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Vincent Lecavalier thinks he needs a better opportunity

Vincent Lecavalier’s time with the Philadelphia Flyers has been beyond disappointing. Signed to a five-year, $22.5 million contract prior to the 2013-14 season, it was clear that Lecavalier would be held to some high expectations. The hope was that he’d benefit from new scenery after having his contract bought out by the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2013. Things haven’t gone according...
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Vincent Lecavalier thinks he needs a better opportunity

Vincent Lecavalier’s time with the Philadelphia Flyers has been beyond disappointing. Signed to a five-year, $22.5 million contract prior to the 2013-14 season, it was clear that Lecavalier would be held to some high expectations. The hope was that he’d benefit from new scenery after having his contract bought out by the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2013. Things haven’t gone according...
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This Week in Flyers History: Week ending March 29

March 24, 1974 The Flyers finished off a four-game home stand with a decisive 4-1 win over the St. Louis Blues at the Spectrum. Goals by Andre Dupont, Orest Kindrachuk, Rick MacLeish and Bill Clement were more than enough offense in front of All-Star goalie Bernie Parent. This win, their 45th of the season, along with 11 ties, gave the Flyers points No. 100 and 101 on the season...
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Still dancing! Dayton women upset Louisville to advance to Elite 8

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Andrea Hoover scored 26 points and seventh-seeded Dayton continued its improbable run in the NCAA Tournament with an 82-66 win over third-seeded Louisville in the regional semifinals on Saturday. Amber Deane added 15 points and Jodie Cornelie-Sigmundova had 12 and 11 rebounds for the Flyers, who won for the 11th time in the last 12 games. The Flyers become just...
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Seventh-seed Dayton beats Louisville 82-66

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Andrea Hoover scored 26 points and seventh-seeded Dayton continued its improbable run in the NCAA Tournament with an 82-66 win over third-seeded Louisville in the regional semifinals on Saturday. Amber Deane added 15 points and Jodie Cornelie-Sigmundova had 12 and 11 rebounds for the Flyers, who won for the 11th time in the last 12 games. The Flyers become just...
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Photo Gallery: Flyers vs. Sharks, March 28, 2015

  Click here to view our photographer Kate Frese's photos from today's game against the Sharks. 
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Burns scores winner in SO to lift Sharks past Flyers, 3-2

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Matt Irwin and Joe Pavelski scored in regulation, and Brent Burns got the winning goal in the shootout to lead the San Jose Sharks to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday. Michael Raffl and Claude Giroux scored and Jakub Voracek had a pair of assists for the Flyers, who fell to 3-10 in shootouts this season. Voracek upped his total to 76 points...
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Flyers fall in shootout to Sharks

Despite another great performance by goalie Steve Mason, the Flyers lost a tough one on Saturday afternoon to the San Jose Sharks, 3-2, in a shootout at Wells Fargo Center. The Flyers were without defenseman Mark Streit and Carlo Colaiacovo, who were scratched due to the flu. Defenseman Brandon Manning and Mark Alt were called up from the Lehigh Valley Phantoms to step in this...
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Game 76 Preview: Flyers take on Sharks in Saturday afternoon tilt

In a matchup in December, a Flyers miscue at center ice provided the Sharks an odd-man rush in which Matt Nieto scored the game-winner with just 11 seconds to go in the game. The Flyers will look to avenge that tough 2-1 loss in San Jose back as they take on the Sharks at 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoon at Wells Fargo Center. The Sharks come into today's game with 80 points...
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Sharks-Flyers Preview

The San Jose Sharks and Philadelphia Flyers have been two of the NHL's most consistent franchises for the better part of two decades. Both appear likely to miss out on the playoffs in the same year for the first time since 1992-93, however. The Sharks and Flyers continue to try to salvage what appear to be lost seasons Saturday when they meet in Philadelphia. Prior to this year,...
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Should the Flyers move on from Craig Berube?

The Flyers' honeymoon with head coach Craig Berube has come to an end after a disappointing season. Is it time to move on with a new bench boss? Mary Clarke weighs Ron Hextall's options. The post Should the Flyers move on from Craig Berube? appeared first on Along the Boards.
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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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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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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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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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