Meltzer’s Musings: Another Big Win, Skating With the Stars

ANOTHER BIG WIN FOR FLYERS

The Philadelphia Flyers deserve full marks for the way they have approached their last three games against top-notch opposition. The Flyers have shown a lot of two-way commitment, heart and unity. They have also shown character and resiliency when they have faced some adversity.

In some ways, what the Flyers did last night against the defending Stanley Cup champion

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Flyers Gameday: 3/18/14 vs. Chicago

FLYERS @ BLACKHAWKS GAME PREVIEW (6:15 A.M. EST)

Needing another win against an elite opponent to strengthen their hold on second place in the Metropolitan Division, the Philadelphia Flyers (35-25-7) will host the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks (39-15-11) on Tuesday night. Game time at the Wells Fargo Center is 7:30 p.m. EST. The match will be televised locally on CSN Philly,

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Meltzer’s Musings: Relentlessness and Resiliency

The Philadelphia Flyers played 120 minutes worth of hockey with the Eastern Conference leading Pittsburgh Penguins this weekend. The Flyers were the hungrier, sharper team in about 110 of those 120 minutes including the entire game on Saturday and the majority of yesterday's rematch.

Pittsburgh's wave of key injuries notwithstanding, the Flyers were the better prepared and more focused team a

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Flyers Gameday: 3/16/14 @ Pittsburgh

FLYERS @ PENGUINS GAME PREVIEW (12:15 A.M. EST)

Looking to conclude a weekend home-and-home set with a pair of victories, the Philadelphia Flyers (34-25-7) travel across the state to take on the Eastern Conference leading Pittsburgh Penguins (44-18-4). Game time is 12:30 p.m. EST. The match will be televised nationally on NBC.

This is the fourth of five meetings between the arch-rival clubs

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Flyers Gameday: 3/15/14 vs. Pittsburgh

FLYERS VS. PENGUINS GAME PREVIEW (7:45 A.M. EST)

Kicking off a slate of extremely difficult games against top-notch opponents, the Philadelphia Flyers (33-25-7) begin a home-and-home set with a Saturday matinee against the Eastern Conference leading Pittsburgh Penguins (44-17-4). Game time at the Wells Fargo Center is 1:00 p.m. EST. The match will be televised locally on CSN Philadelphia.

Th

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Meltzer’s Musings: Friday Quick Hits

FRIDAY QUICK HITS

* The Flyers held practice at the Skate Zone today in preparation for the home-and-home set with the Penguins this weekend. With a three-in-four schedule game schedule coming up, today's practice was kept brief. There were no line rushes or heavy skating today.

* Cal Heeter has been returned to the Phantoms. Ray Emery took his second straight full day of practice today. No

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Meltzer’s Musings: Thursday Quick Hits

CALM BEFORE THE STORM

This week has been the calm before the storm for the Philadelphia Flyers. Taking only one of a possible four points from their last two games has been costly. The Flyers have fallen from second place to fourth place in the Metropolitan Division and eighth in the Eastern Conference.

The NHL's design of the Flyers' post-Olympic schedule was downright ludicrous. There was

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Meltzer’s Musings: Bitter Pill, Power Outage, Shero and More

FLYERS NARROW LOSS A BITTER PILL FOR TEAM

A controversial disallowed goal in the final minute of regulation was the understandable main focal point after the Philadelphia Flyers dropped a 2-1 decision to the New Jersey Devils last night at the Wells Fargo Center. However, there was a variety of other contributing factors to a costly loss in a tightly packed Metropolitan Division and Eastern Con

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Flyers Gameday: 3/11/14 vs. New Jersey

FLYERS VS. DEVILS GAME PREVIEW (7:30 A.M. EST)

Needing a win to potentially move back into second place in the Metropolitan Division, the Philadelphia Flyers (33-24-7) are at home tonight to take on the New Jersey Devils (28-24-13). Game time at the Wells Fargo Center is 7:00 p.m. EST. The match will be televised locally on CSN Philadelphia.

This is the fourth and final meeting of the season

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Meltzer’s Musings: Monday Quick Hits, Gordie Howe’s Son and More

MONDAY QUICK HITS

* The Flyers will hold practice Monday morning at the Skate Zone in Voorhees in preparation for tomorrow night's game against New Jersey at the Wells Fargo Center. By virtue of the New York Rangers' 3-0 shutout win over Detroit on Sunday afternoon, the Flyers have dropped to third place in the Metropolitan Divison; one point behind New York with a game in hand. I will have a p

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