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Friday Sep 12 | NJ.com

Flyers 2014-15 lines, defense pairings: Here are 10 things to expect at start of camp

First things first: Flyers rookie camp begins Saturday, runs through Tuesday, then there will be a rookie game on Wednesday afternoon at Skate Zone against Washington Capitals rookies. 1. Brayden Schenn, a natural center, is expected to get the first shot at replacing the departed Scott Hartnell as the top-line left wing to play with center Claude Giroux and right wing Jacob Voracek.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers, Nick Schultz, Luke Schenn, Wayne Simmonds, Zac Rinaldo, NHL Players

Wed Sep 10, 2014

MSNBC

Is Lecavalier headed back to left wing?

Yesterday, reports broke that Ryan White would miss Philly's training camp while recovering from pectoralis surgery. While not a huge story - no offense to Ryan White , but he's Ryan White - it did underscore the remarkable depth the Flyers have down the middle.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers, Brayden Schenn, NHL Players, R.J. Umberger, Nick Cousins, Ron Hextall

Wed Sep 03, 2014

NJ.com

Flyers: Claude Giroux will miss Scott Hartnell on and off ice, but 'we have to move on'

Giroux was among the NHL scoring leaders three sesaons in a row centering a Flyers top line that often had Hartnell on the left wing, finishing third in 2011-12 with a career-high 95 points, tied for 13th with 48 points in the lockout-shortened 2012-13 campaign and third again last season with 86 points.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers, R.J. Umberger, Scott Hartnell, Jakub Voracek, Claude Giroux, NHL Players

Broad Street Buzz

What Do We Want From Sean Couturier?

Mar 30, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Flyers center Sean Couturier against the Boston Bruins during the second period at Wells Fargo Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers, Sean Couturier, NHL Players, Kimmo Timonen, NHL Atlantic Division

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Broad Street Hockey

A conversation with Ron Hextall, Part 2: Young forwards, Steve Mason, and potential

In Part 2 of our three-part interview with Flyers general manager Ron Hextall, we discussed the Umberger for Hartnell trade, who Hextall sees filling Hartnell's spot, and if Steve Mason has anything left to prove.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers, Ron Hextall, NHL Players, Brayden Schenn, Sean Couturier, Michael Raffl

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Broad Street Hockey

2010 Draft Revisited: Let's Trade All Our Picks Higher Than Round 3

Some of Holmgren's 'sell-the-future-to-win-now' trades were game-changers; like trading 2 - 1st Rounders and a 3rd along with Sbisa and Lupul for Chris Pronger.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers, Chris Pronger, NHL Players

NJ.com

Flyers coach Craig Berube vows to devote more practice time to shootouts next season

Craig Berube spent a half hour the other day talking about all things Flyers , everything from his first offseason as NHL head coach to his coaching philosophy to breaking down some of his players to you name it.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers, Claude Giroux, NHL Players, Jakub Voracek, Ray Emery, Vincent Lecavalier

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