1. The Philadelphia Flyers and 10 Playoff Hopefuls with Questionable Goaltending

    “Defense wins championships.” This is a mantra that almost every sport adheres to: The notion that it is protecting one’s own zone—not attacking an opponent’s—that determines a victor when the going gets tough...

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  2. Philadelphia Flyers: Who Is Carrying the Offense and Who Must Step Up?

    Baseball has the “dog days of summer,” when teams experience a post-All-Star lull before the intensity of the playoff race...

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  3. Philadelphia Flyers: Five Reasons Claude Giroux Is the Best Player in Hockey

    Claude Giroux , forward for the Philadelphia Flyers , currently sits second in the NHL with 60 points this season. Over the course of the year, he has been talked about as a rising star, and even as a possible Hart Trophy candidate...

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  4. Philadelphia Flyers Need to Lock Up Jaromir Jagr for Next Season

    The Philadelphia Flyers stunned the NHL this season by ruining the prodigal son story that seemed to be unfolding between the Pittsburgh Penguins and former Pens superstar Jaromir Jagr ...

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  5. Philadelphia Flyers: Why Sergei Bobrovsky Will Be the Starting Goalie

    In hockey terms, the word “Philadelphia” is synonymous with the phrase “goalie controversy...

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  6. Tim Thomas White House Snub: His Rights vs. What's Right

    The big story in the hockey world on Monday was Boston Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas’s “snub” of President Barack Obama, and a quick glance at any news article, ...

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  7. Philadelphia Flyers: Ranking the 10 Greatest Teams of All-Time

    For a franchise whose existence began in 1967, the Flyers have accumulated a plethora of timeless moments, legendary players and history in its tenure in the NHL ...

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  8. Philadelphia Flyers Midseason Report: 5 Players Who Must Improve

    After tonight’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes , the Philadelphia Flyers will have officially reached the midway point of the 2011-12 NHL season...

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  9. NHL Winter Classic: 10 Memorable Moments from Hockey's New Year's Spectacle

    On Monday, the NHL put on the show that has become its biggest regular-season game of the year. The Winter Classic originated in 2008, as an outdoor matchup played at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Buffalo, New York...

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  10. Philadelphia Flyers: 5 Challenges Paul Holmgren Faces This Season and Beyond

    The Flyers were in the basement of the NHL when Bobby Clarke was fired as general manager in the early stages of the 2006-07 season. Paul Holmgren was brought in to replace Clarke, and he looked to have a rebuilding project on his hands...

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  11. Winter Classic 2012: New Year, Old Problems for Philadelphia Flyers

    At first glance, hockey in Philadelphia looked unfamiliar before the Winter Classic. Held in a venue that had never hosted an NHL game before, featuring a team uniform never-before-donned ...

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  12. Winter Classic Preview: 6 Reasons to Celebrate Eric Lindros' Return to Philly

    For all the glitz and glamour of the Winter Classic, the event will also carry a certain emotional edge to it for Philadelphia Flyers fans...

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  13. Philadelphia Flyers:6 Reasons To Be Careful with Claude Giroux

    As Claude Giroux worked his way back from a concussion he suffered in a game against the Tampa Bay Lightning , the similarities to Pittsburgh ’s Sidney Crosby had many fans imagining the worst case scenario in terms of player health...

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  14. Claude Giroux: 7 Reasons To Believe He Can Still Be an NHL Superstar

    Some of the NHL ’s biggest stories this season have unfortunately been related to head injuries of the game’s most intriguing superstars...

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  15. Chris Pronger Concussion: Finding the Silver Lining in a Bad Situation

    Losing your team captain is never a good thing. Thursday night, Flyers GM Paul Holmgren announced that defenseman and captain Chris Pronger would miss the remainder of the regular ...

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  16. Claude Giroux Concussion: 5 New Challenges the Philadelphia Flyers Face

    News broke today that Philadelphia’s top player and hockey’s leading scorer Claude Giroux is out indefinitely with a concussion...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about over 2 years ago 1,097 reads 9 comments

  17. Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins: Player Safety Transcends Rivalry

    It only takes a brief visit to the comment section on an NHL message board to learn how fans of the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins view one another; and the emotions ...

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  18. Philadelphia Flyers: Grading the New Team After 2 Months

    The Philadelphia Flyers have never been a team to shy away from media attention, and this offseason the franchise seemed to be the focus of the hockey world...

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  19. Philadelphia Flyers: Why Shutting Down Brayden Schenn Is the Right Move

    Despite sitting atop the Eastern Conference, the Philadelphia Flyers appear to be a team in crisis. On Friday, they announced that veteran defenseman Chris Pronger and highly-touted ...

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  20. Philadelphia Flyers: 5 Players Who Need To Step Up in Chris Pronger's Absence

    Last week, Flyers ’ captain Chris Pronger had knee surgery and the procedure is expected to keep him sidelined for at least one month...

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  21. Claude Giroux Backs Up Max Talbot's Claim with Big Night for Philadelphia Flyers

    Earlier this week, Max Talbot of the Philadelphia Flyers controversially compared current teammate Claude Giroux to former teammate Sidney Crosby ...

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  22. Philadelphia Flyers: 10 Rival Players You Can't Help but Like

    It is hard to find hockey fans more biased, blatant and rude than those who cheer for the Philadelphia Flyers . It is even harder to find a player on a rival team that Flyers fans will admit they actually like...

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  23. NHL Trade Rumors: 9 Reasons Jarome Iginla Could Help Philadelphia Flyers

    The Calgary Flames currently sit 13th in the Western Conference, fast approaching a third consecutive losing season...

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  24. NHL: League Realignment Solution Is Creative but Unnecessary

    Yesterday, the NHL ’s Board of Governors approved a measure to restructure the league in 2012-13, moving from a two-conference, six-division format to a straightforward four-conference league...

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  25. Philadelphia Flyers: Comeback Puts Veterans in the Spotlight

    Here's what's wrong with the Philadelphia Flyers : a struggling franchise goalie, a defense plagued by injuries and an offense heavily dependent on inexperienced players...

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