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Between the Pipes-03/31/15: No fooling, the Flyers are rebuilding; Voracek in scoring race

Welcome to Between the Pipes, a look at the Philadelphia Flyers and the NHL through linkage.   New beginning for Nick Schultz Signed as a 7th defenseman, Nick Schultz has had a steady season for the Flyers: [CSNPhilly.com-Tim Panaccio] [Philly.com-Frank Seravalli] [CourierPostOnline.com- Dave Isaac]  Scoring title in reach The Flyers have never had an Art Ross trophy winner...
Via Flyerdelphia
46 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Season over? Send in the kids

  View image | gettyimages.com With Boston's 2-1 overtime win over Carolina on Sunday, the Flyers were formally eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs for the second time in three seasons. Though, as just about anyone with common sense would attest to, the Flyers were eliminated following the weekend of March 7-8, when they fell to the Bruins and New Jersey Devils in lifeless...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: At least some Flyers will take playoff ice

Several Flyers youngins were active and productive in Canadian Hockey League playoff action, while both teams in the pipeline split weekend games. How did tomorrow's Flyers fare? Check back, naturally, after the jump. Juniors: Samuel Morin has two points in the QMJHL President's Cup playoffs so far, both coming off of assists. His Rimouski Océanic currently hold a 2-0 series...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vincent Lecavalier thinks he needs a better opportunity

Vincent Lecavalier’s time with the Philadelphia Flyers has been beyond disappointing. Signed to a five-year, $22.5 million contract prior to the 2013-14 season, it was clear that Lecavalier would be held to some high expectations. The hope was that he’d benefit from new scenery after having his contract bought out by the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2013. Things haven’t gone according...
Via Puck Drunk Love
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Should the Flyers move on from Craig Berube?

The Flyers' honeymoon with head coach Craig Berube has come to an end after a disappointing season. Is it time to move on with a new bench boss? Mary Clarke weighs Ron Hextall's options. The post Should the Flyers move on from Craig Berube? appeared first on Along the Boards.
Via Along the Boards
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Simmonds has become a cornerstone in Philly

On June 23rd, 2011, the Flyers did the unthinkable and traded then Captain Mike Richards to the L.A. Kings. One of the pieces Philadelphia got in return for Richards was forward Wayne Simmonds. At the time, Simmonds was just 22 years-old and a veteran of only three NHL seasons. He had loads of potential, but […] The post Wayne Simmonds has become a cornerstone in Philly appeared...
Via Along the Boards
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers weekly: Road losses plague chances

Dating back to last week, the Philadelphia Flyers have lost four straight games (all road games) during the time that they needed wins the most. The losses put the Flyers pretty much out of contention for any post-season play. Most of the season was spent playing catch-up to the Boston Bruins in the wild card race, but the Flyers have seemed to take themselves out of the conversation...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lackluster Blackhawks Grounded By Flyers

The Flyers skated circles around the Blackhawks for 60 minutes and easily earned a 4-1 home victory. In the game’s opening 40 minutes, the Hawks out-shot the Flyers 25-22 but were outscored 3-0. Claude Giroux scored his first 5-on-5 goal … Continue reading → The post Lackluster Blackhawks Grounded By Flyers appeared first on Committed Indians.
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

AHL's Lehigh Valley Phantoms use Peeps Zamboni (Video)

Photo via Yahoo! Sports.With Easter fast approaching, it's peak selling season for Peeps candies, and there's nothing that will get people into the holiday spirit like a giant Peeps Zamboni.Earlier this season, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers) engaged in some creative cross-promotion with the Just Born candy manufacturer (based in Bethlehem, PA...
Via Holdout Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Buy Vincent Lecavalier’s Tampa Mansion With Little Pool — $4,450,000

    Want your kid to play a sport that can lead to owning a 7,600 sq. ft. Tampa mansion? Have your son play hockey. Use up all your savings to make it happen because your son might end up like Vincent Lecavalier, who is selling his Tampa mansion for just $4,450,000. Those of you pumping up your kids to play football are wasting your time. Unless you’re a quarterback or kicker...
Via Busted Coverage
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Guerin thinks the Penguins whine too much

The Pittsburgh Penguins have a reputation as being a team that loves to complain. Sidney Crosby and his teammates have been given nicknames surrounding this very idea, mocking the fact the Penguins are often seen complaining to the officials after penalty calls and offside whistles. Is there any validity to these statements or are fans of opposing teams just trying to rag on the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
10 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Bill Guerin agrees that the Penguins whine too much

This interview occured Thursday afternoon on Sportsnet radio. Some highlights: “Your team whines quite a bit,” MacLean said to Guerin on-air Thursday. “It’s hurt you at times in key situations, and I think it’s hurt you at playoff time.” “It’s definitely an area that we’ve identified as being an issue at times. And you know what? We’ve put ourselves in that...
Via The Pensblog
11 days ago  |  Discuss

What to look forward to as Philadelphia Flyers’ season comes to an end

With the Flyers' playoff hopes all but dashed, Philly should call up the kids but continue to fight to the finish. The post What to look forward to as Philadelphia Flyers’ season comes to an end appeared first on Along the Boards.
Via Along the Boards
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers: Playoff hopes just out of reach

Philadelphia Flyers players and fans The Philadelphia Flyers continued their stretch of excellent play against opponents above them in the standings. Unfortunately, that has not proven to be enough to push Philadelphia into the playoffs just yet. In fact, the Flyers pushed themselves further away from the Boston Bruins, placing them nine points behind for the last wild card spot...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Mason carrying the Philadelphia Flyers

Right now the Philadelphia Flyers sit 10 points behind the Boston Bruins for the second Eastern Conference Wild Card spot. It seems almost certain that the Flyers will not make the post-season, especially considering they’re 3-4-3 in their past 10 games. Their most recent loss came in the form of a shootout at the hand of the St. Louis Blues. The Blues dominated the Flyers for just...
Via isportsweb.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Which Current Bruins Player Was Drafted By The Flyers?

The Philadelphia Flyers have built most of their team through smart drafting, as the team’s core of young players is mostly comprised of homegrown players. Of course, not every draft pick plays their entire career with the same team, and that’s clear looking at the Flyers’ 2001 draft. That year, the Flyers used their first-round pick (acquired from Detroit) to draft forward...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss
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