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Flyers Qualify Just Four RFAs in Start of Hextall Era

Flyers Qualify Just Four RFAs in Start of Hextall Era

An ongoing problem in the Paul Holmgren era for the Philadelphia Flyers was a lack of contract space. The organization regularly flirted with the fifty-contract limit, ignoring the additional "slide rule" affected contracts that allowed

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Lauridsen Likely to Make Flyers With Gustafsson Gone

Lauridsen Likely to Make Flyers With Gustafsson Gone

The premature departure of Erik Gustafsson from the Philadelphia Flyers organization for the KHL last week has not generated many ripples in the Philadelphia sports world, unsurprisingly. Although many fans had hopes he would develop

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Flyers’ Gustafsson Signs with KHL Team

Flyers’ Gustafsson Signs with KHL Team

The re-tooling of the Philadelphia Flyers' roster for the 2014-15 NHL season has not officially begun while the Stanley Cup playoffs are still underway. According to a report from Igor Eronko of Sports.Ru, however, one

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Game Seven Loss a Microcosm for Flyers Season

Game Seven Loss a Microcosm for Flyers Season

The Philadelphia Flyers staved off elimination from the Stanley Cup Quarterfinals on Tuesday night, providing the home crowd one more opportunity to relish in the possibilities of what this roster could accomplish when they pulled

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On Niklas Grossmann, Shot Blocking and Advanced Stats

On Niklas Grossmann, Shot Blocking and Advanced Stats

Philadelphia Flyers head coach Craig Berube decided to bench third pairing defenseman Erik Gustafsson in place of third pairing defenseman Andrej Meszaros on Saturday for the final game prior to the Olympic break. Although it

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Third Period Redemption For Flyers in Wild 5-4 Win over Jackets

Third Period Redemption For Flyers in Wild 5-4 Win over Jackets

The last time that the Columbus Blue Jackets appeared in Philadelphia, goaltender Steve Mason was pulled from the game after allowing 7 goals on 28 shots. Mason was ‘tending for the Jackets in what would

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Several Flyers Invited to Olympic National Team Camps [Updated]

Several Flyers Invited to Olympic National Team Camps [Updated]

The NHL formally came to terms with the IIHF last Friday over NHL player participation in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. While there are questions over the league's commitment to the next Winter Olympics

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Flyers Re-Sign Defensemen Gustafsson, Lauridsen

Flyers Re-Sign Defensemen Gustafsson, Lauridsen

Philadelphia Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren has not yet resolved the current logjam on the team's blueline for the 2013-14 NHL season. A trade this afternoon between the Edmonton Oilers and St. Louis Blues involved

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Low Risk, High Reward Depth Defensemen Available in Free Agency

Low Risk, High Reward Depth Defensemen Available in Free Agency

The already sparse free agent market set to open on July 5 has just lost another defenseman. Sergei Gonchar, who was supposedly on the Philadelphia Flyers’ radar as a stopgap support on the blueline, has

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Gustafsson, Sweden Take Gold at World Championships

Gustafsson, Sweden Take Gold at World Championships

Claude Giroux, Wayne Simmonds, Matt Read and Luke Schenn were four of the marquis players from the Philadelphia Flyers that participated in the 2013 IIHF World Championship. As members of Team Canada, none of them

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