Philadelphia Flyers

The year is 1994. The location is Lillehammer, Norway. It’s a sudden death shootout in the Olympic Hockey finals. With the crowd screaming, Peter Forsberg is at the opposite blue line staring at Canada’s goalie, Corey Hirsch. Forsberg skates in and makes a move towards Hirsch’s right. All of a sudden with one hand he moves the
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This article was originally published in November, 2012. Say what you will about Eric Lindros, but the former Flyers captain changed hockey both with his on-ice presence as well as his off-ice headlines. On Wednesday, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported that the 39-year-old native from London, Ontario will be inducted into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of
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Fantasy hockey is another side of the sport that most of us love. Whether it’s competing in a league with your friends or with strangers for fun, it’s an exciting branch to explore. It also shines a light on players that aren’t as valued by other fans. The basic categories for fantasy hockey are typically goals,
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A little over five years ago, Shayne Gostisbehere was nothing more than an undersized third round selection in the 2012 entry draft. Listed at 5’11” and 160 pounds, his chances of making the NHL were rather slim, but his explosive offensive style was too much to ignore at one point. NCAA Career and Frozen Four During
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** Originally published on April 2010 by Bruce Wilkie/THW The 1950s and 60s were a time of great growth for professional sports in the United States. Three of the four “major” sports had expanded to become nationwide entities. The National Football League, National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball had expanded or had teams move
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There was a lot to dislike about the Philadelphia Flyers’ 2016-17 roster. Pierre-Edouard Bellemare and Chris VandeVelde were overused throughout the year by coach Dave Hakstol and even-strength scoring just wasn’t where it needed to be. Brayden Schenn was expected to be one of the key pieces to the future but was dealt to the
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This post was originally written in 2009 by Michael DiFranco and has since been updated. Roman Cechmanek was one of these European players whose star risen as fast as declined. He was not a widely known draft pick, burst onto the scene in the NHL later in his career and had several solid to great
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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 the
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Most summers, free agency and the entry draft are the marked and bolded dates on the NHL calendar. This summer, those events may take second and third place in anticipation of the Expansion Draft less than a month away. Like the 29 other teams that will have one player selected by the Vegas Golden Knights,
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