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Rob Riches
Greater Philadelphia
Cabrini College alumnus
Interests: Learning, sports, personal growth
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(Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly) By Rob Riches, Sports Talk Philly contributor Though the Flyers closed out their four-game road trip in spirited fashion, they still find themselves on the outside looking in, and playoff elimination is still looming on the horizon. That still doesn't change the fact that the games... Continue reading
Despite falling behind early, the Flyers had no problem recovering quick and playing far ahead of the Pens in a 6-2 win. Continue reading
The Flyers close out a four-game road trip against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Continue reading
The loss snaps a six-game Flyers win streak against the Jets, a streak dating back to Nov. 29, 2013. Continue reading
With the erratic Flyers clinging on to as much playoff hope as they can, they embark on a four-game Western road trip that kicks off tonight in Manitoba, against the Winnipeg Jets. Continue reading
They more than answered the bell on Wednesday, blanking the Pens, 4-0, in what can be considered a statement win. Continue reading
The Flyers continue their four-game stretch against Metro Division teams with a matchup against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Continue reading
Shero, a bit of a philosopher, was always there to provide a motivational quote on the chalkboard before games as a way to motivate players and get them thinking -- the most notable being the "Win today, and we walk together forever" from the 1974 Finals against Boston Continue reading
Wayne Simmonds and Shayne Gostisbehere scored in the Flyers' 4-2 loss to the Maple Leafs Continue reading
They head to Toronto to take on a team that stands directly in their path to the second wild card spot. Continue reading
Jakub Voracek put the Flyers ahead, while Steve Mason capped off his magnificent game by turning away Jonathan Huberdeau for the 2-1 win. Continue reading
The Flyers close out their season series with the Florida Panthers Continue reading
The veteran puck-mover has been sent to the Lightning, for Valtteri Filppula, a fourth-round pick and a conditional seventh-rounder in this year's draft. Continue reading
With the trade deadline fast approaching, here are 25 points pertaining to the state of the Flyers Continue reading
The team learned Saturday that those offensive struggles don't just apply to indoor rinks, as they fell to Pittsburgh, 3-2, under the bright Heinz Field lights for the NHL Stadium Series. Continue reading
After much anticipation, the Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins will take their long-standing rivalry outside, under the lights of the NHL Stadium Series. Continue reading
It was the best stretch of baseball Phillies fans had ever experienced, and it all started when Rollins spoke with the AP 10 years ago. Continue reading
It looked like the Flyers' offense could break out, especially to begin a crucial three-game Western road swing. Continue reading
The Flyers begin a three-game road trip with a back-to-back set in Alberta, visiting the Calgary Flames to cap off their two-game season series. Continue reading
This up-tempo brand of hockey lasted all of 20 minutes, though, and the Flyers fell back to their old habits en route to a 3-1 loss on Thursday. Continue reading
Their offense is about as barren as it gets -- having scored just six goals over their last five games -- yet somehow occupy the Eastern Conference's final playoff spot by a single point. Continue reading
Just 2:35 into the overtime period, though, their luck ran out. Jeff Carter nailed the game-winning goal on a one-timer from Anze Kopitar along the goal line. Continue reading
They'll look to continue the momentum from Thursday's win with a matinee matchup against a Los Angeles Kings squad that has been hot over their last few games Continue reading
During Saturday's All-Star Celebrity Shootout, as part of All-Star Weekend, Pronger had the opportunity to deliver a hit on pop star and fellow Canadian Justin Bieber into the boards. Continue reading