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Philadelphia Sports Coverage: Phillies, Eagles, Sixers, Flyers
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The Boston Bruins have vaulted to a 2-0 series lead with a pair of wins at home on the wildcard Carolina Hurricanes. The San Jose Sharks took the first game of the Western Conference Final, but the St. Louis Blues bounced back in Game 2 to even the series. Continue reading
Isaac Ratcliffe, the Flyers second-round pick in 2017, is heading to the Memorial Cup with the Guelph Storm as champions of the OHL. The Storm secured the Memorial Cup berth with an 8-3 win over the Ottawa 67s on Sunday afternoon. Continue reading
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After the last start by Phillies pitcher Vince Velasquez, many called for him to be removed from the rotation, in one way or the other. After the controversial start on Monday in which Velasquez was not cooperative with the pitch calling of All-Star catcher J.T. Realmuto, the Phillies will not... Continue reading
According to a report from Ken Rosenthal of the Athletic, the Philadelphia Phillies are one of eight teams on Madison Bumgarner's no-trade list. Continue reading
The 2019 IIHF World Championships begin on Friday and for eight Flyers, the season continues. Continue reading
Four teams remain with a chance to advance to the Stanley Cup Final: the Carolina Hurricanes, Boston Bruins, St. Louis Blues and San Jose Sharks/Colorado Avalanche. How we got here in Around the NHL. Continue reading
Alain Vigneault provided more insight into the hiring of Michel Therrien and Mike Yeo as assistant coaches, including the roles each coach will have with the Flyers. Experience was obviously a key in Chuck Fletcher’s decision to hire Vigneault and the decision to hire Therrien and Yeo. Continue reading
When the Flyers announced the rest of Alain Vigneault's coaching staff on Monday, it was clear experience was a key factor. Continue reading
The Flyers announced the hiring of Michel Therrien and Mike Yeo as assistant coaches on Vigneault's staff. Continue reading
According to a report from TVA Sports’ Renaud Lavoie, the Flyers will hire former Montreal Canadiens head coach Michel Therrien as an assistant on Alain Vigneault’s staff. Continue reading
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The Phillies got one step closer to full health on Saturday. Center fielder Odubel Herrera was activated from the 10-day injured list, the team announced. To make room on the 25-man roster, the Phillies designated for assignment the contract of Aaron Altherr. The Phillies lineup can now once again feature... Continue reading
The Columbus Blue Jackets and Carolina Hurricanes both made the playoffs in the two wildcard spots in the East and pulled off upsets of the two division winners in the first round. Now, both teams hold the lead in their respective second round series after three games. Continue reading
For teams like the Flyers, the first focus of the offseason is on yourself, the players and moves you can control. For the Flyers, those moves center around several pending free agents that will need new contracts. Continue reading
Kirill Ustimenko, the Flyers third-round pick in the 2017 NHL Draft, signed an entry-level contract with the Flyers, the team announced on Wednesday. Continue reading
Last week, it was already known that the President’s Trophy winners, the Tampa Bay Lightning, were eliminated, as were the Pittsburgh Penguins. Six other teams have joined, and many of them were near the top of the regular-season standings. Continue reading
As of Friday morning, the Flyers are no longer using “God Bless America” and the statue of Kate Smith outside Xfinity Live has been covered on the heels of reports that Smith has a history of offensive lyrics in other recorded songs. Continue reading
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Early in Vigneault’s introductory press conference on Thursday, it became apparent why Fletcher felt he had found the right person for the job. Vigneault talked at length about the approach he will bring to the Flyers, one that involves approaching the game with the right mindset. Continue reading
The Tampa Bay Lightning, a team that tied an NHL record with 62 wins in the regular season, were swept by the Columbus Blue Jackets in four games. The Pittsburgh Penguins, the Stanley Cup champions in 2016 and 2017, were also swept by the New York Islanders in four games. Continue reading
There are many factors that go into determining why the Flyers chose to hire a veteran head coach like Alain Vigneault. Here are a few of them. Continue reading
Read "Arrieta Masterful as Phillies Win 4th Series" and more Philadelphia Phillies news and rumors on SportsTalkPhilly.com. Continue reading
Read "Report: Phillies, Mets Showing 'Strong Interest' in Rangers' Minor" and more Philadelphia Phillies news and rumors on SportsTalkPhilly.com. Continue reading
With Alain Vigneault now in as the Flyers head coach, what is next for Scott Gordon? Continue reading
Flyers GM Chuck Fletcher announced Alain Vigneault as the next head coach of the Flyers on Monday, noting that the process was short because it simply became apparent during conversations with Vigneault that he was the right person for the job. Continue reading
On Monday afternoon, the Flyers named Alain Vigneault as the 21st head coach in franchise history. Continue reading
With Joel Quenneville off the board, the Flyers are left to explore other options for their next head coach. Here are a few options that still remain. Continue reading