Note: I will have a post-practice update this afternoon with the today's line combinations, quick hit notes and video today from Voorhees.
Gill Gets Into Lineup
A veteran of more than 1,100 NHL regular season games, Hal Gill has been the team's eighth defensemen on the depth chart after being signed to a one-year contract from a training camp tryout invitation. The towering 38-year-old was
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FLYERS MAKE ONE GOAL STAND UP AGAINST DEVILS
Coming off of Friday night's 7-0 fiasco against the Ovechkin-less Washington Capitals, the Philadelphia Flyers were in desperate need of restoring a measure of self-confidence in every facet of the game.
It wasn't pretty, but the Flyers managed to hold the New Jersey Devils to a mere 14 shots en route to a 1-0 win last night in Newark. Ray Emery
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GAME PREVIEW (11:00 PM EDT, 11/1/13)
One night after absorbing a humiliating 7-0 pasting at the hands of the Washington Capitals, the Philadelphia Flyers (3-9-0) will be in Newark to take on the New Jersey Devils (3-5-4). Game time is 7:00 p.m. eastern. The match will be televised locally TCN Philadelphia.
This is the first of five meetings between the teams this season. After this game, the
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GAME PREVIEW (6:00 AM EDT)
Coming off a third-period collapse on Tuesday and a trade sending checking forward Max Talbot to Colorado to re-acquire gritty forward Steve Downie, the Philadelphia Flyers (3-8-0) return to action on Friday night to take on the Washington Capitals (5-7-0). Reigning Hart Trophy winner Alexander Ovechkin (upper-body injury) will not be in the Washington lineup.
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THURSDAY QUICK HITS
* As the Flyers prepare for tomorrow's home game against Washington, I will have Flyers updates later today after the team practices at the Skate Zone in Voorhees. Practice starts at 10:30 a.m. Caps superstar Alexander Ovechkin is questionable to play tomorrow night.
* Samuel Morin has made the Team QMJHL roster for the Quebec portion of the annual Subway Super Series bet
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The third period is what separates the contenders from the pretenders in the NHL. This is a League of close and often low-scoring games, and the teams with the best third-period goal differentials are inevitably the ones at the top of the standings.
The Flyers have entered the third period of all 11 games this season in position to come away with one or two points from the game if they win the
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GAME PREVIEW (9:15 AM EDT)
Looking to win their third straight game, the Philadelphia Flyers (3-7-0) will face a tough test when the high-powered Anaheim Ducks (9-3-0) pay a visit to the Wells Fargo Center. Game time is 7:00 p.m. eastern and the match will be televised locally on CSN Philly.
This is the first of two meetings between the teams this season, and the only one in Philadelphia. T
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Monday Quick Hits
* I will have a post-practice update later today with video and a new FlyerBuzz podcast.
* Tomorrow's game against Anaheim will be a good measuring stick for whether the Flyers are truly on the right track now after their back-to-back wins against the Rangers and Islanders. The Ducks currently have the third-best record in the NHL (9-3-0) and have scored the fourth most go
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ANOTHER BUILDING-BLOCK VICTORY FOR FLYERS
The Philadelphia Flyers still have a long way to go to climb out of the 1-7-0 hole they dug for themselves in the first eight games of the season. However, with back-to-back wins over the New York teams in the Metropolitan Division and with slow but steady improvements in most of the games since Craig Berube took over as head coach, the club seems to be
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GAME PREVIEW (9:30 AM EDT)
Looking to win back-to-back games for the first time this season, the Philadelphia Flyers (2-7-0) head to Uniondale, NY, to take on the New York Islanders (4-3-3). Game time is 7:00 p.m. eastern and the match will be televised locally on CSN Philly and on MSG Plus in the New York metropolitan area.
This is the first of four meetings between the teams this season. T
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