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Hurricanes Bury Flyers, 4-2

The Philadelphia Flyers fell to the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday, 4-2.

Flyers hold off late Panthers surge

A few days away from the rink were good for the Flyers.

Not having to worry about a controversial 1-3-1 scheme, the Flyers capitalized on a team-bonding trip to Naples, FL and beat the Panthers, 3-2, Sunday afternoon.

Danny Briere got the Flyers scoring going in the 1st, potting his fifth on the season with helpers from Wayne Simmonds and James van Riemsdyk.

Line Experiment Produces Chemistry

After adding Scott Hartnell to the Giroux-Jagr line, many wondered if the Flyers other lines would have trouble producing. Three games and 15 goals later, that looks to be a concern of the past.

Flyers Look to Rebound against Jackets

For one of the first times in NHL history, one of the Columbus Blue Jackets road games was circled on the schedule by opposing fans.

Jeff Carter was slated to return to Philadelphia following an offseason that saw him traded in a shocking manner. He returns tonight, but he'll watch from afar like the fans who bought their tickets when the schedule was released.

Flyers Recall Wellwood

The Philadelphia Flyers recalled Eric Wellwood from the Adirondack Phantoms late Friday afternoon.

Hot Start Propels Flyers Past Sabres

For a national broadcast on Versus, the Philadelphia Flyers (7-4-1) traveled to Buffalo to take on the Sabres (6-5-0) Wednesday.

Unbeknownst to the viewers, they’d only have to watch the first 6:23 to find out the outcome.

Bryz Silenced; Other Notes

Monday, the Philadelphia Flyers announced there will be a limitation on goalie Ilya Bryzgalov’s media availability. Before the decision, Bryzgalov was available whenever needed. Now, he’ll only be available after games in which he plays.

Eight not enough for Flyers; Fall to Jets

The Flyers score eight times but still lose, 8-9, to the visiting Jets. With confidence lacking on defense and in net, questions have to be answered if the Flyers want to fight their way out of this funk. A look at the wild game, inside!

Flyers Fly Back Home To Take On the Jets

The Winnipeg Jets Fly into Philadelphia this evening to take on the Philadelphia Flyers. The Last time the original Jets team was in Philly was March 16.1996. Ron Hextall picked up a 3-0 shutout.
You can see the game on CSN-PH and TSN-Jets at 7:00pm EST.

RFA's Could Be Ruining the NHL, Here's a Way to Fix It

Recently, James van Riemsdyk of the Philadelphia Flyers signed a 6-year contract extension worth an average of $4.25M.The huge problem with this extension is that it completely defeats the purpose of Restricted Free Agency. In 2004 the NHL had a lockout because of skyrocketing costs of player salaries. A 24% rollback in the new Collective Bargaining Agreement seemed to remedy this issue, along with caps on individual contracts and finally, new rules for UFA and RFA status.

First, this contract needs to be analyzed and picked apart to show why it's a problem. To do so, a "debate" will be held to show why JvR never deserved it. This "debate" will be shown by li...