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Hockey This Week The majority of people, whether it be fans, players or otherwise in Wells Fargo Center yesterday were sporting huge smiles as the Flyers thumped their Keystone State rivals from Pittsburgh for the second straight game. But nobody’s grin was bigger than Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren. Holmgren, who came under fire in the offseason for trading his pair of stars, including team captain Mike Richards, for a slew of young assets, has been looking smarter and smarter lately thanks to the play of some of Philadelphia’s young guns. Sure, the Flyers 3-0 series lead has had plenty to do with outstanding performances from all-world talents like Claude Giroux, Jaromir Jagr and Danny Briere. This is not a team devoid of big names by any means. But as bright as those stars have shined during this series, if it wasn’t for the play of Brayden Schenn, Sean Couturier, Matt Read and Wayne Simmonds–all players Holmgren brought in last summer–, it’s very likely that the Pengui...
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'AN ABSOLUTE JOKE'
It's OK for hockey fans to express their hatred toward Penguins captain Sidney Crosby, but when an opposing broadcaster does it in the middle of a game, that's the definition of trouble. In Game 3 of the Penguins-Flyers series on Sunday, Crosby continued to add more fuel to the fire of this already intense rivalry. Philadelphia radio broadcaster Chris Therien called Crosby...
Yes, the hot Flyers' fan who wants Claude Giroux is from January. But Philly is up 3-0 on the Penguins and Rod Fitzwell agrees we need to pull this out again.
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Danny Briere, Matt Read and Max Talbot each scored two goals to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to an 8-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday in a fight-filled Game 3 in the opening-round series.
Wayne Simmonds and Claude Giroux also scored to help the Flyers take a 3-0 lead in the combustible best-of-seven series. Game 4 is Wednesday night in Philadelphia.
The goals might...
Coming into the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, there was a league wide consensus that the series between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers would be one of the best series that the opening round had to offer.Even with all the lead up, what has unfolded in the first three games could not have been seen by anyone.Through three games there has been 32 goals scored...
10) Both teams resist the efforts of the other to punch them in the face9) Claude Giroux totally doesn't say thank you when the Penguins set him up for goals8) Philly Fan and Pittsburgh Fan don't check to see which fork they should use when stabbing each other7) The Flyers keep forgetting to tell Sidney Crosby how worried they are about his concussion issues6) Ilya Bryzgalov...
I have no idea what’s gotten into the Philadelphia Flyers as they’ve taken a commanding 3-0 lead over the Pittsburgh Penguins by scoring a mind-boggling eight goals in each of their last two wins, but at this point, you’ve got to believe the Flyers have a very realistic chance of bringing home Philly’s first hockey title since way back in 1975 (my God, it’s been that long...
Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins continued their hate for one another on Sunday for Game 3. Here is video of the Flyers first goal.
If the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins weren’t going to engage in a few line brawls in the series, then this series would have been seriously overhyped.
Claude Giroux and Sidney Crosby stare down each other during Sunday's Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.The fact that Max Talbot and Jaromir Jagr are in orange sweaters alone had all the makings for...
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