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NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman made a formal announcement on Tuesday afternoon to detail the rest of this four-phase plan and break down the playoff structure and draft lottery protocols as the NHL strives to make a return to play. Continue reading
By Kevin McCormick, Sports Talk Philly Editor It may never have been said before, but the Sixers are lucky that they opted to have their training facility in Camden New Jersey. Earlier today the governor of New Jersey lifted the ban on professional sports in the state. UPDATE: Professional sports... Continue reading
The Phillies would have been a playoff-bound team had 2019 ended after 82 games. Continue reading
The NHL released a memo on Monday that detailed the steps of Phase 2 in a return to play. The 29-page memo states targeting an early-June date for a move to Phase 2, though no firm date has been announced. Continue reading
The Flyers played their first home game in the Spectrum against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Oct. 19, 1967 and claimed a 1-0 victory. For the next 29 seasons, the Flyers called the Spectrum home, before the concept of a new state-of-the-art arena came to be and the then-named CoreStates Center was built in time for the 1996-97 season. Continue reading
Matt Albertson, Mitch Nathanson, and Paul Bowman discuss Dick Allen's Hall of Fame merit and the chances he will be elected. Nathanson is author of God Almighty Hisself: The Life and Legacy of Dick Allen, published by the University of Pennsylvania Press. Continue reading
Host Kyle Collington and Kevin Durso provide insight into the latest regarding a return to play, including the 24-team playoff format that was approved by the NHLPA on Friday and what it could mean for the Flyers, as well as the Jack Adams Award discussion and a look at the final four teams in the "Greatest NHL Team of All Time" bracket. Continue reading
The NHLPA Executive Board had a call on Thursday to discuss the proposed 24-team playoff structure for the NHL’s return to play. On Friday, the NHLPA officially announced approval of the 24-team structure and authorized further negotiations with the NHL in pursuing the return to play. Continue reading
According to Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia, the Phillies could begin "Spring Training II" in South Philadelphia. Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images By Kevin McCormick, Sports Talk Philly Editor Next up in my draft profile series is someone who will most likely be a target in the second round instead of the first. That player is Kentucky guard Immanuel Quickley. Quickley is a sharpshooting guard who burst onto... Continue reading
One of the most prolific players in Flyers history is Eric Lindros. From his infamous arrival in 1992 to his rather unceremonious exit in 2000, Lindros’ career was always shadowed with controversy. Here is a look back at the trade saga that brought him to Philadelphia and his career. Continue reading
On Wednesday night, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reported that the NHL and NHLPA is working toward a 24-team playoff setup that would be conference-based and it certainly has an interesting structure. Continue reading
At the start of the 1979-80 season, the Flyers opened with a win over the Islanders on Oct. 11 and a loss to the Atlanta Flames two nights later. Their third game of the season was the next night on Oct. 14, and the Flyers squeaked out a 4-3 victory against the Toronto Maple Leafs. That was the start of a streak that lasted nearly three months and spanned 35 games. Continue reading
The series of greatest moments continues with a moment that is not a great moment, but a tribute to one of the greatest players the Flyers franchise has ever known, Pelle Lindbergh. Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images By Kevin McCormick, Sports Talk Philly Editor Continuing the trend of the Sixers of rearranging the core pieces of this team it seems like there is a good chance that we see an Al Horford trade this summer. The experiment of going big did not go... Continue reading
To honor the theme of National Police Week, it's time to take a look back at some of the most prolific "law" enforcement "officers" to don the Philadelphia Flyers crest. Continue reading
The scene shifted to Philadelphia for the final game on April 11 and it set up one of the best finishes and a memorable playoff run. Here is a look back at the Shootout. Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images By Kevin McCormick, Sports Talk Philly Editor Earlier this week former Sixers’ coach Larry Brown joined Danny Pommells and Paul Hudrick on NBC Sports Philadelphia’s “Sixers Talk” podcast. Brown coached the Sixers from 1997 to 2003. In the episode, they covered multiple topics from the Michael... Continue reading
Host Kyle Collington is joined by YouTube gamer and massive Detroit Red Wings fan Thrash94Gaming to discuss the teams within the bracket, notably the Detroit Red Wings nominees within the bracket that is officially underway as of noon Thursday. Continue reading
It’s “not something I’m even contemplating,” Gary Bettman said regarding a possible cancellation of the NHL season, according to an article in The Mercury News. “I believe that if the right time comes, and the right circumstances, based on all of the options that we’re considering and our ability to execute them, we’ll get this season done." Continue reading
It was a weekend full of festivities, starting with a New Year’s Eve Alumni Game for the ages that featured the return to the ice of many legends for both the Flyers and New York Rangers. Then came the main event on Monday, Jan. 2 where the two division rivals with a lot of history took the ice. Continue reading
Frank Klose, Geoff Mosher, and Hunter Brody break down the newest proposal by the MLB to return to action. Is it possible we see an 82 game schedule starting July 4th? There is still a lot to figure out! Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images By Kevin McCormick, Sports Talk Philly Editor Next up in my draft profile series is Louisville forward Jordan Nwora. He is an athletic wing player who is coming off a season where he averaged 18.0 PPG, 7.7 RPG, 1.3 APG. He took the road less traveled... Continue reading
Major League Baseball owners have approved a plan to resume Major League Baseball in July, pending Major League Baseball Players Association approval. Continue reading
In the final moments of the game, the tables had turned. The Flyers get some opportunities and got some bounces and turned it into a dramatic comeback win that will forever hold a place in Flyers lore. Here is a look back at our next Flyers Greatest Moment, the 2019 Stadium Series game. Continue reading