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The Difficulty of Finding Starting Goaltenders and Why Drafting is Critical

The Difficulty of Finding Starting Goaltenders and Why Drafting is Critical

The trials of Ilya Bryzgalov have started early in his tenure as starting goaltender for the Philadelphia Flyers.  It's not news that he has been fairly inconsistent since the beginning of the season, but considering

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Future Trades That Could Benefit Flyers Contract Issues

Future Trades That Could Benefit Flyers Contract Issues

It’s only two games into the 2011-12 Flyers season, so the mere suggestion of trades is a bit premature. However, the predicament that the front office finds itself in with the return of Blair Betts

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JVR, Nodl and Schenn Nursing Injuries and Other Flyers News

JVR, Nodl and Schenn Nursing Injuries and Other Flyers News

The good news today is that Scott Hartnell appears to be completely healthy following a scare in Detroit last week when he was experiencing an elevated heart rate that wouldn’t slow down. Additionally, Chris Pronger

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Flyers Sign Simmonds to Two Year Deal

Flyers Sign Simmonds to Two Year Deal

Right winger Wayne Simmonds, acquired by the Flyers in the trade that sent Mike Richards to LA, has been signed to a two-year, $3.5 million contract. Simmonds, 23, was the last player to be signed from

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Flyers Make Roster Changes as Qualifying Offers Released

Flyers Make Roster Changes as Qualifying Offers Released

The roster for the 2011-12 Philadelphia Flyers continues to take form as the deadline for sending qualifying offers to restricted free agents passed at 5:00 PM this evening. Andreas Nodl has been signed to a

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Flyers Acquire Rights for Goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov

Flyers Acquire Rights for Goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov

In a bold move, Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren elected to trade for the rights to Phoenix Coyotes goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov. Bryzgalov, 31, will be an unrestricted free agent on July 1, so Holmgren has all

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Unofficially, Flyers to Host 2012 Winter Classic vs Rangers

Unofficially, Flyers to Host 2012 Winter Classic vs Rangers

There has been no official confirmation from the NHL, but “sources” have told several different media outlets, including Chuck Gormley of the Courier-Post, that the Flyers will be hosting the 2012 Winter Classic versus the

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Assessing the Flyers Offseason: Goaltending (Part 1)

Assessing the Flyers Offseason: Goaltending (Part 1)

Less than a week ago, CSNPhilly quoted Ed Snider as stating, “We’ll evaluate everything when the season’s over.” Unfortunately, the season is over and it’s time for looking back while looking ahead. There is no

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Laviolette’s Foolish Decision To Start Leighton Almost Cost Flyers Game Six

Laviolette’s Foolish Decision To Start Leighton Almost Cost Flyers Game Six

What was Peter Laviolette thinking? Down 3-2 in the series with the Boston Bruins, Laviolette found himself faced with another decision to make about who his starting goalie would be after Brian Boucher struggled in

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Flyers Force Game Seven with 5-4 OT Win

Flyers Force Game Seven with 5-4 OT Win

The decision to start goaltender Michael Leighton in Game Six of the Stanley Cup quarterfinals nearly became one that Flyers coach Peter Laviolette would have to explain for a long time to come. With three

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