PREVIEW: FLYERS VS. JETS
Playing the third match of a five-game homestand, Craig Berube's Philadelphia Flyers (20-22-7) host Paul Maurice's Winnipeg Jets (26-15-8) at the Wells Fargo Center on Thursday night. Game time is 7:00 p.m. EST. The game will be televised on CSN Philadelphia.
This is the second and final meeting of the season between the inter-conference teams and the lone game in Ph
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Coming off of Tuesday night's 4-3 shootout win over the Arizona Coyotes, the Philadelphia Flyers conducted a regular practice session at the Skate Zone in Voorhees, NJ on Wednesday. The Winnipeg Jets come to town on Thursday night.
Flyers defenseman Nick Schultz took a maintenance day off from practice. He is expected to play against the Jets.
With flu-riddled Michael Raffl still not ready
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Flyers Erase Early Deficit, Down Coyotes 4-3 via Shootout
It was far from the ideal way to start their first game after the All-Star break, but the Philadelphia Flyers stormed back to overcome an early 2-0 deficit and defeat the Arizona Coyotes 4-3 via shootout at the Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday night.
Philadelphia found itself trailing by a pair of goals just 5:50 into the first period. F
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PREVIEW: FLYERS VS. COYOTES
Returning to action after the NHL's All-Star break, Craig Berube's Philadelphia Flyers (19-22-7) are home to play Dave Tippett's Arizona Coyotes (16-25-5) at the Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday night. Game time is 7:00 p.m. EST. The game will be televised on CSN Philadelphia.
This is the second and final meeting of the season between the inter-conference teams and t
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FLYERS GET BACK TO BUSINESS
The Philadelphia Flyers return to the rink on Monday afternoon for a scheduled 2 p.m. practice at the Skate Zone in Voorhees, NJ. The team's post-All-Star break schedule commences on Tuesday when the Flyers host the Arizona Coyotes at the Wells Fargo Center.
Weather permitting, a post-practice update will be posted later today.
In yesterday's NHL All-Star Ga
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STREIT IS RIGHT: WORLD CUP FORMAT IS A MISFIRE
Flyers defenseman Mark Streit minced no words in telling the Camden Courier Post about his displeasure with the new World Cup of Hockey format. A perennial cornerstone of Team Switzerland, Streit told the Courier Post that the new tourney format ruins the spirit and intended purpose of players suiting up for their countries.
The tournament will
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ALL-STAR BREAK CROSSROADS: READ HAS CHANCE TO REGROUP
If there is one Flyers' player who needs the All-Star break more than anyone else on the team, it is Matt Read. The 28-year-old limps into the break with just three goals and 18 points in 48 games while battling through a lower-body injury that has noticeably affected his skating ability. His confidence has seemed low at times.
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The 2014-15 All-Star game weekend in Columbus is spread over three nights. Tonight will be the fantasy draft, in which captains Nick Foligno (with Patrick Kane and Drew Doughty designated as alternates) and Jonathan Toews (along with Rick Nash and Ryan Getzlaf) will choose their respective rosters in alternating pickup-game style. The fantasy draft will air on NBCSN at 8 p.m.
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RINALDO AND THE FINE LINE BETWEEN EMOTION AND STUPIDITY
There is simply no justifying Zac Rinaldo's hit on Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang in the first period of Thursday's game. Letang had his back turned the entire time as Rinaldo approached and Rinaldo launched himself by jumping into the hit.
This was not a case of a player worsening a hit by turning at the last moment or of
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FLYERS-PENGUINS WRAPUP: IN WAR OF A GAME, PHILLY PREVAILS 3-2 IN OT
Any time the Philadelphia Flyers meet up with the Pittsburgh Penguins, there is a good chance that emotions and tempers will run high. Playing for the fifth time in seven nights and bringing a lot of frustrations into their final game before the All-Star break, a game against their arch-rivals was a good antidote for heavy legs
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