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Flyers Plus/Minus: Everything goes right in win over Winnipeg

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Flyers Plus/Minus: Everything goes right in win over Winnipeg

By, Anthony Maiorana(@Philly_Sauce) It wasn’t too long ago that Flyers fans were left feeling empty and frustrated after Flyers games. The goaltending was mystifyingly bad, and the defense couldn’t hold off opposing teams at all. The Flyers constantly wasted performances by the offense that should have won games. A few days ago, the Flyers lost Michal […]

Orange & Black Thoughts: Why the Flyers were quiet at the deadline, and would a playoff run be so bad?

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Orange & Black Thoughts: Why the Flyers were quiet at the deadline, and would a playoff run be so bad?

By Mike Santa Barbara (@Mike__SB)   Welcome back for another edition of “Orange and Black Thoughts” (Hey, we made it two weeks in a row!), a weekly column where I ramble on about the Philadelphia Flyers. This week is an answers edition where we’ll delve into the reasons behind a quiet Trade Deadline for the […]

List: 2014 Rookies Flying Under the Radar

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List: 2014 Rookies Flying Under the Radar

By Pat White (@patwhite9126) The 2014 NHL Draft is regarded as the deepest draft since 2003. Some players are already becoming household names like Nathan MacKinnon and Valeri Nichushkin, while others like Jonathan Drouin are waiting in the wings of junior hockey or playing overseas. I highlighted some rookies making big impacts for their respective teams. After […]

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Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: A Precursor Or Just Preseason?

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) To say that the Flyers’ play this […]

Philadelphia Flyers Preseason: Morin among Cuts

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Philadelphia Flyers Preseason: Morin among Cuts

By David Strehle (@David_Strehle) As GM Paul Holmgren said would be the case, the Philadelphia Flyers trimmed 28 players from training camp Wednesday and now have 32 players on on the roster. Some of the more notable cuts: Sam Morin — The 11th-overall selection in this past summer’s NHL draft did not look out of […]

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Flyers Sign Coveted Austrian Michael Raffl

  The World Championships is a hotbed for foreign talent, convincing many teams to send out executives each year for the tournament. Philadelphia sent pro scout Dave Brown, and director of hockey operations Chris Pryor to Stockholm to scout, and one player caught their eye. That would be Michael Raffl, a 6’0″, 192 lbs. year old […]