Meltzer’s Musings: Optional Skate, Lecavalier Update, Manning Recall, Mason

FLYERS HOLD OPTIONAL SKATE AHEAD OF TAMPA GAME

Heading into a Florida road trip that has often presented problems for the team over the years, the Philadelphia Flyers conducted an optional skate at the Skate Zone in Voorhees on Wednesday. The club then departed for a 2 p.m. charter flight to Tampa Bay.

Seven skaters participated: Vincent Lecavalier, Chris VandeVelde, Blair Jones, Jason Ake

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Meltzer’s Musings: Quality Win Against Stanley Cup Champions, Quick Hits

FLYERS SKATE TO OVERTIME WIN AGAINST DEFENDING CHAMPIONS

The Philadelphia Flyers extended their winning streak to three games in a row with a hard-fought 3-2 overtime victory against the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night at the Wells Fargo Center. The win improved Philly's season record to 4-3-2 after going winless (0-2-2) through four games and put an end to the Kings' six-game winning streak

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Flyers Gameday: 10/28/14 vs. LA

PREVIEW: FLYERS VS. KINGS

The Philadelphia Flyers (3-3-2) will try win their third straight game as they take on the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings (6-1-1), who bring a six-game winning streak into Tuesday night's match at the Wells Fargo Center. Game time is 7:0o p.m. EDT. The game will be televised locally Comcast Sportsnet Philadelphia.

This is the first of two meetings

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Flyers Gameday: 10/25/14 vs DET, Phantoms Update

PREVIEW: FLYERS VS. RED WINGS

Searching for their first home win of the young season, the Philadelphia Flyers (2-3-2) return to the Wells Fargo Center tonight to take on Mike Babcock's Detroit Red Wings (4-1-2). Game time is 7 p.m. EDT. The game will be televised locally on Comcast Sportsnet Philadelphia.

This is the first of three meetings between the teams this season, and the first of two

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Meltzer’s Musings: Coburn, Phantoms and More

FLYERS MISS COBURN'S MINUTES

Being a defenseman is often a thankless job. The player's mistakes are magnified compared to those that forwards make. An unforced turnover or lost coverage that results in an opposition goal or being forced to take a penalty can stand out more than an otherwise solid performance in 20-plus shifts. Hockey people don't hyper-focus on one or two bad shifts in a game -

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Flyers Gameday: 10/22/14 @ PIT

GAME PREVIEW: FLYERS @ PENGUINS

Concluding a three-game road trip, the Philadelphia Flyers (1-3-2) are in western Pennsylvania tonight to take on their cross-state archrivals, the Pittsburgh Penguins (3-1-0). Game time is 7:30 p.m. EDT. The game will be televised nationally on NBC Sports Network.

This is the first of four meetings between the teams this season, and the first of two in Pittsb

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