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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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A Counterpoint to Arguments About Richards Captaincy

A Counterpoint to Arguments About Richards Captaincy

G beat me to it when it comes to discussing Mike Richards’ captaincy, but I’d still like to offer a counterpoint if I may. I’ve been listening to fans gripe about Richards as captain for

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Is Mike Richards Deserving Of Captain’s Role?

Is Mike Richards Deserving Of Captain’s Role?

"There's a captain in us all," according to the famous punch line used in Captain Morgan commercials; however, that claim may not be exactly true, especially for anyone who is a Flyers fan. Mike Richards

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Flyers Railroaded 7-3 in Disappointing Game One

Flyers Railroaded 7-3 in Disappointing Game One

Any hope that the Flyers’ strong play from Game Seven of the Stanley Cup Quarterfinals would carry over against Boston was dashed less than two minutes into Game One, as David Krejci scored on the

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Predictions for Flyers-Bruins Round Two

Predictions for Flyers-Bruins Round Two

In the post-game press conference after Game Seven, Chuck Gormley of the Courier-Post began to ask Chris Pronger who he would prefer to face in the Stanley Cup Semifinals. Smiling, Pronger cut him off and

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Dominant Effort Lifts Flyers Past Sabres to Round Two

Dominant Effort Lifts Flyers Past Sabres to Round Two

Game Sevens can be a nervewracking affair- the season’s on the line and all it takes is a split-second decision to put your team down. For the Philadelphia Flyers, though, they’ve been through enough Game

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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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Herculean Comeback Not Enough As Flyers Fall in Game Five

Herculean Comeback Not Enough As Flyers Fall in Game Five

With the series tied at 2-2, the Stanley Cup Quarterfinal series between the Philadelphia Flyers and the Buffalo Sabres has become a best of three. Taking back the lead was critical for the Flyers, but

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Flyers Stumble Out of First Place Against Senators in 5-2 Stinger

Flyers Stumble Out of First Place Against Senators in 5-2 Stinger

I labeled Sunday’s shootout loss to the New York Rangers as a “first step in the right direction.” Tonight’s debacle in Ottawa is about two steps back, if not a complete stumble. There were very

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Penguins Goon Matt Cooke Suspended 14+ Games

Penguins Goon Matt Cooke Suspended 14+ Games

Pittsburgh Penguins agitator Matt Cooke has been suspended for the rest of the regular season and the first round of the playoffs after a blatant, textbook blindside elbow to the head of New York Rangers

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