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Philadelphia Flyers 2018 NHL Entry Draft review

Saturday, June 23, 2018

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The highlight of the summer was finally upon us: The 2018 NHL Entry Draft. The Philadelphia Flyers drafted eight new prospects, including two that were picked in the first round. This was the third time in the last four drafts the Flyers draft twice in the first round. And so far they’ve found amazing prospects:…

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2018 NHL Entry Draft: Scouting report 10-1

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

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This is the fourth and final article on the top 31 prospects in the NHL Entry draft this summer. If you’ve missed the first three articles you can find them below: What will Ron Hextall do at the 2018 NHL Entry Draft? NHL Entry Draft Scouting report 31-20 NHL Entry Draft Scouting report 20-11  …

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2018 NHL Entry Draft: Scouting report 20-11

Monday, May 28, 2018

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We’re getting closer and closer to the highlight of the summer: The NHL Entry Draft. The Flyers have two first round picks this year: Pick 14 and pick 19. We started the scouting report on the top 31 prospects in the upcoming draft last week and today we’ll continue by going from the 20th ranked…

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2018 NHL Entry Draft: Scouting report 31-20

Sunday, May 20, 2018

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Ron Hextall is heading into his most important summer as the General Manager of the Philadelphia Flyers and in last weeks article I dug deeper into the possible scenarios he could decide to go at the draft in late June. In the upcoming weeks I will be posting a scouting report on the top 31…

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What will Ron Hextall do at the 2018 NHL Entry Draft?

Thursday, May 10, 2018

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This summer will be the biggest summer of Ron Hextall’s tenure as a General Manager for the Philadelphia Flyers. Ron Hextall took over as GM in 2014 after Paul Holmgren got promoted to President of the club. In these past 4 years Hextall has done a faboulus job restocking the prospect pool, traded away bad…

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Penguins 8, Flyers 5: Eliminated

Sunday, April 22, 2018

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The Flyers faced elimination when they travelled to Pittsburgh for Game 5, and with a gutsy effort, they managed to secure a Game 6 in Philadelphia. It was a great team effort lead by the captain and Sean Couturier — who was back in the lineup after his lower-body injury he suffered in a practice…

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Flyers 1, Penguins 5: Flyers fail to take series lead

Sunday, April 15, 2018

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The Flyers tied the series up with a big 5-1 win in Game 2 after a horrendous effort in Game 1. Dave Hakstol decided to keep all the lines and defense pairs from the first two games intact for Game 3 in Philadelphia. Brian Elliott played a great game Friday and he’s the guy for…

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Preview: Flyers @ Penguins (Game 1)

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

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The Stanley Cup Playoffs is finally here! After roughly six months and 82 games it’s finally time for the best sporting event in the world, Stanley Cup Playoffs. Flyers secured their playoff spot in their last game of the season against the Rangers whom they defeated in a great fashion scoring 5 goals including a…

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Preview: Hurricanes @ Flyers (Game 81)

Thursday, April 5, 2018

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Hurricanes (35-34-11, 81pts) @ Flyers (40-26-14, 94pts) Flyers have been playing “the most important game of the season” for roughly two weeks now and tonight is no different. After a disappointing effort against the Islanders a couple of days ago, the Flyers are looking to bounce back — not just with a win but with…

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Preview: Rangers @ Flyers (Game 75)

Thursday, March 22, 2018

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Rangers (32-33-8, 72pts) @ Flyers (37-25-12, 86pts) After the lackluster effort and shootout loss against the lowly Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday, the Flyers head back home to face their division rivals the New York Rangers tonight. The Flyers dropped down to the first wild card spot after the loss and they will need to…

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