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Scott Laughton earns AHL Player of the Week honors

Philadelphia Flyers top forward prospect Scott Laughton has been named the AHL’s Player of the Week for his outstanding performance last week. The former Oshawa General scored four goals over the course of two games last week for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Laughton, made his case last Friday in the Phantoms first-regular season game at the PPL Center, when he scored two power...
Via Total Sports Live
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: Phantoms suffer 1st loss, Royals open with loss

The Flyers season is already five games old but in the minors, it is the dawn of another season.   On Friday, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms played in just their second game of the season, opening the PPL Center with a 4-3 overtime win against the Adirondack Flames. Meanwhile, the rest of the minor-league season is just getting underway.   Here is more on the minors in today...
Via Flyerdelphia
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Between The Pipes: It's a new season and we have the same problems

Welcome to Between The Pipes, a bi-weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Good Monday kids! I'm back for another season of link, hijinks and general hockey craziness. The name might have changed but I'll still be bringing you hot takes and news from around the NHL and more specifically, your Philadelphia Flyers.  Flyers...
Via Flyerdelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Making the Most of the Flyers Defense

The injury to Kimmo Timonen during the offseason sent shockwaves through the hockey world and started a domino effect for the Philadelphia Flyers defense. The indefinite loss of Timonen, one of the most underrated defensemen in the league, left the Flyers with no bonafide number one at the blue line, and hardly any that would […] The post Making the Most of the Flyers Defense appeared...
Via Two Pad Stack
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Claude Giroux's OT heroics give Flyers win over Stars

They had given up a pair of goals in the final 1:27 of the second period, which turned a 2-2 game into a 4-2 Stars' lead going into the second intermission. For the Flyers, it seemed like another loss in the making. “We had played a pretty good game and then a questionable call and they scored and then to have another one and get stung like that,” defenseman Mark Streit...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Morning After: Resilient Flyers heed Berube's message

After a second period that saw the Flyers surrender three goals, Craig Berube used the intermission to send a message to his team, still in search of its first win. When the Flyers emerged from the locker room in the third, Ray Emery was between the pipes to relieve Steve Mason. Mason had allowed four goals on 18 shots in the first two periods. All four goals were impossible to...
Via Flyerdelphia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Coburn 'not ready' to return

Braydon Coburn’s return to the Flyers’ lineup will have to wait until at least Tuesday in Chicago. Coach Craig Berube said Saturday at the morning skate in American Airlines Center that the veteran defenseman still doesn’t feel confident and won’t play tonight against the Stars. He has an undisclosed lower-body injury suffered at Boston in the season opener. Coburn has...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

R.J. Umberger’s Game In Philadelphia

from Dave Isaac of the Courier-Post, When Umberger was a rookie with the Flyers, his locker was next to Mike Knuble’s. Through four games this season, Umberger is pointless and is hearing Knuble’s old advice. “Concentrate on five shots a game,” Knuble would tell Umberger. “Whether it’s rebounds or whatever, you’ll get out of your slump.” Well, so far...
Via Kukla's Korner
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Pronger wouldn't have taken NHL job if it hurt the Flyers

Chris Pronger was playing in a golf tournament in St. Louis back in June when he just couldn't go on any longer. The 40-year-old former defenseman had been working out a lot, trying to see if he could get back into shape. He already knew he couldn't play hockey anymore. Not since he took a stick to the eye three Octobers ago and his life changed forever. He was diagnosed...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Injury Update: Vincent Lecavalier out for 2 Weeks With Injured Foot

Philadelphia Flyers GM Ron Hextall confirmed today that Vincent Lecavalier will be out approximately two weeks with an injured foot. Randy Miller from NJ.com also reported that the Flyers are expected to make a call up from their AHL affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, for Tuesday’s game. #484643495 / gettyimages.comPreviously, it was reported by Sports Injury Alert that Vincent...
Via Sports Injury Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Injury Update: Prospect Samuel Morin has a Fractured Jaw

Philadelphia Flyers prospect Samuel Morin suffered a fractured jaw and will have surgery on Monday according to NHL.com. Morin is currently playing for the Rimouski Oceanic in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.#180965677 / gettyimages.comSamuel Morin is the Flyers’ first round draft pick from the 2013. During the third period of Sunday nights game with Oceanic, Morin was hit...
Via Sports Injury Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Solving The Philadelphia Flyers Top Line LW Carousel

Claude Giroux is one of the best players in the game today, there is no doubt about that. On the other hand, Jakub Voracek is still an under-the-radar type of guy to most teams and fans in the league.  Together they have formed one of the leagues best duos. However, it has been a struggle […] The post Solving The Philadelphia Flyers Top Line LW Carousel appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
Via Two Pad Stack
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Ice Girls get luke-warm reception for wearing 'sensible' outfits in return (PHOTO)

After much public jeering from Philadelphia Flyers fans when their beloved Ice Girls cleaning crew were replaced by a group of men — who were relentlessly booed between periods during home games earlier this year — the team caved in and brought back the ladies for Thursday's home opener at Wells Fargo Center.But it's hard to appease those finicky Philly fans.Flyers fans...
Via The Other Paper
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Hextall hates trade rumors

Most hockey fans love to talk about trade rumors. Even those who don’t spend time analyzing and breaking down every plausible or implausible scenario seem to agree that trade rumors are fine for what they are – rumors. However, not everyone is a fan of trade rumors and that includes Philadelphia Flyers GM Ron Hextall. When asked about a recent trade rumor involving Luke Schenn...
Via Puck Drunk Love
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers bring back Ice Girls after backlash

The fans spoke — more specifically, booed — and the Philadelphia Flyers listened. The Flyers revealed on Tuesday night via an announcement on the Wells Fargo Center’s Jumbotron that the Ice Girls will make their triumphant return to the rink and will be in place for the team’s regular season home-opener on Oct. 9 against […] The post No more Ice Dudes: Philadelphia Flyers...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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