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  1. 3 Stars: Flyers dispatch of shorthanded Pens in part 1 of home-and-home

    Mar 15, 2014, 4:19 PM EDT

    Matt Read, Marc-Andre Fleury

    The Philadelphia Flyers’ 4-0 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Wells Fargo Center on Saturday from the perspective of three players. 3. Claude Giroux You almost have to feel a little bit bad for the Penguins… almost. Already leading the NHL in man games lost to injury, Pittsburgh was forced to scratch All-Star forwards…

  2. Role reversal: Flyer unravel in third and blow late lead in shootout loss to Islanders

    Jan 20, 2014, 9:25 PM EDT

    Simmer

    The theme of the Philadelphia Flyers’ recent play has gone like this: fall behind early, comeback in the third period to win or send into overtime or maybe a shootout for at least a point. Monday afternoon on Long Island, the Flyers’ fortunes were reversed, but not in a good way, and they left Long…

  3. The Read-Couturier-Downie line has been pretty good for the Flyers, who play the crummy Panthers tonight

    Nov 25, 2013, 6:24 PM EDT

    matt.read

    As you may have heard, the Flyers are 6-0-1 in their last seven games, have earned 13 of a possible 14 points during the successful stretch and have clawed their way out of the Metropolitan Division basement to currently sit just two points behind the New York Rangers for the division’s last playoff spot. That’s…

  4. Flyers’ secondary scorers need to step up

    Oct 24, 2013, 12:10 PM EDT

    wayne.simmonds

    Jake Voracek: zero goals. Sean Couturier: zero goals. Matt Read: zero goals. Scott Hartnell: zero goals (and injured). Claude Giroux: zero goals. Greg Paone: zero goals. Enrico Campitelli Jr: zero goals. Nick Menta: zero goals. Ok, so the last three people on that list write for this website and do not play for the Flyers…

  5. After Matt Read Extension, Brayden Schenn the Only Young Flyers Forward in Need of Deal

    Sep 21, 2013, 2:39 PM EDT

    Brayden Schenn, Matt Read

    There’s nothing overly provocative about the four-year, $14.5 million extension the Flyers finalized with Matt Read on Friday evening. For once general manager Paul Holmgren didn’t sign a player into his late 30s, so we can all be grateful for that. The hockey community seems to stand in agreement this is nice value for a…