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Wayne Simmonds on Flyers: We don’t want ‘repeat of last year’

Wayne Simmonds on Flyers: We don’t want ‘repeat of last year’

yahoo.com Updated Aug 25 (3 days ago)
BY CHRIS LOMON TORONTO -- He missed the last seven games of the 2014-15 regular season with a broken tibia. His team missed out on the playoffs after finishing sixth in the Metropolitan Division. No wonder Wayne Simmonds isn’t short on motivation these …
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  • Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The Philadelphia Flyers from A to Z

    Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The Philadelphia Flyers from A to Z

    yahoo.com Aug 22 (6 days ago)
    (Ed. Note: August is known to be a very quiet month in the hockey world. As we wait for September to arrive and training camps to begin, let’s learn a little history about all 30 teams. Behold, our summer A-Z series, in which we ask fans of all 30 teams…
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  • Is Wayne Simmonds right to be optimistic about his Flyers?

    Is Wayne Simmonds right to be optimistic about his Flyers?

    Want to make an NHL player bristle? Just follow these easy steps: (a) stand a foot away from him; (b) remind him his team missed the playoffs last season; (c) ask him if his team is rebuilding. The experiment works like a charm on Philadelphia Flyers ri…
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  • Daniel Briere leaves NHL with legacy as a top playoff performer

    Daniel Briere leaves NHL with legacy as a top playoff performer

    VOORHEES, N.J. - Daniel Briere was almost crying on the bench at TD Garden. His Philadelphia Flyers had erased a 3-0 series deficit against the Boston Bruins, only to fall behind 3-0 in Game 7. "We had put all this time, all this effort to co...
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  • Briere announces retirement after 17 seasons

    Briere announces retirement after 17 seasons

    NHL.com Aug 17
    Center Daniel Briere announced his retirement from the NHL on Monday after 17 seasons with five teams. Briere, 37, played for the Phoenix Coyotes, Buffalo Sabres, Philadelphia Flyers, Montreal Canadiens and Colorado Avalanche. He scored 307 go...
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  • Report: Team Russia captain, defenseman Ilya Nikulin leaving KH…

    Report: Team Russia captain, defenseman Ilya Nikulin leaving KHL for NHL

    Yet another veteran Russian defenseman is leaving the KHL to try his hand at NHL action. Earlier this off-season, 32-year-old Evgeni Medvedev left the KHL’s Ak Bars Kazan, where he had played the majority of his career, to sign a one-year, $3 million de…
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  • Kings’ Dean Lombardi named GM of Team USA’s World Cup squad

    Kings’ Dean Lombardi named GM of Team USA’s World Cup squad

    The World Cup of Hockey is still a year away, but Team USA now has its management in place. Los Angeles Kings GM Dean Lombardi will serve as GM of the squad, with Philadelphia Flyers president Paul Holmgren as assistant GM, Calgary Flames president of h…
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  • Flyers owner Snider recieves lifetime achievement award at Glob…

    Flyers owner Snider recieves lifetime achievement award at Global Sports Summit

    Philadelphia Flyers owner Ed Snider was honored with a lifetime achievement award at the Global Sports Summit in Aspen, Colo., Monday evening. Snider was presented the prize by NHL commissioner Gary Bettman and received the award as an owner who, “has m…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Is the time right to trade Shea Weber?

    Rumor Roundup: Is the time right to trade Shea Weber?

    While the Nashville Predators matched a 14-year, $110-million offer sheet for captain Shea Weber from the Philadelphia Flyers in July 2012, he’s remained the subject of annual off-season trade speculation. Weber’s value to the Predators and the expense …
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  • What We Learned: What Jake Voracek tells us about usage and pla…

    What We Learned: What Jake Voracek tells us about usage and player value

    yahoo.com Aug 3
    Late last week, Jakub Voracek signed a hefty contract extension with the Philadelphia Flyers that made him a player with the 10th-highest cap hit in the league (tied with Eric Staal and Ryan Getzlaf). The initial reaction most people had to that deal pr…
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  • Getting To Know: Ed Hospodar 

    Getting To Know: Ed Hospodar 

    Status: Former NHL defenseman for New York Rangers, Hartford, Philadelphia, Minnesota, Buffalo from 1979-1988. Ht: 6-foot-2 Wt: 210 pounds DOB: Feb. 9, 1959 In: Bowling Green, Ohio Early Hockey Memory: “Waking up in the morning and going with my brother…
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  • A Toronto-Philadelphia rivalry primer for Drake and Meek Mill

    A Toronto-Philadelphia rivalry primer for Drake and Meek Mill

    One of the biggest pop culture stories going around right now involves rappers Drake and Meek Mill, former friends turned enemies. The beef between the pair began over hurt feelings and escalated into several freestyle diss tracks…you don’t care about t…
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  • Flyers cap situation could make for tough choices in 2016-17

    Flyers cap situation could make for tough choices in 2016-17

    Whether you’re a fan of Jakub Voracek’s new contract or not, there’s one thing everyone can agree on: the Philadelphia Flyers are going to be in some serious cap trouble. While this season’s cap situation looks like it could cause some difficulties, wha…
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  • Flyers lock up Voracek long-term with eight-year, $66 million d…

    Flyers lock up Voracek long-term with eight-year, $66 million deal

    Jakub Voracek won’t be hitting the free agent market next off-season. The Philadelphia Flyers announced Thursday evening they have re-signed Voracek to an eight-year deal. While the Flyers did non initially release the terms of the deal, TSN’s Frank Ser…
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  • Flyers, right wing Jakub Voracek agree to a multiyear contract …

    Flyers, right wing Jakub Voracek agree to a multiyear contract extension

    NHL.com Jul 30
    PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Flyers and right wing Jakub Voracek have agreed to a multiyear contract extension. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed Thursday. The 25-year-old Voracek had 22 goals and career highs of 59 assists and 81 poi...
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  • Flyers ink Sean Couturier to six-year, $26 million extension

    Flyers ink Sean Couturier to six-year, $26 million extension

    Sean Couturier has signed a six-year, $26 million extension with the Philadelphia Flyers that runs through to the 2021-22 season. Couturier, 22, was a first-round pick of the Flyers in 2011, eighth overall, and made the jump to the NHL immediately follo…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Flyers, Sharks and Oilers buzz

    Rumor Roundup: Flyers, Sharks and Oilers buzz

    It appears efforts by the Philadelphia Flyers to trade Vincent Lecavalier have once again proven futile. GM Ron Hextall told CSNPhilly.com’s Tim Panaccio his club remains “status quo” with the 35-year-old center, adding they intend to start the season w…
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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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