Tag Archive | "Philadelphia Flyers"

Flyers trade Jordan Weal to Arizona

Friday, January 11, 2019

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The Philadelphia Flyers have made a minor trade after recently ending an eight-game losing streak. The team announced Friday they have traded forward Jordan Weal to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for blueliner Jacob Graves and a sixth-round draft pick in 2019. OFFICIAL: The #Flyers have acquired defenseman Jacob Graves and a sixth round draft…

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Claude Giroux scores goal-of-the-year candidate vs. Lightning

Thursday, December 27, 2018

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Vintage Claude Giroux. The Philadelphia Flyers’ captain scored one of the filthiest goals of his career as the NHL resumed action after the holiday break Thursday evening. With the Philadelphia Flyers trailing the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 in the second period at Amalie Arena, Giroux went to work. The veteran forward picked up the puck…

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Carter Hart named first star in impressive NHL debut

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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It’s the start of a new era in Philadelphia. Elite 20-year-old goaltending prospect Carter Hart has finally made his way to the Flyers. Hart made his NHL debut Tuesday evening against the Detroit Red Wings, stopping 20 of 22 shots to help the team snap a four-game losing streak. It was also the debut of…

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WATCH: Matt Duchene bats in ridiculous game-winning goal

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

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The Ottawa Senators rallied from a two-goal deficit to defeat the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday evening. After Brady Tkachuk scored twice in the third period, Matt Duchene showcased some ridiculous hand-eye to net the eventual game-winning goal with 2:59 remaining. The incredible effort from Duchene capped a three-goal third period…

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Veterans Gagner, Weise Placed on Waivers

Monday, October 1, 2018

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Sam Gagner and Dale Weise were both placed on waivers Monday as the Vancouver Canucks and Philadelphia Flyers finalized their respective rosters. Gagner struggled last season but was expected to start 2018-19 with Vancouver. He signed a three-year, $9.45-million contract on July 1, 2017 after registering 50 points with the Columbus Blue Jackets the year…

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2018-19 Season Preview: Philadelphia Flyers

Thursday, September 13, 2018

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After an ugly 2016-17 performance, the Philadelphia Flyers made it back to the playoffs last season. However, the Flyers were bounced in the first-round for the third straight time (2014, 2016 & 2018).  Despite the lack of playoff success, the Flyers are 122-86-38 (12th best record) in three seasons under Dave Hakstol. Philadelphia did not…

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NHL Mock Draft 2018: No.19 — Isac Lundeström

Thursday, June 14, 2018

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This is the Philadelphia Flyers second pick in the first round—their own pick after finishing third in the Metropolitan Division and losing to the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first-round of the playoffs.  Their first pick in the first-round (No.14 overall) was mocked to take left-winger Joel Farabee. As I mentioned in that post, the Flyers…

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NHL Mock Draft 2018: No.14 — Joel Farabee

Thursday, June 7, 2018

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The Philadelphia Flyers are set up as well as any team in the NHL right now. The Flyers already have a deep prospect pool and have two first-round picks and three picks in the top-50 of this June’s NHL Draft.  Claude Giroux, Jakub Voracek and Sean Couturier are all signed long-term and replaceable players like…

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Wayne Simmonds played the entire 2017-18 season injured

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

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There was some speculation Flyers’ forward Wayne Simmonds was playing injured this past season. Nobody knew it was this bad. The Wayne Train did reach the 20-goal mark for the fifth consecutive season, but he never really looked like himself, finishing with his lowest point total (46) since 2012-13. Simmonds revealed today he had been…

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What to Look for in Early Results

Thursday, October 5, 2017

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Navigating a new season is difficult in all fantasy sports, but the NHL is showing more and more statistical and player turnover from year to year, and it makes the beginning of the year challenging to project. Opening Night showcased one glaring example, as the Flyers scored five times in San Jose. Last season, Philadelphia…

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