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“Tampa is really a hockey town, honestly. A tough place to beat.” – Former Lightning captain & current member of the Philadelphia Flyers Vincent Lecavalier
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WATCH: Legendary goaltender Parent serves up coffee to Flyers fans

Philadelphia Flyers legendary goaltender Bernie Parent provided an extra jolt for fans of the team on Thursday morning.Parent handed out a free cup of coffee and an orange-and-black donut during his early-morning "shift" at a Dunkin' Donuts in Voorhees, N.J.  Bernie Parent serving you @DunkinPhilly coffee? Not a bad way to start the day!— Philadelphia Flyers...
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Hakstol's Challenge: Get Flyers back into playoff race

New Flyers head coach Dave Hakstol is presented with an instant challenge. The purpose behind his hiring for Ron Hextall was to be the coach that could instill a winning system and lead the Orange and Black back to the playoffs and beyond. That challenge begins on Thursday night as the Flyers open their season in Tampa Bay against the Lightning. If the preseason was any indicator...
Via Flyerdelphia
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hakstol confident in leap from college to Flyers coach

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Dave Hakstol left the college game behind at North Dakota when he was hired by the Flyers. He never stopped recruiting. Hakstol had just been tabbed as Philadelphia's new coach in May - eliciting a collective ''Who?'' from the orange-and-black-clad faithful - when he went to work on his new players. He was selling himself and his vision for the Flyers, and no stop...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Medvedev proving to be strong upgrade for Flyers

When the Flyers signed little-known defenseman Evgeny Medvedev from the KHL in the offseason, there were many questions surrounding the move. The 33-year-old defenseman was going to make the transition from the international game to the North American game. At that age, who knew how he would adjust? I had my doubts. It screamed depth signing. Ron Hextall called him a Top 4. I,...
Via Flyerdelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Guest Post: Don’t laugh at the Andrew MacDonald situation, Rangers fans

This is a guest post received from Patrick Keogh, who reached out to me yesterday with this idea. It was something I touched on via Twitter, and Patrick does a great job summing it up. Be sure to follow him on Twitter here. The Philadelphia Flyers placed defenseman Andrew MacDonald on waivers this week, sparking […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Flyers set final roster for Opening Night

  After two weeks of camp practices and preseason games, the Flyers final roster has been set.   Here are the 23 players to make the team.   Claude Giroux, Jake Voracek, Michael Raffl, Wayne Simmonds, Sean Couturier, Matt Read, Brayden Schenn, Ryan White, Chris VandeVelde, Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, Vincent Lecavalier, R.J. Umberger, Scott Laughton and Sam Gagner are...
Via Flyerdelphia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers are holding steady

Entering the second week of the NHL preseason, the Philadelphia Flyers roster seems to be decided for the 2015-2016. A This has drawn some criticism and praise from fans. And that is because virtually none of the Flyers’ top rated prospects made the team in training camp. Training camp opened with the Flyers hosting 61 players, a diverse mix of old veterans and budding, young stars...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Preview: Philadelphia Flyers

Philadelphia Flyers (Last season 33-31-18, finished sixth in the Metropolitan Division)Coach: Dave Hakstol (first year NHL Coach)Key Departures: Nicklas Grossman, Chris Pronger's contractKey Additions: Sam GagnerKey Player: Claude GirouxClaude Giroux is going to have to be insane this season if the Flyers are to make the playoffs. He's been one of the best players in the league over...
Via The Sports Quotient
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Schenn brothers' time in Philly could be limited

The Philadelphia Flyers have both Brayden and defenseman Luke Schenn on their roster - well, for the time being.The two have been rumored to be the subject of trade talks by general manager Ron Hextall, with the blue-liner being a "strong candidate to be traded before the Oct. 8 season opener in Tampa", according to telling reporters this summer that the team would take...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Mason’s new mask features old and current Flyers

Philadelphia Flyers‘ goalie Steve Mason went back to Paint Zoo to get his mask art revamped once again. The new mask we did for our good bud Steve Mason! #FlyersTalk #noonessafe @NHLFlyers @tpanotchCSN @frank_seravalli — PAINT_ZOO (@paintzoo) September 20, 2015 Mason has a history with Paint Zoo, who has always done a great job. This time they may...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jakub Voracek will donate $1,000 for every point he scores

If you’re not rooting for Jakub Voracek this season, you will be after reading this story. The Philadelphia Flyers forward is planning to donate $1,000 for every point he records in 2015-16. The donations will go towards helping those with multiple sclerosis – a disease which impacts Voracek’s sister. Voracek's sister has multiple sclerosis. Every point he gets this season...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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