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Report: Penguins, Flyers to square off in outdoor game in 2017

Report: Penguins, Flyers to square off in outdoor game in 2017

thehockeynews.com yahoo.com ESPN.com Updated 10 hours ago
The Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins could be taking their rivalry outdoors next season. According to ESPN’s Scott Burnside, the Flyers and Penguins have been in discussions for an outdoor game in 2017, but there’s currently no decision on wh…
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  • Couturier out four weeks with lower-body injury as Flyers push …

    Couturier out four weeks with lower-body injury as Flyers push for playoffs

    There hasn’t been much talk about the Flyers this season, so it may surprise some that Philadelphia is knocking on the door of a wild-card berth in the Eastern Conference and could realistically even make the post-season in a divisional spot. But if the…
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  • Simmonds scores twice to lead Flyers past Predators 6-3

    Simmonds scores twice to lead Flyers past Predators 6-3

    NHL.com Feb 5 (yesterday)
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - No one appears to be able to stop Wayne Simmonds right now. The Flyers star had two more goals and an assist, and Claude Giroux also scored twice to lead Philadelphia to a 6-3 victory over the Nashville Predators on Thursda...
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  • Sixers' Hinkie: Why rush The Process now?

    Sixers' Hinkie: Why rush The Process now?

    philly.com Feb 3 (2 days ago)
    IMAGINE THIS: It is late October. The Eagles are in the midst of their first season under Doug Pederson. The Phillies are watching the baseball playoffs but showed some signs of hope during their sub-.500 season. And the Flyers are early in a promising …
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  • Flyers comfortable with where they stand, despite what oddsmake…

    Flyers comfortable with where they stand, despite what oddsmakers say

    philly.com Feb 3 (2 days ago)
    THERE MIGHT BE no greater insult in sports than describing a team as an underachiever. Except, perhaps, calling it an overachiever.
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  • Flyers begin huge month with big victory

    Flyers begin huge month with big victory

    philly.com Feb 2 (3 days ago)
    THE FIRST game won't make or break what the Flyers concede is their most important month of the season. The Flyers have their busiest month of the season with 15 games - the final being on Feb. 29 at home against the Calgary Flames.
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  • Rumor Roundup: Decision time looming for playoff bubble teams

    Rumor Roundup: Decision time looming for playoff bubble teams

    thehockeynews.com Feb 2 (4 days ago)
    With the Feb. 29 trade deadline less than a month away, the general managers of several playoff bubble teams must soon determine if they’ll become buyers or sellers in the coming weeks. Emerging from the NHL all-star break, the New Jersey Devils and Phi…
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  • Flyers at the break: Flawed, but growing So what have we learne…

    Flyers at the break: Flawed, but growing So what have we learned about…

    philly.com Jan 30 (6 days ago)
    Flawed, but growing So what have we learned about the Flyers in the 47 games leading up to the all-star break?
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  • Flyers captain Giroux visits set of 'Nashville'

    Flyers captain Giroux visits set of 'Nashville'

    NHL.com Jan 30 (7 days ago)
    Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux experienced some local flavor Friday after arriving in Nashville for 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend. Giroux and some friends visited the set of ABC's hit TV show "Nashville." Several stars of the show,...
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  • Capitals' Ovechkin to miss All-Star Game with injury

    Capitals' Ovechkin to miss All-Star Game with injury

    NHL.com Jan 27
    WASHINGTON -- Forward Alex Ovechkin will miss the 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Game in Nashville on Sunday because of a lower-body injury, the Washington Capitals said Wednesday. "This was a hard decision but we talk about it, coaching staff, traine...
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  • Sielski: Tough decision for Hextall

    Sielski: Tough decision for Hextall

    philly.com Jan 27
    The Flyers have a problem, and here's the twisted irony of it: If their general manager, Ron Hextall, were more impetuous and less focused on the team's long-term improvement - if the Flyers, that is, were to act more like the Flyers used to act - they …
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  • Connolly's late 3rd-period goal lifts Bruins past Flyers

