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Remembrance of Things Past

With every passing day and every passing game as the end of the 2013 season unravels before our eyes during this five-game homestand, it’s important to gain and keep perspective. We get it. You put your heart and soul and money towards this team. You have Facebook and Twitter, you are upset and have every right to complain about the way the Flyers seem to be circling the drain when a playoff spot is tantalizingly out of reach. You have the means to voice that displeasure, and you do. But why do those 140-character missives of bitterness and frustration seem …

Former Flyer Kevin Dineen named head coach with Florida

The Florida  Panthers named former Philadelphia Flyers forward Kevin Dineen the 11th head coach in franchise history on Wednesday. The  47-year-old  Dineen replaces Peter DeBoer, who was fired on April 10 after three seasons at the helm. Last year, the Panthers finished with the worst record in  the Eastern Conference  at 30-40-12 and missed the playoffs for the 10th straight time. In six seasons behind the bench with the Portland Pirates of the American  Hockey League, Dineen compiled a 266-155-59 mark. The Pirates won the Atlantic Division this past season before losing to Binghamton in  the second round of the …