Flyers

Flyers fans embark on the first-ever Gritty 5K, benefiting Flyers charities.
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Charlotte Reese
October 13, 2019 - 11:57 am
Thousands of fans took to the streets in South Philadelphia on Sunday for the first-ever Gritty 5K, benefiting Flyers charities, to show their support for their favorite hockey team and mascot.
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The Wells Fargo Center has installed a "rage room" to amuse Flyers fans.
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Andrew Kramer
October 10, 2019 - 8:47 am
Fans at Wednesday night's Flyers home game didn't just get their first in-person glimpse at the team this season. They also go to see some unique additions to the Wells Fargo Center for the first time.
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Gritty
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Mike DeNardo
September 30, 2019 - 5:55 pm
Philadelphians are offering to help fulfill the wishes of one of Gritty's biggest fans, 3-year-old Jack Callahan, who has been receiving cancer treatments at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Flyers
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AP News
August 29, 2019 - 10:57 am
(AP) — When NHL officials approached the Philadelphia Flyers about appearing on their latest behind-the-scenes show, they faced almost no resistance. "There weren't many reservations," general manager Chuck Fletcher said. "There really aren't any negatives as far as I'm concerned." The Flyers will...
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Paul Holmgren
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July 12, 2019 - 7:04 am
By Andrew Porter PHILADELPHIA ( WIP Sportsradio ) — Flyers President Paul Holmgren has elected to step aside and relinquish his role. He will now serve as a senior adviser to Comcast Spectacor chairman and CEO Dave Scott. Flyers general manager Chuck Fletcher will take on a new title as president...
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Craig Berube
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Paul Kurtz
July 11, 2019 - 11:50 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Wearing a St. Louis Blues hat and windbreaker, Craig Berube's head swiveled around as he watched his campers glide back and forth on the ice. Although a ways away from Missouri, the former Flyers head coach still lives in Bucks County — and still leads his annual...
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Kevin Hayes
Nick Wass/AP, file
June 19, 2019 - 3:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers have signed center Kevin Hayes to a $50 million, seven-year contract. Hayes becomes the Flyers' third-highest paid player with a deal worth $7.14 million per season and should step in as their new No. 2 center behind Sean Couturier. General manager Chuck...
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Gritty
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Rachel Kurland
May 15, 2019 - 10:52 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Coming off the high of winning an award, the next obvious appearance for any distinguished celeb would be a guest spot on "Saturday Night Live." On Monday, Gritty won a Webby Award for best sports-related social media. By Tuesday, Kenan Thompson invited him to be on...
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Where the statue of the late singer Kate Smith once stood at the Sports Complex in South Philadelphia there is now an empty spot with three flowers.
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Paul Kurtz
April 23, 2019 - 3:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's a controversy that's gone viral. And now Kate Smith's niece is adding to it by criticizing the Flyers organization for their quick decision to cut all ties to the late singer. Suzy Andron says she's glad the woman she called Aunt Katherine and her mother are no...
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The Flyers' decision to drop Kate Smith over offensive lyrics from the 1930s is continuing to incite controversy.
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Mike DeNardo
April 22, 2019 - 11:02 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Flyers' decision to drop Kate Smith over offensive lyrics from the 1930s is continuing to incite controversy. Lou Scheinfeld, vice president of the Flyers in 1969, was the first to play Smith's version of "God Bless America" at a game. He didn't believe it at...
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