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Future Flyers Report: Phantoms fall to Syracuse

Today's Future Flyers Report details a pair of tough losses for two affiliate clubs, as the Phantoms' losing streak stretches to four games. Take a look after the jump at how the week was for tomorrow's Flyers. Juniors: Check back with Monday's Future Flyers Report for a comprehensive breakdown of how the Flyers' CHL prospects fared in the opening weekend of playoff action. ...
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Flyers/Penguins outdoor game closer to fruition

GM Ron Hextall addresses season ticket holders at Thursday's annual town hall meeting. (Photo Courtesy of Rob Riches) PHILADELPHIA -- A long-overdue outdoor matchup between the Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins is closer to becoming a reality, team representatives announced Thursday. Speaking at the team's annual town hall meeting for season ticket holders, Chief Operating Officer...
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Which teams don’t deserve to win the Connor McDavid sweepstakes?

Today it was announced courtesy of Damien Cox that the 2015 draft lottery will be taking place on April 18th. A date that many teams have already had circled on their calendars to be sure but which teams don’t deserve the services of Connor McDavid? A lot of teams have had their bouts of diversity that they had to overcome but in these cases the teams should almost feel bad for...
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Dayton gives coach Archie Miller another contract extension

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) Coach Archie Miller got three more years added to his contract Thursday after leading Dayton to a second straight NCAA Tournament appearance. It's the second year in a row that Miller has received an improved deal. After he led the Flyers to their first Sweet 16 appearance in 30 years and an Elite Eight appearance last season, they extended his deal through the...
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Wayne Simmonds has become a cornerstone in Philly

On June 23rd, 2011, the Flyers did the unthinkable and traded then Captain Mike Richards to the L.A. Kings. One of the pieces Philadelphia got in return for Richards was forward Wayne Simmonds. At the time, Simmonds was just 22 years-old and a veteran of only three NHL seasons. He had loads of potential, but […] The post Wayne Simmonds has become a cornerstone in Philly appeared...
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Philadelphia Flyers weekly: Road losses plague chances

Dating back to last week, the Philadelphia Flyers have lost four straight games (all road games) during the time that they needed wins the most. The losses put the Flyers pretty much out of contention for any post-season play. Most of the season was spent playing catch-up to the Boston Bruins in the wild card race, but the Flyers have seemed to take themselves out of the conversation...
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WATCH: Newly Acquired Kimmo Timonen Receives Heartfelt Ovation in Return to Philadelphia

Philadelphia is not an easy town to win over as professional athlete trying to make a living by playing for one of their beloved franchises; however, the newly acquired Chicago Blackhawks defenseman, Kimmo Timonen, is not your every day player just passing through. Timonen spent the better part of seven years as part of the Flyers organization, playing in 519 games and racking up...
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Highlights of Wednesday's NHL games (Reuters)

(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Wednesday's National Hockey League games: - - - Flyers 4, Blackhawks 1 Wayne Simmonds scored the 100th goal of his Philadelphia career, helping the Flyers to a 4-1 win over the visiting Chicago Blackhawks. Goaltender Steve Mason stopped 34 of 35 shots to keep the Flyers’ faint playoff hopes alive. Despite the loss, Chicago are 7-2-1 in their...
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NHL-Highlights of Wednesday's NHL games (Reuters)

March 25 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Wednesday's National Hockey League games: - - - Flyers 4, Blackhawks 1 Wayne Simmonds scored the 100th goal of his Philadelphia career, helping the Flyers to a 4-1 win over the visiting Chicago Blackhawks. Goaltender Steve Mason stopped 34 of 35 shots to keep the Flyers' faint playoff hopes alive. Despite the loss, Chicago are 7-2-1 in...
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Simmonds, MacDonald out remainder of season with injury

The Flyers 4-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night came at a cost. In the third period, both Wayne Simmonds and Andrew MacDonald suffered injuries that will cut their seasons short, as both will sit out the remaining seven games this season. Simmonds was hit was a Mark Streit shot late in the third and has a lower-body injury. The official injury is a fractured...
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Flyers roll past Blackhawks in Timonen's return to Philly

  Claude Giroux, Wayne Simmonds, Ryan White and Michael Raffl scored goals to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night. Giroux had his 22nd goal for his first even-strength score at home this season. Steve Mason was stout again for the Flyers, finishing with 34 saves. Andrew Shaw scored for the Blackhawks. Flyers fans gave Blackhawks...
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Flyers roll past Blackhawks 4-1 in Timonen's return

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Claude Giroux, Wayne Simmonds, Ryan White and Michael Raffl scored goals to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night. Giroux had his 22nd goal for his first even-strength score at home this season. Steve Mason was stout again for the Flyers, finishing with 34 saves. Andrew Shaw scored for the Blackhawks. Flyers fans...
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Flyers roll past Blackhawks 4-1 in Timonen's return (The Associated Press)

