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Flight Plan: One at Home, Six On The Road

The Philadelphia Flyers ended up with five of a possible eight points last week in two home-and-home sets with new divisional rivals the Washington Capitals and the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Flyers scored a total of 17 goals last week, and scored north of two goals in all four contests. Unfortunately, they also allowed 17 goals, eight of which came in third periods over the course of the week. In games where both teams have a chance to win going into the third period, the best teams find ways to win games in the final frame. That trait has eluded …

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Flyers’ point streak snapped with injury-riddled loss in Columbus

The Columbus Blue Jackets produced a memorable third period of their own tonight, as they potted four goals in the final 20 minutes at home to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 6-3. Ryan Johansen and R.J. Umberger each had two-goal games as Nikita Nikitin and Corey Tropp each had two assists, while Curtis McElhinney earned the victory with 33 saves. Wayne Simmonds, who had a two-goal game, and Sean Couturier scored 20 seconds apart late in the second period to make it a 2-2 game heading into the third period, but the Flyers fell apart this time around in the final stanza. To …

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Five Reasons I Love The Flyers: Geoff Mang

Asking why I love the Flyers is like asking why I love my parents. The Stick Prior to this moment I don’t recall knowing what hockey or the Flyers were. It was 1987 and I was in kindergarten. My father wasn’t really into sports, he was the outdoorsy type – fishing, outdooring – so my exposure to the 4 main sports was minimum (I did play soccer only to quit by age 8 like every other American child). One day while I was playing in the dirt on my small NE Philly street an object caught my eye. It was …

WRAP TRICK the album

Flyers Holiday Extravaganza Super Special

Bring in the holidays with ‘The Philadelphia Flyers Present: WRAP TRICK: a Christmas Album!’ a collection of your favorite christmas songs sung by your favorite flyers! With such classics as… Baby, the Bench is Warm by Rosehill and Fans I really want to Play- Baby the bench is warm Can I fight him any way – Baby the bench is warm Something’s missing from this match – Been hoping you’d be scratched There hasn’t been a fight – I’ll walk you to the press box tonight The other goon will start to bury – Beautiful, don’t you worry Giroux will …

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Around the Net December 20,2013: Orange Jesus returns, smites Columbus in comeback win

Welcome to Around the Net, a bi-weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Claude Giroux is elite The Captain showed up in ill humor in the 3rd period and carried his team to victory: [The Checking Line] [Hockeybuzz-Bill Meltzer] [Philly.com-Frank Seravalli] Seriously,look at this I mean, holy…[Philly.com] ICYMI The NHL doesn’t care about player safety. There, I said it. Your move Brendan. [The Hockey News] Your moment of holiday cheer You can’t help but smile:[Puck Daddy] NHL Capsules A look at all of last nights action: [The Hockey News] Go see the …