Philadelphia Flyers

On Monday, The Hockey Writers will take stock of everything that happened in the Philadelphia Flyers organization in the previous week and how to use it to look forward to the week ahead. We will analyze the results of the games played and the impact they had on the Flyers’ playoff aspirations, which players were
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A few players were claimed off of waivers Monday. The Philadelphia Flyers claimed veteran defender Johnny Oduya, the Calgary Flames claimed forward Chris Stewart and the Colorado Avalanche claimed defenseman Mark Alt. While many teams are making trades to bolster their clubs or acquire assets ahead of the 2018 NHL Trade Deadline, the waiver wire
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It’s never supposed to happen. When it does, the “guilty” player is typically (and often unfairly) spoken of in mockery or with scoffing for many years. Hockey fans take their sport seriously and swear allegiance to their respective teams. When a player is drafted who does not pan out, the legend of their failure often
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The Philadelphia Flyers have been a consistently inconsistent hockey team this year. Through the first sixteen games of the season, they did not have a winning streak or losing streak of more than two games. Consistently inconsistent. Then they went on a ten game losing streak where the losses were consistent but the way they lost
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In two previous pieces, THW looked at the Flyers’ captains from their inception through the captainless 1992-93 season and from the start of the Lindros era until the 2004-05 lockout. In this piece, we look at each man who wore the C in Philadelphia since that canceled season. Derian Hatcher With the introduction of a
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As the fourth season of Ron Hextall’s tenure as Philadelphia Flyers GM approaches, even the most patient fans have to be wondering when the team will reemerge as a perennial playoff contender. Hakstol himself called the playoffs a “clear expectation” in a recent radio interview with Zach Gelb on 920 The Jersey. Despite their ever-improving
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When you look at the prospects the Philadelphia Flyers have massed over the years, it’s easy to be blinded by the names of Travis Sanheim, Phillippe Myers, Samuel Morin, Robert Hagg, Carter Hart and newly introduced NHLers Ivan Provorov and Travis Konecny. Most are aware of those prospects and the impact they will have on
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