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Follow Me on TwitterBill Schoeninger is a lifetime Philadelphia Flyers fan currently in enemy territory studying at Boston University. He has a great interest in prospects and the NHL Draft in addition to the Flyers and Boston University Terriers. He is also a passionate hockey historian. If you have questions or wish to contact the Bill, you can email him at bschoeninger@ourhometown.ca


Doing the Little Things Right Paying off for Flyers
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Doing the Little Things Right Paying off for Flyers

Oct. 29, 2013: After losing to the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 a week and a half ago, the Flyers were faced with a seven day stretch with no games. While it may be an exaggeration to say that the seven day break and how the team responded could be a season-changing moment, it has certainly looked that way. FULL STORY

Terriers disappoint against RPI, roll over Wisconsin
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Terriers disappoint against RPI, roll over Wisconsin

Oct. 20, 2013: Matt O’Connor was more impressive against the Badgers than Maguire was against the Engineers. O’Connor turned away 40 shots Saturday to Maguire’s 26 on Friday. FULL STORY

Previewing the US U20 WJC Roster: Forwards
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Previewing the US U20 WJC Roster: Forwards

Oct. 14, 2013: There are a number of returning forwards eligible for the US from last year’s gold medal winning squad. The most notable is Alex Galchenyuk, who is currently playing over a point-a-game hockey in the NHL, so it’s a safe bet the Canadiens will not release him. There are a couple other guys that are still eligible to return and are basically locks for the team. FULL STORY

Flyers fire Peter Laviolette, and why he was doomed from the summer of 2011
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Flyers fire Peter Laviolette, and why he was doomed from the summer of 2011

Oct. 7, 2013: Early Monday, the news broke that the Philadelphia Flyers had fired coach Peter Laviolette after an 0-3 start to the season. Replacing him will be Craig Berube, who has been an assistant coach for the Flyers or head/assistant coach for the Phantoms since 2005-06. The Flyers’ effort in the first three games and preseason had been lackadaisical at best, and the Flyers decided to pull the trigger. FULL STORY

Flyers Lose Opener and Other News Starting with L
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Flyers Lose Opener and Other News Starting with L

Oct. 3, 2013: Wednesday night, the Flyers dropped their home opener against the Maple Leafs by a score of 3-1. Brayden Schenn opened the scoring for the Flyers on a power play goal from the slot after a nice feed from Vinny Lecavalier. FULL STORY

Flyers vs. Leafs Preview & 20 Predictions for 2013-2014
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Flyers vs. Leafs Preview & 20 Predictions for 2013-2014

Oct. 2, 2013: When the puck drops tomorrow on the Wells Fargo ice, it will mark the beginning of a season that is filled with questions for the Flyers. They will face the Toronto Maple Leafs, who had their season debut Tuesday night in Montreal where they defeated the Canadiens 4-3. FULL STORY

Previewing the US U20 WJC Roster: Defensemen
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Previewing the US U20 WJC Roster: Defensemen

Sep. 27, 2013: Similar to the goaltending position, there are only a few eligible defensemen able to return to this year’s squad. One is Seth Jones, who appears to be a lock for the Nashville Predators, who will need his services for their playoff push, leaving only one other returnee. Enter physical, stay at home defenseman Pat Sieloff, a 2012 2nd round pick of the Calgary Flames. FULL STORY

Previewing the US U20 WJC Roster: Goaltenders
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Previewing the US U20 WJC Roster: Goaltenders

Sep. 21, 2013: The 2014 U20 World Junior Championships will be held in Malmö, Sweden this year from December 26th, 2013 to January 5th, 2014. Entering the tournament, a target will be on the back of the US team as the defending champions. Many of the key players that won the gold medal last year, specifically standout goaltender John Gibson and clutch scorer Johnny Gaudreau, are no longer eligible, and the US will have to turn over the majority of its roster. FULL STORY

Flyers Training Camp News and Notes
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Flyers Training Camp News and Notes

Sep. 19, 2013: Samuel Morin was signed to a three-year entry level contract on Tuesday, but before the ink was dry on his contract, he was sent back to Rimouski Oceanic of the QMJHL. It was a move that was expected considering Morin is still very raw as a skater and all phases of his game need polishing. FULL STORY

Dan Cleary Invited to Flyers Camp (Contract rumored to be in place)
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Dan Cleary Invited to Flyers Camp (Contract rumored to be in place)

Sep. 11, 2013: Late Monday night, it was reported by Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press that Dan Cleary had agreed in principle to a contract with the Philadelphia Flyers. The rumored details were that it was for 3 years, 8.25M (2.75 AAV), including a no trade clause. Then on Tuesday morning, the Flyers announced that Cleary had been invited to training camp on a professional tryout. According to Sam Carchidi of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren has said there are no promises on a deal for Cleary. FULL STORY


11Filling the Third Line Wing Position (Part 2)
12Filling the Flyers third line wing position (Part 1)
13Handicapping the 2013-2014 Flyers Goaltending




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