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Giroux at it again, bites Gudbranson’s jersey. Has he snapped?

Giroux at it again, bites Gudbranson’s jersey. Has he snapped?

thehockeynews.com Updated 8 hours ago
Claude Giroux has had a strange year, to say the least. There was the incident over the summer in Ottawa involving a cop, he wiped some snot on a linesman, and now he’s gone and bitten Florida Panthers defenseman Erik Gudbranson. That’s right. During Th…
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  • Flyers goalie Mason to miss at least two games

    Flyers goalie Mason to miss at least two games

    NHL.com 7 hours ago
    The Philadelphia Flyers announced Friday that goaltender Steve Mason will miss at least the next two games after sustaining an upper-body injury at practice Friday. Mason will not play Saturday at the Toronto Maple Leafs or Sunday at the Winnip...
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  • The NHL shootout: the part of the game practice and coaching ca…

    The NHL shootout: the part of the game practice and coaching can’t solve

    thehockeynews.com NHL.com 10 hours ago
    The Flyers’ 2-1 shootout loss to Florida Thursday marked their fifth loss in as many shootouts this season. With even one or two wins in those five games, Philly would be within sniffing distance of a wild card berth and not, as they currently are, clos…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Kings must free up space for Williams, Jets sear…

    Rumor Roundup: Kings must free up space for Williams, Jets search for blueline help

    thehockeynews.com Dec 18 (yesterday)
    ESPN.com’s Pierre LeBrun reports the Los Angeles Kings last week opened contract talks with right wing Justin Williams, winner of the 2014 Conn Smythe Trophy during the Kings’ march to the Stanley Cup last spring. LeBrun reports the Kings really want to…
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  • Claude Giroux pulls elementary school gag, wipes snot on refere…

    Claude Giroux pulls elementary school gag, wipes snot on referee before faceoff

    thehockeynews.com Dec 17 (2 days ago)
    We’ve all been there: you’ve got to blow your nose or wipe it and you’re scrambling around looking for something to use. On Tuesday night, Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux came up with his own solution. In the dying minutes of the first period,…
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  • Stamkos and Johnson score in 2nd period to lead Lightning to 3-…

    Stamkos and Johnson score in 2nd period to lead Lightning to 3-1 victory over Flyers

    NHL.com Dec 16 (3 days ago)
    PHILADELPHIA - Steven Stamkos and Tyler Johnson scored second-period goals to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night. Valtteri Filppula added an empty-netter and Ryan Callahan had a pair of...
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  • Inside the Flyers:  Flyers need to find their identity on the i…

    Inside the Flyers: Flyers need to find their identity on the ice

    philly.com Dec 14 (5 days ago)
    So who are the 2014-15 Flyers, anyway? Come to think of it, that's one of their many problems: They don't have an identity.
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  • Wayne Simmonds has goal and assist to lead Flyers in 5-1 rout o…

    Wayne Simmonds has goal and assist to lead Flyers in 5-1 rout of Hurricanes

    NHL.com Dec 13 (6 days ago)
    PHILADELPHIA - Wayne Simmonds had a goal and an assist and four other Flyers scored in Philadelphia's 5-1 rout of the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday. Scott Laughton got his first career goal and Sean Couturier, Jakub Voracek and Michael Raff...
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  • Jakub Voracek becoming the star scouts thought he could be

    Jakub Voracek becoming the star scouts thought he could be

    thehockeynews.com Dec 13 (6 days ago)
    By Dom Luszczyszyn Jakub Voracek’s ascent to the top of the scoring race has been one of this season’s biggest surprises, but even without the gaudy totals, he’s quietly emerged as one of the league’s most dominant forwards over the past three seasons. …
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  • Flyers open homestand with 4-1 win over New Jersey

    Flyers open homestand with 4-1 win over New Jersey

    ESPN.com Dec 11
    Flyers open homestand with 4-1 win over New Jersey
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  • Read, Couturier help Flyers open 4-game homestand with 4-1 vict…

    Read, Couturier help Flyers open 4-game homestand with 4-1 victory over New Jersey

    NHL.com Dec 11
    PHILADELPHIA - Matt Read and Sean Couturier each had a goal and an assist to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-1 win over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night. Wayne Simmonds added a power-play goal for the Flyers, and Jakub Voracek scor...
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  • Fun with numbers: Blue Jackets playoff prospects and Flames att…

    Fun with numbers: Blue Jackets playoff prospects and Flames attendance

    Getting Brandon Dubinsky back for their game tonight against the Philadelphia Flyers is almost as good news for the Columbus Blue Jackets as it is for teams like the Los Angeles Kings and Chicago Blackhawks that the salary cap is projected to go up to $…
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  • Flyers' Lecavalier trying to stay positive

