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VandeVelde Assigned to Phantoms; Laughton Appears to Win Roster Spot

Photo courtesy of Zimbio.com The Flyers announced Saturday afternoon that they assigned left winger Chris VandeVelde to the Adirondack Phantoms. This brings the current roster to 24 players ahead of Monday’s roster deadline, with one more cut to come. It seems 2012 first-round draft pick Scott Laughton has made the team now, at least on a nine-game trial basis. Laughton could likely see time on the team’s fourth line, with Max Talbot playing on the third line. VandeVelde was a dark horse at Flyers camp, having beat out Austrian Michael Raffl in the camp battle for the vacant offensive spot …

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Gameday FAQ: Flyers at Capitals

  Here is your Philadelphia Flyers Gameday FAQ for Friday, September 27, 2013.   When and where are the Flyers playing? The Flyers travel to Washington D.C. to take on the Capitals at the Verizon Center at 7pm. This is the final game of the preseason.   How can I watch this game? This game will be shown on the NHL Network. Everyone should be able to see it, regional blackouts be damned! The game will also be broadcast on 97.5 The Fanatic for those of you on the go.   Who do I have to look forward to seeing …

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Flyers Send Down Raffl, Lauridsen to Phantoms

Photo courtesy of Philly.com The battle for the third line wing spot is a little clearer today, as the Flyers announced they sent LW Michael Raffl and D Oliver Lauridsen down to the Adirondack Phantoms ahead of tonight’s preseason finale versus the Washington Capitals. Raffl, who had been battling with Scott Laughton and Chris VandeVelde for the team’s vacant spot on the third line, was held without a goal in four preseason games for the club. Lauridsen, the big defenseman from Denmark, played in three preseason games with the the Flyers after a short stint with the team last season. …

Mark Streit, Ray Emery, and Vincent Lecavalier are three key factors that will affect just how successful the Flyers are this season. (Photo courtesy of TheTriangle.org)

Five Questions 2013 Preseason: Will This New Flyers Team Find Success?

Flyers Faithful is pleased to have Dave Isaac from the Courier-Post, Matt Brigidi from SB Nation, David Strehle from The Fourth Period, Anthony Mingioni from Center Ice Philly, and our very own Steve Jacot participate in the current iteration of Five Questions. This is the final installment of a five-part series focusing on the 2013-2014 preseason. (Please keep in mind that these questions were answered last week, so some of our questions may already have been resolved by the team.) At this time, does it seem like the Flyers have the pieces in place to have a successful season? Dave Isaac: I suppose that depends on the …

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Kimmo Timonen takes Breaking Bad too seriously

(Warning: There are some spoilerish things about Breaking Bad below) KIMMO TIMONEN shows up to Flyers practice at the SKATE ZONE. He is sporting a new look with a goatee and pork pie hat. While skating around, he sees ERIK GUSTAFSSON block a shot. Kimmo skates over to Gus and uses his stick to tip him over.   KIMMO I am the one who blocks!   PAUL HOLMGREN calls Kimmo in to meet with him regarding the incident. Flyers broadcaster STEVE COATES joins him.   HOMER Kimmo, what is going on with you?   COATESY Uh, hey Paul, I’ll be …