Had a talk with a Flyers official recently about the NHL's attempt to water down a very prized package - the Winter Classic.
I was and remain dead set against the league "showcasing" 6 outdoor games next season, starting with the Winter Classic and then moving around North America.
I'm surprised that NBC would agree to it, money, notwithstanding. I feel that multiple outdoor hockey takes a
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TORONTO -- All players entering the NHL beginning next season could be required to wear a visor.
The NHL's Competition Committee met Tuesday here. Among its recommendations was a proposal that would make visors mandatory for all players enterin...
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Flyers and Compliance Buyouts
There is still confusion among some fans as to how compliance buyouts (AKA amnesty) will work in each of the next two summers. I am still frequently asked questions regarding the Flyers' two permitted buyouts, including possible ways to circumvent the rules. As such, I figured it makes sense to devote a blog to the topic.
Can the Flyers buy out Chris Pronger
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Needless to say, the Penguins need a little 1991 luck tonight in Game 3 against the Boston Bruins in Beantown.
Down 0-2 in the series, the last time they came back to win against these same Bruins when down 0-2 was '91 when they won their first Stanley Cup.
Erasing turnovers, especially from their elite players, will be vital tonight. Kris Letang and James Neal are both -5 in the series. Sid
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When Antero Niittymaki finally decided to hang up his skates, he knew there was only one person he wanted to call about the next chapter in his professional life:
Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren.
That’s because Niittymaki had previously...
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The following story is from the book Full Spectrum, written by Jay Greenberg...
On July 12, 1966 one of the Philadelphia hockey franchise owners (Bill) Putnam announced a contest to give the team a name. Naturally there had been no shortage of ...
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Should Flyers Pursue Streit?
As soon as news broke yesterday that New York Islanders captain Mark Streit will pursue unrestricted free agency in July, many people immediately started speculating whether the Philadelphia Flyers will pursue the 35-year-old offensive defenseman. Streit, who made $4.1 million on the cap in his last contract, is reportedly seeking a three-year contract in the neighb
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It’s all over but the shouting… and lobbying… and debating…. and the organizing… and…
Oh, who are we kidding, this is Christmas in the world of NHL scouting as teams gather their staffs for pre-draft meetings to put together their final draft b...
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TUESDAY QUICK HITS
* Ever since the Boston Bruins swept the Flyers in the 2011 Eastern Conference Semifinals, I have had a lot of respect for the way the Bruins play hockey when they are on top of their games. They can beat you with their size and strength. They can beat you with their smothering defense and goaltending. They have players such as Brad Marchand who can beat you with their speed.
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