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Flyers Narrowly Take Back Lead in Eastern Conference

Flyers Narrowly Take Back Lead in Eastern Conference

With an overtime win on Saturday for the Washington Capitals, the Flyers fell out of first place in the Eastern Conference for the first time in almost three months. They narrowly took back the lead

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Flyers Maintain Lead with Convincing 5-2 Win Over Penguins

Flyers Maintain Lead with Convincing 5-2 Win Over Penguins

When the Flyers last faced the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Pens steadily outworked the Flyers to a 2–1 shootout win.  The Flyers bounced back with a solid win over the lowly New York Islanders, but then

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Should Versteeg Factor Into Flyers Long Term Plans?

Should Versteeg Factor Into Flyers Long Term Plans?

It was reported a month ago (and mentioned here) that Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren spoke with Ville Leino prior to trading for Kris Versteeg. The gist is that acquiring Versteeg and his $3.083 million

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With 3-2 Win Against Panthers, Flyers Look to Turn Ship Around

With 3-2 Win Against Panthers, Flyers Look to Turn Ship Around

After Saturday's frustrating overtime loss to the Atlanta Thrashers, the heart and soul of the Flyers was put into question. While none of the games ahead would be considered "critical" for the Flyers to make

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Flyers Beginning to Implode Under Pressure

Flyers Beginning to Implode Under Pressure

There’s a term used for explaining why teams that make it to the Stanley Cup Finals aren’t expected to make it back the following year- “Cup Hangover.” Playing for 82 games and another 23 or

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My Thoughts on Tonights Flyers/Oilers 3-1 Win

My Thoughts on Tonights Flyers/Oilers 3-1 Win

If ever there was a game where the Flyers needed to right the ship, tonight was it. The Edmonton Oilers, despite winning 7 of their last 10 games, sit at the bottom of the rankings

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Coyotes Capitalize on Flyers Tired Defense with 3-2 OT Win

Coyotes Capitalize on Flyers Tired Defense with 3-2 OT Win

I posted updates on the injury to Oskars Bartulis before I finalized the story for tonight’s 3-2 overtime loss to the Phoenix Coyotes as I felt it warranted its own discussion. That said, tonight was

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Leino Staying and Zherdev Going

Leino Staying and Zherdev Going

Some interesting news and speculation has hit the blogosphere today regarding two of the Flyers top scorers. The acquisition of winger Kris Versteeg brought into question how the Flyers would be able to re-sign Ville

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Flyers Acquire Versteeg from Leafs

Flyers Acquire Versteeg from Leafs

First tweeted by TSN’s Bob Mckenzie, the Philadelphia Flyers have traded a 2011 first round draft pick and third round draft pick (presumably the one acquired from Pittsburgh for Dan Hamhuis) to the Toronto Mapleleafs

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Leino Extension Talks Picking Up

Leino Extension Talks Picking Up

CSNPhilly is reporting that the Flyers have picked up contract negotiations with Ville Leino's agent, Bill Zito. Leino's contract expires at the end of the season. The original hold-up in negotiations was that teams aren't

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