Could Carolina Hurricanes Be Flyers’ Next Rival?

By: Wes Herrmann (@Wes_Herrm) For the Philadelphia Flyers, rivals have never been hard to come by. The New Jersey Devils and New York Rangers were fierce inter-division opponents in the late ’90s and early 2000’s. The mid-to-late 2000s ushered in the Washington Capitals, but more importantly, re-ignited the Pittsburgh Penguins as Philly’s biggest rival . […]

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Hogberg impresses, Hart decent at Summer Showcase

By: Mark Lester (@futureofphilly) The annual World Junior Summer Showcase, held in Plymouth, Michigan, is one way teams prepare for the always-thrilling World Junior Championship in December. This year, the Philadelphia Flyers had two prospects participating in the summer camp: Swedish defenceman Linus Hogberg and Canadian goaltender Carter Hart. Nolan Patrick, the Flyers’ second overall […]

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What If? Flyers Didn’t Acquire Andrew MacDonald

By: Wes Herrmann (@Wes_Herrm) Heading into the playoffs of the 2013-14 season, a top-four defenseman was clearly lacking on the Philadelphia Flyers’ blueline. Kimmo Timonen, Mark Streit and Braydon Coburn made up the top three, but the next spot went to any of Nicklas Grossmann, Andrej Meszaros or Luke Schenn. Then-general manager Paul Holmgren saw […]

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