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Ed Benkin
April 01, 2020 - 11:21 am
With the NHL and the rest of the sports world is sidelined, players like Flyers forward James van Riemsdyk are trying to get the message across about staying home during the coronavirus crisis. Read more here.
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Ed Benkin
March 30, 2020 - 7:49 pm
The NHL is planning several scenarios in case it is safe for hockey to return, but Flyers General Manager Chuck Fletcher said playoff possibilities are of little importance compared to the battle against coronavirus. Read more here.
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VARIOUS CITIES, - MARCH 12: A detail of baseballs during a Grapefruit League spring training game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Yankees .
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Ed Benkin
March 12, 2020 - 3:26 pm
Sports often serve as a diversion in times of crisis. This time, the sporting world is taking a back seat. Read more here.
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Yeshiva and Worcester Polytechnic Institute players warm up before an NCAA DIII college basketball game that allowed no spectators.
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AP News
March 09, 2020 - 9:16 pm
The NBA, NHL, Major League Baseball and Major League Soccer are closing access to locker rooms and clubhouses to all non-essential personnel in response to the coronavirus crisis, the leagues announced in a joint statement Monday night. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Flyers' Ivan Provorov celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes, Thursday, March 5, 2020, in Philadelphia.
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AP News
March 06, 2020 - 9:52 am
The label has a nice ring to it around Philly: The first-place Flyers. It's a tie, for now, in the Metropolitan Division and it's still March, but for a franchise that 15 months ago was nestled at the bottom of the standings and fired their coach, their GM, and ran through goalies like dirty...
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Utah Jazz forward Bojan Bogdanovic (44) high-fives a fan after shooting the game-winning three point basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Houston.
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Tim Jimenez
March 03, 2020 - 8:07 am
The National College Players Association says the NCAA should consider having men's and women's tournament games in empty arenas and eliminating events where players and fans interact. The NBA, in a memo sent to teams on Sunday, offered 10 recommendations to players with hopes of decreasing risks...
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Philadelphia Flyers right wing Nicolas Aube-Kubel (62) celebrates a goal with teammates against the San Jose Sharks at Wells Fargo Center.
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Dave Uram
March 02, 2020 - 9:21 am
If you had asked Philadelphia sports fans in October which winter team had the best chance for a parade in 2020, I’d be shocked if many would have said the Flyers. The 76ers were expected to be one of the top two teams in the East, and the Flyers were stuck in mediocrity. Fast-forward to present...
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Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Carter Hart itches the puck during the second period of the NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers, Sunday, March 1, 2020, in New York.
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AP News
March 02, 2020 - 6:25 am
Carter Hart made 23 saves and the surging Philadelphia Flyers extended their winning streak to a season-high six games with a 5-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday. Read more here.
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Carolina Hurricanes emergency goalie David Ayres, right, comes out of his net to play the puck against the Toronto Maple Leafs during second-period NHL hockey action in Toronto, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020.
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AP News
February 23, 2020 - 4:28 pm
David Ayres was sitting in the stands with his wife at Scotiabank Arena when Carolina Hurricanes goalie James Reimer went down with an injury. Next thing the 42-year-old Zamboni driver knew, he was walking down the tunnel and into the spotlight. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Flyers' Brian Elliott (37), left, makes a save against Columbus Blue Jackets' Nick Foligno, right, as Travis Sanheim waits for the rebound during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio.
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AP News
February 21, 2020 - 8:07 am
Kevin Hayes and the Philadelphia Flyers looked at their home-and-home series with Columbus as a chance to jump-start their playoff push. They are off and running now. Read more here.
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