Apologies in advance for the brevity of today's blog. I have an early morning flight to catch. Later today, the two IIHF World Championship semifinal games will be held in Stockholm. At 9 a.m. EDT, Erik Gustafsson and Team Sweden (6-2-0) take on Finland (7-1-0), while Team USA (6-2-0) plays undefeated Switzerland (8-0-0). Phantoms goalie Cal Heeter is a member of Team USA but has not dressed for a
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With the eyes of the hockey world focused on the Stanley Cup Playoffs and even the World Championships in Sweden and Finland, another very important and historical tournament is set to begin.
And it's one that Flyers fans might want to keep an...
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FLYERS AT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: AND THEN THERE WAS GUS
Not including Team USA spare goaltender Cal Heeter of the Adirondack Phantoms, there were seven current Flyers-affiliated players who participated in yesterday's IIHF World Championship quarterfinals in Helsinki and Stockholm. Three of the four quarterfinal matches featured Flyers players. Come tomorrow's semis, there will only be one.
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One of the most frustrating aspects of following the Flyers over the years - decades - is how they have handled themselves regarding defensemen in the NHL Draft.
As much as you can make the case they have consistently failed to produce a No. 1 goalie of any "ilk" who took them to a Stanley Cup Final since Ron Hextall, the situation on defense is just as depressing.
Can you imagine if the F
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Is Briere Tradable?
It is almost inevitable that Danny Briere will not be a member of the Philadelphia Flyers next year. The only question is whether he will be bought out or traded. The former is the more likely scenario.
Briere has a no-movement clause in his contract, which includes an all-inclusive no-trade. As such, Briere does not have to accept any trade he doesn't feel is in his bes
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Philadelphia, PA – May 14, 2013 – The inaugural Philadelphia Amateur Hockey Combine, featuring top youth hockey players will take place from July 30 through August 1 at the Virtua Center Flyers Skate Zone.
“The first of its kind on the East Coa...
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WEDNESDAY ROUNDUP: FLYERS AT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
The preliminary round portion of the 2013 IIHF World Championships in Helsinki and Stockholm are now complete. Single-elimination medal round play begins tomorrow, with two quarterfinal games apiece taking place at Hartwall Arena and The Globe.
* In yesterday's most important game, Team Czech Republic entered the day needing a head-to-head win
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Well, I took a pounding in my picks in the first round for the Western Conference, going 1-3 after being perfect in the East.
I didn't think San Jose represented much of a threat; didn't think Detroit would upset Anaheim; and I always try to find an upset and was encouraged with the Blues start against LA in that series but should have known better, I guess.
I still think we see either Pit
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TUESDAY ROUNDUP: FLYERS AT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Today is the final day of the preliminary round of the 2013 IIHF World Championships. The top four teams in each bracket will move on the medal round quarterfinals. The last place finisher (Slovenia in one bracket, and Austria in the other) will be relegated to Division IA next year, being replaced by Kazakhstan and Italy in the 2014 Worlds. The re
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