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Game 50 Preview: Philadelphia Flyers @ New York Islanders

Philadelphia Flyers (25-19-5) @ New York Islanders (19-24-7), 1:00pm, CSN-Philly/MSG Plus The Philadelphia Flyers may have won two of their last three games and currently be on a three-game point streak, but they need to improve their starts to games if they want to keep gaining ground in the Metropolitan Division. Although they beat the New York Islanders 6-4 in the first game of their home-and-home on Saturday night, the Orange and Black didn’t play good for the first 40 minutes. Thankfully for the Flyers and their fans, the final 20 minutes featured a 14-2 shot advantage for the hosts and …

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Five Reasons I Love The Flyers: Geoff Mang

Asking why I love the Flyers is like asking why I love my parents. The Stick Prior to this moment I don’t recall knowing what hockey or the Flyers were. It was 1987 and I was in kindergarten. My father wasn’t really into sports, he was the outdoorsy type – fishing, outdooring – so my exposure to the 4 main sports was minimum (I did play soccer only to quit by age 8 like every other American child). One day while I was playing in the dirt on my small NE Philly street an object caught my eye. It was …

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Around the Net November 8 2013: Punchless Flyers lose again;It’s time to fire Paul Holmgren

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Today’s Around the Net will be different. I only have a few links to share, then I will be adding my opinion to this mess known as the Flyers. Outsider’s voice of reason You might hate Ryan Lambert because he’s a douche, but he might be right on about this hockey team: [Puck Daddy-Ryan Lambert] Hometown voice of doom Marcus Hayes is no hockey genius, but he calls out Claude Giroux anyway: [Philly.com-Marcus Hayes] Blow it up Sam Carchidi …

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Podcast Ep 76: Brian Propp

On this edition of the Flyers Faithful Podcast, Steve and Hal talk to Flyers great Brian Propp about his career, the 1987 Stanley Cup Finals, the origin of guffaw, his favorite linemates, new Flyers coach Craig Berube, the woes of the current team, and more! Be sure to check out his web site over at BrianPropp.com Flyers Faithful Podcast Episode 76: Brian Propp You can listen to the episode by following the link above, or by right clicking on it and saving it to your computer as an mp3. You can find the podcast on iTunes here. You can find the podcast on Stitcher here. You …

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Podcast Ep 75: Looking at the Laviolette Firing with Bill Meltzer

On this edition of the Flyers Faithful Podcast, Steve and Hal talk to Bill Meltzer about Peter Laviolette’s firing and new Flyers coach Craig Berube. Topics include the team’s trouble with Laviolette’s system, his relationship with General Manager Paul Holmgren, Holmgren’s job security, what Berube will be bringing to the table as coach, and much more. Flyers Faithful Podcast Episode 75: Looking at the Laviolette Firing with Bill Meltzer Be sure to check back later today for our interview with Bill Meltzer from the night of Laviolette’s firing. You can listen to the episode by following the link above, or by right clicking on …

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