Found February 02, 2013 on The Orange Update:
A 3-2 loss to the Washington Capitals last night has earned the Flyers the 29th spot in the NHL standings. A combination of sloppy defense and lacking an ability to put the puck in the net has resulted in this […]
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Video- John Erskine’s Flying Elbow

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