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The Orange Update:
On June 22, 2012, with the 20th overall pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, the Flyers selected forward Scott Laughton of the Oshawa Generals. Now, the 18-year old forward from Oakville appears to be a lock to make the […]
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Get used to the name Scott Laughton.
The rookie who played junior for Oshawa will be on the Flyers roster when it is released later today.
Here's the transcript, courtesy of the Flyers, from his interview after THUR night's practice:
Flyers center Scott Laughton
What was it like playing in front of the fans at practice tonight?
âIt was kind of like a...
PREVIEW 12:10 AM EST
The Philadelphia Flyers face their first gut-check game of the lockout shortened 2013 season as they head to Buffalo to take on the Sabres in a 12:30 matinee. The game has all the earmarks of a tough contest for the Flyers.
Most of the Flyers' emotion over the past week was poured into preparing for Saturday's regular season opener in Philly against...
NHLTags: Brayden SchennKurtis FosterLuke SchennScott LaughtonAll NHL teams were required to finalize their rosters today in preparation for tomorrow’s opening games across the league.
There aren’t too many surprises on the Philadelphia Flyers’ opening roster, but their line and pairing placement is interesting.
First Line: Scott Hartnell...
The NHL is back, and NBC is putting the full court press with advertisements for this weekend's slate of games on NBC and NBC Sports Network, including the above promo for the Penguins-Flyers game that will air regionally on NBC.
In the voiceover, there is a mention made of Claude Giroux and the Flyers having their sights set on revenge for last season's playoff loss...
An NBC commercial promoting the NHL season opener between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers got its facts mixed up by claiming that the Penguins defeated the Flyers in last year's playoffs. The ad sells the game with this:
Sid "The Kid" (Crosby) and the Penguins face off with rival Philly...and Claude Giroux and the Flyers have their sights set on revenge...
NBC is off to an awesome start with their hockey coverage this year. Via Puck Daddy:
"Claude Giroux and the Flyers have their sights set on revenge for last season’s playoff loss to Pitt."
Ten bucks says NBC got their results from the script Bettman wrote for last season and not from what actually happened.
Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images
By Charlie O’Connor (@THG_Charlie)
Down 2-1 in the third period of the season opener against the rival Pittsburgh Penguins, new Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux skated in on Marc-Andre Fleury all alone, courtesy of a rinkwide saucer pass from linemate Scott Hartnell.
Instead, a barely-audible whistle blew, signifying the only...
The NHL is back and Saturday afternoon, the Wells Fargo
Center proved it. The Wells Fargo Center
crowd, wasted no time making their voices heard. The fans packed the building with orange t-shirts
that simply said “Let’s Go!” The game began with the expected “bad
hockey”. Both clubs first few shifts
were some miscues and some tip-ins.
After the first few minutes, the...
Philadelphia, PA – Hockey is back in North America. The rivalry between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia is back to normal. The Pens came into Philly with a lot more energy and grabbed an early 2-0. The Flyers looked flat to start the game and had a tough time running their offense. At times, the Flyers looked…
Image courtesy of the Associated Press
Although Thursday wasn't nearly as exciting as Wednesday was, there is always something to talk about when it comes to Philly sports.
As we all know, the Eagles introduced Chip Kelly as their new head coach. If you missed the press conference, here is the complete transcript. (Philadelphia Eagles)
In the baseball world, Phillies shortstop...
The NHL is off to a great start! The Philadelphia Flyers and the Pittsburgh Penguins are set to face one another in a “rematch” of last year’s insane playoff series in which the Flyers won in six games. Someone at NBC obviously didn’t pay attention to that detail. Ah, screw it! HOCKEY’S BACK!!!!!!!!!!!
PHILADELPHIA - Tyler Kennedy and James Neal scored in a span of 2:40 in the first period and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 Saturday afternoon in a rematch of a 2012 Eastern Conference quarterfinals series. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 26 shots to win his 227th game, passing Tom Barrasso for first place on Pittsburgh's all-time list. The teams kicked...
The NHL lockout only seemed to drag on such an interminable length that last season was a distant memory.
The reality is, April was only nine months ago, not so long that it's too hard to remember who won the first-round playoff series between the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins.
The Penguins-Flyers is a rivalry so big, it's kicking off NBC's season coverage...