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Rob Riches
Greater Philadelphia
Cabrini College alumnus
Interests: Learning, sports, personal growth
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If the trend of ex-Flyers in the Hall continues, who could find themselves inducted? Continue reading
If the league is looking to re-broaden its international horizons, could the Flyers go on to be a featured club? Continue reading
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(Kate Frese/SB Nation) By Rob Riches, Sports Talk Philly staff Though the Flyers got off to a bit of a sluggish start, it looked like they would be able to close out their five-game homestand with two points. What followed was arguably one of their worst-played periods of the (young)... Continue reading
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The Flyers cap off a five-game homestand against the Anaheim Ducks Continue reading
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As the Lehigh Valley Phantoms visit the Hershey Bears at Hersheypark Stadium for the Capital BlueCross Outdoor Classic, the Flyers Alumni will be taking on Bears Alumni on Jan. 19. Continue reading
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Sean Couturier, Shayne Gostisbehere, Claude Giroux and Dale Weise all tallied for the Orange and Black, helping them take a 5-1 lead in more than convincing fashion. Continue reading
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The Flyers move on from their offensive outburst against a middle-of-the-road Florida Panthers team. Continue reading
The Flyers also showed how penalty-kill struggles can blow any late lead, falling to Nashville on Tuesday, 6-5 Continue reading
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After a three-game trip to California that saw the Flyers claim four points, they close out their season-opening West swing with a trip to Nashville. Continue reading
Jonathan Quick and the LA Kings topped the Flyers, 2-0, on Thursday. Continue reading
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After opening the season with a 5-3 win in San Jose, the Flyers trek down the California coast to Los Angeles, taking on a new-look Kings team. Continue reading
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Whether or not it's how the team improves on last season or the youthful injection of talent coming up as another phase of Ron Hextall's rebuild, there will be plenty to watch out for. Continue reading
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Wayne Simmonds offered his take on the protests of racial equality occurring throughout the sports world. Continue reading
Yet another overtime period was necessary -- a common theme this preseason -- but Travis Konecny secured the win for the Orange and Black. Continue reading
Fresh off a 3-2 overtime loss on Monday that saw Travis Sanheim record a pair of goals, further solidifying his case for a roster spot, the Flyers return home for another preseason matchup with the New York Rangers. Continue reading
Travis Sanheim scored both Flyers goals in a 3-2 overtime loss to the New York Rangers. Continue reading
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Claude Giroux, the team's longtime first-line center, will be playing on the left wing. It's the first time he'll be playing on the wing since early in his career. Continue reading
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While Giroux has long been the top-line center, coach Dave Hakstol got the idea to move him to wing, and the captain embraced it Continue reading
Tyronn Lue, head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, joined the team walking out of the tunnel. Continue reading
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Some of the league's successful teams have abandoned the morning skate, and the Flyers should follow suit. Continue reading
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Retiring a number is the highest honor the Flyers have to offer, and it's entirely well-deserved for Lindros. Continue reading
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Crews began work Tuesday on putting down the ice at Wells Fargo Center. Continue reading
Jon Dorenbos, the team's longsnapper and longest-tenured player, was dealt to the New Orleans Saints for a 2019 seventh-round pick, the team announced Monday. Continue reading
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Jaromir Jagr is still, somehow, without a contract. The Flyers shouldn't be the team that signs him to one. Continue reading
The team announced that 2017 draft picks Morgan Frost and Isaac Ratcliffe have been signed to three-year entry level contracts. Continue reading