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Rob Riches
Greater Philadelphia
Cabrini College alumnus
Interests: Learning, sports, personal growth
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Johnny Gaudreau, a native of Carney's Point, N.J., said that he would be open to heading home and lacing 'em up for the Orange and Black. Continue reading
Cole Bardreau, along with goalies Anthony Stolarz and Alex Lyon, have signed short-term deals to remain with the Flyers, the organization announced Saturday Continue reading
Taylor Leier will return on a one-year deal, according to a report from CapFriendly. Continue reading
Just a day after their home opener was revealed, the Phantoms on Tuesday announced the schedule for the remaining 75 games of their season. Continue reading
While the Flyers of tomorrow are making their respective ways through Development Camp, their American Hockey League affiliate is laying the groundwork for another season. Continue reading
Roman Lyubimov, who the Flyers tended a qualifying offer to last week, has rejected it and will return to his former KHL club. Continue reading
Here's what a team of the best first-round picks in Flyers history would look like. Continue reading
Ron Hextall appears to have made his first trade of the offseason on Friday, as Craig Custance reported a deal sending the rights to Nick Cousins to the Arizona Coyotes. Continue reading
Surely, a player with Alex Galchenyuk's talents could help the Flyers, but is it the right move for the club? Continue reading
Former Flyers coach Craig Berube will make his return behind an NHL bench, just over two years since his dismissal from the Orange and Black. Continue reading
Even though the NBA Finals are in full-swing, Charles Barkley has made time to stop by and check out some of the thrilling Stanley Cup Final action in Nashville. Continue reading
Samuel Dove-McFalls, one of their fourth-round selections in 2015 (98th overall), will become a free agent, as the Orange and Black missed their 5 p.m. deadline to sign him. Continue reading
Jim Bunning, the Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher and former Congressman that spent six seasons in the Phillies pinstripes, passed away at the age of 85 following a stroke suffered last October. Continue reading
With his third season wrapped up, Hextall has made 13 trades. Here's how they've all shaken out, ranked from worst to best Continue reading
One stretch of 11th Street down at the Sports Complex, spanning from Pattison Avenue down to Terminal Avenue, will be named "Ed Snider Way" in his honor. Continue reading
After a lengthy career as a goalie in the NHL and the minor leagues, Pelletier joined the Flyers' front office upon their expansion in 1967. Continue reading
Pierre-Edouard Bellemare was awarded as the Player of the Game in France's 5-1 win, but according to him, it was egregiously undeserved. Continue reading
On this day in 2000, Keith Primeau brought an end to the longest game of the NHL's modern era, as the Flyers took down the Pittsburgh Penguins in the fifth overtime of Game 4 of the Second Round. Continue reading
One of the most beloved Phillies to take the field in recent memory will take on a new role as a TV analyst. Continue reading
Wayne Simmonds has been announced as one of the nominees for the NHL Foundation Player Award -- directly rewarding players who make significant contributions off the ice. Continue reading
Nick Pivetta will come up from the Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs, and will make his MLB debut. Continue reading
As the Flyers enter the offseason with a number of questions, specifically regarding coaching, they answered on Thursday by relieving longtime assistant coach Joe Mullen of his duties. Continue reading
Of course, for the players, breakup day came a little earlier than anybody wanted it to. Frustration was paramount, and in the case of a few, it got emotional. Continue reading
The Flyers made a bold statement Thursday, with a resounding 6-3 win punctuated by a five-goal first period. Continue reading
(Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly) By Rob Riches, Sports Talk Philly contributor With just a handful of games remaining in the Flyers season, they have a chance to do something that they haven't done since before the All-Star Break -- win three games in a row. They close out their season... Continue reading