Dustin Brown poses with the Clarence S. Campbell Trophy with NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly. - Associated Press

Flyers West Update: Journey to Cup Finals Is A Team Effort

The Los Angeles Kings have had a remarkable run so far in these playoffs. They’ve knocked off the top three seeded teams in the West and have earned a spot in the Stanley Cup Finals. They’ve won all eight games on the road during the playoffs, and went 12-2 overall. And they did it all as a team. You might be saying to yourself, “Well, duh.” It’s true that sometimes, one player or one part of the team carries the rest on their back. An outstanding goalie can make up for a lackluster offense, or a group of high-scoring forwards …

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Around the Net 5.22.2012

  Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL.  If you are wondering why Zach Parise is on this column,wonder no longer. Would the Flyers be better served by signing Parise and keeping Matt Carle:[Philly.com] Claude Giroux played really well and both of his wrists were messed up and other Flyers injuries. Don’t ever complain about not feeling well ever again:[Broad Street Hockey] [The Checking Line] [Hockeybuzz.com] The Devils and Rangers are still playing? I was hoping our long, national nightmare was over:[CSN Philly] [NHL.com] Leave it to …

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Podcast: Episode 22, I’ll Take The Crab Juice

On this edition of the Flyers Faithful podcast, Steve and Hal discuss the remaining teams in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Ilya Bryzgalov’s translated interview, Patrick Kane’s adventures in Wisconsin, and enduring a series between the Devils and Rangers. Flyers Faithful Podcast Episode 22 You can also download it from iTunes here!  If you’re enjoying the show via iTunes we would very much appreciate it if you could rate it and leave a review on there!

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Around the Net 5.15.2012

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL.  The 2011-2012 Philadelphia Flyers: A post mortem. A final look back at the Devils series and what went wrong: [Hockeybuzz.com] [The 700 Level] [CSN Philly] The best may yet still be to come. The Flyers are young and will only get better, so look out in 2012-2013: [The Hockey Writers] Sean Couturier is 19 years old and is really good already: [Hockeybuzz.com] Old Time Hockey. Remember the good old days? I do…and I miss them: [The 700 Level] The …

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Flyers’ season ends with 3-1 loss at home

Although they came out with more energy and effort, the Philadelphia Flyers fell to the Devils for a fourth straight game with a 3-1 defeat at the Wells Fargo Center tonight in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, ending one of the most interesting playoffs in recent memory. New Jersey now awaits the winner of the Rangers/Caps series and will begin the Eastern Conference Finals some time next week. Peter DeBoer’s club reached the third round for the first time since 2003, when the Devils won the last of their three Stanley Cups. The head coach echoed some key …