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Cult of Hockey: Surprise of the year for Oilers? Connor McDavid's strong defence

97 has a low rate of mistakes on scoring chances against at even strength

It’s no surprise that Connor McDavid is now scoring at nearly a point per game clip as an 18-year-old in the National Hockey League. 945 more words

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Game Six: Mason, Giroux key Flyers big come-from-behind OT-victory in Boston

It almost looked like a sequence from a Steven Stamkos or Alex Ovechkin, but it’s one that is not unfamiliar to Claude Giroux.

Mark Streit sent a flat pass from the right point right into the wheelhouse of the Philadelphia Flyers’ captain at the left faceoff circle, and he made no mistake with a one-time bomb that beat Boston Bruins netminder Tuukka Rask under the crossbar for the game-winning goal 2:09 into overtime at TD Garden. 1,482 more words


Gaining momentum, Flyers must avoid another early-season letdown following extended layoff

The Philadelphia Flyers have seen several positives in the young campaign, and find themselves in somewhat of a similar situation as last year with a huge gap in their early-season schedule. 1,555 more words


Flyers Shutout the Defending Champs

The Flyers went into Wednesday night’s game against the defending Stanley Cup Champion Blackhawks looking to build on the success of their home opener. The story against the Panthers was incredible goaltending from Michal Neuvirth and the story again on Wednesday was Michal Neuvirth’s stellar performance. 552 more words


Mason out for home opener, Neuvirth to start; headlines roster changes for Flyers

Just two days after his worst start since arriving in Philadelphia, Flyers’ number one goaltender Steve Mason will not be between the pipes when the club takes on the Florida Panthers in its home opener tonight at the Wells Fargo Center. 853 more words


Sam Gagner looks to fit into Hakstol's system

“At the end of the day we just didn’t think he could play center at the National Hockey level for us,”

That’s what the Arizona Coyotes general manager, Don Maloney had to say about trading Sam Gagner. 847 more words


NHL players have to be on in off-season

It is the end of summer and about a dozen NHL players have just finished an hour-long skate and are now spending the rest of a Friday morning in August tucked inside a windowless workout room at the back of St. 1,173 more words