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The Stars and Stripes Starting Six: Flyer targets from the USA U-18 team

Here are six players on the USA Hockey National Team Development Program (USNTDP) Under-18 squad I believe the Philadelphia Flyers should target in the 2013 and 2014 NHL Drafts. Goalie: Thatcher Demko (San Diego, Calif.) We will start out in net with the most impressive player on the ice for the USNTDP Under-18. Demko is still a junior in high school, but is so talented and “mature beyond his years” as Coach Don Granato puts it, that he is in an accelerated program to earn the required high school credits before heading to Chestnut Hill. It says something about the …

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Podcast Episode 54: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

On this edition of the Flyers Faithful podcast, Steve and Hal discuss the Flyers’ matchups against the Penguins, Panthers, Jets, and Maple Leafs, thank everyone who helped us with our Sandy Hook fundraiser, talk about Matt Read’s injury, and debate Peter Laviolette’s decision to start Ilya Bryzgalov against the Florida Panthers. Flyers Faithful Podcast Episode 54 You can listen to the episode by following the link above, or by right clicking on it and saving it to your computer as an mp3. You can also download the Flyers Faithful Podcast from iTunes here!  If you’re enjoying the show via iTunes we would appreciate it if …

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Around the Net February 26, 2013:Flyers fall to Leafs; Malkin out with concussion, more

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. In case you missed it… Flyers lose again: [Broad Street Hockey] [Philly.com] [The Checking Line] [Kuklaskorner] Zac Rinaldo welcomes JVR back to Philly: [The 700 Level] Evgeni Malkin has Sidney Crosby syndrome: [The Hockey News] [ Go see the Flyers! Get your Philadelphia Flyers tickets here. That’s all for today, join me Friday for more links from around the web on the Flyers and the NHL.   

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Flyers Miss Opportunities, Fall to Maple Leafs 4-2

Despite a quick start and numerous chances offered by Toronto goalie Ben Scrivens, the Philadelphia Flyers were unable to pull out a win in Monday night’s matchup with the Maple Leafs, falling by a 4-2 count. Monday’s was the second of three games between the two teams this season. The Leafs took the first one back on February 11 with a final score of 5-2. In a game where the Flyers were attempting to hit the .500 mark for the first time this season, they looked downright lost at times. Kimmo Timonen and Mike Knuble were noticeably slow on the …

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Win up to $300 in prizes in a free, one-day fantasy hockey league

If you haven’t heard yet, there’s a new way to play fantasy hockey that turns the season long grind into quick hitting one night leagues.  And the best part is that you can win cash every single day.  You draft a team for one night and get paid out as soon as the games end that night.  DraftStreet.com is at the forefront of this new trend in the fantasy world and is giving us a great promotion: a FREE one-day fantasy league with $300 in prizes. This free contest will be salary-cap style drafting where everyone tries to assemble the …