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Washington Capitals' T.J. Oshie (77) celebrates his goal with teammate Chandler Stephenson (18) and Jakub Vrana (13) of Czech Republic during the first period of an NHL preseason hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes, in Raleigh, N.C.
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AP News
September 30, 2019 - 12:01 pm
The NHL is announcing a two-year partnership with Green Day that includes an opening song for NBC Sports' "Wednesday Night Hockey." The song, "Ready, Fire, Aim" isn't custom-made for the NHL and will be on Green Day's next album, though it's likely a matter of time until Green Day or another band...
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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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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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— If you walk into The Jacks New Years Brigade clubhouse in South Philly and say "Play Gloria!" someone is going to play the song made popular by '80s pop star Laura Branigan for you.
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Andrew Kramer
May 17, 2019 - 7:57 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you walk into The Jacks New Years Brigade clubhouse in South Philly and say "Play Gloria!" someone is going to play the song made popular by '80s pop star Laura Branigan for you. You know the one. Video of Laura Branigan - Gloria [1982> The song did, after all,...
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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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In this Nov. 10, 2018, file photo, Canada goaltender Shannon Szabados watch as U.S. players celebrate a win during the Four Nations Cup hockey gold-medal game in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
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May 02, 2019 - 1:02 pm
By John Wawrow and Stephen Whyno, AP Hockey Writers Unhappy with the status quo, more than 200 of the world's top female hockey players declared Thursday they will not compete in North America next season in a dramatic attempt to establish a single, economically viable professional league. The...
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Philadelphia Flyers' Jakub Voracek (93), of Czech Republic, skates by St. Louis Blues' Ivan Barbashev (4(), of Russia, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, April 4, 2019, in St. Louis.
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April 05, 2019 - 6:42 am
By Steve Overbey, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) — Alex Pietrangelo isn't quite sure how the St. Louis Blues turned their season around. But the veteran defenseman couldn't help but grin Thursday night after his team used five first-period goals on the way to a 7-3 rout of the Philadelphia Flyers...
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Steph Driver is the hockey editorial manager for SB Nation and the co-host of the Flyers podcast "Broad Street Hockey Radio."
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Matt Leon
March 27, 2019 - 12:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Steph Driver is the hockey editorial manager for SB Nation and the co-host of the Flyers podcast "Broad Street Hockey Radio." She's also a stroke survivor. In the inaugural episode of " 1-On-1 with Matt Leon ," Steph talks about having a stroke at 31, her recovery,...
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Philadelphia Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek (93), of the Czech Republic, collides with Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) during the second period of an NHL hockey game.
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March 24, 2019 - 3:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Braden Holtby made 35 saves to compensate for an inconsistent effort by his teammates, and the Washington Capitals beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 on Sunday afternoon to snap a two-game skid. Holtby was in late-season form and helped Washington kill off three of four Philadelphia...
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Philadelphia Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek (93) celebrates his goal with James van Riemsdyk (25) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday, March 15, 2019, in Toronto.
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March 21, 2019 - 12:05 pm
By Stephen Whyno, AP Hockey Writer Jakub Voracek was psyched at the mere suggestion the Philadelphia Flyers might play an NHL game in his native Czech Republic. "I'm not going to lie to you, it would be great," Voracek said with a smile. "Obviously to play an NHL game in your home country, it'd be...
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