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Flyers’ top prospects off to fast start in AHL

The Philadelphia Flyers top prospects are off to a fast start for their AHL affiliate the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Nick Cousins, Shayne Gostisbehere, Robert Hagg, and Scott Laughton have combined for 12 points through three games this season for the Phantoms. The top two offensive threats on the Phantoms this season are Nick Cousins and Scott Laughton. Cousins, a third round pick...
Via Total Sports Live
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Injury Update: Zac Rinaldo Leaves Game With Upper Body Injury

Philadelphia Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo suffered an upper body injury in the first period of their 5-3 victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Cam Tucker from Pro Hockey Talk reported that Rinaldo’s last shift came at the end of the first period. #457378090 / gettyimages.comZac Rinaldo has a reputation in the NHL of being a big hitter. During the 2013-2014, Rinaldo led the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Rumors: Andrej Sekera, Jeff Petry, Jakub Kindl

The Philadelphia Flyers are looking to strengthen their defense, but their aren't many names on the market right now.#484499233 / gettyimages.comFrank Seravalli of the Philadelphia Daily News, noted the Flyers defensive issues. He explained that the Flyers need a player like Anton Volchenkov, but may have to settle for Andrej Sekera, Jeff Petry, or Jakub Kindl. These are...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phantoms Shine In Regular Season Opener

Lehigh Valley Phantoms, AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, triumphed in their home opener in front of a sold out crowd with an overtime victory against the Adirondack Flames, AHL Affiliate of the Calgary Flames. This kicked off the Inaugural Season for them at PPL Center in Allentown, PA. The overtime goal was scored by Brandon Manning, while Scott Laughton netted two and...
Via Beyond The Benches
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Flyers find help in unlikely places in beating Penguins, 5-3

Always expect the unexpected when the Flyers meet the Penguins at the CONSOL Energy Center. Wednesday’s “Rivalry Night” was everything you didn’t expect: • Hometown son R.J. Umberger scored his first goal of the season at a dramatic point in the game and notched a Gordie Howe hat trick. • Backup goalie Ray Emery stoned the Penguins with momentum saves. • Frenchman...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Penguins perform 'O Canada' following tragedy

The Pittsburgh Penguins decided to add “O Canada” before their game against the Philadelphia Flyers following the horrible tragedy on Parliament Hill. While that gesture would have been nice enough, the Penguins took things a step further and transformed their arena into one giant “We Love Canada” display. Great move by the Penguins organization.
Via Puck Drunk Love
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Claude Giroux's Public Service Announcement

It was an interesting offseason for Philadelphia Flyers Center Claude Giroux. By now, most hockey fans have heard about the incident in Ottawa this summer where Claude Giroux was arrested for repeatedly grabbing the butt of a police officer. The charges were dropped, but what many people don't know is the circumstances that led to him being let go uncharged. With a spate of sexual...
Via PensInitiative
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 5: Philadelphia Flyers at Pittsburgh Penguins

Philadelphia Flyers (1-3-2) at Pittsburgh Penguins (3-1) 8:00 PM – NBCSN Consol Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA Pittsburgh has been playing great hockey to start the season.  Philadelphia, as usual, has not started the season very well.  Tonight they play each other in the first of four meetings between the two rivals this season.  Not much else really needs to be said, this...
Via The Pensblog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Claude Giroux: At The Movies (A Short Film by @ToonsBrian)

Today is the first day on the NHL calendar that Pens and Flyers fans alike circle first. Game 1 of the annual Pittsburgh Penguins/Philadelphia Series. Sure other rivalries exist for both teams. But this is "the one."The one that matters most.The one that makes everything better if you win.And the one that puts a damper on an otherwise wonderful day if you lose.In the spirit...
Via PensInitiative
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Morning After: Slow start finally does in Flyers

For the first five games of the season, it was tough to see how the Flyers didn't match up with elite teams. They had their moments. They made plenty of mistakes. And yes, they lost the first four games. But they were competitive against good teams. Then came Tuesday night's game against the Chicago Blackhawks.  "We were deer in the headlights that first period,"...
Via Flyerdelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Durso: Flyers need defense but must stick to plan

  Luke Schenn and the Flyers defense have been a huge problem as the Flyers play elite teams early in the season. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography)   The Flyers season is six games old. They have a 1-3-2 record. It could, and probably should, be a lot better.   The Flyers have played better than the record indicates. But losses are still losses and it's hard to ignore...
Via Flyerdelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Scott Laughton earns AHL Player of the Week honors

Philadelphia Flyers top forward prospect Scott Laughton has been named the AHL’s Player of the Week for his outstanding performance last week. The former Oshawa General scored four goals over the course of two games last week for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Laughton, made his case last Friday in the Phantoms first-regular season game at the PPL Center, when he scored two power...
Via Total Sports Live
2 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Good Reasons for Penguin Fans to Hate the Flyers by @ChicksDigHockey

I was a casual hockey fan until 2003-04 season. I find it odd that I forged my love for the Penguins during a season that they stunk up the Atlantic division from the bottom up….for the third season in a row. I guess my hate for Philly has something to do with them winning the division that year. That was the season Jeremy Roenick had a broken jaw and Captain Keith Primeau was...
Via PensInitiative
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Between The Pipes: It's a new season and we have the same problems

Welcome to Between The Pipes, a bi-weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Good Monday kids! I'm back for another season of link, hijinks and general hockey craziness. The name might have changed but I'll still be bringing you hot takes and news from around the NHL and more specifically, your Philadelphia Flyers.  Flyers...
Via Flyerdelphia
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Making the Most of the Flyers Defense

The injury to Kimmo Timonen during the offseason sent shockwaves through the hockey world and started a domino effect for the Philadelphia Flyers defense. The indefinite loss of Timonen, one of the most underrated defensemen in the league, left the Flyers with no bonafide number one at the blue line, and hardly any that would […] The post Making the Most of the Flyers Defense appeared...
Via Two Pad Stack
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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