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Rumor Roundup: Lecavalier’s future in Philadelphia in question

Rumor Roundup: Lecavalier’s future in Philadelphia in question

thehockeynews.com NHL.com philly.com Updated 14 hours ago
The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Sam Carchidi reports Flyers GM Ron Hextall doesn’t believe he needs to make many off-season moves. Hextall claims there won’t be a massive turnover, though Carchidi notes the Flyers have limited cap space this summer unless t…
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  • Why the Penguins should trade Sidney Crosby for the No. 1 pick

    Why the Penguins should trade Sidney Crosby for the No. 1 pick

    thehockeynews.com Mar 29 (yesterday)
    Before any Pittsburgh fans go and get their jerseys in a jumble, just pause for a second, take a deep breath and think about it: if the Penguins fail to get back to the Stanley Cup final for the sixth straight season, what else is left for the franchise…
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  • Hockey Hall of Fame clears path for Chris Pronger’s immediate i…

    Hockey Hall of Fame clears path for Chris Pronger’s immediate induction – and it’s about time

    thehockeynews.com Mar 26 (4 days ago)
    According to an ESPN.com report, former NHL star defenseman Chris Pronger’s road to the Hockey Hall of Fame was cleared Thursday when the HHOF’s general voting members ratified changes to the induction eligibility criteria for players. The decision mean…
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  • How Steve Mason has turned his career around in Philadelphia

    How Steve Mason has turned his career around in Philadelphia

    thehockeynews.com Mar 26 (4 days ago)
    The joke used to be that Philadelphia was where goaltenders went to lose their way. Year after year, some new hope would enter and before the season was through, he was gone and forgotten. No one would have been surprised had that been the case for Stev…
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  • Flyers owner Ed Snider sounds like a man losing patience with h…

    Flyers owner Ed Snider sounds like a man losing patience with his team

    thehockeynews.com Mar 26 (5 days ago)
    In early October, Philadelphia Flyers owner Ed Snider told THN he was more than happy to allow GM Ron Hextall to build the team slowly and not engage in blockbuster trades, as has been the franchise’s custom as often as not under his stewardship. “Ron H…
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  • NHL Three Stars: Mason grounds Hawks; Hemsky damages Flames' ho…

    NHL Three Stars: Mason grounds Hawks; Hemsky damages Flames' hopes

    yahoo.com Mar 26 (5 days ago)
    No. 1. Star: Steve Mason, Philadelphia Flyers Stopped 34 of 35 Blackhawks shots on goal in a 4-1 victory. Mason improved to a 2.25 goals against average and .926 save percentage on the season. The win broke a two-game losing skid for Mason. The Flyers a…
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  • NHL Three Stars: Mason grounds Hawks; Hemsky damages Flames' ho…

    NHL Three Stars: Mason grounds Hawks; Hemsky damages Flames' hopes

    yahoo.com Mar 26 (5 days ago)
    No. 1. Star: Steve Mason, Philadelphia Flyers Stopped 34 of 35 Blackhawks shots on goal in a 4-1 victory. Mason improved to a 2.25 goals against average and .926 save percentage on the season. The win broke a two-game losing skid for Mason. The Flyers a…
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  • Wayne Simmonds out for season with lower body injury

    Wayne Simmonds out for season with lower body injury

    yahoo.com Mar 26 (5 days ago)
    Maybe Flyers general manager Ron Hextall will finally give up his quest to make the playoffs – even though the Flyers are not officially eliminated. In a 4-1 #rivalrynight win over the Blackhawks, Philadelphia suffered what would be a crippling blow to …
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  • Flyers' Simmonds, MacDonald out for regular season

    Flyers' Simmonds, MacDonald out for regular season

    NHL.com Mar 25 (5 days ago)
    PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds and defenseman Andrew MacDonald sustained season-ending injuries in the Flyers' 4-1 win against the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday. The Flyers announced the injuries after the game. ...
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  • Flyers rock Blackhawks in return of Timonen