    Flyers' Lecavalier trying to stay positive

    philly.com Dec 8
    Vinny Lecavalier, on being a healthy scratch for the first time in his career. "It's been a really tough week."
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  • Dubinsky to return to Blue Jackets lineup Tuesday

    Dubinsky to return to Blue Jackets lineup Tuesday

    NHL.com Dec 8
    Columbus Blue Jackets forward Brandon Dubinsky will make his season debut Tuesday against the Philadelphia Flyers at Nationwide Arena, according to Fox Sports Ohio. Dubinsky had abdominal surgery on Oct. 8 that was expected to keep him out six ...
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  • Calgary Hitmen fans threw more than 25,000 teddy bears on the i…

    Calgary Hitmen fans threw more than 25,000 teddy bears on the ice Sunday

    It’s an annual tradition that brings out the best in hockey fans and they’re particularly good at it in Calgary. The Western League’s Hitmen held their 20th teddy bear toss on Sunday and the result was 25,214 stuffed animals being launched onto the ice,…
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  • Inside the Flyers:  Hextall right to keep Berube

    Inside the Flyers: Hextall right to keep Berube

    LOS ANGELES - One of the worst starts in Flyers history has triggered various reactions from a divided fan base.
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  • Flyers clip Kings to snap 6-game losing skid

    Flyers clip Kings to snap 6-game losing skid

    ESPN.com Dec 6
    Steve Mason made 37 saves and the Philadelphia Flyers got goals from Claude Giroux and Wayne Simmonds in a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, snapping a six-game losing streak.
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  • Inside the Flyers: Should Flyers tank for top pick?

    Inside the Flyers: Should Flyers tank for top pick?

    philly.com Dec 4
    ANAHEIM, Calif. - With 10 losses in their last 11 games, the Flyers are doing a pretty good impersonation of the tanking 76ers.
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  • Rumor Roundup: Ottawa has options in goal, Lecavalier’s future …

    Rumor Roundup: Ottawa has options in goal, Lecavalier’s future uncertain

    After finishing October with a 5-2-2 record, the Ottawa Senators find themselves struggling to remain in playoff contention. They enter their Dec. 4 matchup against the New York Islanders with only five wins in their last 15 games. The Senators are amon…
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  • Sharks' Couture questionable vs. Bruins: report

    Sharks' Couture questionable vs. Bruins: report

    NHL.com Dec 3
    San Jose Sharks center Logan Couture is questionable for the game Thursday against the Boston Bruins because of an apparent head injury sustained in a 2-1 win against the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday, according to CSNBayArea.com. Couture was ...
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  • Matt Nieto scores with 11.5 seconds left to lead Sharks past Fl…

    Matt Nieto scores with 11.5 seconds left to lead Sharks past Flyers 2-1

    NHL.com Dec 3
    SAN JOSE, Calif. - Matt Nieto scored the tiebreaking goal with 11.5 seconds remaining to lead the San Jose Sharks to their first consecutive wins in more than a month with a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night. Marc-Edou...
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  • Big changes loom in Philly after owner Ed Snider publicly berat…

    Big changes loom in Philly after owner Ed Snider publicly berates his secondary scoring

    Hide ya’ kids. Hide ya’ wife. Well, don’t. But hide any Philadelphia Flyer not playing on the first line, as he’s not safe. The Philadelphia Flyers are synonymous with the term rollercoaster. We’re used to drama there. Coaches get fired early in seasons…
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  • Flyers make Vinny Lecavalier scapegoat, healthy scratch for 1st…

    Flyers make Vinny Lecavalier scapegoat, healthy scratch for 1st time

    yahoo.com Dec 2
    Vincent Lecavalier wasn’t happy being a fourth-liner for the Philadelphia Flyers this season. So they dropped him to the fifth line. Lecavalier will be a healthy scratch for the first time in his NHL career on Tuesday night as the Flyers visit the San J…
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  • Video - Flyers Handle Devils 00:57

    Flyers Handle Devils

    Dec 11
    Matt Read and Sean Couturier each had a goal and an assist in Philadelphia's 4-1 win over New Jersey.
  • Video - Flyers Snap Skid 00:41

    Flyers Snap Skid

    Dec 6
    Claude Giroux scored his eighth goal of the season to help the Flyers to a 2-1 win over the Kings, snapping a six-game losing streak.
  • Video - Brassard Leads Rangers Past Flyers 00:58

    Brassard Leads Rangers Past Flyers

    Nov 29
    Derick Brassard scored twice to propel the Rangers to a 5-2 win over the Flyers.
  • Video - Red Wings Skate Past Flyers 00:53

    Red Wings Skate Past Flyers

    Nov 26
    The Red Wings beat the Flyers 5-2 for their second straight win.

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