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The sports world has shown its support for the city of Boston in the week since last Monday’s horrific events, and those tributes continue to pile up. There will be another one Monday night in Philadelphia.
The Flyers will be the latest team to show its support for the Hub in advance of their game with the Bruins. NESN’s Jack Edwards tweeted Tuesday that Philadelphia will pay tribute to Boston prior to the Bruins-Flyers game.
Philly shows what it's made of! Boston Strong tribute tonight, covered in full on NESN PLUS (go to NESN.com to find) at 7:30.— Jack Edwards (@RealJackEdwards) April 23, 2013
Like other teams in the past week, the Flyers will also pay tribute to Boston on their sweaters. The Flyers will wear jersey patches with the “Boston Strong” ribbon on them for Tuesday night’s game. The Flyers also announced that the jerseys will be auctioned off, with the proceeds going to The One Fund Boston.
The fund was established last week to raise money for the victims and thei...
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The Bruins matched up against the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night in Philly, and the host team honored the city of Boston in a touching pregame ceremony.
The Flyers’ pregame tribute included inspiring photos from last week’s tragedy following the bombings at the Boston Marathon. Singer Lauren Hart performed the National Anthem and God Bless America before the game.
Call it a win for the Flyers and Boston charities.
Make it one blown opportunity for the Bruins to stand alone atop the Northeast Division.
Matt Read and Oliver Lauridsen scored 7 seconds apart to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night.
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I’ts hard to win a game when you give the puck away 16 times.
Philadelphia Flyers winger Scott Hartnell took advantage of a miscue by Boston’s defense and was able...
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Final Score: 5-2 Flyers.
The Flyers theme this evening as "From One Tough Team To Another" which paid tribute to last week's events in Boston. The Flyers 50/50 raffle that exceeded over $85,000 ($85,595) was donated along with the auction money from the game-worn jerseys from tonight's game to onefundboston.org.
After a beautiful...
On Tuesday night the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Boston Bruins 5-2. The story before the game was the pre-game tribute to the people of Boston. The Flyers did everything they could to give back including a 50/50 raffle in which half went to the One Fund Boston.
Below is the touching video tribute to Boston, via NHL.com:
(Photo by Gregg Forwerck/Getty Images) Game: Philadelphia Flyers (20-22-3) vs. Boston Bruins (27-12-5) Location: Wells Fargo Center (Philadelphia, PA) Time: 7:30PM TV: TSN, NBCSN, CSN Philly Radio: 97.5 The Fanatic Previous Game: A Wayne Simmonds hat-trick led the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-3 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night. In net, Steve Mason saved 26 of 29 shots. [...]
The Philadelphia Flyers hosted the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night. The organization paid tribute to the tragic events that occurred in Boston just one week ago. After a moving video tribute, and a Kate Smith/Lauren Hart God Bless America, the game was underway. Just 1:40 in, Scott Hartnell (8th) took the puck to the middle, [...]