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Published: Tue, 21 Jun 2016 07:24:41 GMT
Flyers need to be offensive in draft
The Flyers won't pick until 18th in the first round of the NHL draft on Friday, but based on their history and the fact that this is a deep draft, expect them to come home with a player who will be a major contributor down the road.
Inside the Flyers: Flyers appear headed in right direction
The Flyers aren't the NHL's most talented team, but they certainly rank among the most resilient.
In the last month, they have overcome injuries to three top-six forwards - Claude Giroux, Jake Voracek, and Sean Couturier - and season-ending wrist surgery to defenseman Michael Del Zotto, their runaway leader in minutes per game.
It was 50 years ago the Flyers came to Philly
Fifty years ago Tuesday, Ed Snider, Jerry Wolman and others brought an NHL expansion team to Philadelphia. The Snider-Wolman relationship didn't last long. The Flyers? Their relationship with fans grew as they became one of the league's elite franchises.
Flyers at the break
Flawed, but growing So what have we learned about the Flyers in the 47 games leading up to the all-star break?
Cap relief brightens Flyers' future
If Flyers general manager Ron Hextall isn't named the NHL's executive of the year - or at least made an honorary certified public accountant - some people haven't been paying attention.