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Frank Klose
Philadelphia, PA
College professor, church musician, Sports Talk Philly
Interests: Phillies baseball!
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In the inaugural season for the Philadelphia Flyers, the roster was full of NHL veterans selected from the 1967 NHL expansion draft. One of those would be the first Flyer to reach the 20-goal plateau wearing the Orange and Black, Leon Rochefort. Continue reading
With the Flyers taking things outside on Saturday night, another announcement involving the Flyers AHL affiliate came on Saturday evening as well. The Lehigh Valley Phantoms will face the Hershey Bears in the 2018 AHL Outdoor Classic on Jan. 20, 2018 to be held at Hersheypark Stadium. Continue reading
The Phantoms managed to rally back twice to force overtime, but the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins got the better of Lehigh Valley in the end with a 4-3 overtime win on Saturday night at PPL Center. Continue reading
Even though it seemed like the Flyers had the game for the taking at times if they could manage an equalizer, it just was one of those games, like Wednesday's, that just wasn't meant to be. Here are 10 Postgame Points from Flyers-Penguins. Continue reading
Ahead of Saturday night’s festivities in Pittsburgh, here’s a look back at the two previous outdoor games for the Flyers and things to focus on in Saturday night’s game. Continue reading
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Typically Flyers GM Ron Hextall is tight-lipped about his plans regarding any potential roster moves, but there was more transparency in Hextall's remarks on Friday. Continue reading
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The trade deadline is Wednesday. The Flyers have only two games remaining prior to that March 1 deadline. GM Ron Hextall will have to make up his mind with only two more opportunities for the team to show him if they could be a playoff team or if he should look to unload pending free agents or other players if the right opportunity arises. Continue reading
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Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is expected to return to the team on March 3 against the Knicks. Continue reading
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The Eagles are reportedly interested in bringing back DeSean Jackson. But should they draft young speedster Jackson has been mentoring? Continue reading
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Wednesday’s Flyers loss to the Capitals was brought to you by the word frustration. That was the common word being thrown around after another loss slipped the Flyers farther back in the playoff race. After a big win on Sunday kept their dwindling playoff hopes alive, a loss to the superior Washington Capitals looked like the beginning of the end. Here are 10 Postgame Points from Flyers-Capitals. Continue reading
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The Capitals snapped a brief two-game losing streak while the Flyers fell farther in the playoff race, losing to Washington on Wednesday, 3-1, at Wells Fargo Center. Continue reading
Fans may have to wait a little longer for the Flyers-Penguins Stadium Series game, at least if Mother Nature gets in the way of things. The forecast in Pittsburgh this weekend calls for warmer temperatures approaching 70 degrees and rain on Saturday. Continue reading
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Much like last season, the Washington Capitals are taking a competitive Eastern Conference by storm, leading the way with 85 points in the standings. The Flyers have their work cut out for them heading into this matchup, as they look to keep fighting for a playoff spot as the season's final 20 games rapidly approach. Continue reading
In part three of our Stay or Go series, we take a look at the backcourt players on the Sixers. Continue reading
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With the Flyers schedule now featuring longer breaks between games, there was more time to speculate on the Flyers situation heading into next week’s trade deadline. Yes, the NHL Trade Deadline is just one week away from today. So what do the Flyers do? Continue reading
Trading Mychal Kendricks and getting a late-round draft pick in return is the most ideal scenario for the Eagles. But where will that leave the Eagles, who could be overlooking the need for linebacker depth? Continue reading
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The Philadelphia Phillies are likely to have Vince Velasquez or Aaron Nola starting their 2017 home opener. Continue reading
As February starts to wind down, the race for the playoffs in the minor leagues and juniors is starting to heat up. Here is the latest look at how the Flyers prospects are faring in their respective leagues. Continue reading
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Philadelphia Phillies manager Pete Mackanin discusses who will be the team's Opening Day starter will be in 2017. Continue reading
After years of struggling, the Eagles' safeties and special teams are finally among the League's elite. Continue reading
There were plenty of reasons the Flyers turned things around to get two crucial points, but it's only the beginning for a team that still needs a big push for a playoff berth. Here are 10 Postgame Points from Flyers-Canucks. Continue reading
The Phillies would benefit from making Adam Morgan and Alec Asher into relievers. Continue reading
The Phantoms continued to show why they have been one of the best teams in the AHL this season, scoring four goals in the third period to secure a 7-4 win over the Comets on Sunday afternoon. Continue reading
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It's a wonderful feat for an undrafted rookie to make it to the NHL. It would be icing on the cake if he were to record a point and get on the scoresheet in his first NHL game. Being called up from Springfield of the AHL, Al Hill was about to make is NHL debut and also Flyers history. Continue reading
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Rivalies run deep, as usually goes with divisional foes in all sports. The New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers rivalry is as old as time, but their AHL teams proved it's still alive and well on Saturday night, as the Phantoms beat the Wolf Pack, 6-4, in a testy, back-and-forth affair. Continue reading