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  1. Video: Flyers and Capitals engage in line brawl for second time this season

    Mar 5, 2014, 10:02 PM EDT

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    As you may know, the Philadelphia Flyers and Washington Capitals aren’t too fond of each another, especially now that they are division rivals yet again. You may recall their infamous line brawl in November that saw Ray Emery pummel Capitals goalie Braden Holtby during a 7-0 Capitals whitewashing. Well, the unfriendliness boiled over in the…

  2. Flyers essentially swap Andrej Meszaros for Andrew MacDonald at NHL trade deadline

    Mar 5, 2014, 3:57 PM EDT

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    You knew there had to be another move on the way after the Philadelphia Flyers traded second- and third-round picks to the New York Islanders for Andrew MacDonald on Tuesday. That would’ve left the club with nine defensemen, three more than suit up for a game. Sure enough, the other shoe dropped on Wednesday. As…

  3. Sometimes you just want to give Scott Hartnell a hug [VIDEO]

    Mar 5, 2014, 12:45 PM EDT

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    Hey, it’s trade deadline day and as Kimmo Timonen can relate to, you don’t always know when you’ll have your next opportunity to give Scott Hartnell a hug. So hug now. Hug Hartsy while you can. He’s a good Hartsy and a longtime teammate. No word yet on any deals from the Flyers just yet…

  4. Flyers Trade Deadline Rumors: Let’s talk about these Ryan Kesler trade rumblings

    Mar 4, 2014, 3:55 PM EDT

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    The NHL trade deadline is tomorrow afternoon. That means you should expect to hear Philadelphia Flyers mentioned pretty frequently over the next 24 hours. Let’s face it, they’re the Flyers and are in on almost every big fish out on the market. Well, the biggest fish on the market this year is Vancouver Canucks center…

  5. Trade Deadline: Moving Meszaros is the smart play for Flyers

    Mar 4, 2014, 10:29 AM EDT

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    As Wednesday’s trade deadline approaches and the Flyers set to go on their annual drunken shopping spree, there’s one move on the table that they should undoubtedly make. The Flyers should trade Andrej Meszaros. It sounds strange. Trading Meszaros, if possible, was a given at the start of the 2013-14 NHL season. The hobbled and…

  6. Dmitry Orlov suspended 2 games for hit on Brayden Schenn

    Mar 3, 2014, 4:19 PM EDT

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    It was hard to watch Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov’s hit from behind on Philadelphia Flyers forward Brayden Schenn on Sunday and surmise it was anything less than dirty. The NHL agreed. CSNPhilly.com’s Sarah Baicker reports the league has slapped Orlov with a two-game ban for the cheap shot. If that seems light, Baicker notes…

  7. 3 Stars: Giroux, Flyers erase 2-goal third-period deficit in Washington

    Mar 2, 2014, 3:51 PM EDT

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    The Philadelphia Flyers’ 5-4 overtime victory over the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center on Sunday as told from the perspective of three players. 3. Vincent Lecavalier The 33-year-old has been something of a disappointment in the first of a five-year deal he signed with the Flyers over the summer, but he came up big…

  8. 3 Stars: Flyers back on track with matinee win over rival Rangers

    Mar 1, 2014, 4:41 PM EDT

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    The Philadelphia Flyers’ 4-2 victory over the New York Rangers at the Wells Fargo on Saturday as told from the perspective of three players. 3. Brayden Schenn The only thing B. Schenn didn’t do in this contest is score a goal, and that’s only because Rangers defenseman Anton Stralman did the honors for him. Schenn…

  9. 3 Stars: Pavelski leads Shark attack against Flyers

    Feb 27, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT

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    The Philadelphia Flyers’ 7-3 loss to the San Jose Sharks at the Wells Fargo Center as told from the perspective of three players. 3. Raffi Torres The journeyman winger had not appeared in an NHL regular season or playoff game since May 14, 2013, which means it was probably a bad omen when he scored…

  10. Push to the playoffs: Breaking down the Flyers’ remaining schedule

    Feb 27, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT

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    *Leading up to the Flyers’ return to the ice from the Olympic break on Thursday night and the official start of their playoff push, we’re going to break down different parts of the team and where they stand with 23 games left in the regular season. Today’s focus: the Orange and Black’s remaining schedule and…

  11. Kimmo Timonen has no legs

    Feb 26, 2014, 2:52 PM EDT

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    @tpanotchCSN Am I the only one concerned that his stick cannot hold up the weight of his legless body??? pic.twitter.com/DsGkiEZaBR — Jack Kolmansberger (@JMKolmansberger) February 26, 2014   There was an unfortunate side effect for one Philadelphia Flyer who participated in the Olympic games over in Sochi. Head coach Craig Berube confirmed that defenseman Kimmo…

  12. Push to the playoffs: Looking at the Flyers’ defense and goaltending

    Feb 25, 2014, 2:16 PM EDT

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    *Leading up to the Flyers’ return to the ice from the Olympic break on Thursday night and the official start of their playoff push, we’re going to break down different parts of the team and where they stand with 23 games left in the regular season. Today’s focus: the defensemen, penalty kill and goaltending. *…

