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1 hr ago | Broad Street Buzz

R.J. Umberger: Race To The First Line

Jan 2, 2014; Glendale, AZ, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets left wing R.J. Umberger celebrates a power play goal during the third period against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, R.J. Umberger, NHL Players, Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL Central Division, Claude Giroux, Jakub Voracek

5 hrs ago | USA Today

Flyers tough guy gets 2-year deal

Flyers tough guy Zac Rinaldo gets two-year extension Winger has 470 career penalty minutes, including 153 last season Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1uhTaEB PHILADELPHIA - The move seems a little strange considering the direction new general manager Ron Hextall said he wanted to go in and the signings he has made so far.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Zac Rinaldo, NHL Players, Ian Laperriere, Luke Schenn, Ron Hextall, Anaheim Ducks

5 hrs ago | Broad Street Hockey

Flyers give Zac Rinaldo contract extension, seem destined to have ineffective fourth line

Zac Rinaldo's contract extension doesn't bode well for those who would like the Flyers to roll four consistent, effective forward lines on a nightly basis.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Zac Rinaldo, NHL Players, Scott Laughton, Ron Hextall, Jason Akeson

7 hrs ago | Broad Street Hockey

We're looking for a Lehigh Valley Phantoms writer or two

The Phantoms are back in our area, and for the 2014-15 season, Broad Street Hockey is looking for a writer to cover the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, the AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division

11 hrs ago | Lighthouse Hockey

League of Hate and Envy: Philadelphia Flyers

We've reached September, the month when NHL training camps and preseason games begin.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Mark Streit, Zac Rinaldo, Kimmo Timonen, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division, New York Islanders

12 hrs ago | Broad Street Hockey

Flyers tickets are on Groupon

Usually this is bad news -- meaning the team can't sell their dang tickets, so they wind up on Groupon -- but in this instance it's just some secondary market group selling off some tickets to some boring games.

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15 hrs ago | Broad Street Hockey

The top 5 candidates for that 1st line LW spot....

Ok, so we're just a little bit over a month away from actual NHL Hockey and the Flyers have some decisions to make.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Sports, NHL Hockey, Jakub Voracek, Claude Giroux, Jason Akeson, NHL Players

22 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Ranking the Candidates for Vacant Spot on Philadelphia Flyers' Top Line

Hartnell spent most of last season on coach Craig Berube's top line alongside captain Claude Giroux and winger Jakub Voracek.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Jakub Voracek, Claude Giroux, Brayden Schenn, Wayne Simmonds, Ron Hextall, NHL Players

Mon Sep 01, 2014

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

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

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

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