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When Is Sean Couturier Playing At His Best?
Before NHL play on Friday the Flyers are currently six points out of the final Wild Card spot with only nine games left in their season.  Having won three of their last six games, one of the contributors to the team's success has been Sean Couturier who has tallied two goals and five assis…
Do The Flyers Have What It Takes To Make The Postseason?
On Wednesday night the Flyers played one of their best games since the 10-game winning streak back in December; a 4-0 win over the Penguins at home was an important win as they fight to make the postseason.  The Flyers are five points out of the final Wild Card spot in the Eastern Conference he…
Coates: Jordan Weal A Pleasant Surprise
Since joining the Flyers lineup on February 11th, Jordan Weal has been paired with two of the top players on the team: Claude Giroux and Wayne Simmonds.  In the last eight games the Flyers are averaging 3.125 Goals For Per Game and Weal has a Plus/Minus of 3 with 2 Goals and 1 Assist...
Who Is New Flyers Forward Valtteri Filppula?
Before Wednesday's NHL Trade Deadline, the Flyers acquired Valtteri Filppula who is in his 12th NHL season.  During his career he has played in the Stanley Cup Finals three times and won once with the Detroit Red Wings.  This season Filppula, who is known as a playmaker, has 7 Goals, …
Will Hextall Pull The Trigger On A Trade Before The Deadline?
Heading into Thursday night's game versus the New York Islanders, the Flyers record stands at 26-21-7 and they are in the final Wild Card spot in the Eastern Conference standings.  It was a surprise to many for the Flyers to make the playoffs last year, which raised expectations for this season desp…
Briere: Can’t Fault Giroux For His Competitiveness
The 2016-2017 NHL year has been a roller coaster ride so farfor the Flyers as they are 23-19-6 this season.  Their Captain, Claude Giroux, is fourth on the team in Goals with 11 and second on the team in Assists with 28.  Some people believe that the team Captain is supposed to have more o…
Boucher: Having Two Goaltenders Able To Win Games Is Good
In Thursday Night's game Flyers Head Coach Dave Hakstol started the game with Steve Mason in net but subbed in Michael Neurvirth who was stellar in Overtime and in the Shootout as they went on the win the game.  As usual, the debate around the Flyers is about who should be the starter in Goal contin…
Coates: Flyers Learned They Can Compete With Anybody
As the Flyers get a five day Christmas break from playing on the ice, they are coming off a stretch of success that has turned their season around.  From November 25th through December 22nd the Flyers compiled a record of 11-3-1 riding on the back of Steve Mason and solid play on defense to com…
Carchidi: Provorov Might Have Highest IQ On Flyers
Rookie Defensemen Ivan Provorov has been a key part of the Flyers Nine Game Winning by tallying 5 Points and 13 Hits.  On the season Provorov has 3 Goals and 11 Assists in his first NHL season.
Philadelphia Inquirer Flyers Beat Writer Sam Carchidi joined The Sports Bash on Wednesday and discussed how…

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