Flyers 5: Takeaways from the 2021-22 Season

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The offseason will present its challenges for a team in need of an overhaul and massive improvements at every level of the organization. There will be plenty of stories to come as next season’s team is constructed. For now, here’s one last look at the 2021-22 season with five takeaways from the season.

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Trainers’ Lawsuit is Another Major Misstep for Flyers

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The latest misstep for the Flyers organization surfaced on Monday, as Anthony SanFilippo of CrossingBroad.com reported that Director of Medical Services Jim McCrossin and assistant athletic trainer Sal Raffa had filed a lawsuit against Comcast and others after being diagnosed with rare medical conditions.

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Full Range of Emotions: 10 Takeaways from Flyers Press Conference with Chuck Fletcher and Dave Scott

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Wednesday’s Flyers press conference with Dave Scott and Chuck Fletcher was another example of just how far the Flyers are from an identity and a sense of direction. It presents more questions than answers, and it runs through a range of emotions that rival the five stages of grief – some congruent like anger and denial and others like irrationality and delusion.

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Comments from Flyers Legend the Latest Saga in Reality Show Season

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It has reached a new level for the Flyers. This is essentially one great, big reality show. The play on the ice is only one part of the equation, and at this point, the things happening off the ice are becoming bigger headlines, most recently comments from Flyers legend Bobby Clarke on the Cam and Strick Podcast regarding Ron Hextall’s time as GM.

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Flyers Greatest Moments: Firsts and Lasts of the Spectrum

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The Flyers played their first home game in the Spectrum against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Oct. 19, 1967 and claimed a 1-0 victory. For the next 29 seasons, the Flyers called the Spectrum home, before the concept of a new state-of-the-art arena came to be and the then-named CoreStates Center was built in time for the 1996-97 season.

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Flyers Greatest Moments: The Red Army Game

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The Broad Street Bullies were hated across the league as the expansion-age team that would impose their will and fists on any opponent. But all bets were off during the 1976 Super Series when HC CSKA Moscow, also known as the Red Army Club, came to play the final game of the series with NHL teams at the Spectrum in Philadelphia.

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Series in Review: Flyers-Capitals 2016

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The odds were already stacked against the Flyers when they faced the President’s Trophy winners, the Washington Capitals, in the first round of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs, but it turned out to be a much closer series than the results showed. Our Series in Review series continues with a closer look at this playoff appearance.

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Paul Holmgren Steps Down as Flyers President, Moved to New Role

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The Flyers announced that Paul Holmgren will move to a new role as Senior Advisor to Dave Scott, the Chairman and CEO of Comcast Spectacor and the Governor of the Flyers, and to Flyers GM Chuck Fletcher. Fletcher now takes over the role of President of Hockey Operations and general manager.

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Do the Flyers Need a Full House Cleaning?

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It was a question five years ago and it remains one now. The Flyers need a fresh perspective. A look in the mirror should show that the dismissal of Ron Hextall isn’t the only change that needs to happen.

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In the End, Flyers Patience Ran Out on Ron Hextall

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Patience is not something typically associated with the Philadelphia Flyers. Ron Hextall’s process to building a contender required patience. It ultimately ran out and it cost Hextall his job.

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Is It Time for the Flyers to Make a Change?

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There are times now where it seems Flyers head coach Dave Hakstol has given up on trying to find the positive spin on games, sounding more like a coach defeated than a coach with an overabundance of positivity. Maybe that’s because there is nowhere to hide anymore. Is it time for a change?

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Ed Snider’s Grandson Says Gritty ‘Unfortunately Misses the Mark’

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Ed Snider’s grandson Garrett wrote an opinion piece for Philly.com and criticized the new Flyers mascot.

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Flyerdelphia Remembers: Ed Snider, 1933-2016

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Embed from Getty Images   Monday, April 11, 2016 has been a day dedicated to the memory of Ed Snider…

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(Video) Phillies hold moment of silence for Ed Snider

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Embed from Getty Images   This morning, Philadelphia Flyers founder and chairman Ed Snider passed away after battling cancer.  Prior…

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Hextall, Flyers remember passionate Snider, dedicate playoff run to his memory

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Embed from Getty Images   Ed Snider was as much a Flyers fan as the thousands that pack Wells Fargo Center…

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Snider Left Flyers Legacy in Good Hands

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April 11, 2016 will always be remembered as a sad day in Philadelphia sports history; the day that the Flyers,…

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Owner Ed Snider embodied Flyers franchise

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Embed from Getty Images   He was always the outspoken, eccentric man behind the Orange and Black. Truth is he…

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Remembering Mr. Snider: Flyers chairman dies at 83

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Embed from Getty Images   The man responsible for bringing the Flyers to Philadelphia and turning Philadelphia into an Orange…

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