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Between the Pipes: Boucher joining NBC Sports, Mason, Jagr

Welcome once again to another edition of Between the Pipes, a look at Philadelphia Flyers hockey and the NHL through linkage.  The hockey season begins in just one day and the Flyers will hit the ice in two days. So this is the final stretch without meaningful hockey for the next few months. Here are a few stories around the NHL. Brian Boucher joining NBC Sports as full-time...
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Big Names: Jason Whitlock, Brian Boucher, Sam Ryan

ESPN is parting ways with Jason Whitlock. In other news, former NHL goaltender Brian Boucher has joined NBC Sports, and MLB Network’s Sam Ryan will work the sidelines for the MLB playoffs on TBS. Whitlock Leaving ESPN ESPN has parted ways with pundit Jason Whitlock, Sports Illustrated reported Sunday. Whitlock, who worked for ESPN from [...]
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Why Do NHL Save Percentages Keep Rising?

  It was not all that long ago when an National Hockey League goaltender with a save percentage above 90 percent was considered to have an above-average season. In more recent years, that has crept up beyond 91 percent and 92 percent is now increasingly used as a benchmark by NHL teams. The evolution has been extraordinary. If you go back to the time period of the mid-1980s...
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July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

This Week in Flyers History: Week ending December 21

December 18, 1999 The Flyers 4-0 blanking on home ice of the Tampa Bay Lightning may not conjure up any vivid memories to many Flyers fans. However, for goaltender Brian Boucher, it was a memorable night. This would be his first shutout of his young NHL career. In the game, defenseman Ulf Samuelsson scored in the first period, followed by John LeClair scoring twice, once in the...
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December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Remember When #4: Boucher's 5 Straight Stutouts

Remember When #4: Boucher’s 5 Straight Shutouts In this edition of Remember When, we are going to look back to the record setting accomplishment of Phoenix (Arizona) Coyotes goaltender Brian Boucher who recorded 5 straight shutouts. Even as I write this, I’m shaking my head because it is unbelievable. This craziness started on December 31, 2003 when Brian Boucher received a...
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Podcast Ep 90: Brian Boucher and Olympic Talk

On this episode of the Flyers Faithful Podcast on, Steve Jacot and Hal Greenblatt discuss Olympic hockey in Sochi thus far and look at the semi-final matchups between USA and Canada as well as Sweden and Finland. Steve also talks to former Flyer Brian Boucher about his career, Steve Mason, Team USA, and more! Be sure to check out Brian Boucher on the Adirondack...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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