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Rob Riches
Greater Philadelphia
Cabrini College alumnus
Interests: Learning, sports, personal growth
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Chuck Fletcher will continue to emphasize analytics for the Flyers, the team announced Wednesday afternoon. Continue reading
That frustration appears to have made its way up to the broadcast booth, or at the very least, has been picked up by the (active) microphones in it. After taking the ice against the Blues on Monday -- ultimately a 3-0 loss -- NBC Sports Philadelphia's Jim Jackson and Keith Jones were overheard with some sharp criticisms of the team they're tasked with watching. Continue reading
Prosecutor Antti Virtanen of Pirkanmaa District in southern Finland has charged Lehtera and 21 others in a substantial cocaine ring, and proceedings are set to begin next Monday. Continue reading
The Flyers allowed three goals in the 2nd stanza to Brandon Tanev, Dustin Byfuglien and Blake Wheeler, completely taking all the wind out of their sails in a 7-1 loss. Continue reading
Jori Lehtera has been named a suspect in a large-scale cocaine invasion in Finland, according to a report from a Finnish news source. Continue reading
Ten different players recorded at least a point for the Flyers, as they were able to roll to a 6-4 win against the New York Rangers. Continue reading
Ray Emery, a goaltender who played three of his nine NHL seasons with the Flyers, has passed away at the age of 35, according to reports out of Hamilton, Ontario. Continue reading
The Flyers agreed to terms and avoided arbitration with a young goaltender, signing Alex Lyon on Saturday to a two-year contract. Continue reading
Early mistakes and missteps haunted the Flyers in a 5-0 Game 4 loss to the Penguins. Continue reading
Hockey season is 82 games long, but for the Flyers, there's an outside chance it could get a tad longer. Continue reading
Cam Atkinson's hat trick and two Blue Jackets goals in the span of 11 seconds helped sink the Flyers in a 5-3 loss. Continue reading
The Flyers have a chance to gain some ground in the Metro, while holding off the Blue Jackets. Continue reading
Claude Giroux's late tying goal helped the Flyers earn a point in a wild 7-6 shootout loss to the Lightning. Continue reading
The Flyers snapped a six-game winning streak with a 4-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes Continue reading
The Flyers have a chance to reclaim first place as they welcome the Carolina Hurricanes to town. Continue reading
(Kate Frese/SB Nation) By Rob Riches, Sports Talk Philly staff It's always a given in hockey that you can try and dominate possession, get shots to the net and do everything needed to win the game, but still come up quite short. For the Flyers, that was about 85 seconds... Continue reading
Oskar Lindblom makes his NHL debut as the Flyers take on the Canadiens. Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images By Rob Riches, Sports Talk Philly staff Since the Flyers last beat the Blue Jackets in Columbus, so much has changed for them and the NHL landscape. Claude Giroux was still several months away from being drafted, five people have served as head coach, Wells Fargo... Continue reading
The Flyers take the ice in Columbus, looking for their first win in Ohio since 2005. Continue reading
Brian Elliott's injury deals the Flyers yet another blow, but they'll get through it. Continue reading
Travis Konecny scored twice and Shayne Gostisbehere earned three assists in a 5-3 win against the Canadiens. Continue reading
Fresh off snapping a four-game winless streak, the Flyers look to build momentum in their first matchup of the season against Montreal. Continue reading
It's been a while since the Flyers hosted the NHL's All-Star Game festivities, and their time should come back soon. Continue reading
Henrik Lundqvist's strong 25-save performance and Rick Nash's two goals helped the Rangers sink the Flyers, 5-1, to end their four-game win streak. Continue reading
The Flyers look to not just extend a win streak, but leapfrog the Rangers in the Metro Division standings tonight. Continue reading