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Preview: Flyers vs. Blue Jackets (Game 61)

Thursday, February 22, 2018

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Technically, Petr Mrazek made his debut in a Philadelphia Flyers jersey on Tuesday, but he’ll get his first showing on the ice tonight when the team takes on the Columbus Blue Jackets at 7 p.m. The game marks the second time the teams have played in less than a week in the ultra-tight Metropolitan Division.…

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Grading Hak & Hex: Mrazek trade, Lindblom recall, lineup swaps

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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It’s the most eventful grading of general manager Ron Hextall and coach Dave Hakstol as the team made its first in-season deal this year and recalled top prospect Oskar Lindblom. Those plus in-game adjustments are in the lineup for this week’s review. Flyers Acquire Mrazek for Conditional 3rd and 4th Round Picks Hextall took a…

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Devils 5, Flyers 4: Philly Blows Lead, Lose in Shootout

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

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Taylor Hall played the spoiler as he tied the game late and Drew Stafford scored the lone shootout goal to earn the New Jersey Devils a comeback 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Flyers Tuesday night. The Flyers had three different leads in the game and didn’t trail until the final 1:21 of the game, but…

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Grading Hak & Hex: Lineup Switches & Penalty Kill

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

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Last week, I started off this column by detailing how the Philadelphia Flyers were in one of their losing streaks, but most of the blame couldn’t be placed on coach Dave Hakstol or general manager Ron Hextall. This week, the team’s on a winning streak, but it’s not all roses for management — specifically Hakstol.…

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Preview: Flyers at Coyotes (Game 55)

Saturday, February 10, 2018

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The Philadelphia Flyers will look for their third straight win tonight when they take on the league’s worst Arizona Coyotes on the road at 8 p.m. The game marks the first in two nights on a Western Conference road swing for the Flyers. The Coyotes have won just 13 games this year, but their latest…

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Grading Hak & Hex: Promotions, Demotions and Goalies

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

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If the Philadelphia Flyers have been anything this year, it’s streaky. Unfortunately for the team, they’re in one of the bad ones right now suffering four losses in a row and three last week. Despite that, coach Dave Hakstol and general manager Ron Hextall didn’t make many bad moves over that stretch. Swapping centers, goalie…

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Ranking the Philadelphia Flyers by trade value

Sunday, February 4, 2018

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As January comes to an end, all NHL fan eye’s turn to the trade deadline. For the Philadelphia Flyers, it’ll likely be a quiet year as the team attempts to make the playoffs for the second time in three years. While it’s hard to fathom the Flyers trading more than three players maximum before Feb.…

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Preview: Flyers vs. Senators (Game 52)

Saturday, February 3, 2018

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The Philadelphia Flyers will attempt to end their three-game losing streak against the Ottawa Senators Saturday at 1 p.m. on home ice. Although the two most recent losses came against Metropolitan teams this one against an Atlantic foe could be just as important. The Carolina Hurricanes are breathing down the Flyers’ neck and the New…

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Preview: Flyers at Capitals (Game 50)

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

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The Philadelphia Flyers return from the All-Star Break Wednesday night to take on the Washington Capitals on the road at 8 p.m. Both teams should be well rested — neither have played since last Thursday. WATCH / LISTEN / FACE-OFF TV: NBCSN LISTEN: 97.5 The Fanatic PUCK DROP: 8 P.M. Line Combinations: Courtesy of Daily…

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Grading Hak & Hex: Midseason Best and Worst Review

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

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Technically, the Philadelphia Flyers’ and the NHL’s midpoint came about two weeks ago. But the All-Star break happened this past weekend and there wasn’t a lot of news regarding the Flyers. So because of that, I’ll look at the best and worst respective moves general manager Ron Hextall and coach Dave Hakstol made since the…

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