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Revisiting Paul Holmgrens Ten Best Moves as Manager

Revisiting Paul Holmgrens Ten Best Moves as Manager

Former Philadelphia Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren endured a lot of criticism during his tenure, as would be expected of any manager who failed to bring a championship trophy to Philadelphia under his (or her)

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Can the Flyers Afford to Re-Sign Voracek?

Can the Flyers Afford to Re-Sign Voracek?

Jake Voracek finished the 2011-12 NHL season with his highest goal total to date- 18 goals- but did not break his previous record for points. His 49 points in 78 games played is one point

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Sabres Season Cut Short By Read, Bourdon

Sabres Season Cut Short By Read, Bourdon

The Buffalo Sabres found themselves in a do-or-die situation ahead of the puck drop at the Wells Fargo Center. Tied for points with the Washington Capitals but sitting in 9th place, a win against the

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Is it Time to Part With Voracek While Value is High?

Is it Time to Part With Voracek While Value is High?

In the ongoing discussion of trade talks, it has been fairly well documented that the Flyers would like to bolster their blue line with another defenseman. How much offensive depth does the team have to

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Can Former Flyers Get Danny Briere Going?

Can Former Flyers Get Danny Briere Going?

The Flyers’ top line of Giroux/Hartnell/Jagr has been potent for the first half of the season, but the production that management has come to expect from Danny Briere has been inconsistent over the course of

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Free Agency Destinations for 2010-11 Flyers and Other Free Agency Talk

Free Agency Destinations for 2010-11 Flyers and Other Free Agency Talk

It’s amazing how different the 2011-12 Flyers will look compared to this past season’s team, but you have to give general manager Paul Holmgren some credit for not being afraid to mix up what didn’t

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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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Assessing the Flyers Offseason: First Line of Offense

Assessing the Flyers Offseason: First Line of Offense

Having appraised the goaltending and defense, it’s time to look at each of the four offensive lines for the 2011-12 Philadelphia Flyers. For sake of brevity, I’m covering each line in a separate post. The

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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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Flyers Tie Series in Penalty Riddled Game Two

Flyers Tie Series in Penalty Riddled Game Two

The second meeting of the 2011 playoffs between the Philadelphia Flyers and Buffalo Sabres was a much more belligerent affair than the first, with a 3-3 score, a fight, and Philadelphia’s goaltender pulled within the

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