Meltzer’s Musings: Too Many Trips to Comeback Well, Coburn, Pronger & More

TOO MANY TRIPS TO COMEBACK WELL: FLYERS FALL 6-4 TO NEW JERSEY

What started out as a dreadfully dull home opener at the Wells Fargo Center turned into a wild game between the Philadelphia Flyers and New Jersey Devils. Ultimately, the Flyers suffered one letdown too many before an empty net goal sealed a 6-4 win for New Jersey.

After falling behind 3-0 early in the second period, the Flyers r

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Flyers Gameday: 10/9/14 vs. NJ; Flyers-Bruins Wrapup and More

GAMEDAY PREVIEW: FLYERS VS. DEVILS

Coming off a 2-1 opening night regulation loss in Boston, the Philadelphia Flyers (0-1-0) are right back in action on Thursday night. Head coach Craig Berube's club will take on the New Jersey Devils (0-0-0) in the regular season opener at the Wells Fargo Center.

Game time is 7 p.m. EDT. The game will be televised locally on CSN Philadelphia.

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Meltzer’s Musings: Simmonds, Opening Night Lines, Jones and More

SIMMONDS IN WALKING BOOT

According to reports from CSN Philadelphia and other local outlets, Flyers assistance captain Wayne Simmonds is still sporting a walking boot on his left foot as a result of taking a puck off his foot in last Tuesday's preseason game against the New York Rangers. With each passing day, it becomes less and less likely that the power forward will be ready to play on openi

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Meltzer’s Musings: Flyers In Cape Cod, Phantoms, Prospects, Rookie Renberg

FLYERS IN CAPE COD: DAY ONE

Before getting down to the business of preparing for their regular season opener on Wednesday against the Boston Bruins, the Philadelphia Flyers had some fun on the first day of their team retreat to Cape Cod. players played paintball and then held a team barbecue. There will be an on-ice practice tomorrow, followed by a deep-sea fishing trip later in the day.

In

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Meltzer’s Musings: Flyers Head for Cape Cod, Prospect Updates, Quick Hits

FLYERS TO CARRY 22 PLAYERS ON OPENING NIGHT ROSTER

Yesterday, the Philadelphia Flyers made their final four cuts to get down to the 22-man roster they plan to carry into opening night. The club will have 22 players -- 13 forwards, seven defensemen and two goaltenders -- on its opening night active roster. Prior to opening night in Boston on Wednesday, the team is going on a retreat to Cape Cod

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Meltzer’s Musings: Preseason Finale Wrapup, Simmonds, Morin and More

FLYERS DROP PRESEASON FINALE TO CAPS IN SHOOTOUT, 3-2

The Philadelphia Flyers ended the 2014-15 preseason with a 3-3-2 record after losing a 3-2 road decision via shootout to the Washington Capitals on Thursday night. The Flyers held a territorial advantage for much of the game but could neither build upon their one-goal lead nor nail down the game late in the third period.

Philadelphia had

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Flyers Preseason Game Day: 10/2/14 @ WAS, Phantoms, Prospects and More

PRESEASON GAME 8: FLYERS @ CAPITALS

The Philadelphia Flyers conclude their eight-game preseason schedule tonight with a road game against the Washington Capitals. The Flyers enter tonight with a 3-3-1 mark in the exhibition season. Game time is 7:00 p.m. EDT. The game will be televised on Comcast Sportsnet.

The Flyers will hold a morning skate at the Skate Zone in Voorhees today before depar

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