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Bill Minchin
Interests: Hockey, Bowling, Golfing, Coaching, Being a Dad
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Embed from Getty Images By: Bill Minchin, Sports Talk Philly writer Wayne Simmonds, Jakub Voracek, and Brayden Schenn gave the Flyers a 3-0 lead early in the second period. Marcus Granlund and Jannick Hansen got the Canucks back to within one but it wasn't enough as the Philadelphia Flyers defeated... Continue reading
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(Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly) By Bill Minchin, Sports Talk Philly writer The Philadelphia Flyers (27-24-7) close out a three game western Canada road trip tonight as they visit the Vancouver Canucks (26-27-6). This is the second and final meeting between the two teams this season. Game time is 10pm. Philadelphia... Continue reading
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(Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly) By: Bill Minchin, Sports Talk Philly writer Carter Hutton faced 26 shots. He made 26 saves. Number 26, Paul Stasny broke a scoreless tie at 15:22 of the second period. Kenny Agostino extended the lead early in the third and the St. Louis Blues defeated the... Continue reading
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(Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly) By Bill Minchin, Sports Talk Philly writer The Philadelphia Flyers (26-20-7) look to rebound from a tough 1-0 overtime loss on Saturday as the host the St. Louis Blues (30-14-7) tonight. This is the second and final meeting between the two teams. Opening face off is... Continue reading
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(Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly) By: Bill Minchin, Sports Talk Philly Writer The Philadelphia Flyers bounced back from their worst performance of season on Tuesday night. They allowed just 16 shots on goal. Claude Giroux, Matt Read and Sean Couturier all scored and the Flyers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 at... Continue reading
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(Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly) By Bill Minchin, Sports Talk Philly writer The Philadelphia Flyers (25-20-6) return home Thursday night to host the Atlantic Division leading Montreal Canadiens (30-14-7). This is the third and final meeting between the Eastern Conference foes and the lone game in Philadelphia. Opening faceoff is set... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images By: Bill Minchin/Sports Talk Philly writer Sebastian Aho had the game of his life. The Hurricanes youngster netted his first career hat trick, Jeff Skinner added his 18th of the season and Cam Ward stopped 15 shots to defeat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-1 on Tuesday night... Continue reading
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(Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly) By Bill Minchin, Sports Talk Philly writer The Philadelphia Flyers (25-19-6) return from the All Star break with a showdown in Carolina against the division rival Hurricanes (21-20-7). The Flyers are riding a three game winning streak heading into tonight's game. Opening face off is set... Continue reading
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Kate Frese, Sports Talk Philly By: Bill Minchin, Sports Talk Philly writer The Philadelphia Flyers had to be pleased with their effort over the first two periods. Unfortunately for them, the game is three periods long. Washington expanded on a 1-0 lead and exploded for four goals in the first... Continue reading
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(Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly) By Bill Minchin, Sports Talk Philly writer The Philadelphia Flyers (22-17-6) are right back at this afternoon as they travel to the red hot Washington Capitals (28-9-5). This is the Flyers last game before their league mandated bye week. Opening faceoff is set for 1:00. The... Continue reading
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Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly Bill Minchin, Sports Talk Philly writer The Flyers came back three times on Thursday night. They trailed 1-0, 2-1, and 4-3. Each time they managed to get the score even. When 65 minutes wasn't enough, the captain decided he had seen enough. Claude Giroux scored the... Continue reading
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(Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly) By Bill Minchin, Sports Talk Philly writer The Philadelphia Flyers (21-16-6) make a brief stop at home on Thursday night to host the Vancouver Canucks (20-19-4). This is the first of two meetings between the two clubs and the lone game in Philadelphia. Opening face off... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images Sergei Bobrovsky continued his outstanding play against his former team. Bobrovsky made 25 saves on 26 shots. David Savard and Nick Foligno had a goal each and the Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 in overtime on Sunday night. The Flyers got what they... Continue reading
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(Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly) By Bill Minchin, Sports Talk Philly writer The Philadelphia Flyers (21-15-5) look to make it back to back wins as they head to Ohio for a showdown with the division leading Columbus Blue Jackets (27-7-4) on Sunday night. This is the first of four meetings between... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images Robby Fabbri snapped out of scoring slump in a big way. Fabri scored once in the first and twice in the third for his first career hat trick to spark St. Louis to a 6-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night. Wayne Simmonds opened... Continue reading
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Photo by Kate Frese, Sports Talk Philly By Bill Minchin, Sports Talk Philly writer The Philadelphia Flyers (20-12-4) return to the ice after the holiday break tonight as they take on the St. Louis Blues (18-12-5) in St. Louis. This is the first of just two meetings between the clubs... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images By Bill Minchin, Sports Talk Philly writer It was a tough, gritty and sometimes sloppy effort. Anthony Stolarz stopped 28 Detroit shots and Brayden Schenn picked up his fourth goal in two games as the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Red Wings 1-0 in overtime to extend... Continue reading
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(Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly) By Bill Minchin, Sports Talk Philly Writer Two times tonight the Edmonton Oilers held two goal leads. Two times tonight the Philadelphia Flyers erased them. Behind three third period goals, the Flyers came back to extend their winning streak to seven games as they defeated Edmonton... Continue reading
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(Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly) By Bill Minchin, Sports Talk Philly writer The Philadelphia Flyers (15-10-3) return to the ice tonight for a showdown with Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers (14-10-4). This is the first of two meetings with Edmonton. The teams will face off on February 16th in Alberta.... Continue reading
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(Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly) By: Bill Minchin, Sports Talk Philly Writer Steve Mason played by far his best game of the season Tuesday night against the Bruins. The Flyers net minder made 45 saves on 47 Boston shots during regulation and overtime. The Flyers built a 2-0 lead after two... Continue reading
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z (Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly) By Bill Minchin, Sports Talk Philly Writer The Philadelphia Flyers (10-10-3) close out a three game home stand tonight when the host Zdeno Chara and the Boston Bruins (12-10-0). This is the first time the two rivals have meet this season and it will be... Continue reading
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(Kate Frese/ Sports Talk Philly) By: Bill Minchin, Sports Talk Philly Writer It was the Henrik Lundqvist show on full display at the Wells Fargo Center. The New York netminder turned aside 40 of 42 Philadelphia Flyers shots. Derek Stepan, Matt Puempel and Kevin Hayes all scored as the New... Continue reading
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(Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly) By Bill Minchin, Sports Talk Philly Writer The Philadelphia Flyers (9-9-3) return home after a two game Florida road swing to take on Henrik Lunqvist and the first place New York Rangers (14-6-1). This is the first of four meetings between the boys from Broad Street... Continue reading
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(Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly) By: Bill Minchin/ Sports Talk Philly writer Steve Mason played perhaps his best game of the season. The Flyers goaltender turned away 30 shots. The offense responded to Mason's outstanding play with goals from Sean Couturier, Michael Raffl, Mark Streit , Wayne Simmonds and Brandon Manning... Continue reading
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(Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly) By Bill Minchin, Sports Talk Philly The Philadelphia Flyers (7-7-3) are back on the Wells Fargo Center ice tonight when they host NHL points leader Mark Scheifele and the Winnipeg Jets (9-7-2) Puck drop is set for 7 p.m. This is the first of two meetings... Continue reading