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Published: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 03:16:13 GMT


Flyers-Canucks final score: Five thoughts from Philly's 5-2 loss to Vancouver
Holding the puck too long, hurrying shots unnecessarily, bad line changes - the signs of a struggling team. When Ron Hextall tabbed Dave Hakstol as his head coach three Junes ago, he lauded the "culture'' he had instilled at North Dakota. Amid the Flyers roster upheaval and youth infusion, that has proved much more difficult for him to establish at the pro level so far.

Flyers prospect Morgan Frost on NHL path thanks to intelligence, feel for the game
Flyers general manager Ron Hextall traded 25-goal scorer Brayden Schenn in order to move up in last year's NHL draft to select Morgan Frost with the 27th overall pick.

Flyers' Gudas suspended for 10 games by the league
The Flyers need Radko Gudas' physicality, and need his experience too. Without him on Thursday, Travis Sanheim struggled.

Gaudreau too hot for Flyers to handle in Flames' overtime win
There is no manual out yet on how to defend South Jersey's Johnny Gaudreau. If there ever is though, providing him with a string of power play opportunities will not be in it.

Flyers-Flames preview: "Johnny Hockey" returns home as the enemy
South Jersey's own Johnny Gaudreau returns home healthier than ever as the Flames highest scorer with 26 points (8-18, +3).

Flyers' Radko Gudas likely facing lengthy suspension
On Friday, the NHL tweeted that Gudas "has been offered an in-person hearing'' about Thursday's slashing incident.

Jets 3, Flyers 2: Observations from Philly's shootout loss
The Flyers let one slip away, losing in a shootout to the Winnipeg Jets despite holding a 2-1 lead most of the way through the third period.

Observations from the Flyers 3-0 loss to Minnesota
They miss the net a lot, and hit the goaltender in the numbers too much too. Lately, the Flyers would struggle scoring against a piece of plywood with five holes cut out.

Wild beat sleepy Flyers, 1-0
Should the Flyers be left out of the playoffs again in April, these are the games they should rue the most.

Patrick, MacDonald expected back at Flyers practice Monday
MacDonald has been out since Oct. 21, after he blocked a shot in a game against Edmonton. Patrick was injured three days later when his head banged against the glass after being checked.