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Why the Philadelphia Flyers made the playoffs

Claude Giroux kept his promise. The Philadelphia Flyers rebounded from a disastrous start to make the Stanley Cup Playoffs, finishing third in the Metropolitan Division. Things certainly looked bleak in October and November for Philadelphia, who were 4-10-1 through their first 15 games. Captain Claude Giroux was also held goalless during that stretch. The Flyers were able to battle...
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Philadelphia Flyers improve defensive future with Tuesday signings

The Philadelphia Flyers made some moves Tuesday to improve their defensive future by giving contracts to Andrew MacDonald and prospect Shayne Gostisbehere. The Flyers traded for MacDonald just before deadline day in NHL this season. In exchange for the former New York Islander, Philadelphia sent a 2015 second-round pick, 2014 third-round pick and AHL forward Matt Mangene. At the...
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Steve Mason officially out for Flyers, Rangers Game 1

[Image Courtesy of BleacherReport.com] The Philadelphia Flyers have announced that goaltender Steve Mason will not play in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs vs. the New York Rangers on Thursday.  Ray Emery will get the start, with Cal Heeter serving as back-up. Mason has been sidelined with what the Flyers are calling an “upper-body […]Mason Out for Game 1- presented by The...
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Looks like Ray Emery may get the nod for the Flyers

Emery out first which is a bad sign. No Mason. Just Cal Heeter — Tim Panaccio (@tpanotchCSN) April 16, 2014 Steve Mason was injured over the weekend with what is speculated to be a concussion. Ray Emery and rookie Cal Heeter are the only goalies at Flyers practice today. Yesterday, Mason briefly skated but left after only 15 minutes.
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If Rangers Attempt to Match Flyers Physically, They Will Lose Series

There’s no secret to the Flyers game plan going into the series. Hit the Rangers every opportunity they get. And when they’re done, hit them some more (via Bergen Record)… “We will go over the game plan the next two days. But it’s a playoff game. You go hit and skate and play physical on the other team and I am sure that is what we will do,” Jacub Voracek said. And the...
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Panaccio is Already Stirring Up More Shea Weber Rumors

Earlier today the Flyers inked defenseman Shayne “Ghost” Gostisbehere to an entry-level deal. Gostisbehere performed tremendously in the Frozen Four, leading Union College to a national championship at the Wells Fargo Center. Hopefully that won’t be the only championship Ghost wins in Philly. CSN Philly’s Tim Panaccio, however, is already insinuating that Gostisbehere will...
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Flyers encouraging fans to unfriend Rangers fans on Facebook

(HBO.com) There are still two days before the Flyers meet the Rangers in the first-round of the NHL playoffs, but the Flyers are wasting no time taking shots at the Rangers and their fans. The Flyers sent out a message to their fans via Facebook Monday encouraging fans to ‘unfriend’ any of their friends who happen to be Rangers fans. With more than 1,300 shares, the message...
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Shayne Gostisbehere signs entry-level contract with Flyers

The Flyers hottest prospect is making the jump to the pros. Shayne Gostisbehere, the highly-touted defenseman for the recently crowned national champion Union College, has signed an entry-level contract with the Flyers and will play for the Adirondack Phantoms this weekend. It was a big weekend for Gostisbehere in the Frozen Four. In addition to being on Union's national championship...
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Flyers Five: Recent playoff runs

The Flyers celebrate after completing their 3-0 series comeback against Boston in the 2010 second round -- their most memorable playoff run in recent history. (Photo Courtesy of flyers.nhl.com) The playoffs are set, and the Flyers will look to embark on the arduous journey for Lord Stanley's Cup after a year's hiatus. Their upcoming series with the Rangers promises be an...
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The Flyers re-sign Andrew MacDonald, Twitter laughs

Okay, we get it. Paul Holmgren is a bad general manager. In fact, let’s all be thankful that the Flyers don’t have anything that remotely resembles a competent managerial team. The Andrew MacDonald signing, sure is something. The JVR for Luke Schenn trade was… terrible. Drafting Claude Giroux was an accident. Bryzgalov, LOL. Mark Streit is how old? You traded Bobrovsky? The...
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Flyers Sign Andrew MacDonald To A Six Year Extension

via the Philadelphia Flyers, The Philadelphia Flyers announced that they have signed defenseman Andrew MacDonald to a multi-year contract extension today, according to general manager Paul Holmgren. MacDonald was acquired by the Flyers around this year's trade deadline on March 4 from the NY Islanders, and since joining the team, has four assists in 19 games and recorded...
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Flyers fans: Easy to unfriend Rangers fans on Facebook

The Philadelphia Flyers are set to take on the New York Rangers in the opening round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The two teams have been fierce rivals for more than 30 years, and this will be the 11th time they have met in the postseason. In fact, they dislike each other so much that […]
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Steve Mason has a Concussion

  Despite no word from the organization, Steve Mason has a concussion. This has not been reported by the beat writers, nor confirmed or announced by the team, but I have it on good authority through friends/contacts I have made in my life that he suffered a concussion following his collision Saturday afternoon. Just to […]Steve Mason has a Concussion- presented by The Orange Update...
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Around the Net April 14, 2014: Breaking: Fine for Hartnell, no suspension; Flyers-Rangers start Thursday. Let the fun begin

Welcome to Around the Net, a bi-weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Today we look ahead to the Flyers-Rangers matchup in the first round and the rest of the Stanley Cup playoffs as well.   Flyers shuffling lines? Craig Berube might be switching up a couple of forward spots: [Broad Street Hockey-Kurt R.] [Courier Post Online...
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Video- Scott Hartnell Gets 5 For Spearing And A Game Misconduct

Berube not happy with Hartnell's undisciplined play. — Sam Carchidi (@BroadStBull) April 13, 2014 Watch the play below... Continue reading "Video- Scott Hartnell Gets 5 For Spearing And A Game Misconduct"
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