On Eve of Flyers Season, Expectations and Anticipation at All-Time Low

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As the city of Philadelphia is abuzz with the Phillies playoff run, the Eagles undefeated start, and the approach of the Sixers season, the expectations and anticipation for the Flyers is at an all-time low.

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Flyers Camp Opens with Abundance of Injury News

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Before the puck even hits the ice, the Flyers are already dealing with more than their share of injury woes.

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Plan of Hope Already Backfires on Flyers

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At the end-of-season press conference, and for much of the offseason, the Flyers focus was on injured players returning healthy. The so-called plan has already backfired before the team even takes the ice for training camp.

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Report: Sean Couturier to Miss Significant Time with Back Injury

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According to a report from Crossing Broad’s Anthony SanFilippo, Flyers forward Sean Couturier suffered a herniated disc and could miss significant time this upcoming season.

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Flyers Acquire D Tony DeAngelo from Carolina, Will Sign Extension

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The Flyers acquired the rights to defenseman Tony DeAngelo from the Carolina Hurricanes along with a 2022 seventh-round pick in exchange for a 2024 second-round pick, a 2023 third-round pick, and a 2022 fourth-round pick. DeAngelo will reportedly sign a two-year extension with an AAV of $5 million.

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Trotz a ‘Top Candidate’ for Flyers, Interviews to Start Soon

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Last week, the hockey world was rattled by the firing of Barry Trotz by the New York Islanders. As the Flyers coaching search continues, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reported in his 32 Thoughts column that Trotz is a “top candidate” of the Flyers.

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Flyers Offseason: Do the Flyers Have a Plan?

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The problem with each of these possibilities is that they are rooted in hope. Hope that the injured players return as advertised and stay healthy. Hope the young players take that big step everyone has waited for. Hope that you can perhaps manufacture some hockey trades or free-agent signings to plug in the holes that the team is lacking for speed and skill and make it all work.

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Flyers Exit Interview: Ellis Update, Atkinson, Laughton, Provorov

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It wasn’t all that noteworthy to hear players speak of the frustrations of the season, the losing streaks and such that made this a historically bad season for the Flyers. There were a few players that addressed it in a way that rang through louder than others.

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Flyers Need to Use Final Month to See What Youth Can Do

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The final 15 games for the Flyers will serve as a chance to evaluate. They will provide a look at some new faces entering the lineup in the last couple of weeks and maybe even a new face or two to come down the road. It is a way to take inventory going into the offseason – what does the team already have and what does it need even more of on the roster moving forward?

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Fletcher: Focus on ‘Energy, Hard Work, Young Players Playing a Bigger Role’

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As the trade deadline passes and the Flyers open up a few roster spots, it presents more of an opportunity for younger players to get more of a look at increased roles in the NHL. GM Chuck Fletcher used Sunday’s game as an example of what he hopes to see for the rest of the season, “energy, hard work, young players playing a bigger role and getting an opportunity to show what they can do for next year.”

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Couturier Out for Season After Back Surgery; Ellis, Hayes Returns Uncertain

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GM Chuck Fletcher met with the media on Friday morning in the wake of an announcement that Sean Couturier had undergone back surgery that morning and would be out for the remainder of the season. Fletcher also provided more insight to the uncertain returns of both Ryan Ellis and Kevin Hayes in the 2021-22 season.

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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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Flyers at Halfway: 3 Questions for the Remainder of the Season

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At the halfway point of the 2021-22 season, the playoffs aren’t happening and things appear to be in shambles on and off the ice. So what happens in the final 41 games? What makes them noteworthy? Here are three questions that are facing the Flyers going forward for the remainder of the season.

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Flyers 5: Takeaways from Saturday’s Flyers-Kings Game

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The law of averages essentially caught up to the Flyers. Out of the break, they were lucky to get a win in Seattle and stole a point in San Jose. Deservedly, they have nothing to show for a defeat that featured more sloppy play, more poor puck management, and continued lapses in defensive coverage.

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Flyers Starting to See Return of Injured Players

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The Philadelphia Flyers have had nothing but injury after injury to key players, young and old. Thankfully, things seem to be back on track with getting some important young stars back in action.

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