New Philadelphia Flyers forward Jori Lehtera likely won’t be winning many fans for his on-ice play, but his connection to a horrific tragedy makes him a player worth rooting for. September 7, 2011. It’s a date that still knifes at the hearts of many, though it has since been forgotten by the world at large.
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Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere didn’t live up to sky-high expectations last season, but injuries and surgery the previous offseason may have had a hand in that. Shayne Gostisbehere certainly was not able to follow up his eye-catching rookie season with an equally impressive sophomore campaign. Ghost’s points per game rate dropped from .719 to […] Shayne Gostisbehere says injuries limited him last season - Broad Street Buzz - Broad Street Buzz - A Philadelphia Flyers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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The first edition of the Sunday Number takes a stress-fraught look at the injury history of the Philadelphia Flyers’ most promising new prospect, Nolan Patrick. Welcome to the Sunday Number, a weekly feature that will take a look at a Flyers-related number or statistic that matters, one way or another. You may recognize the concept from […] Sunday Number: Please stay healthy, Nolan Patrick - Broad Street Buzz - Broad Street Buzz - A Philadelphia Flyers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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Former Philadelphia Flyers winger Jaromir Jagr is a 45-year-old Highlander that somehow is continuing to play hockey at a high level. He is, however, facing the possibility that if he wants to keep playing it won’t be in the NHL. With the start of the NHL season just 52 days away, former Philadelphia Flyers vet Jaromir […] Philadelphia Flyers: Making a case to bring back Jaromir Jagr - Section 215 - Section 215 - A Philadelphia City Sports blog
Happy Birthday to Bobby Clarke!
Bill Meltzer talks about Bob Clarke's ability on the ice, as a captain as a Flyer.
The Philadelphia Flyers have a lot of talented young players, but returning forward Jordan Weal might be one of the most likely to have a breakout year. At one point during this offseason, it seemed as though forward Jordan Weal might have already played his last game in a Philadelphia Flyers uniform. Weal was scheduled […] Jordan Weal is ready to break out - Broad Street Buzz - Broad Street Buzz - A Philadelphia Flyers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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Brayden Schenn was one of the most productive Philadelphia Flyers forwards last season, making Ron Hextall‘s decision to trade Schenn away one of his best transactions yet. There were a lot of Flyers players who didn’t quite meet expectations last season. Not really a surprise, considering the team’s overall performance. Some of them received more public flak […] Brayden Schenn trade among Hextall’s best moves to date - Broad Street Buzz - Broad Street Buzz - A Philadelphia Flyers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux should consider taking more shots next season, but that won’t solve all of the issues behind his recent decline. It would have been unfathomable a few short years ago to be concerned about Claude Giroux’s performance on the ice. Giroux has now been a Philadelphia Flyer for over a decade now, a […] Does Claude Giroux just need to shoot more? - Broad Street Buzz - Broad Street Buzz - A Philadelphia Flyers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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Nothing like a few optimistic Philadelphia Flyers predictions to help get you through the offseason. A lot of sports prediction posts make outlandish claims as a means of maximizing clicks and riling up the fanbase. This is not one of those posts. Of course, it’s no fun if the predictions being made are little more than restated […] Three predictions for the Flyers’ 2017-18 season - Broad Street Buzz - Broad Street Buzz - A Philadelphia Flyers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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How will the newer faces of the defense for Philadelphia Flyers fare? This is the dead time of year for hockey. There isn’t much to talk about except what could be in store for the next season. So over the next two weeks, I am going to go through the new guys we will most likely see […] Philadelphia Flyers Defensive Newbies: What should we expect