    Connolly's late 3rd-period goal lifts Bruins past Flyers

    NHL.com Jan 25
    PHILADELPHIA - Brett Connolly redirected Zdeno Chara's shot from the point with 1:54 left, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday night. Connolly tipped the wobbly shot and one-hopped the puck past Miche...
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  • Flyers have rooting interest in Lecavalier

    Flyers have rooting interest in Lecavalier

    philly.com Jan 25
    ON SUNDAY NIGHT Vinny Lecavalier, the worst free-agent signing in Flyers history, scored his fourth goal in nine games as a Los Angeles King.
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  • Flyers to host first You Can Play Night against Bruins

    Flyers to host first You Can Play Night against Bruins

    NHL.com Jan 25
    PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Flyers will host the first You Can Play Night of the season Monday when they play the Boston Bruins (7 p.m. ET; TVA Sports, NESN, CSN-PH) at Wells Fargo Center. The You Can Play Project was created to ensure eq...
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  • Senators’ Michalek breaks finger on right hand for second time …

    Senators’ Michalek breaks finger on right hand for second time in two months, out indefinitely

    On Dec. 1, Ottawa Senators winger Milan Michalek blocked Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Radko Gudas’ shot and broke the index finger on his right hand. The injury forced him out of 16 games, but he returned Jan. 7. Barely two weeks later, Michalek finds…
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  • Three NHL Games, Two NBA Games Postponed By East Coast Blizzard

    Three NHL Games, Two NBA Games Postponed By East Coast Blizzard

    deadspin.com Jan 23
    How are you planning on spending this snowbound evening? Hopefully you weren’t planning on watching the Wizards, Sixers (you definitely weren’t), or the Islanders play tonight. The NHL has postponed today’s Islanders—Flyers game as well as tomorrow’s Ca…
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  • Flyers-Penguins not rivalry it used to be

    Flyers-Penguins not rivalry it used to be

    philly.com Jan 21
    PITTSBURGH - The names were hard to hate, mostly because you'd never heard of them before. It had been 291 days since the Flyers had upped their winning streak against the Penguins to eight, and the indifference that names such as Olli Maatta, Ben Dumou…
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  • Five of this season’s most surprising success stories

    Five of this season’s most surprising success stories

    To say the expectations surrounding Vincent Lecavalier when he came in Los Angeles weren’t high would be an understatement. In Philadelphia, Lecavalier was a healthy scratch more often than not and had contributed just 21 points over his final season an…
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  • Watch Flyers’ Medvedev steals goal from Leafs’ Parenteau with l…

    Watch Flyers’ Medvedev steals goal from Leafs’ Parenteau with last-second stick save

    P-A Parenteau has struggled to find the back of the net with any consistency prior to this season, but he’s on his way to becoming a 20-goal scorer for the second time in his career. Through 44 games with the Maple Leafs, Parenteau has 11 goals, but he …
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  • Matt Hunwick scores late to lead Toronto past Flyers, 3-2

    Matt Hunwick scores late to lead Toronto past Flyers, 3-2

    NHL.com Jan 19
    PHILADELPHIA - Matt Hunwick's slapper with 7.5 seconds left lifted the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night. Hunwick's first goal of the season snapped Toronto's five-game losing streak. Joffrey Lu...
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  • Video - Senators Edge Flyers In Shootout 01:05

    Senators Edge Flyers In Shootout

    Mar 15
    Bobby Ryan's goal in the shootout was the difference in the Senators' 2-1 win over the Flyers.
  • Video - Elevated Plays Of The Week 01:57

    Elevated Plays Of The Week

    Mar 13
    Check out some of the best goals, hits and saves from this week in the NHL, including Hurricanes Alexander Semin's diving goal.
  • Video - Blues Blank Flyers In Shootout 00:24

    Blues Blank Flyers In Shootout

    Mar 12
    T.J. Oshie and Vladimir Tarasenko each scored in the shootout to give St. Louis a 1-0 win over Philadelphia.
  • Video - Flyers Come Back To Beat Blues 00:55

    Flyers Come Back To Beat Blues

    Mar 5
    The Flyers scored three goals in the third period to rally past the Blues.