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Steve Downie

  1. 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…

  2. Looking back at Philadelphia pro athletes’ Movember mustaches

    Dec 5, 2013, 4:20 PM EDT

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    With another Movember in the books as of last Saturday, it’s time for The 700 Level to take a look back at some of the fine mustaches that adorned the upper-lip areas of your favorite Philadelphia pro athletes. Yes, mostly Flyers are featured. Sorry. A relentless search of the interwebs and social media didn’t produce…

  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

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    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. Why the Flyers won the Talbot-Downie trade

    Oct 31, 2013, 4:12 PM EDT

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    The Flyers just got a little better. After a sleepy 3-8-0 start to the season, many in the hockey world expected the Flyers and general manager Paul Holmgren to make a panic move. Instead, the aggressive GM closed on a depth trade, moving forward and defensive specialist Max Talbot to the Colorado Avalanche for physical…