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Zherdev Finds New Friends as Flyers Topple Canadiens 5-3

It wasn’t long ago that I tried to weigh the pros and cons of trading Nikolay Zherdev. Even though he hadn’t appeared to find a comfortable place with the team, it just made more sense

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Penguins Winning Streak Ends as Flyers Recapture First Place

Arguably one of the most built-up games of the year thus far, the Flyers shut down rivals the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight in a gripping 3-2 win at the Wells Fargo Center. The Penguins, on a

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Would Trading Nikolay Zherdev Be Worth It?

I commented the other day that Nikolay Zherdev doesn’t seem to be clicking with the rest of the Flyers. I made a modest suggestion that Bill Guerin might be a better fit than Zherdev, and

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Post Game Notes: Flyers/Islanders

In the second installment of my post-game notes from this weekend's Flyers games, I've broken down what should have been a walk in the park for the orange and black that almost turned into a blown

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Tim “Thomas The Tank” Rolls Over Flyers with 3-0 Shutout

While not the worst effort that the Flyers have given this year, tonight’s loss to the Boston Bruins was a reflection of a team that couldn’t stay focused for 60 minutes. The Bruins didn’t dominate

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Flyers Win, Then Lose Against Flames in Black Friday Matinee

No, you read that headline right. Tied 2-2 after three periods, the Philadelphia Flyers and the Calgary Flames headed into overtime. Flames defenseman Mark Giordano was whistled for holding onto Ville Leino’s stick, putting the

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Flyers Winning Streak Ends in Washington

Had goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky been able to hold on to the win for the Flyers tonight, Bob would have tied Pelle Lindbergh for the longest winning streak for a rookie goaltender. Unfortunately, too many penalties

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Zherdev Benching Should Be Warning to JVR

Nikolay Zherdev was a healthy scratch for the Flyers the last time they faced the New York Islanders. He was also a scratch the game before against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Coach Peter Laviolette said that

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Flyers Rock Penguins in Road Win

It’s too early to say the Flyers are on a winning streak, but the orange and black gained another valuable two points last night against archrivals the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 3-2 win at the

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Flyers Lose to Lightning in Gagnes Homecoming

Simon Gagne returned to Philadelphia on Thursday night for the first time with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Former Flyers Steve Downie and defenseman Randy Jones were also in town as the Lightning gained two points

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