    Flyers rock Blackhawks in return of Timonen

    ESPN.com NHL.com yahoo.com Mar 25 (5 days ago)
    Claude Giroux, Wayne Simmonds, Ryan White and Michael Raffl scored goals to lead the Flyers to a 4-1 win over the Blackhawks on Wednesday night.
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  • Mark your calendars – the date has been set for the NHL’s most …

    Mark your calendars – the date has been set for the NHL’s most anticipated draft lottery in years

    thehockeynews.com Mar 25 (5 days ago)
    For months now, hockey fans have slowly built their anticipation for one of the most highly-consequential NHL draft lotteries since the process was introduced in 1995. And now it appears the league has settled on a date people can circle on their calend…
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  • Kimmo Timonen honored by Flyers in return to Philadelphia

    Kimmo Timonen honored by Flyers in return to Philadelphia

    yahoo.com Mar 25 (5 days ago)
    Kimmo Timonen has left a legacy in two of his longer stops. In Nashville he was the captain of the organization’s first good playoff threats. In Philadelphia, he was a guy who played through all sorts of ailments and injuries, and provided a steady pres…
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  • Snider: Flyers can compete for Cup next year

    Snider: Flyers can compete for Cup next year

    philly.com Mar 25 (6 days ago)
    Ed Snider says the main pieces are in place and that some 'little pieces' are needed over the summer.
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  • Berube likely to pay with his job for mistakes

    Berube likely to pay with his job for mistakes

    philly.com Mar 24 (6 days ago)
    Craig Berube answered a lot of questions about the Flyers and his future as their head coach Tuesday. The questions were to be expected. The Flyers are going to miss the playoffs this season, for the second time in three years, and they've bottomed out …
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  • The 10 most surprising struggles of 2014-15

    The 10 most surprising struggles of 2014-15

    As much as a story like the resurgent New York Islanders or the Andrew Hammond-led Ottawa Senators pleases us, there will always be teams or players that fail to meet expectations. Be it simply a down year or a minor – or major, when it comes to a team …
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  • Giant Peeps Zamboni is the most adorable Zamboni (Photos)

    Giant Peeps Zamboni is the most adorable Zamboni (Photos)

    yahoo.com Mar 23
    The Lehigh Valley Phantoms are the Philadelphia Flyers’ AHL affiliate. Earlier this season, they debuted a Peeps Zamboni, as candy maker Just Born is headquartered there. But at their game on Sunday again Wilkes-Barre, it was like Xzibit showed up and w…
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  • Five days that sank the Flyers

    Five days that sank the Flyers

    philly.com Mar 23
    The chain of events that doomed the season began last June, when Scott Hartnell was traded for R.J. Umberger.
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  • Nugent-Hopkins scores twice, including winner, as Oilers edge F…

    Nugent-Hopkins scores twice, including winner, as Oilers edge Flyers 5-4 in OT

    NHL.com Mar 22
    EDMONTON - Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored a pair of goals, including the game winner 2:46 into overtime as the Edmonton Oilers came away with a 5-4 victory against the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday. Teddy Purcell, Matt Hendricks and Jordan Eber...
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  • Inside the Flyers: Will Hextall press on or start over?

    Inside the Flyers: Will Hextall press on or start over?

    philly.com Mar 21
    EDMONTON, Alberta - The countdown is underway to the end of another Flyers season without a Stanley Cup. The Flyers, Cup-less since 1975, have eight games left after Saturday's matchup in Edmonton, and they will miss the playoffs for the second time in …
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  • Rumor Roundup: Stars, Flyers and Senators buzz

    Rumor Roundup: Stars, Flyers and Senators buzz

    Since last season, the Dallas Stars’ fortunes have risen or fallen based upon the goaltending of Kari Lehtonen. In 2013-14, Lehtonen’s solid performance (33-20-10, 2.41 GAA, .919 SP) was instrumental in the Stars reaching the playoffs for the first time…
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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.

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