Philadelphia Flyers

Based on Vincent Lecavalier’s success early in his career, it seemed impossible that one day fans would say, “I’m relieved we were able to trade Lecavalier.” However, this was the case in January 2016. Philadelphia Flyers general manager Ron Hextall pulled off a near-impossible trade given Lecavalier’s contract. More remarkable was that he was also able to
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A few players were claimed off of waivers Monday. The Philadelphia Flyers claimed veteran defender Johnny Oduya, the Calgary Flames claimed forward Chris Stewart and the Colorado Avalanche claimed defenseman Mark Alt. While many teams are making trades to bolster their clubs or acquire assets ahead of the 2018 NHL Trade Deadline, the waiver wire
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It’s never supposed to happen. When it does, the “guilty” player is typically (and often unfairly) spoken of in mockery or with scoffing for many years. Hockey fans take their sport seriously and swear allegiance to their respective teams. When a player is drafted who does not pan out, the legend of their failure often
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Alex Lyon was initially recalled by the Philadelphia Flyers back in early December to back up the team while goalie Michal Neuvirth was placed on injured reserve. However, during his short stint up in the NHL, he failed to see any ice time with the solid play of Brian Elliott and was later reassigned to
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A year ago, 2017 was looking promising for the Flyers. They had a 10-game winning streak early in the season and were right in the middle of the playoff hunt in the Metropolitan Division. Back-to-back playoff appearances were in their mind. The season ended with the Flyers on the outside looking in. This season, they
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The Philadelphia Flyers have been a consistently inconsistent hockey team this year. Through the first sixteen games of the season, they did not have a winning streak or losing streak of more than two games. Consistently inconsistent. Then they went on a ten game losing streak where the losses were consistent but the way they lost
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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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