Wrapup: Flyers at World Championships
Congratulations to Flyers defenseman Erik Gustafsson and the rest of Tre Kronor for ending Switzerland's undefeated run at the 2013 IIHF World Championships, capturing the gold medal game by a 5-1 score. The Swedish team had some ups and downs during the preliminary round but peaked at just the right time in the 10-game tournament.
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The bronze and gold medal games of the 2013 IIHF World Championships will take play today in Stockholm. In yesterday's semifinals, Switzerland continued its undefeated run in the tournament with a 3-0 shutout of Team USA while Sweden blanked Finland by an identical score.
The US-Switzerland game was scoreless until midway through regulation, when Nino Niederreiter finally solved John Gibson. Th
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It’s time to attempt to eviscerate a long-standing misnomer about the Flyers.
There is a belief out there that the Flyers are horrible at recognizing defensive talent in the draft.
It’s easy to make that argument when looking at past drafts ...
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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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