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Wayne Simmonds ejected for sucker-punching Ryan McDonagh (Video)

Philadelphia Flyers right winger Wayne Simmonds was ejected halfway through the first period of Saturday's game against the New York Rangers for sucker-punching captain Ryan McDonagh.It started with Simmonds checking McDonagh into the boards in front of the Rangers bench. McDonagh lifted his stick up to protect himself, but in the process he hit Simmonds in the back of the helmet...
Via Holdout Sports
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Flyers-Rangers: Postgame Perspective

Simmonds incident overshadows near win for Flyers In recent games, the Flyers have received a boost on the penalty kill by killing off lengthy penalties. On Saturday, a match penalty may have potentially cost them the game. In a game that was marred by Wayne Simmonds exit at 10:46 after taking a match penalty that will certainly be a big discussion topic in the next 24 hours...
Via Flyerdelphia
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Yandle ties it late, Stepan/Zuccarello shine in the shootout in Philly

The Rangers and Flyers played one of the more entertaining old school kind of hockey games in recent memory. It started with Wayne Simmonds sucker punching Ryan McDonagh, causing McDonagh to leave the game. Simmonds was given a match penalty. There were hits/fights and a slew foot by Oscar Lindberg as well. Old school hockey at its […] The post Yandle ties it late, Stepan/Zuccarello...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
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Rangers-Flyers Preview

Wayne Simmonds' scoring binge has pushed the Philadelphia Flyers to the verge of matching their longest win streak of the season. The New York Rangers haven't been able to harness J.T. Miller's bevy of goals into an extended run. Both players have shined in recent matchups between the teams, and Simmonds looks to lead the Flyers to a fourth consecutive victory Saturday. Simmonds...
Via Associated Press
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Simmonds scores twice to lead Flyers past Predators 6-3

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Wayne Simmonds had two goals and an assist, Claude Giroux also scored twice to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 6-3 victory over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night. Matt Read and Brayden Schenn also scored for Philadelphia, which has won three straight. Scott Laughton and Jakub Voracek each had a pair of assists for the Flyers. Ryan Johansen, Calle...
Via Associated Press
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Flyers win third in a row with victory in Nashville

Embed from Getty Images   Wayne Simmonds and Claude Giroux each scored twice. Matt Read and Brayden Schenn also scored. Steve Mason made 37 saves and the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Nashville Predators, 6-3, at Bridgestone Arena on Thursday night. It was a back and forth start to the game as both teams went up and down the ice but neither team could generate much...
Via Flyerdelphia
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Flyers-Canadiens: By the Numbers

Flyers start February with key win over Montreal Embed from Getty Images    Game Story The Philadelphia Flyers have their back up against the wall in the standings, and began a crucial month against the Montreal Canadiens Tuesday night. Both teams need to have a good month in fact, so it's no surprise the game started out relatively conservative. The first...
Via Flyerdelphia
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Flyers top Canadiens 4-2 behind 2 goals from Simmonds

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Wayne Simmonds scored two goals and led the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night. Simmonds snapped a tie in the third period with his 16th of the season, sparking the Flyers to the second-half start they needed as they make a playoff push. Brayden Schenn also scored for the Flyers. Matt Read added an empty-netter in the...
Via Associated Press
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Will Jakub Voracek turn it around for the Flyers?

Jakub Voracek has been the team’s biggest letdown for the Philadelphia Flyers so far this season. Coming out of the All-Star break with play resuming this evening, here are Voracek’s stats in the 2015-16 season through 47 games played: eight goals and 28 assists for 36 points, -1, 15 power play points, and 141 shots on goals. It is true that 28 assists are valuable, but Voracek...
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(Video) Wayne Simmonds Goal; Flyers Were Offsides

Even in the National Hockey League, where the on-ice officials are trained professional, they still blow calls, too.Tonight, the linemen in the Boston Bruins Philadephia Flyers game, the linesmen missed a call. If you look at the video, you will see that Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds was offside. I watched the video 10 times and I agree with Jack Edwards, this was offside. Simmonds...
Via Goon's World
11 days ago  |  Discuss

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