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Flight Plan: Taking Off

The Philadelphia Flyers have now won two games in a row, both against divisional rivals in the New York Rangers and New York Islanders, and have finally lit the lamp more than two times in one game. More importantly perhaps, the team is finally healthy as Scott Hartnell and Vincent Lecavalier have both returned from injury. Lecavalier now has four goals and six points on the season, three of which came yesterday as he skated for the second game in a row with captain Claude Giroux and rookie Michael Raffl. Jakub Voracek is starting to look a little bit more …

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Gameday FAQ: Flyers at Islanders

Here is your Philadelphia Flyers Gameday FAQ for Saturday, October 26, 2013.     When and where are the Flyers playing?   The Philadelphia Flyers (2-7-0) travel to the island that is long to face the New York Islanders (4-3-3) at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum for a 7:00pm matchup.     How can I watch this game?   This game will be shown on Comcast Sportsnet (CSN Philly) locally. You can also find it on MSG Plus if you’re in the Big Apple.   The game will also be broadcast on 97.5 The Fanatic for those who prefer the …

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Hockey Hilarity: Dwight King’s Big Break

Friday funnies brought to you straight from hockey’s own players, media personnel, and broadcast botches. We’ll be mucking it up every week right here, examining puck ups, puns, tweets, and more! Last night the Los Angeles Kings beat the Phoenix Coyotes by a score of 7-4, which, incidentally, is a difference of three goals, which a certain King, named Dwight King, also incidentally, scored exactly that amount during the game (worst sentence ever, I know… Please bear with me, I’m ill). One of my favorite Tweeters and hockey people writer guys, Dave Lozo (you can follow him here: @DaveLozo) pointed out that …

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Flyers hang on for 2-1 win over depleted Rangers

It may have not been pretty, but the Philadelphia Flyers did just enough to grab the home win by a score of 2-1 over the visiting injury-riddled New York Rangers. Matt Read and Braydon Coburn scored for the home squad, while Steve Mason denied 30 of New York’s 31 shots on net. For New York, Brad Richards was the benefactor of a fortunate bounce for the team’s lone goal, while Cam Talbot made 25 saves in NHL debut. The visitors were without Henrik Lundqvist (undisclosed), Ryan Callahan (thumb), Carl Hagelin (shoulder), and Rick Nash (head). The game-winning tally came early in …

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Gameday FAQ: Flyers vs Rangers

Here is your Philadelphia Flyers Gameday FAQ for Thursday, October 24, 2013.   When and where are the Flyers playing? The Philadelphia Flyers (1-7-0) (side note: LOL) host the New York Rangers (2-5-0) (more wins than the Giants at least) at the Wells Fargo Center for a 7:00pm matchup.   How can I watch this game? This game will be shown on Comcast Sportsnet (CSN Philly) locally. You can also find it on MSG if you’re in the Big Apple. The game will also be broadcast on 97.5 The Fanatic for those who prefer the smooth sounds of Tim Saunders …