Last Games Key to Philadelphia Flyers Tank

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When a team isn’t good in the NHL, it’s better to be horrible than mediocre. Take it from the many organizations across the league that are in the midst of rebuilds, sacrificing present success for future gain. Their strategy? Fail now, get a good draft pick, hope that draft pick results in an impact player, […] READ MORE


Philadelphia Flyers Hot and Cold Streaks: Claude Giroux Edition

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How does one say goodbye to a modern-day franchise legend? This was the question that Philadelphia Flyers fans were forced to wrestle with this week as captain Claude Giroux played – and won – his 1000th game in the orange and black. The celebrations were bittersweet. It had long been suggested that Giroux would be […] READ MORE



Philadelphia Flyers Hot and Cold Streaks: January 9 – 15, Including Cam York

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After Monday’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes was postponed, the Flyers had most of their regulars back from COVID. Of course, they were still missing Sean Couturier, Ryan Ellis, Derick Brassard, and Rasmus Ristolainen – but they entered Tuesday’s game against the Boston Bruins healthier than they’d been in a while. However, a sloppy first […] READ MORE






Puck Drop Preview: 2021-22 Philadelphia Flyers

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Welcome to our latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. The Puck Drop Preview series takes you through each team as the season is fast approaching. The preview will focus on the narratives surrounding the team ending last year, during the offseason, and heading into the 2021-22 season. Puck Drop Preview also focuses on what […] READ MORE