Philadelphia Flyers

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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Flashpoint
July 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg takes a look back at some of the "best of" Flashpoint. Recently, Nike made headlines after pulling its Max Air 1's from the shelves after Colin Kaepernick argued that the Betsy Ross era flag...
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Kevin Hayes
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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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Andrew Kramer
June 14, 2019 - 9:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) – It's no secret, the Mummers love parades. Even if it means traveling 900 miles to be at one! Right now, about 30 members of The Jack's NYB are in St. Louis to celebrate the Blues winning the Stanley Cup this week. We won. Congratulations to the team, staff and fans...
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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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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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Ian Bush
April 22, 2019 - 5:36 pm
WILDWOOD, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- Her statue was torn down at the sports complex. The Flyers won't play her rendition of 'God Bless America.' However, there is one public place you'll still be able to hear Kate Smith perform that song: on the boardwalk in Wildwood every morning. Mayor Ernie Troiano...
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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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The Kate Smith statue near the Wells Fargo Center is covered, amid reports the Flyers have cut ties with her over racist song lyrics.
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Mike DeNardo
April 19, 2019 - 9:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Flyers fans have become accustomed to hearing the voice of Kate Smith singing "God Bless America" at big events and games for the Flyers. But that's not going to happen anymore. The Flyers are cutting ties to the singer over what they call offensive song lyrics from...
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New York Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault watches his team take on the Dallas Stars .
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April 15, 2019 - 3:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA ( WIP Sportsradio ) — The Flyers have named Alain Vigneault as the 21st head coach in franchise history, the team announced on Monday. “It is an honor to be selected as the next head coach of the Flyers," Vigneault said. "The history they have established and the passionate fan base...
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