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(Zack Hill/Philadelphia Flyers) By: Andrew Dintino BuzzOnBroad.com The 23-year old Middletown, New Jersey native was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers with the second overall pick in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. Some would say that he was rushed, some would say he didn't produce, but tonight, James van Riemsdyk will... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2013 at Buzz On Broad
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(Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images) By: Andrew Dintino BuzzonBroad.com Slow starts have characterized the Philadelphia Flyers over the last two years. Today's matinee at the intersection of Broad and Pattison was no different. As usual, it ends up costing the Flyers, as Evander Kane scored off of a nice feed... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2013 at Buzz On Broad
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In the early stages of this lockout-shortened season, the Philadelphia Flyers' offensive woes have been a main cause of a 5-6-1 start. In just three of the twelve games played, the Flyers scorers have found the back of the net more than three times. With Scott Hartnell, who scored a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2013 at Buzz On Broad
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Tomorrow afternoon, the Flyers will open the 2013 season in front of a full Wells Fargo Center crowd. The opponent, rival Pittsburgh Penguins. According to Sam Carchidi, the line combinations for tomorrow will be as follows: Scott Hartnell - Claude Giroux - Brayden Schenn Max Talbot - Sean Couturier -... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2013 at Buzz On Broad
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Just a short time ago, Chip Kelly announced that he would be remaining in Oregon to continue to coach the Ducks. After that, the several suitors for Kelly's services, including the Eagles, turned in other directions. The Eagles have been talking to Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley. Just yesterday,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2013 at Buzz On Broad
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After 119 days of no NHL hockey, the final step of ending the lockout has been completed and hockey is officially back! Following the announcement that the Memorandum of Understanding has been signed by both the NHL and NHLPA, the Philadelphia Flyers released their official schedule for the shortened 2012-13... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2013 at Buzz On Broad
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According to a report from Flyers' beat writer Randy Miller, you can look for Claude Giroux to be named captain before the season opener. This is a move that was desired and expected by many Flyers fans. The naming of Giroux has captain has not yet been made official by... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2013 at Buzz On Broad
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According to a report from CSN Philly's Reuben Frank, Andy Reid has been relieved of his duties as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. His fourteen year tenure with the Eagles ended with a 42-7 season-ending loss to the New York Giants. After a mediocre 8-8 finish last season, Eagles... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2012 at Buzz On Broad
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This evening, Eisbaren Berlin took on the Iserlohn Roosters. The game, which was scoreless going into the third period, took an unexpected turn. Led by Claude Giroux, the Berlin Ice Bears went on a third period rampage, scoring seven goals. The Roosters did score one of their own, but could... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2012 at Buzz On Broad
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Today was another disappointing day for hockey fans as the NHL cancelled all games through November 1, but was another productive day for our Flyers playing in Germany. Wayne Simmonds, who is playing in Germany's second-tier hockey league with Crimmitschau, scored two goals today. Despite his two goals, the team... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2012 at Buzz On Broad
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Daniel Briere is a veteran player in the National Hockey League who has earned respect from the community over the years. He is one of the best puck movers in the game and continues to contribute. Claude Giroux, on the other hand, has become one of the elite players in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2012 at Buzz On Broad
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Pictured above is Nuremberg Stadium, the site of the DEL's First "Winter Classic" Eisbären Berlin, the German team that recently signed Claude Giroux and Daniel Briere, will be competing in the DEL's first ever "Winter Game". The event is based off of the NHL's Winter Clasic. The game will be... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2012 at Buzz On Broad
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On Thursday, Philadelphia Flyers forwards Daniel Briere and Claude Giroux signed deals to play for Eisbären Berlin of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL). Briere, who is very well known for being a class both act on and off the ice, sent a video to the Eisbären fans on Sunday night.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2012 at Buzz On Broad
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According to a report from CSN Philly, Flyers forward Jakub Voracek sustained a knee injury this weekend. He is currently playing in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) for HC Lev Praha. Petr Svoboda, Voracek's agent, said that it was just a knee sprain and that Jake will only be sidelined... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2012 at Buzz On Broad
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On Thursday, several sources confirmed that Philadelphia Flyers stars Claude Giroux and Daniel Briere had signed in Germany to play for Eisbären Berlin. The team competes in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL). Sunday morning, Peter John Lee, who is the general manager of the team, confirmed the signings: “These two... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2012 at Buzz On Broad
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On Saturday evening, the Adirondack Phantoms faced off against the Connecticut Whale, the AHL affiliate of the New York Rangers, at the MSG Training Center in Tarrytown, NY. This was the third and final preseason game for the Phantoms. The Phantoms came into the game with a preseason record of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2012 at Buzz On Broad
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The latest Philadelphia Flyer to dart overseas is Matt Read, who will be joining Södertälje SK in Sweden. The team competes in Sweden's second tier league of hockey. Södertälje SK released a statement regarding the acquisition of Read on their website. An edited translation of this story reads this: SK... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2012 at Buzz On Broad
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Words can not describe how weird/awkward it was to type the words "Phantoms' Couturier". Anyway, the Adirondack Phantoms opened their training camp today at the Virtua Center Flyers Skate Zone in Voorhees, NJ. Amongst the locked-out Flyers to be joining their AHL affiliate is 19-year-old sensation Sean Couturier. Couturier, who... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2012 at Buzz On Broad
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The Philadelphia Flyers have had three players head overseas due to the ongoing lockout: Ruslan Fedotenko, Ilya Bryzgalov, and Jakub Voracek. The newest member to this list is Wayne Simmonds. Simmonds, 24, has officially signed a contract to join ETC Crimmitschau, a member of Germany's second-tier ice hockey league also... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2012 at Buzz On Broad
Andrew Dintino is now following Rob Giannone
Sep 22, 2012
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Jakub Voracek practicing with HC Lev Praha (Stephen Black/iSport) On September 17th, Philadelphia Flyers forward Jake Voracek confirmed that he had signed a temporary contract to play for HC Lev Praha of the KHL. On Thursday, Voracek participated in his first game with his KHL club as they took on... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2012 at Buzz On Broad
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We are now five days into the NHL lockout. Since the lockout began, both sides have not met, which is not good news for hockey fans. A few Flyers have already headed oversees and some are practicing in the States. Here is the latest news regarding the Flyers.... ____________________________________________________________________________________ Bryzgalov... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2012 at Buzz On Broad
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This is an article that I was praying I would not have to write, but had a feeling I would be. Unfortunately, the NHL and NHLPA could not agree on a deal before their September 15th deadline. The negotiations have been a series of ups and downs that led to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2012 at Buzz On Broad
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Prior to the NHL Lockout, members of the Philadelphia Flyers were at the team's practice facility in Voorhees, NJ cleaning out their lockers (photo courtesy of Zack Hill). The players now consider all options in staying on the ice during their work stopage. Many players around the league will be... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2012 at Buzz On Broad
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The early days of this past week provided hope for some of the more optimistic hockey fans. CBA discussions appeared to be going well and it seemed as if small strides were being made in the right direction. When both sides met again in New York City on Friday, the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2012 at Buzz On Broad