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30 min ago | MSNBC

NHL's hardest working defensemen in 2013-14

It's Labor Day in America , which means a good number of readers are scanning this during vacation time instead of killing cubicle boredom.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Ottawa Senators, NHL Players, Erik Karlsson, Sean Couturier

4 hrs ago | Stanley Cup of Chowder

Same Faces in New Places: Ryan White Sucks

It's hard to love much about a rival. But when two teams are so similar, it's hard to not see your players in theirs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Claude Giroux, Wayne Simmonds, Sean Couturier, NHL Players, Boston Bruins, NHL Atlantic Division

7 hrs ago | Too Many Men On The Site

2014-15 NHL season preview: Philadelphia Flyers

Amidst all the criticism, the Flyers have quietly had a successful run since the mid-90s, making the playoffs in 17 of the last 19 seasons and reaching the Stanley Cup Final twice.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Claude Giroux, NHL Players, R.J. Umberger, Jakub Voracek, Andrew MacDonald, Wayne Simmonds

Sun Aug 31, 2014

BleacherReport

Can Braydon Coburn Carry the Philadelphia Flyers' Defense in 2014-15?

Maybe it's because he was a high draft pick, or because of his combination of size and speed, that Philadelphia fans expected so much of Where the Flyers are at this point can and should be discussed , but is the best the Flyers have at this point, and they will rely on him heavily.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chris Pronger, Braydon Coburn, Andrew MacDonald, Sean Couturier, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division

Sat Aug 30, 2014

USA Today

Advanced stats become the rage

Advanced stats becoming the rage in NHL Philadelphia Flyers GM Ron Hextall says metrics are 'one part of the puzzle' Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1pvfMSu His personality as a goalie wouldn't suggest that of a mathematician, although he did routinely find the shortest distance between his goalstick and an opponent's legs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Ron Hextall, Sean Couturier, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division, Dustin Penner, Ryan Getzlaf

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Broad Street Buzz

Review of Puck Daddy's Philadelphia Flyers "Summer of Disappointment."

Throughout the off-season, Puck Daddy, a hockey blog powered by Yahoo!, has been running a feature called " A Summer of Disappointment."

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chris Pronger, Michael Leighton, NHL Players, Claude Giroux, Sergei Bobrovsky, Brian Boucher

Examiner.com

Philadelphia Flyers forward Ryan White tears left pectoral muscle

The Philadelphia Flyers have had a tough month of August when it comes to injuries.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Ryan White, Ron Hextall, Kimmo Timonen, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division

Broad Street Hockey

Friday Morning Fly By: 40 days! Also, enjoy your long weekend, hockey fans

If you missed the first two parts of the interview, you can find them here . [ BSH ] *With all this expansion talk, who would the Flyers protect in the draft that comes along with it? [ The Hockey Writers ] *It's hard to argue with SB Nation's choice of best goal of the '13-'14 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ron Hextall, NHL Players, NHL Hockey

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Broad Street Buzz

Michael Raffl: Race To The First Line

Jan 8, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Flyers left wing Michael Raffl celebrates his goal against Montreal Canadiens goalie Peter Budaj during the second period at the Wells Fargo Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Players, Michael Raffl, Scott Hartnell, Jakub Voracek, Claude Giroux, Kimmo Timonen

NJ.com

Flyers: Kimmo Timonen's blood clots to be checked out by team doctors in the near future

Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen takes a hit from the Rangers' Brian Boyle during Game 7 of the first round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Kimmo Timonen, NHL Players, Ron Hextall

Broad Street Hockey

2012 Draft Revisited: Wait? Defensemen? What Are Those?

The last time the Flyers drafted a truely franchise-type defenseman was 12 years ago when they selected Joni Pitkanen at the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.

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Related Topix: Electronic Arts, NHL, Video Games, EA Sports, 9, World News, Russia, Sports, NHL Hockey

Broad Street Hockey

No more Ice Girls?

Sad to know there will no longer be #FlyersIceGirls , but am so grateful to have been apart of the team the past 3years.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey

Broad Street Hockey

The Expansion Las Vegas Wrangler-Dice-Gamblers choose...

There's a ton of buzz after another rumoured leak of possible expansion to Las Vegas, Seattle, Quebec and Kansas City in the very near future.

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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, Ron Hextall, NHL Players, Brayden Schenn, Sean Couturier, Matt Read, Michael Raffl

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Broad Street Hockey

2014-15 Lehigh Valley Phantoms schedule released; home opener October 17

The Phantoms are back in the area, and there are plenty of chances for local hockey fans to see them live this season, be it in Allentown, Wilkes-Barre, Hershey or Atlantic City.

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Broad Street Hockey

Philadelphia Flyers Top 25 Under 25 Summer Update: Nos. 15 to 11

The midway point of the summer update to our Flyers Top 25 Under 25 rankings features a lot of Phantoms along with the first sighting of an NHL player on our list.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Samuel Morin, Oliver Lauridsen, Brandon Manning, Robert Hagg, Erik Gustafsson, NHL Players

The Morning Call

Manning re-signs with Flyers

Brandon Manning, an alternate captain with the Adirondack Phantoms the past two seasons, has re-signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Flyers according to releases from both teams on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Oliver Lauridsen, Brandon Manning, Jason Akeson, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division

Business Journal

Flyers shake up broadcast team

The Philadelphia Flyers broadcast team Tim Saunders, Keith Jones, Jim Jackson, Chris Therien, executive producer Brian Cooper, Bill Clement and Steve Coates.

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Related Topix: Sports, Keith Jones, Chris Therien, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division

Broad Street Hockey

Chris Therien to join Flyers TV broadcasts; Steve Coates to radio booth

Left to right: Tim Saunders, Keith Jones, Jim Jackson, Chris Therien, producer Brian Cooper, Bill Clement, Steve Coates.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Therien, NHL Players, Keith Jones, NHL Hockey

Broad Street Buzz

Flyers Rink Rats: Kimmo Timonen, Steve Coates

Mar 16, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen moves the puck against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period at the CONSOL Energy Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kimmo Timonen, NHL Players, Keith Jones, NHL Atlantic Division

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