Meltzer’s Musings: Brayden Schenn, Fytin, Barber, Quick Hits


Flyers forward Brayden Schenn celebrates his 23rd birthday today. With a new two-season bridge deal contract in hand, Schenn is about to enter his fourth season in the NHL. It is not an exaggeration to say that the 2014-15 season will be a critical one in his development.

Schenn has made progress over the course of his three NHL seasons to date. It ha

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Meltzer’s Musings: Renberg


In November, two-thirds of the Legion of Doom line will be inducted into the Philadelphia Flyers Hall of Fame as Eric Lindros and John LeClair take their place among the top players in franchise history. The third original member of the line, Mikael Renberg, will probably never earn the honor.

Renberg's NHL career accomplishments -- after a brillia

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John Vanbiesbrouck: The Best Flyer To Wear No. 34

John Vanbiesbrouck is part of a long list of goaltenders who never panned out for the Flyers. Despite a short-lived career with the Flyers, Vanbiesbrouck is the best player to come through the Flyers and wear no. 34. Vanbiesbrouck had already established himself as a solid goaltender when he came to Philadelphia. His career gained […] John Vanbiesbrouck: The Best Flyer To Wear No

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Craig Berube, Mark Streit – Flyers Rink Rats

Mark Streit should see an increased workload with the uncertain future of Kimmo Timonen. Bill Meltzer dove into Streit’s new role with the team and three trades that changed the Flyers franchise. With Kimmo Timonen out for the foreseeable future, Mark Streit will have to pick up his game to fill the void

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Meltzer’s Musings: Streit, Three Franchise-Changing Trades


If the Philadelphia Flyers are to make the playoffs again in 2014-15, veteran defenseman Mark Streit will need to stay healthy and have a highly productive season. With Kimmo Timonen likely unavailable for much or all of the season, the 36-year-old Streit will assume much of Timonen's on-ice and off-ice leadership mantle.

The off-ice part should not di

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Darroll Powe: The Best Flyer To Wear No. 36 (Video)

After three years, Darroll Powe has returned to the Flyers organization. The Flyers signed Powe to a one-year AHL contract. The Phantoms gain another great veteran player who will help the youngsters find their way in the pros. Powe is regarded as a role player, but his accolades make him the best player to don […] Darroll Powe: The Best Flyer To Wear No. 36 (Video) - Broad Street Buzz - Broad Street Buzz - A Philadelphia Flyers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Eric Desjardins: The Best Flyer To Wear No. 37 (Video)

Eric Desjardins may not be the first player who comes to mind when thinking of the best Flyers in history. In fact, Eric Desjardins is not even the best Eric to play for the orange and black, but he is, no doubt, one of the most underappreciated players to don the Flyers crest. February 9, […] Eric Desjardins: The Best Flyer To Wear No

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