Tag Archive | "Sean Couturier"

Claude Giroux named to 2018 NHL All-Star Game

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

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Philadelphia Flyers’ captain Claude Giroux is headed to his fifth career NHL All-Star Game. The NHL announced today that the 29-year-old forward has been named to the 2018 NHL All-Star Game, held on Jan. 27-28 in Tampa, Florida. Giroux currently leads the Flyers in scoring with 52 points (14 goals) in 42 games, which ties…

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Keeping Pace: Several Flyers headed for career years

Saturday, December 9, 2017

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The Flyers have made a name for themselves this season by being the face of inconsistency in the NHL. The team won 10 straight games last season only to fall flat in the second half and miss the playoffs. This season, they came out firing on all offensive cylinders, then went flat and lost 10…

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Best and Worst of the Week: Nolan Patrick, missed calls and more

Monday, November 20, 2017

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Three games, three losses. But they earned two points last week! Your Philadelphia Flyers™ This team has already gone through so many ups and downs through the first 20 games. They’ve looked elite, mediocre and downright awful. That’s in no particular order. The thing is, they’ve remained competitive mostly. They sit at 8-8-4 with an…

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Three Ups, Three Downs from Flyers-Flames

Sunday, November 19, 2017

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Who didn’t see that coming? No seriously. If you didn’t see that ending coming, you clearly don’t understand what it means to be a Flyers fan. For the second consecutive game, the orange and black blew a two-goal lead and a chance at two points in the standings after dominating a large portion of the…

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Flyers 4 Flames 5 OT: Extinguished

Saturday, November 18, 2017

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The good news? The Flyers got a point for the second straight game. The bad news? The Flyers have now lost four straight games. The Flyers squandered a 3-1 lead and suffered a 5-4 overtime loss to the Calgary Flames on Saturday afternoon at the Wells Fargo Center. Sean Monahan led the way for Calgary,…

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Three Ups, Three Downs from Flyers-Jets

Friday, November 17, 2017

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Welp. At least the Flyers scored a hockey goal, right? After back-to-back shutouts to the Minnesota Wild, the Flyers did the impossible and actually scored two hockey goals in one period Thursday night in Winnipeg. One big problem: It was the same old Flyers. You know, the top line carrying them. The fourth line buzzing,…

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Best and Worst of the Week: Flyers need to help out the top line

Monday, November 13, 2017

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The top line can’t do everything. At some point, the Flyers are going to need someone else to start contributing. The lack of secondary scoring and consistency at the forward position needs to be addressed. This past week was the perfect example. Sean Couturier, Jakub Voracek and Claude Giroux each scored in Thursday’s 3-1 win…

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Three Ups, Three Downs from Flyers-Blackhawks

Friday, November 10, 2017

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Brian Elliott was stellar in net, the top line continued its offensive dominance and a pair of rookie defensemen played like seasoned veterans for the Flyers on Thursday night. The result? A 3-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks at Wells Fargo Center. Funny how that works. Elliott finished with 38 saves on 39 shots. Sean…

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Preview: Flyers vs Blackhawks (Game 16)

Thursday, November 9, 2017

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Blackhawks (7-6-2) @ Flyers (7-6-2) The Philadelphia Flyers has been injury-prone to start the season, so this four-day break couldn’t have been timed any better. Blueliner Radko Gudas is making his return to the lineup after being out with an upper-body injury for a couple of games. The Flyers are still missing Andrew MacDonald and…

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Grading Hak/Hex: Defense, Couturier on PP, Goalies

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

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The Philadelphia Flyers couldn’t have had a much worse week in term of injuries. Nolan Patrick, Sam Morin and Andrew MacDonald remained out, Radko Gudas suffered an injury and Shayne Gostisbehere didn’t return until Saturday night. Despite the injuries, the Flyers stayed pat removing themselves from trades, signings and waivers over the past seven days.…

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