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Thinking Flyers Defense, Two Steps Ahead

Thinking Flyers Defense, Two Steps Ahead

When I wrote the other day that the Philadelphia Flyers did not need to target big name free agent forwards in the offseason, I suggested that the organization could free up salary cap space by

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Shutout by Brodeur, Flyers All but Eliminated

Shutout by Brodeur, Flyers All but Eliminated

Let's review the facts. The New Jersey Devils entered the Wells Fargo Center with an 0-6-4 record in their last ten games. The New Jersey Devils entered the Wells Fargo Center without having held a

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Flyers Make Minor Moves- Trade Coming?

Flyers Make Minor Moves- Trade Coming?

The Philadelphia Flyers announced this afternoon that they have made two minor moves in the organization. Defenseman Erik Gustafsson has been loaned to the Adirondack Phantoms while forward Matt Ford has been traded to the

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Timonen “Day to Day” With Lower Body Injury

Timonen “Day to Day” With Lower Body Injury

Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen took 13 shifts in the first period on Friday night, as the Flyers took on the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center. He skated nine shifts in the second

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Phantoms Once Again in the AHL Basement

Phantoms Once Again in the AHL Basement

It has become an annual tradition that the Philadelphia Flyers' prospect depth has ranked last according to Hockeys Future. The trades in the summer of 2011 that eventually introduced Brayden Schenn and Sean Couturier into

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Briere Lifts Flyers over Devils in Game One

Briere Lifts Flyers over Devils in Game One

The week off between playoff games for the Philadelphia Flyers afforded them time to heal some injuries (notably defenseman Nicklas Grossmann’s concussion). It also slowed down their offense out of the gate, as the New

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By the Numbers: Flyers Defense in Round One

By the Numbers: Flyers Defense in Round One

Game Six of the Stanley Cup Quarterfinals featured one of the best defensive performances from the 2011-12 Philadelphia Flyers. This followed five games in which the team allowed three or more goals per game and

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Flyers End Penguins Season with Decisive Game Six Victory

Flyers End Penguins Season with Decisive Game Six Victory

A loss in Game Six of the Stanley Cup Quarterfinals would not have been the last chance for the Philadelphia Flyers to advance to the next round, but it would have been an uphill climb

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Some Surprises Among Flyers 2012 “Black Aces”

Some Surprises Among Flyers 2012 “Black Aces”

The Adirondack Phantoms' 2011-12 AHL season ended before their final game of the year, as they were eliminated from contention when the Manchester Monarchs beat the Hershey Bears (who couldn't win when we needed them

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Predicting Erik Gustafssons Future Through the Eight Ball of Randy Jones

Predicting Erik Gustafssons Future Through the Eight Ball of Randy Jones

Entering the 2011-12 NHL season, defenseman Erik Gustafsson had been pegged as the prospect most likely to make the jump to the big club. Signed by the Flyers in March of 2010 as a collegiate

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