  13. Holmgren downplays possibility of ‘major’ Flyers trade at deadline

    Feb 25, 2014, 1:03 PM EDT

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    The Philadelphia Flyers’ push for the playoffs begins in earnest on Thursday with the first of 24 remaining games to solidify their postseason positioning. They only have three games left before the March 5 trade deadline though, which means the team must act fast if it intends to add reinforcements. But if Paul Holmgren’s recent…

  14. Push to the playoffs: Where things stand with the Flyers’ offense

    Feb 24, 2014, 3:56 PM EDT

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    *Leading up to the Flyers’ return to the ice from the Olympic break on Thursday night and the official start of their playoff push, we’re going to break down different parts of the team and where they stand with 23 games left in the regular season. Today’s focus: the forwards, offense and power play. *…

  15. Rob Zombie’s Broad Street Bullies film on hold

    Feb 24, 2014, 2:35 PM EDT

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    Sad update over the weekend in the local sports movie industry. It seems musician and screenwriter/director Rob Zombie is shelving his much anticipated feature-length film based on the Broad Street Bullies in favor of another project. The story on Zombie shifting gears originates from an interview with 3news in New Zealand, where he explains another…

  16. Simon Gagne: Philadelphia ‘still the best place for a hockey player’

    Feb 24, 2014, 11:18 AM EDT

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    What’s Simon Gagne up to these days? Hoping, waiting for one more chance to play in the NHL. Frank Seravalli caught up with the former Philadelphia Flyers All Star over the Olympic break for Monday’s edition of the Daily News. Last we heard from Gagne, he was spurned by the orange and black in contract…

  17. Not today, USA: Canada stifles U.S. to crush America’s gold medal dreams in Sochi

    Feb 21, 2014, 5:06 PM EDT

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    That sweet revenge that American hockey fans have been yearning for since Vancouver in 2010? Well, it’ll have to wait until 2018 in South Korea because Friday just wasn’t the Americans’ day in Sochi. A second-period tip-in from Jamie Benn proved to be the death knell as Canada smothered the United States into submission, 1-0,…

  18. The Evster analyzes the hottest (and 13th best) figure skater of the Olympics

    Feb 21, 2014, 8:12 AM EDT

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    Look, this is not the first time that the world has fallen in love with a figure skater. In 1988, it was Katarina Witt and her perfect OH MY GAWD. In 1992, it was Nancy Kerrigan and her really clean hair. In ’98, it was my college girlfriend who could literally jam a whole ice skate inside of her…

  19. Scott Hartnell reading a fake Bernie Parent children’s book is pretty good

    Feb 20, 2014, 12:49 PM EDT

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    We’ve talked about Scott Hartnell’s children’s book on numerous occasions in the past but did you know former Flyers goalie and brilliant Philly.com contributor / love doctor Bernie Parent also has a children’s book? Well, he doesn’t really, but the folks over at WMMR’s Preston and Steve show thought it’d be a good idea to…

  20. U.S. dominates Czech Republic and Canada survives Latvia to set up Olympic semis clash in Sochi

    Feb 19, 2014, 5:10 PM EDT

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    It’s the one Olympic matchup every American hockey fan has wanted for almost four years now and, by virtue of Wednesday’s respective results in Sochi, it’s less than 48 hours away. The United States whitewashed Jake Voracek, Jaromir Jagr and the rest of the Czech Republic, 5-2, and Canada hung on for a 2-1 over…

  21. Keith Jones would like to be the Russian Olympic mascot

    Feb 17, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT

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    As you may know, the Winter Olympics are underway in Sochi and will continue for about another week or so. What you may not know is that these Sochi Olympics have mascots and they are terrifying. The most terrifying of those mascots may be this creepy polar bear with disproportioned facial features that Deadspin has…

  22. Photos and video of Cupid’s Undie Run in South Philly

    Feb 17, 2014, 11:29 AM EDT

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    Hundreds of people gathered in South Philadelphia on Saturday afternoon to run around in the cold rain and snow and then drink beer afterwards. And they did it all while only wearing their underwear. Seems totally normal, I know. It was all part of the second annual Cupid’s Undie Run which takes place in cities…

  23. Video: Adirondack Phantoms destroy Portland Pirates during line brawl

    Feb 17, 2014, 11:26 AM EDT

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    I’m not sure what Connor Murphy said or did to provoke this fight, but whatever it was sent three Adirondack Phantoms in a mad dash to jump the Portland Pirates’ defenseman. Next thing you know, a full line brawl breaks out on the ice. Portland may have won the game 2-0, but the Phantoms won…

  24. Ed Snider defends Flyers’ front-office strategies: ‘I always want to win’

    Feb 14, 2014, 1:45 PM EDT

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    The past few years have seen the championship-starved Philadelphia Flyers fanbase grow increasingly critical of chairman Ed Snider over the team’s inability to bring home the Stanley Cup. The orange and black are among the most active franchises in the NHL when it comes to signing free agents and making trades, perhaps to the club’s…

  25. The best and worst Philly sports related Valentine’s Day things

    Feb 14, 2014, 1:19 PM EDT

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    Hopefully you’re dusting off your Clarence Love Eagles jersey and heading out to a romantic dinner with your significant other down at Xfinity Live! this evening. But before you do, check out these inspiring messages of love on this Valentine’s Day. This post was inspired by the handy work of friend of the Level, Philly…