Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 10/4/11
The Philadelphia Flyers had an eventful off-season post the early exit of last year’s playoffs.  Gone are Jeff Carter and Mike Richards; in is hockey legend Jaromir Jagr. As the regular season starts Thursday night versus the evil Boston Bruins the question for all Flyers fans is, “Are the Flyers a better team this year”? & “can the Flyers compete for the Stanley Cup”? The answer to both of these questions is yes.  To me the Flyers will be a solid team from top to bottom with the added feature of having a player who can score at anytime from anywhere. He will be a huge asset on the power play, during 4-on-4 overtime play and in shootouts.  How many points do the Flyers give up last year because they couldn’t score in a shootout? New Team Captain Chris Pronger will lead a solid defense which will give the Flyer the chance to win every game.  Look to Pronger to flourish as the team captain. Come back to MTRMedia.com and MTRPhilly.com all season to follow the best team i...
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