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Claude Giroux Suspension is Watershed Moment for 2012 Philadelphia Flyers

Claude Giroux Suspension is Watershed Moment for 2012 Philadelphia Flyers

It's no longer "breaking news" that Claude Giroux of the Philadelphia Flyers has been suspended one game for his hit to the head of Dainius Zubrus in the Game Four loss on Sunday, but I thought

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Penguins Lose Composure, Fall 8-4 in Pivotal Game Three

Penguins Lose Composure, Fall 8-4 in Pivotal Game Three

The Pittsburgh Penguins entered Game Three of the Stanley Cup Quarterfinals knowing that they needed to gain some ground on the Philadelphia Flyers if they wanted to make it out of the first round. Between

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Vitale, Laviolette Ramp Up Flyers/Penguins Rivalry Ahead of Playoffs

Vitale, Laviolette Ramp Up Flyers/Penguins Rivalry Ahead of Playoffs

Thanks in part to the combined actions of fourth liner Joe Vitale and Philadelphia Flyers head coach Peter Laviolette, the inevitable 2012 Stanley Cup Quarterfinal series between the Flyers and the Pittsburgh Penguins has been

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Flyers Battle Hard Against Bruins but Fall in Shootout 6-5

Flyers Battle Hard Against Bruins but Fall in Shootout 6-5

The Flyers entered this afternoon’s game against the Boston Bruins with a total of eight rookies in the line-up as a result of injuries yesterday to Jaromir Jagr and Danny Briere. The team could have

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Flyers Special Teams Tame Wild in 5-1 Win

Flyers Special Teams Tame Wild in 5-1 Win

If you take a step back from the game-to-game highlights, it’s impressive that the Flyers accumulated 56 points thus far considering they had only played at home nine times since November 9. With a 5-1

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Laviolettes Tenure in Philadelphia and the “24/7 Effect”

Laviolettes Tenure in Philadelphia and the “24/7 Effect”

Peter Laviolette was fired as head coach of the Carolina Hurricanes in December 2008 shortly after becoming the winningest American-born NHL coach (a record which has since been captured by New York Rangers head coach

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When Will Kimmo Timonen Get The Credit He Deserves?

When Will Kimmo Timonen Get The Credit He Deserves?

The Philadelphia Flyers have one of the National Hockey League’s most underrated defenseman on their team. Every year when the Norris Trophy candidates are announced for the league’s best defenseman, Kimmo Timonen’s name is never

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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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Flyers Can’t Help But Miss Pronger And Giroux

Flyers Can’t Help But Miss Pronger And Giroux

The National Hockey League has reported an increase in concussions over the past few weeks and the Philadelphia Flyers are one of the teams hit hard with two key players being lost to concussions. The

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I Owe Bryzgalov an Apology as Flyers Shut Down Penguins 3-2

I Owe Bryzgalov an Apology as Flyers Shut Down Penguins 3-2

I will make this simple; I owe Ilya Bryzgalov an apology. The Flyers had to come back from a 3-0 deficit last night against the Buffalo Sabres and I placed a lot of blame on

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