1. Why Claude Giroux Is the Lynchpin for the Philadelphia Flyers' Success

    Reggie Jackson was once called "the straw that stirred the drink" when he joined the New York Yankees in 1977. Well, OK, Jackson called himself that...

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  2. Ranking the 5 Worst Trades in Philadelphia Flyers History

    As the NHL trade deadline approaches, it is a good time to review the worst trades in Philadelphia Flyers history...

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  3. Why the Philadelphia Flyers Must Be Active at the 2014 NHL Trade Deadline

    The Philadelphia Flyers find themselves in the thick of a closely contested race to qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs as the NHL season resumes following the Olympic break...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 5 months ago 5,160 reads 56 comments

  4. Final Grades for Philadelphia Flyers Players in the 2014 Winter Olympics

    Well, the Olympics are over and the Philadelphia Flyers and the rest of the NHL are set to resume play this week. The Flyers sent five players to Sochi to represent their respective countries...

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  5. Grades for Each Philadelphia Flyers Free-Agent Signing in 2013-14

    The Philadelphia Flyers made three major offseason signings last summer. Now, with the 2013-14 NHL season hitting the home stretch, we can evaluate each of these signings and assign general manager Paul Holmgren a grade...

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  6. Switzerland vs. Sweden Olympic Women's Hockey 2014: Bronze Medal Game Live Score

    Switzerland overcame a 2-0 deficit after two periods to capture their first medal in women's ice hockey. Sara Benz and Phoebe Stanz scored to tie the game at 2-2 before Jessica Lutz put Switzerland ahead to stay with 6:17 left in the third period...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 5 months ago 6,165 reads 3 comments

  7. Ranking the Top 5 Offensive Playoff Performances in Philadelphia Flyers History

    Earlier this week, we looked at the top individual single-game offensive performances in Philadelphia Flyers ' regular-season history. Now we will examine the best individual offensive playoff games since Philadelphia joined the NHL in 1967...

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  8. Canada vs. Latvia Olympic Ice Hockey: Live Score and Analysis

    Latvia put up a heroic fight but just couldn't pull off the upset. Goalie Kristers Gudlevskis was the best player in this game. He made 56 saves and kept Latvia close throughout the contest...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 5 months ago 47,710 reads 102 comments

  9. Ranking the 5 Best Offensive Performances in Philadelphia Flyers History

    The Philadelphia Flyers have been one of the more successful teams in the NHL since they joined the league back in 1967. Here is a look back at the finest individual offensive games in Flyers' history...

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  10. Finland vs. Canada Olympic Hockey 2014: Live Score and Analysis

    Drew Doughty scored both goals as Canada edged Finland 2-1 in overtime. The game gave Canada the third seed in the quarterfinals, while Finland will settle for the fourth seed and may have to play Russia in its next game...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 5 months ago 33,935 reads 64 comments

  11. USA Win over Russia: Great Olympic Hockey Game but No Miracle

    Saturday’s exciting 3-2 shootout win for the United States over Russia was a great hockey game that will have its place in both our collective memory and Olympic lore...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 5 months ago 5,566 reads 6 comments

  12. Canada vs. Austria Olympic Hockey 2014: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    Canada 6, Austria 0 FINAL Jeff Carter had a natural hat trick and Roberto Luongo made 23 saves to earn a shutout as Canada blanked Austria 6-0. Canada played a much stronger all-around game than they did against Norway...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 5 months ago 29,960 reads 51 comments

  13. Ranking the Philadelphia Flyers Most Likely to Be Moved at Trade Deadline

    The Philadelphia Flyers are on hold during the Olympics, but the NHL trade deadline looms less than two weeks after the league returns to action February 25...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 5 months ago 8,044 reads 32 comments

  14. Russia vs. Slovenia Olympic Hockey 2014: Live Score and Analysis

    Russia 5, Slovenia 2 FINAL The Russians struggled more than they expected to, but in the end the fans of the host team went away happy with a 5-2 win over Slovenia...

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  15. Ranking the 5 Best Olympic Performances in History by Philadelphia Flyers

    The 2014 Olympic ice hockey competition features five members of the Philadelphia Flyers who are each competing for their respective countries...

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  16. USA vs. Canada Women's Olympic Hockey 2014: Live Score and Analysis

    Canada 3, USA 2 Women's Ice Hockey FINAL Team Canada scored three goals in the 3rd period to edge Team USA 3-2 in a game between the two top seeds in women's hockey...

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  17. Why Philadelphia Flyers Chairman Ed Snider Should Learn to Love the Olympics

    Philadelphia Flyers chairman Ed Snider is not one to mince words. When asked how he felt about the NHL 's upcoming Olympic break last week, Snider told Ken Campbell of The Hockey News : I hate them...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 5 months ago 2,306 reads 18 comments

  18. One Mets Fan's Warm Memories of Broadcaster Ralph Kiner

    The death of baseball Hall of Famer Ralph Kiner Thursday at the age of 91 saddened me and made me think. I've been a part of sports media in one form or another for nearly 20 years now, but long before that, I was a fan...

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  19. Philadelphia Flyers' 5 Keys to Reaching the Playoffs in 2013-14

    The NHL changed its playoff format for this season, and the result is a very tight race for the postseason, especially in the Eastern Conference. Now, the Philadelphia Flyers are one of 11 teams battling for six playoff berths...

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  20. What Keith Allen Meant to the Philadelphia Flyers Franchise

    Former Philadelphia Flyers coach and general manager Keith Allen passed away today at the age of 90, as reported by NHL .com's Adam Kimelman ...

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  21. Projected Roles for Each Philadelphia Flyer Headed to Sochi

    There are few honors higher than playing for your country in the Olympics, and five Philadelphia Flyers will have that honor later this month in Sochi , Russia...

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  22. Philadelphia Flyers vs. Anaheim Ducks: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    Anaheim Ducks 5, Philadelphia Flyers 3 FINAL The Anaheim Ducks got a Gordie Howe hat trick from Ryan Getzlaf and beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-3 at the Honda Center in Anaheim...

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  23. Ranking the 5 Best Philadelphia Flyers Teams That Never Won a Stanley Cup

    Fans of the Philadelphia Flyers are all aware of the team's two Stanley Cup wins in 1974 and 1975. Nearly 40 years later, they still stand as the ultimate highlights for a franchise that has been a consistent winner since it entered the NHL in 1967..

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  24. What Outdoor Game vs. Rangers Meant to the New York Islanders' Players

    Even though they lost, the New York Islanders savored the experience of playing in the NHL 's Stadium Series game Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium against the New York Rangers ...

    Brad Kurtzberg Written by Brad Kurtzberg about 6 months ago 1,131 reads 12 comments

  25. Washington Capitals vs. Buffalo Sabres: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    Washington Capitals 5, Buffalo Sabres 4 Final (Overtime) The Washington Capitals escaped Buffalo with two big points in the standings courtesy of two-goal performances by both Alex Ovechkin and Mike Green...

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