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Rob Riches
Greater Philadelphia
Cabrini College alumnus
Interests: Learning, sports, personal growth
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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
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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
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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
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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
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(Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly) By Rob Riches, Sports Talk Philly contributor There's no doubt that in Ron Hextall's 13-season NHL career, he was one of the more commanding goaltenders of his time. Whether or not he was scoring goals, laying the lumber or taking exception to opposing goal celebrations, he... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images By Rob Riches, Sports Talk Philly contributor Flyers fans may know Paul Holmgren as a quite influential figure in the organization -- not only is he the only person to serve it as a player, coach and general manager (albeit a much-maligned GM), but he's still... Continue reading
The Flyers have an opportunity to bounce back against a New York Islanders team that has encountered recent struggles of their own. Continue reading
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Mark Streit returned to the Flyers lineup, and Boyd Gordon was waived to make room for him. Continue reading
The Buffalo Sabres potted three goals over the course of the period en route to a convincing 4-1 win. Continue reading
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Travis Konecny scored the first goal of his career when both teams opened their season series on Oct. 25 (Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly) By Rob Riches, Sports Talk Philly contributor The Flyers may have done a lot of the right things in their most recent game on Sunday against Columbus... Continue reading
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As the Flyers took the ice for their first practice since their 5-2 drubbing against the New York Rangers on Wednesday, Dave Hakstol decided to implement some variety up front. Continue reading
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The Rangers extended their winning streak against the Flyers to five games, with a 5-2 win at Wells Fargo Center. Continue reading
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The Flyers return home for a rivalry game against the New York Rangers. Continue reading
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Michal Neuvirth took the ice for the Flyers, making his first full return to practice since sustaining a lower-body injury in November. Continue reading
Despite a total of 55 shots on goal -- their highest total since Feb. 21, 2012 (a 5-4 overtime win) -- the young John Gibson was there to stone the Orange and Black at every step of the way. Continue reading
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The Flyers look to end their funk and start 2017 off on the right foot, as they visit the Anaheim Ducks to close out a four-game road trip. Continue reading
The Flyers' road trip continues tonight at SAP Center against an ever-competitive San Jose Sharks squad. Continue reading
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Photo Courtesy of Kate Frese By Rob Riches, Sports Talk Philly contributor The end of any year always brings out a period of contemplation and reflection, and 2016 is no exception. We often think about what went right and what went wrong for us, all while looking forward to what... Continue reading