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WATCH: Stars' Oleksiak with questionable hit on Flyers' VandeVelde

Jamie Oleksiak catches Chris VandeVelde with a hard hit in the the third period of Dallas' 4-2 win over Philadelphia Saturday.
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December 10, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Coburn given boarding penalty for hit on VandeVelde

Watch as Braydon Coburn is given a boarding penalty for this hit on Chris VandeVelde.
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November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Flyers' VandeVelde suspended 2 games for elbowing Toews

NEW YORK (AP) The NHL has suspended Philadelphia Flyers forward Chris VandeVelde two games for elbowing Chicago Blackhawks forward Jonathan Toews in the head. The NHL's department of player safety announced the punishment Friday. VandeVelde received a minor penalty for elbowing Toews in the first period of Philadelphia's 3-2 win Wednesday night. He will forfeit $7,661 in salary...
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March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Chris VandeVelde elbows Jonathan Toews in the head

Chris VandeVelde is going to be hearing from the Department of Player Safety after he elbowed Jonathan Toews in the head. This brutal shot to the head looks to be pretty intentional, but VandeVelda only picked up a two-minute penalty on the play. There really isn’t a defense for this one. Some hits to the head are partially caused by the receiving player altering their course...
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March 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Flyers re-sign Chris VandeVelde to multi-year deal

Two players on the 2014-15 Flyers roster were shipped out in the last 48 hours, including one on Monday afternoon in Zac Rinaldo. On the other end of the spectrum, one player's place on the Flyers was solidified. Forward Chris VandeVelde will return to the Flyers after signing a multi-year deal, the team announced Monday evening. It is a two-year deal worth $1.425 million. VandeVelde...
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June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Hakstol’s college success extends further than Final

  View image | gettyimages.com Jonathan Toews may be Dave Hakstol’s shining star to graduate from the college ranks to the NHL. But he’s not the only one to make the leap. Hakstol has been breeding NHL players at North Dakota for the last decade, including one who is now reunited with his former coach. Chris VandeVelde emerged as a serviceable player to a dismal Flyers...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames Thriving off Elite Top Line and Resilient Defense

Karri Ramo #31 of the Calgary Flames tracks the puck as Chris VandeVelde #76 of the Philadelphia Flyers looks for a scoring opportunity at Scotiabank Saddledome on March 19, 2015 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Mandatory Credit: Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images) After falling out of a playoff spot briefly, the Calgary Flames reclaimed their third-place seat in the Pacific division...
Via The Sports Journal
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Player and Play of the Week: February 1-8

It was a light week in Flyers hockey action, but the Flyers managed three points in their two games this week. With another week in the books, it's time to hand out our Player and Play of the Week honors. Our Player of the Week is Chris VandeVelde. VandeVelde scored in the Flyers 3-2 shootout loss on Thursday and has consistently been one of the Flyers best players over the last...
Via Flyerdelphia
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

VandeVelde's goal helps Flyers snap road skid vs. struggling Sabres

  Chris VandeVelde scored a third-period breakaway goal to help the Philadelphia Flyers snap a six-game road losing streak and send the Sabres to their 10th straight regulation defeat with a 4-3 victory at Buffalo on Saturday night. R.J. Umberger and Mark Streit scored power-play goals, and Mike Raffl also scored for Philadelphia, which won its fourth straight against the Sabres...
Via Associated Press
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Morning After: Strong game shows Flyers confidence

The Flyers celebrate after Chris VandeVelde's goal in the first period of the Flyers 3-2 overtime win against the Kings. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography) From the start, the Flyers had a little more jump than usual. Against the defending Stanley Cup Champion Kings, they needed every bit of it. The Flyers fourth win of the season came the same way the first did, with an overtime...
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October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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