starting Lineups: Wayne Simmonds Is The Most Philly Athlete Going appeared...

Daley, Benn score in 3rd to lift Stars over Sens

DALLAS (AP) Trevor Daley and Jamie Benn scored third-period goals to help the Dallas Stars rally for a 3-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday.

Stars return to win column vs. Sens

In its purest form, Saturday's game between the Ottawa Senators and Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center might not have been a true must-win for the Stars, but it was definitely close. Dallas of course was heading into this afternoon affair on a four-game losing streak and hadn't won since March 11 at St. Louis, the night after Rich Peverley collapsed on the Stars bench...

Antoine Roussel knocks Milan Michalek into Senators bench (Video)

Dallas Stars forward Antoine Roussel helped Ottawa Senators forward Milan Michalek with his line change by knocking him head over heels into his own bench with a huge hit during the first period of Saturday's game at the American Airlines Center.Michalek sat up on the bench and couldn't help but laugh at himself. Even he had to agree that it was hilarious.Video via NHL....

Mason quickly stops feisty Blues in Flyers 4-1 win

As much as the Flyers prepared for the NHL’s best team, the start of the game took them off guard. The St. Louis Blues were all over the place before the Flyers buckled down and got the better of them in a 4-1 win, extending their victorious streak to five. “I’ve got to be honest, it felt like they had seven guys on the ice in the first period,” said Jake Voracek, who notched...

The Dallas Stars likely wish they had moved faster into Instagram

For the record, the Dallas Stars you might be thinking of are at officialdallasstars. 

Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: Flyers Brutal Stretch Run Starts Well

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) After the Flyers fell to the New Jersey Devils on March 11th, things seemed to...

Simmonds scores twice to lift Flyers past Stars

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Wayne Simmonds scored two goals and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Dallas Stars 4-2 Thursday night for their fourth straight win.
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