Category Archives: Breaking News

JVR signs six year extension

By JAY BOEHMER
Senior Hockey Insider — jboehmer@highhopesblog.com
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The 22-year-old Jersey boy can't get to get back on the ice knowing he has a future in Philly. (Courtesy Philly.com)

In a summer full of makeovers for this Flyers team, the recent signing of James van Riemsdyk to a six year extension only confirms his place as one of the future faces of the franchise.

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Flyers’ moves mark changing of the guard

By JAY BOEHMER
Senior Hockey Insider — jboehmer@highhopesblog.com
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Paul Holmgren has kicked off a new era in Flyers' hockey by shipping off his stars, Mike Richards and Jeff Carter. (Courtesy Philly.com)

A new day has dawned in the world of Flyers’ hockey.  Captain Mike Richards and leading scorer Jeff Carter have been traded and an elite goaltender has been signed.

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Dunn was more than Jackass

By MATTHEW NADU
Columnist — mnadu@highhopesblog.com
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By now you’ve probably heard all the trending twitter rumors and unfortunately they are true.

Jackass star Ryan Dunn has passed away.

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Flyers acquire rights to Ilya Bryzgalov

By JAY BOEHMER
Senior Hockey Insider — jboehmer@highhopesblog.com
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The Flyers have traded for the rights to negotiate with former Vezina candidate Ilya Bryzgalov. (Courtesy Philly.com)

Paul Holmgren took the first step in ending the goaltending mystery today, acquiring the rights to sign Ilya Bryzgalov from Phoenix.

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Flyers sign goaltending prospect

By JAY BOEHMER
Senior Hockey Insider — jboehmer@highhopesblog.com
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The Flyers announced today that they’ve signed 23 year old Finnish goaltender Niko Hovinen.

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Special plaques help sick youngsters’ dreams come true

By SHAY RODDY
Managing Editor — sroddy@highhopesblog.com
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These plaques, available for $99, can help youngsters living with life-threatening illnesses' dreams come true.

There is no denying the potential for greatness each night at Citizens Bank Park. In a city where little matters more than its sports teams, we can’t contain the excitement of seeing four of baseball’s best pitchers go on back-to-back-to-back-to-back nights.

But now and then, we are all reminded that we spend our time and energy in the fun and games department of life.

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Anything You can do I can do Better – Lee dominates in Phils’ 4-0 win over Nats

By STEVE WILDMAN
Senior Baseball Insider – swildman@highhopesblog.com
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Lee was back to his old dominant self, throwing a complete game shut out versus the Nationals (Courtesy Getty Images)

If you got up to make a sandwich and grab a soda during the first inning of Thursday night’s series finale versus the Washington Nationals, this recap is for you considering you didn’t make it back in time to see the last pitch.

 
It’s safe to say that most people would predict a bounce-back game from Cliff Lee after last week’s disaster in Atlanta.  And what a bounce it was. 

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