Philadelphia Flyers

ECHL equipment manager stole gear, sold during game: Police
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For nearly two years, the ECHL Reading Royals would notice a few things were disappearing from their equipment offices. According to Reading police, 36-year-old Thomas J. Plaugher was charged with felony counts of theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property after the Philadelphia Flyers affiliate reported the thefts in May. The thefts allegedly occurred […]

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DeBrincat-Schmaltz-Kane second line opens its (potential) show vs. Red Wings
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The Blackhawks made history in 2010 when they snapped a 49-year championship drought by breaking through to beat the Philadelphia Flyers in six games. The Athletic’s NHL Insider Craig Custance sat down over the summer with some of hockey’s greatest coaches to dissect games of their crowning achievements for his book titled, “Behind the Bench: Inside the Minds […]

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Haggerty: Not many fans of face-off changes among Bruins
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The NHL cant possibly hope to sell fans on games like the Bruins' 2-1 overtime win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night at TD Garden that included 16 penalties and 12 power plays that completely marred the normal game flow. Bergeron is rarely critical of anything despite his standing as a prominent, respected player […]

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Full 12 Franchises Announced For Initial Overwatch League Season
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In less than a year, the first franchise model esports league has been able to accomplish the daunting feat of securing twelve franchise owners, mixed between those endemic to the industry as well as more traditional sports team owners. The Overwatch League, based on competition surrounding Blizzard Entertainment’s (a division of Activision Blizzard) Overwatch game, accomplished its […]

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Blackhawks’ likely backup Anton Forsberg passes first test
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The Blackhawks made history in 2010 when they snapped a 49-year championship drought by breaking through to beat the Philadelphia Flyers in six games. The Athletic’s NHL Insider Craig Custance sat down over the summer with some of hockey’s greatest coaches to dissect games of their crowning achievements for his book titled, “Behind the Bench: Inside the Minds […]

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Blackhawks Talk Podcast: Did Artemi Panarin throw shade at Patrick Kane?
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The Blackhawks made history in 2010 when they snapped a 49-year championship drought by breaking through to beat the Philadelphia Flyers in six games. The Athletic’s NHL Insider Craig Custance sat down over the summer with some of hockey’s greatest coaches to dissect games of their crowning achievements for his book titled, “Behind the Bench: Inside the Minds […]

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In the background, Mike Vecchione out to break more ceilings with Flyers
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VOORHEES, N.J. Mike Vecchione leaned up against a stick rack in the hallway outside the rookie locker room at Flyers Skate Zone. Unlike with some other rookies at training camp, there was no hoard of recorders and cameras surrounding him. "I kind of like not having to be in the spotlight," Vecchione said last Saturday.

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Flyers camp notes, quotes and tidbits: Jori Lehtera's move, sweet connection, more
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VOORHEES, N.J. — On Friday, the Flyers and the other 30 teams across the NHL opened training camp in their pursuit of dethroning the Pittsburgh Penguins, the first back-to-back Stanley Cup champions since 1998. Every season comes with an entirely new set of questions that need to be answered. For the Flyers, some are obvious ones: Will Claude […]

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Role reversal: Flyers reportedly hire Lombardi to work for Hextall
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Here’s a wholly unscientific assumption: things started to go sideways for the Los Angeles Kings when Ron Hextall left then-GM Dean Lombardi & Co. to join the Philadelphia Flyers organization. Whether accurate or not, the two executives have experienced different paths lately, with Hextall doing a solid job with his Flyers’ rebuild-on-the-fly while Lombardi was […]

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Inside the 2017-18 Flyers: Giroux, goalies, kids hold keys to success
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Since the 2011-12 season, the Flyers have alternated making the playoffs one year and missing them the next. Considering the recent trend, Flyers fans might be hopeful about the club in 2017-18 since it missed the playoffs last season. Philly finished with 88 points a year ago, seven behind the Maple Leafs, who snagged the […]

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Flyers Notes: Estimating Wayne Simmonds' next contract; early edge for Brian Elliott
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The Boston Bruins and right winger David Pastrnak agreed on a six-year, $40 million contract Thursday that comes with an average annual value of $6.67 million. The 21-year-old just completed a career-best season that saw him score 34 goals with 36 assists for 70 points in 75 games. The Bruins are hoping the incredibly skilled Pastrnak, who […]

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End to End: Which prospect are you most eager to see at Flyers rookie camp?
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VOORHEES, N.J. — Five days ago, Nolan Patrick was in rural Canada shooting ducks. Now, the future Flyers center is focused entirely on shooting pucks following a rather eventful offseason that included the draft and offseason surgery. “It was exciting,” Patrick said Monday following his first practice in a Flyers sweater. “My first time skating […]

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