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Did Claude Giroux wipe his boogers on a linesman?

Claude Giroux is all the hockey world is talking about after he appeared to wipe his nose and then wipe his hand on an NHL official prior to a faceoff. It’s not clear what Giroux is actually doing, but it definitely looks like he’s ditching his boogers on the linesman.  
Via Bloguin Best
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Did Flyers' Giroux wipe boogers on linesman’s back?

While there is no way to be certain — save for an admission by the offending party himself — it certainly appeared that Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux wiped his nose (presumably to extract excess booger-like substances from his nostrils) and then proceeded to wipe his hand on the back of a linesman. The icky...Read More The post Did Flyers center Claude Giroux wipe...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Trivia: My Favorite Flyers

  View image | gettyimages.com Happy Wednesday Everyone, In today's edition of Flyers Trivia, we are doing something a little different.  Once a month or so, we will select one follower and ask them to send us a list of their ten most favorite Flyers. All the answers to the questions will be that person's favorite Flyers. Before we get into today's questions, let's review...
Via Flyerdelphia
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Did Flyers’ Claude Giroux wipe boogers on the referee? (GIF)

During a face-off delay in Wednesday’s Lightning-Flyers game, Flyers center Claude Giroux took the opportunity to wipe his boogers on the referee’s shirt.  At least it looks like he did.  This might just go down as the second best booger-wiping incident.  The first is my three-year old leaning in for a hug and wiping his nose on my shoulder.  He gets me every time. via Next...

Claude Giroux Wipes His Boogers On Referee

I can’t say for sure whether that’s Claude Giroux wiping his nasty boogies on the shirt of a referee during the first period of Tuesday’s Flyers-Lightning game, but it sure does look like it. Plus, we already know Giroux has some trouble respecting authority figures, so maybe we shouldn’t rule it out. [Sportsnet] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Flyers add Rick Pracey, amateur scout, to staff

  View image | gettyimages.com The Philadelphia Flyers have added former Colorado Avalanche scout Rick Pracey to their staff. Pracey will assume the role amateur scout. Pracey had been the director of scouting for the Avalanche. This may seem like a minor move by the organization but the reality is, it's a very good one. Pracey is responsible for drafting some very good...
Via Flyerdelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning at Philadelphia Flyers game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. The Philadelphia Flyers are starting to turn things around. Wayne Simmonds has been at the forefront of that reversal of fortune. Simmonds looks to continue his production Tuesday night when the Flyers attempt to snap a five-game losing streak to the Tampa Bay Lightning, who could be without No. 1 goaltender Ben Bishop. Simmonds...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: Sanheim Cut, Hagg Makes Roster

Happy #NationalUglySweaterDay! Join us next Friday night at the game to get your free Phantoms Ugly Sweater T-Shirt! pic.twitter.com/N1FyhVjVel — LehighValleyPhantoms (@LVPhantoms) December 12, 2014   Taking a look at some World Juniors updates for a few Flyers prospects and the weekend in Philadelphia minor league hockey. World Juniors Travis Sanheim has been cut...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers hand Hurricanes fifth straight loss

PHILADELPHIA -- The Flyers found an easy way to get out of a recent funk -- shoot the puck. Wayne Simmonds had a goal and an assist and four other Flyers scored in Philadelphia's 5-1 rout of the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday. "I don't think a lot of guys were shooting the puck," Simmonds said. "Everyone is starting to shoot the puck now. And when you get shots on net, you're going...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Laughton's first NHL goal helps Flyers rout Hurricanes

  Wayne Simmonds had a goal and an assist and four other Flyers scored in Philadelphia's 5-1 rout of the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday. Scott Laughton got his first career goal and Sean Couturier, Jakub Voracek and Michael Raffl also scored for Philadelphia (11-13-5), which improved to 3-0-2 in its last five. Simmonds has five goals over the stretch. Eric Staal scored for Carolina...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Injury Update: Ryan White Cleared for Contact

The Philadelphia Flyers will soon see a familiar face added to their lineup. Forward Ryan White has been cleared for contact after undergoing surgery in August to repair a pectoral muscle. View image | gettyimages.com White has been skating the last few weeks. He even went on the road trip with the team while skating with them. When they arrived back in Philadelphia he saw...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Read, Coutourier help Flyers open homestand with win over Devils

  Matt Read and Sean Couturier each had a goal and an assist to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-1 win over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night. Wayne Simmonds added a power-play goal for the Flyers, and Jakub Voracek scored an empty-netter late in the third period to seal the win. Martin Havlat scored for the Devils. The Flyers opened a four-game homestand with a needed...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Aftermath: (12/9/14) vs Philadelphia Flyers

Trying out something new here with something called the Aftermath. We have tried to do Gameday Threads with each of our writers updating during the day but we found out shortly with most of us working jobs other than blogging that we weren’t up to the task. This will be a quick look back at the game that was with an advanced stats look to it. Many nights it may be short, sweet...
Via BS Hockey
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers lose in final seconds when Braydon Coburn trips own goalie (VIDEO)

The Sharks pulled out a unique 2-1 victory against the struggling Flyers when defenseman Braydon Coburn tripped up his own goalie to set up Matt Nieto's winning goal in the final seconds Tuesday night. The unintentional empty-netter occurred when Coburn chased after Nieto who was going for a rebound attempt. Flyers goalie Steve Mason came out of the net to defend and his...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vincent Lecavalier may be ready to retire after 2015-16

Vincent Lecavalier may be contemplating retiring from the NHL two years before his current contract with the Philadelphia Flyers concludes. Darren Dreger reported on Insider Trading that sources close to Lecavalier believe that the forward is considering retirement after the 2015-16 season. This sentiment was discussed by Bob McKenzie on Toronto’s TSN 1050. Here’s the transcript...
Via Puck Drunk Love
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Injury Update: Ryan White practices with team

The Philadelphia Flyers are currently on the road. They have 4 more games on their road-trip, including 3 Californian teams and the Columbus Blue Jackets. One team member, who has yet to play this season joined them on this long trip and is currently practicing with them. #484160523 / gettyimages.com Ryan White practiced with his teammates this morning for the first time....
Via Sports Injury Alert
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Del Zotto a pleasant surprise for Flyers

The Philadelphia Flyers don’t exactly have too many positives going around the locker room these days, outside of perhaps the offensive excellence of Jakub Voracek. They currently sit 13th in the lackluster Eastern Conference, and their 19 points on the year have them just three ahead of the lowly Buffalo Sabres. Nonetheless, there is at least one pleasant surprise for this...
Via Puck Drunk Love
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers GM Hextall unleashes profanity laden tirade on team

Ron Hextall was known as the ultimate competitor during his stellar 13-year NHL career, spent mostly with the Philadelphia Flyers. The goaltending great was accustomed to winning more often than losing, too, as evidenced by his 296-214-69 career record. Those aspects of Hextall’s personality and relative success in his playing career may have played a...Read More The post Flyers...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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