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1 hr ago | MSNBC

Pronger offers guidance to towering Samuel Morin

The Flyers have struggled to assemble a Stanley Cup-caliber defense since losing Chris Pronger , but they have some promising defensive prospects that they hope will someday play key roles in a lengthy playoff run. Among them is Samuel Morin, who is easy to identify given that, like Pronger before him, he towers over his competitors.

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Related Topix: Sports, Samuel Morin, NHL Players, Chris Pronger, NHL Hockey

9 hrs ago | Broad Street Hockey

BSH Destiny Clan

Let's face it, NHL15 sucks. Who wants to play half a game, anyway? A few of us have been talking on the forums about making a clan, so here it is.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey

18 hrs ago | Philly.com

Flyers' Hextall optimistic going into camp

Handcuffed by salary-cap woes he inherited, new Flyers general manager Ron Hextall was unable to upgrade the team in the offseason. Hextall isn't worried.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Kimmo Timonen, NHL Players, Brayden Schenn, Wayne Simmonds, Ron Hextall, Sean Couturier

Sat Sep 13, 2014

MSNBC

Snider: Flyers not hiding behind 'horrible mistake' of signing Bryzgalov

It's been well over a year since the Philadelphia Flyers bought out goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov, yet it's still a topic of conversation for the club's chairman Ed Snider. The Flyers signed Bryzgalov to a nine-year, $51 million contract in the summer prior to the start of the 2011-2012 season, but used a compliance buyout on the eccentric puck stopper after just two lackluster seasons.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Ray Emery, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division

MSNBC

Flyers chairman Ed Snider is cancer free: 'I'm totally healthy'

Philadelphia Flyers chairman Ed Snider claimed a personal victory, announcing on Saturday he was free of cancer following radiation and chemotherapy treatment, as per CSN Philadelphia. "You never want that Big C," the 81-year-old Snider told CSN Philadelphia .

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division

NJ.com

Flyers rookie camp: Craig Berube has 'open mind' on top prospects making club

Flyers management has been saying it absolutely will not put 2013 No. 1 draft pick Samuel Morin or any of its elite defense prospects that everyone is raving about on its NHL roster until they are NHL ready.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Samuel Morin, Robert Hagg, NHL Players, Derek Mathers, Tyrell Goulbourne, Ron Hextall

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Broad Street Hockey

Sean Couturier's offensive breakout must come on the power play

Sean Couturier has offensive talent, but he doesn't get to use it at even strength. If you want him to break out, it's going to have to come on the power play.

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

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, Nick Schultz, Matt Read, Luke Schenn, Wayne Simmonds, Zac Rinaldo, NHL Players

NJ.com

Flyers recall 9/11: Craig Berube was near DC, Ron Hextall lost a friend, Zac Rinaldo was confused

Flyers coach Craig Berube wasn't quite ready to quit playing hockey even though the long-time NHL enforcer was out of work when training camp for the 2000-01 season began. At the time, he was living outside Washington DC in Annapolis, Md., and waiting for a team to sign him.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Zac Rinaldo, Ron Hextall, NHL Players, Jakub Voracek, Craig Berube

Philly.com

Flyers' rookie camp commences

READY OR not, the puck drops on the Flyers' regular season in 26 days. Their annual rookie camp commences today with off-ice activities and continues with on-ice sessions through the weekend, culminating with a scrimmage against Washington's rookies.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Rob Zepp, Samuel Morin, Scott Laughton, Robert Hagg, NHL Players

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Matchsticks & Gasoline

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter CXXI: 32-31

Tonight we review one of the oldest Flames and one who is still on the team. Defenseman and coaching legend Pat Quinn and left winger Curtis Glencross.

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Related Topix: Sports, Curtis Glencross, NHL Hockey, Calgary Flames, NHL Northwest Division, NHL Players, Pat Quinn, NHL Atlantic Division, Edmonton Oilers

Broad Street Hockey

Where's Couturier fit on the power play?

Another thing to watch in Flyers camp NEXT week is Couturier on the PP. Berube wants to "push the envelope" with him offensively this season Sean Couturier played 1:16 on the PP last season, roughly 1:30 the year prior and not much at all his rookie year.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Sean Couturier, NHL Players

Broad Street Hockey

Claude Giroux picks himself as the NHL's best franchise player, is awesome

Earlier this week, ESPN's Craig Custance asked a bunch of NHL players a simple question: if you were building an NHL team, which player would you pick to build that team around? Hockey players are generally pretty humble people. They're not going to call themselves great.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Claude Giroux, NHL Players

The Cannon

Training Camp Battles: The Forwards

For once, there shouldn't be a ton of shuffling in the top 9. At the bottom? Not so fast... Coming off a playoff appearance for just the second time in the team's history, the Blue Jackets ' front office found themselves in a unique position: there wasn't a glaring need to make a bunch of moves to the forward corps. Just the same, while there are some young guys pushing from within the system, there isn't an actual "need" to rush any of the kids.

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Related Topix: Sports, Derek MacKenzie, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, R.J. Umberger, Scott Hartnell, Pittsburgh Penguins, Blake Comeau

Sabre Noise

Philadelphia Flyers: Buffalo Sabres Opponent Outlook

Apr 25, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Flyers center Claude Giroux and Philadelphia Flyers goalie Steve Mason celebrate win against the New York Rangers in game four of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Wells Fargo Center. The Flyers defeated the Rangers, 2-1.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Claude Giroux, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division, Buffalo Sabres, Ville Leino, NHL Northeast Divison

Phillymag.com

Ever Want ALL of The Best Chefs In The City To Cook You Dinner?

Feastival is coming . You guys already know that, right? And the coming of Feastival also means the coming of Feastival's crazy auction.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Claude Giroux, NHL Players

The News Journal

Vincent Lecavalier quietly puts trade talk behind himVincent...

Vincent Lecavalier quietly puts trade talk behind him Veteran forward says he's ready for whatever role Flyers have in mind Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/1rWRsus "This is a new year. Everybody starts with a clean slate.

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

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

US charges stem from drug sales in Boogaard death

In this Nov. 4, 2010, file photo, Philadelphia Flyers' Jody Shelley, left, and New York Rangers' Derek Boogaard fight during an NHL hockey game in Philadelphia. A former minor league hockey player has been arrested on charges he sold illegally obtained prescription painkillers to former hockey player Derek Boogaard of the Rangers and the Minnesota Wild who died of an accidental overdose.

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Related Topix: Sports, Derek Boogaard, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Jody Shelley, NHL Atlantic Division, New York Rangers, Minnesota Wild, NHL Northwest Division

Broad Street Hockey

Breaking down all 36 forwards in Philadelphia Flyers training camp

Let's discuss every one of the 36 forwards heading into Flyers training camp, from the locks to make the Flyers roster to those who are just hoping for a minor league job. First, we'll get the locks out of the way.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Nick Cousins, Claude Giroux, Tyrell Goulbourne, Zac Rinaldo, Ron Hextall, NHL Players

Philly.com

Laughton's time with Flyers?

Center Scott Laughton, the Flyers' No. 1 pick in the 2012 draft, dominated the Ontario Hockey League last season, again, and even had a brief-but-successful stint with the AHL Phantoms.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Claude Giroux, Scott Laughton, Ron Hextall, NHL Players

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