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Gameday FAQ: Flyers at Devils

Here is your Philadelphia Flyers Gameday FAQ for Thursday, September 26, 2013.   When and where are the Flyers playing? The Flyers travel to scenic Newark to take on Jaromir Jagr Ilya Kovalchuck Danius Zubrus and the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center for a 7:00pm matchup.   How can I watch this game? You can’t! Well, not on tv anyway. The Devils are streaming it and sharing their stream with the Flyers (don’t cross the streams!). So mosey over to PhiladelphiaFlyers.com to check it out. The game will also be broadcast on 97.5 The Fanatic, so use your imagination …

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Frequent Flyer Miles: Boucher cut, Prospal possibly going to Europe, AHL training camps

In what’s been the busiest week in terms of movement since the beginning of the Frequent Flyer Miles column, a laundry list of former Philadelphia Flyers and draft picks, Adirondack Phantoms, and Trenton Titans changed clubs, signed extensions, or were involved in rumors. A handful of former Flyers were involved in transactions, as Brian Boucher, Vinny Prospal, David Laliberte, and Nikolay Zherdev found themselves on the move. According to the website Blick.ch, Boucher has been cut by EV Zug in the NLA. The former Flyer didn’t exactly impress EV Zug to keep his job, as he allowed 16 goals in …

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Training Camp Sprints: Depth up front a concern?

When Jake Voracek left last night’s game versus the New Jersey Devils in the second period with an upper-body injury, the Flyers were faced with the disastrous notion of losing a star before the season even started. With Wayne Simmonds also sidelined due to the flu, the team is suddenly forced to dress Mike Raffl, Adam Hall, Jay Rosehill, and Chris VandeVelde to round out the offense. They acknowledged after the game that Voracek’s injury is only minor, but if a few forwards were to go down does that type of lineup give you confidence? The offense hasn’t exactly gotten …

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Then and Now: Kris Versteeg

In February of 2011, the Philadelphia Flyers added Kris Versteeg from the Toronto Maple Leafs, as they were looking for a piece to help them make a deep playoff run. In exchange for the forward, Philly dealt a first-round pick and a third-round pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. Toronto selected Stuart Percy with the first-round pick and Josh Leivo with the third-round pick. Versteeg’s first point as a Flyer came in Philly’s 4-2 decision over the Florida Panthers on February 16th, 2011, as the former Chicago Blackhawk set up Mike Richards’ for the opening goal of the contest. …

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Gameday FAQ: Flyers vs Devils

Here is your Philadelphia Flyers Gameday FAQ for Tuesday, September 24, 2013.   When and where are the Flyers playing? The Flyers host the New Jersey Devils at the Wells Fargo Center for a 7:00pm matchup.   How can I watch this game? For those of you in Philadelphia, you can watch this on The Comcast Network (TCN). If you have Fios, don’t panic! You have TCN, but it’s in standard definition on channel 99. Fuzzy hockey is better than no hockey. This game will also be broadcast nationally on the NHL Network, so the out of towners are not …