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Fake Hockey Help: Flyers’ offense, Steen’s shooting percentage, and Varlamov’s issues off the ice

One statistic several people are referencing as to why they think the Philadelphia Flyers’ offense will rebound is shooting percentage. Of the 24 skaters to suit up for at least one game for the Orange and Black this season only Tye McGinn (42.9), Vincent Lecavalier (19.2), Braydon Coburn (15.4), and Brayden Schenn have (12.0) have shooting percentages over 10 percent. According to QuantHockey.com, the average shooting percentage across the NHL hovers around the 9.0 mark, as the average right now is 8.89, last season’s average was 9.11, and the 2011-2012 campaign produced 8.94. Philly, as a team, has a shooting percentage …

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Game 11 Preview: Anaheim Ducks @ Philadelphia Flyers

Anaheim Ducks (9-3-0) @ Philadelphia Flyers (3-7-0), 7:00pm, CSN-Philly/PRIME After a pair of wins, the Philadelphia Flyers find themselves sitting at 3-7-0 and arguably still searching for their first impressive victory of the season. With one win coming against a Florida Panthers team that saw Tim Thomas let in two soft goals and a sloppy win against the New York Rangers, the Orange and Black did look strong against the New York Islanders for their third win of the year on Saturday. However, it did come against Kevin Poulin and a squad who just played against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pennsylvania …

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Around the Net October 18,2013: Flyers lose to Pens, get six days off

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Flyers lose again, get a vacation This is getting old already: [The Checking Line] [Philly.com] Wisdom of Bill Bill breaks down the Flyers as I simply break down and cry: [Hockeybuzz-Bill Meltzer] This team stinks. Hockey season is here. Get your Philadelphia Flyers tickets here. Or don’t. That’s all for this week, join me next week for more links from around the web on the Flyers and the NHL. 

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Flyers Defeat Penguins 4-2; Giroux Defeats Terrorists

What started out as a routine night for the undefeated Philadelphia Flyers climaxed with the death of two terrorists on the ice and ended with another easy win for the Flyers. Flyers captain Claude Giroux started the scoring early in the game, when he dangled and dazzled his way around the entire starting line-up of the Pittsburgh Penguins off the opening faceoff. Giroux dizzy-danced around all five Penguins players and then razzled-razzled Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury for a 1-0 lead five seconds into the game. With all four Flyers lines styling and profiling, ripping and rocking due to each line …

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Gameday FAQ: Flyers vs Penguins

Here is your Philadelphia Flyers Gameday FAQ for Thursday, October 17, 2013.   When and where are the Flyers playing? The Philadelphia Flyers (1-6-0) host the Pittsburgh Penguins (5-1-0) for a 7:00pm game at the Wells Fargo Center.   How can I watch this game? You can view this game via Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia (CSN Philly) if you’re local. The western part of the state can watch this on ROOT. And if you live in the US outside of Pennsylvania, you should be able to catch this on the NHL Network. For you audiophiles, 97.5 The Fanatic will be carrying …