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Philadelphia Flyers: Offensive woes continue

A little more than a quarter way into the season, the Philadelphia Flyers currently sit 22nd in the league standings. Things are not going well for the Flyers and Dave Hakstol, who is in the midst of coaching his first season with the club. So far the Flyers’ biggest problem has been generating offense. They currently have the lowest goals/game average in the league, with an abysmal...
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Flyers' Del Zotto taking defense to heart

Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Michael Del Zotto leads the team in ice time this season. Mike Dinovo USA TodayPhiladelphia Flyers defenseman Michael Del Zotto has relished his new role of being placed in position to shut down the opposition."It’s something I’m trying to embrace. I love it,” the traditionally offensive-minded Del Zotto told the Courier Post. "Any time the coach...
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First-line Thoughts: Will Hakstol keep Giroux and Voracek separated?

Ryan White skated off the ice during a game against the Carolina Hurricanes with the result of an upper-body injury predicted to last two-to-four weeks. In an attempt to adjust, head coach Dave Hakstol placed Jake Voracek on the third line. With his absence of the first line, Brayden Schenn and Michael Raffl have stepped up to create a strong first line. Both players know their...
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By the Numbers: Depth comes through to end Flyers losing streak in New York

  View image | This afternoon game between the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers started pretty evenly. Halfway through the first, however, Nick Schultz absorbed a very hard hit and was forced to leave the game. This hit set the table for the rest of the game. After Luke Schenn started a fight to stand up for Schultz, the Flyers found themselves without...
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Mixed results for Flyers' newest player combinations

With the Philadelphia Flyers mired in a slump that just won't end, Dave Hakstol has wisely shaken up some of the lines and pairs. These new pairs have yielded some decidedly mixed results. Splitting up Giroux and Voracek There is certainly some merit to the idea of splitting up Giroux and Voracek. They had a great season together last year, but so far this season they are having...
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All in the family: Papa Schenn honors Flyers sons with altered jersey

Jeff Schenn, center, the father of sons Brayden, left, and Luke, pose for a photo prior to a Philadelphia Flyers' game two years ago. Len Redkoles Getty ImagesJeff Schenn didn't wish to play any favorites when he attended his sons' game at the Wells Fargo Center on Monday night.So, to honor Philadelphia Flyers forward Brayden Schenn and his brother Luke, Jeff Schenn wore an altered...
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Flyers' Voracek on being demoted to third line: 'Upset? Not at all'

Philadelphia Flyers forward Jakub Voracek is trying to keep a positive outlook despite seeing his scoring troubles continue. USA TodayForward Jakub Voracek hasn't been scoring and the Philadelphia Flyers have recorded a franchise-low 34 goals after the first 20 games of the season.So with his team mired in a 137-minute, 34-second scoring drought, Voracek was in no position to get...
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Kings' Dustin Brown hopes Mike Richards gets help he needs

Former Philadelphia Flyers and Los Angeles Kings forward Mike Richards has experienced a fall from grace few professional hockey players of his caliber ever have.Richards, who was a key member of the 2012 and 2014 Stanley Cup winning Kings teams was arrested for allegedly carrying pain-killing prescription drugs across the United States-Canadian border in June.This, coming off of...
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Flyers' Mark Streit out six weeks with painful sounding 'pubic plate detachment'

Philadelphia Flyers' Mark Streit is going to be sidelined for at least the next six weeks after he has surgery on Tuesday morning. And in describing the defenseman's injury, the Flyers decided to be specific. Painfully specific. The team tweeted on Saturday morning that the 37-year-old Streit is going to be on the mend after he undergoes surgery to repair a "pubic plate...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Vinny Lecavalier smacks Brayden Schenn in the face with his stick

Vinny Lecavalier’s struggles offensively have resulted in reduced playing time over the last couple seasons. He has been benched for failing to generate offense, but that’s usually where the negatives end. Now, his team may give him some time off after nearly taking Brayden Schenn’s head off while trying to bat a puck out of the air. Let’s check in with the Flyers. https...
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Why Connor McDavid being injured is a loss for everyone

Bang. Boom. The Oilers’ season along with Connor McDavid’s shoulder was breaking down before everyone’s eyes. It all happened in a flash. While Brandon Manning of the Philadelphia Flyers was doing his best impression of a pylon on the play, he also somehow managed to give a shove to McDavid during his shot which caused the player to lose his balance and crash nearly head...
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