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Philadelphia Flyers: 10 Reasons They’re the Playoff Favorites in the East

April 4th, 2011
The Philadelphia Flyers have been one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference this year, and at times they sat in first place overall.Although Philadelphia has been in a bit of a slump as of late, there is no reason to count them out to make a return to ...

NHL Free Agency: Drew Doughty & 10 Free Agents That Hurt Their Value in 2010-11

March 18th, 2011
With the NHL postseason fast approaching, some teams will have a little extra time to make some decisions on what direction they want to go next year and fill their voids. Other clubs will battle in the playoffs for the ultimate prize, Lord Stanley's Cup.One thing is certain: Every club ...

NHL Video: The 10 Best Small-Guy Fights in Recent League History

March 10th, 2011
What would hockey be without fighting?There are some people out there who feel there is no need for fighting in the NHL, but how can you possibly take fighting out of hockey? Fighting establishes authority. It lets the other team know that if you want to lay into somebody, there ...

Philadelphia Flyers: Were They Active Enough to Win the Eastern Conference?

March 1st, 2011
The Philadelphia Flyers once again stood pat at the trade deadline this year, and some people in Philadelphia were a little disappointed. Paul Holmgren made a minor trade, sending Michael Chaput and Greg Moore to Columbus for tough guy Tom Sestito. Tom has some experience in the NHL, so he could ...

NHL Trade Rumors: Philadelphia Flyers Interested in Acquiring Tomas Vokoun?

February 26th, 2011
Tomas Vokoun has been the subject of many recent trade rumors. He was rumored to be traded to a few teams, and then for a while it looked as though he would sign a contract extension and stay with the Florida Panthers. Now that the NHL Trade Deadline is just two ...

Philadelphia Flyers Set Their Sights on NCAA Forward Stephane Da Costa

February 19th, 2011
The Philadelphia Flyers were set to finally have a first round draft pick this year after trading away their last two to acquire Chris Pronger from the Ducks. Because of that, General Manager Paul Holmgren had to find young talent elsewhere to fill the holes that it had created. This year ...

NHL Head Shots: Why the League Does/Doesn’t Need to Change Something

February 11th, 2011
Head shots.It's one of the most talked about problems in the NHL the past few years, but as much as the NHL wants to abolish head shots, it will never happen. There isn't really much more that the NHL can do about it than they're currently doing.How do you get ...

NHL Trade Rumors: Philadelphia Flyers Interested in Acquiring Kris Versteeg?

February 10th, 2011
The Philadelphia Flyers have been all quiet on the trade front so far, but I suspect it's just a matter of time before the Flyers make their move. Some NHL clubs have already begun doing so, which just puts the pressure on other teams to make a move even faster. The ...

NHL 2011: 50 Bold Predictions for the Second Half of the NHL Season

February 7th, 2011
As we come closer to the NHL Trade Deadline, clubs will inevitably be making moves to improve their team, whether it is to make a playoff push, or to get ready for next season.Some teams currently in a playoff spot may no longer be, and a dark horse team could ...

NHL Trade Rumors: Flyers Reportedly Interested in Goaltender Ray Emery

February 5th, 2011
I wrote an article last week about how Ray Emery may be making a return to the NHL.  Since then, there has been much hype around the former goaltender, with Emery admitting in a recent interview that there were three teams that have inquired about his services. Emery would not tell reporters ...