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Next CBA Will Challenge Paul Holmgrens Approach to Management

Next CBA Will Challenge Paul Holmgrens Approach to Management

Whatever your thoughts are on the Philadelphia Flyers’ offseason to date, one general opinion that seems to be shared by many fans is that general manager Paul Holmgren “deserves credit.”  He tendered substantial offers to

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How the Philadelphia Flyers Can Move Up in the NHL Draft

How the Philadelphia Flyers Can Move Up in the NHL Draft

The 2012 NHL Entry Draft kicks off tomorrow evening in Pittsburgh. As of now (11:00 PM, June 21st), the Philadelphia Flyers still hold the 20th overall pick. I’ve been reluctant to craft mock drafts or

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Flyers News and Notes: June 18th Edition

Flyers News and Notes: June 18th Edition

With the 2012 NHL Entry Draft four days away and free agency looming soon after, there have been a variety of news stories reported today regarding the Philadelphia Flyers. For the sake of brevity, I’ve

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Weighing In on Recent Comments, Criticism of Ed Snider

Weighing In on Recent Comments, Criticism of Ed Snider

Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer published an interview on Wednesday with Philadelphia Flyers owner Ed Snider regarding the state of the team and his thoughts on the Stanley Cup Semifinals loss to the New Jersey

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End of the Road for Laperriere, Betts, Pronger?

End of the Road for Laperriere, Betts, Pronger?

Before diving into the myriad changes that could take place over the summer of 2012 as the Philadelphia Flyers once more look to rebuild their roster, there are several Flyers whose playing careers may be

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Paul Holmgren – Candidate for GM of the Year?

Paul Holmgren – Candidate for GM of the Year?

The “General Manager of the Year” award in the NHL isn’t a particularly exciting award. Most fans couldn’t care less, as it’s only two years old and is only voted on by the thirty general

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The Flyers Are In Desperate Need Of Last Year’s James van Riemsdyk

The Flyers Are In Desperate Need Of Last Year’s James van Riemsdyk

In the offseason, the Philadelphia Flyers did a complete overhaul of their team.  It included trading two of their leading scorers, signing a number one goaltender, and signing James van Riemsdyk, better known as JVR,

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Defensive Injuries Mount as Lilja Out Six Weeks

Defensive Injuries Mount as Lilja Out Six Weeks

Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren announced after Friday's win against the Montreal Canadiens that Andreas Lilja would be out for six weeks with a high ankle sprain. He also stated that Chris Pronger is still

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After 20 Games, The Flyers Have Been A Pleasant Surprise, Despite Inconsistencies

After 20 Games, The Flyers Have Been A Pleasant Surprise, Despite Inconsistencies

The Philadelphia Flyers have had their ups and downs in this young NHL season.  After an offseason of major moves, most people didn’t expect them to be where they are at in the NHL standings.

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Spotlight On A Flyer:  Matt Read

Spotlight On A Flyer: Matt Read

Over the summer, Chris Pryor, director of hockey operations for the Flyers, raved about Matt Read, the unheard of prospect out of Bemidji State University. General Manager Paul Holmgren also raved about the 5’10 winger

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