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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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Flyers 4, Hurricanes 2: Huge third period garners win

Saturday, March 17, 2018

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The Flyers were red-hot throughout the whole month of February, but since then they’ve struggled badly, losing seven out of their last eight, including last game which was a so called “must win” against the Blue Jackets. Dave Hakstol made a couple of changes before tonight’s game against the Hurricanes. He switch Travis Konecny and…

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Preview: Flyers @ Bruins (Game 68)

Thursday, March 8, 2018

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Flyers (34-22-11, 79pts) @ Bruins (41-15-8, 90pts) Flyers have entered a slump as of late, losing their last 4 games. Last nights loss versus the Penguins hurt even more than the others when the Flyers at one point had a 2-1 lead but in the end lost 5-2. Wayne Simmonds is back from injury and…

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Flyers 1, Hurricanes 4: Flyers pointstreak comes to an end

Thursday, March 1, 2018

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The Flyers had won six straight games and nine of their last 10 games. Tonight they got a visit from the Carolina Hurricanes, who are chasing a wild card spot. Taylor Leier replaced Jordan Weal in tonight’s game, but other than that, all the lines remained the same from the game against Montreal a couple…

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Preview: Flyers @ Senators (Game 62)

Saturday, February 24, 2018

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Flyers (32-19-10, 74pts) @ Senators (21-29-10, 52pts) The Flyers really turned their season around after the 10-game losing streak. They are now one of the hottest teams in the league and they enter today’s game on a four-game winning streak after beating the Blue Jackets in a game where the Flyers didn’t really play well.…

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Flyers 4, Golden Knights 1: Hard fought win in the desert

Monday, February 12, 2018

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The Flyers headed into tonight’s game on a three-game winning streak. Yesterday they even won in a shootout, and that’s not something us Flyers fans get to see that often. Brian Elliott got injured in that shootout, so Michal Neuvirth got the start against Marc Andre Fleury and the Golden Knights. Tonight’s meeting was the…

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Flyers 5, Canadiens 3: Flyers win again!

Thursday, February 8, 2018

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After losing four straight games, the Flyers finally got back into the win column when they beat the Hurricanes in overtime on Tuesday night. Tonight they returned back home to face the Montreal Canadiens. The Canadiens have been quite the disappointment so far this year, but they’ve won two in a row and are looking…

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Flyers 3, Red Wings 2 (OT): Konecny is clutch

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

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The Flyers entered tonight’s game in a wildcard spot after winning 8 of their last 10 games. Brian Elliott got the start in goal and all the lines and defense pairings remained the same from the Capitals game a couple of days ago. Flyers could with a win and some luck in other games move…

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