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By Kevin McCormick, Sports Talk Philly Editor After two days off the Sixers were back in action at home. Tuesday night they faced off against the Golden State Warriors in what was an emotional affair. It was the first time either team had played since the tragic passing of NBA... Continue reading
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Today, 28 players on the Flyers Youth Special Hockey team get to suit up regularly for an opportunity they would not have without this program. The team played on Saturday morning in Voorhees against the Woodbridge Warriors Special Hockey organization with Flyers great Bob Kelly behind the bench and Lou Nolan in his familiar role as PA announcer. Continue reading
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Embed from Getty Images By Kevin McCormick, Sports Talk Philly Editor Sunday afternoon, the world was given terrible news of a helicopter crash in California. Among the victims of this horrific accident were NBA legend Kobe Bryant, and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. The city mourns this loss greatly. As Bryant... Continue reading
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The Flyers entered the break with a 3-0 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins and the guys will break down the victory in the lone game of the week. They also take a look at the All-Star Game festivities from this weekend. Join co-hosts Kyle Collington and Mike Giletto Sr. for another week of Flyers talk. Continue reading
By Kevin McCormick, Sports Talk Philly Editor Saturday night the Sixers had their second big test of the year, hosting the Los Angeles Lakers in prime time. All eyes were on this game as LeBron James was set to make history. In this game, LeBron James passed Kobe Bryant to... Continue reading
Travis Konecny had three assists in the Metropolitan Division's 9-5 loss to the Atlantic Division. The Pacific Division claimed victory in the 3-on-3 tournament with a 5-4 win over the Atlantic in the final at the 2020 NHL All-Star Game in St. Louis. Continue reading
For years, a key member of the core of the team would represent the Flyers at the All-Star Game -- usually Claude Giroux and occasionally Jake Voracek or Wayne Simmonds. At 22, Konecny enters the national spotlight with his first All-Star appearance, perhaps only scratching the surface of his potential. Continue reading
By Kevin McCormick, Sports Talk Philly Editor We are closing in on the end of trade season in the NBA, as the February 6th deadline is just under two weeks away. Although the Sixers have yet to make a move yet the team has been tied to multiple trade targets.... Continue reading
By Kevin McCormick, Sports Talk Philly Editor The Sixers traveled north on Wednesday to face off against the Raptors. Momentum was in their favor heading in, as they had been winners of their last four games. But it was not enough. After some struggling on offense down the stretch the... Continue reading
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The Phillies signed four players to minor league deals with an invitation to Spring Training. Continue reading
At the end of a seven-game stretch that featured five of the top six teams in the league as of Wednesday morning’s standings, the Flyers came away with a 5-2-0 record. Against those five teams, they were 4-1-0 with the only loss being a 1-0 defeat to Tampa Bay. So forgive Alain Vigneault if he was in the mood to celebrate this win and going on a break the way it started. Continue reading
Instead of a dominating game from Pittsburgh, as in their first meeting of the season in October, the Flyers stymied the Penguins in a 3-0 victory on Tuesday night at Wells Fargo Center. Continue reading
By Kevin McCormick, Sports Talk Philly Editor We are slowly approaching the NBA trade deadline, and the Sixers have still yet to make any moves to upgrade their roster for a deep playoff run. Elton Brand is working diligently behind the scenes, as recent reports have come out that the... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images Reliever Drew Storen used to to face the Phillies regularly. Serving as closer for the Washington Nationals, Storen saved 43 games in 2011. The closer's job in subsequent seasons would go to Tyler Clippard for a while before he re-claimed the role. After bouncing around and... Continue reading
The next chapter in the Battle of Pennsylvania has a lot at stake for both sides. The Penguins are challenging for the division lead, just four points behind the Capitals, while the Flyers look to go into the All-Star break and bye week on a high note. Continue reading
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The Phillies and catcher J.T. Realmuto will head to an arbitration hearing as Realmuto hopes to set a new standard for catchers Continue reading
By Kevin McCormick, Sports Talk Philly Editor The Sixers took their three-game winning streak into the Barclays Center where they would take on the Nets as part of the Martin Luther King day quadruple-header. This was a very back and forth game, but thanks to some big plays late the... Continue reading
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Join co-hosts Kyle Collington and Mike Giletto Sr. as they break down a strong week and recent resurgence for Jake Voracek, the injury to Carter Hart, the return of Justin Braun to the lineup and more on a new episode of YWT: The Philadelphia Flyers Podcast. Continue reading
By Kevin McCormick, Sports Talk Philly Editor After taking care of the Bulls on Friday night, the Sixers went right on the road to travel to New York to face the Knicks. Even though the Sixers have been a subpar team on the road, they got it done tonight and... Continue reading
Travis Konecny scored the first two goals of the game and James van Riemsdyk had a goal and two assists, helping to pace the Flyers to a 4-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night at Wells Fargo Center. Continue reading
The Flyers next game comes against another team outside of playoff position. The Los Angeles Kings come to town on Saturday night and it is a game the Flyers certainly feel the need to come away with a better result. Continue reading
By Kevin McCormick, Sports Talk Philly Editor Friday night the Sixers were back in action at home looking to continue their dominance at home against the Bulls. Although the game was back in forth in the first half, the Sixers would pull away in the third quarter with the help... Continue reading
By Kevin McCormick, Sports Talk Philly Editor We are weeks away from NBA All-Star weekend, and the fan voting for the starters is approaching its end. After the latest voting results were released, Joel Embiid sits in third for frontcourt voting and Ben Simmons sits in eighth place for guards.... Continue reading
Claude Giroux noted that, while it's no excuse, it can be tough to get up the next day and play another game, no matter the opponent. Alain Vigneault didn't buy into the theory. "You know that word that starts with b?" the Flyers head coach said. Continue reading
Ilya Kovalchuk entered the game with five points in six games with the Canadiens and added two more with a pair of goals as the Flyers were stymied by Carey Price and fell to the Montreal Canadiens, 4-1, on Thursday night at Wells Fargo Center. Continue reading