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Flyers with rare chance to reboot ugly start to season

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Flyers with rare chance to reboot ugly start to season

By David Strehle (@DStrehleTFP) The week-long break that comes to an end tonight could not have come at a better time for the Philadelphia Flyers. Losers of four straight and owners of a 1-7-0 record following last Thursday’s embarrassing 4-1 home defeat at the hands of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Philadelphia was a team in total […]

Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: Should The Flyers Fire Paul Holmgren? The Evidence

Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: Should The Flyers Fire Paul Holmgren? The Evidence

Editors’ Note: Noted Philadelphia Flyers fan John Saquella is going beyond 140 characters. The man most of you probably know from social media as @jsaquella will bring you his wide-ranging opinion and commentary on the Orange and Black in his column Putting On The Foil. By John Saquella (@jsaquella) Count me among those who don’t feel […]

Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: Desperate Times Call For Desperate Measures!

Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: Desperate Times Call For Desperate Measures!

Editors’ Note: Noted Philadelphia Flyers fan John Saquella is going beyond 140 characters. The man most of you probably know from social media as @jsaquella will bring you his wide-ranging opinion and commentary on the Orange and Black in his column Putting On The Foil. By John Saquella (@jsaquella) What could be the most desperate thing […]

Final Observations: Pittsburgh Penguins 4, Philadelphia Flyers 1

Final Observations: Pittsburgh Penguins 4, Philadelphia Flyers 1

O’Connor’s Observations The second period was unarguably the Flyers’ worst period of the season. Constantly on their heels in their own end or making futile attempts to gain entry into Pittsburgh’s zone, the second period was not only a microcosm of the season but an amplification of every issue that the Flyers have faced thus […]

Preview: Philadelphia Flyers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

Preview: Philadelphia Flyers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

Philadelphia Flyers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins 7:00 – Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA   Projected Line Combinations Philadelphia Flyers Tye McGinn – Claude Giroux – Jakub Voracek Michael Raffl – Brayden Schenn – Wayne Simmonds Maxime Talbot – Sean Couturier – Matt Read Kris Newbury – Adam Hall – Zac Rinaldo   Kimmo Timonen – Erik […]

Final Observations: Vancouver Canucks 3, Philadelphia Flyers 2

Final Observations: Vancouver Canucks 3, Philadelphia Flyers 2

O’Connor’s Observations In the first period, Philadelphia looked like the same team that carried 5v5 play on Saturday night. They executed clean breakouts, won puck battles and got the better of key matchups. But by the third period, the Flyers had regressed, turning into an apprehensive, overly-cautious squad desperate to hang on to a lead. […]

Preview: Philadelphia Flyers vs. Vancouver Canucks

Preview: Philadelphia Flyers vs. Vancouver Canucks

Philadelphia Flyers vs. Vancouver Canucks 7:00 PM – Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   Projected Line Combinations Philadelphia Flyers Tye McGinn – Claude Giroux – Jakub Voracek Michael Raffl – Brayden Schenn – Wayne Simmonds Maxime Talbot – Sean Couturier – Matt Read Kris Newbury – Adam Hall – Zac Rinaldo   Kimmo Timonen – […]

Flyers Prospect Report: Week of October 6th

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Flyers Prospect Report: Week of October 6th

With the NHL back in action, so too are the several junior and minor hockey leagues in which Philadelphia Flyers prospects play in. Today, we focus on up and coming defensemen in the Flyers system. Across the pond in Russia, 2012 7th round pick Valeri Vasiliev is holding his own with Spartak Moskva in the KHL. While the 19-year-old defenseman doesn’t supply much on […]

Offensive minutes long overdue for Philadelphia’s Couturier

Offensive minutes long overdue for Philadelphia’s Couturier

By Charlie O’Connor (@THG_Charlie) Fresh off his strongest game of the season, Sean Couturier looked to be on the verge of a long-awaited promotion on Friday night. Vincent Lecavalier, the Philadelphia Flyers’ regular second line center, had suffered an undisclosed injury, and Couturier found himself the in-game replacement centering wingers Brayden Schenn and Wayne Simmonds. […]

Preview: Philadelphia Flyers vs. Detroit Red Wings

Preview: Philadelphia Flyers vs. Detroit Red Wings

Philadelphia Flyers vs. Detroit Red Wings 7:00 PM – Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan   Projected Line Combinations Philadelphia Flyers Tye McGinn – Claude Giroux – Jakub Voracek Michael Raffl – Brayden Schenn – Wayne Simmonds Maxime Talbot – Sean Couturier – Matt Read Jay Rosehill – Adam Hall – Zac Rinaldo   Braydon Coburn […]