Claude Giroux, Wayne Simmonds, Ryan White and Michael Raffl scored goals to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night. Steve Mason was stout again for the Flyers, finishing with 34 saves. Andrew Shaw sco...
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Lackluster Blackhawks Grounded By Flyers

The Flyers skated circles around the Blackhawks for 60 minutes and easily earned a 4-1 home victory. In the game’s opening 40 minutes, the Hawks out-shot the Flyers 25-22 but were outscored 3-0. Claude Giroux scored his first 5-on-5 goal … Continue reading → The post Lackluster Blackhawks Grounded By Flyers appeared first on Committed Indians.
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Mason, Flyers scalp Blackhawks

Wayne Simmonds, Ryan White, Claude Giroux and Michael Raffl all scored. Steve Mason made 34 saves and the Philadelphia Flyers dominated the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 in their return to home ice on Wednesday night. It was a good pace to start the game. Both teams went back and forth during the opening five minutes. Steve Mason and Corey Crawford each made a few nice saves early. ...
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Kimmo Timonen honored by Flyers in return to Philadelphia (Puck Daddy)

Kimmo Timonen has left a legacy in two of his longer stops. In Nashville he was the captain of the organization’s first good playoff threats. In Philadelphia, he was a guy who played through all sorts of ailments and injuries, and provided a steady presence on the Flyers’ blueline. Timonen was honored with a video tribute in Wednesday’s #rivalrynight game between the Flyers...
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Flyers return home for a showdown with Chicago

The Philadelphia Flyers (29-9-16) return home from a four game Canadian road trip to host the Chicago Blackhawks (44-22-6) at the Wells Fargo Center. This is the second and final meeting of the season and the lone game in Philadelphia. The Blackhawks defeated the Flyers back in October by a score of 4-0 in Chicago. Game time is 8:00. After a seven goal outburst against Detroit...
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Flyers Trivia: Award Winners

  View image | gettyimages.com Hello everyone and welcome to Trivia Wednesday. Today we will take a look at Flyers players that have won both team awards as well as NHL awards. This is also the last week to answer for your chance to be featured in our Follower Favorites segment for next Wednesday. Before we begin, here is a look at last week's answer. Our Who Am I was...
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Moving on from 2014-15 season starts with firing Berube

Wednesday night marks the beginning of the Flyers final stretch of games, just two more in March and then six in the first 12 days of April before the season comes to a close and the team spends the next two months watching the Stanley Cup Playoffs from home. There won't be any down time for Ron Hextall. The Flyers GM faces some important decisions as the team tries to move past...
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Between the Pipes-03/24/15: Flyers look towards next season

Welcome to Between the Pipes, a look at the Philadelphia Flyers and the NHL through linkage. Riding the storm out Ron Hextall seems ready to make some changes for next season, but hasn't tipped his hand yet: [Philly.com-Marc Narducci]   Bye-bye Berube? It's looking like Craig Berube might be let go. Bill Meltzer explains why this is probably a good idea: [Hockeybuzz.com...
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AHL's Lehigh Valley Phantoms use Peeps Zamboni (Video)

Photo via Yahoo! Sports.With Easter fast approaching, it's peak selling season for Peeps candies, and there's nothing that will get people into the holiday spirit like a giant Peeps Zamboni.Earlier this season, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers) engaged in some creative cross-promotion with the Just Born candy manufacturer (based in Bethlehem, PA...
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Future Flyers Report: Royals thrash Beast, clinch playoff spot

This week's Future Flyers Report details five prospects heading to their respective Canadian Hockey League playoff tournaments, as regular-season play wrapped up this weekend. The Lehigh Valley Phantoms also faced a tough weekend, scoring a total of three goals in a three-game span, while the Reading Royals clinched a playoff berth. Juniors:  Samuel Morin, Nicolas Aubé-Kubel...
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Buy Vincent Lecavalier’s Tampa Mansion With Little Pool — $4,450,000

    Want your kid to play a sport that can lead to owning a 7,600 sq. ft. Tampa mansion? Have your son play hockey. Use up all your savings to make it happen because your son might end up like Vincent Lecavalier, who is selling his Tampa mansion for just $4,450,000. Those of you pumping up your kids to play football are wasting your time. Unless you’re a quarterback or kicker...
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This Week in Flyers History: Week ending March 22

March 17, 2002 It was a trade by GM Bob Clarke that left just about every Flyers fan asking the same question: Why would you want this guy on the team?  The Flyers traded a popular, hard working forward in Kent Manderville to the Pittsburgh Penguins for a centerman with, to put it politely, a checkered past off the ice, in Billy Tibbets. In 1994, Tibbets plead guilty to statutory...
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Nugent-Hopkins OT winner gives Flyers 9th straight road loss

  View image | gettyimages.com The Flyers may be an inconsistent team, but they certainly have their moments where consistency reigns supreme. The Flyers goaltending woes have not been about ability, but health. That reared its ugly head once again on Saturday night. So did their struggles on the road. Against the lowly Edmonton Oilers, the Flyers dropped their ninth straight...
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