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Peter Laviolette

Then-head coach Peter Laviolette of the Philadelphia Flyers yells at his team during a timeout against the Boston Bruins during the game on March 9, 2013 at TD Garden in Boston. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images

Flyers Waste Little Time, Give Laviolette The Boot After Just 3 Games

The Flyers made the announcement at a morning news conference, less than a day after Philadelphia dropped a 2-1 decision to the Carolina Hurricanes.

10/07/2013

Donald Fehr (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: NHL Hope Grows Amid Winter Classic Cancellation

The Winter Classic is dead this year, but as the NHL buries its most popular regular-season event there is hope that the lockout won’t wipe out the entire season.

11/03/2012

Ryan Callahan of the New York Rangers fights for the puck against Kimmo Timonen of the Philadelphia Flyers during the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park on January 2, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: Laviolette’s Contract Extension Adds Fuel To Rangers-Flyers Rivalry

Laviolette is a formidable coach, and when the cameras were on him during HBO’s 24-7 series — showing preparations for the Winter Classic between the Flyers and the Rangers — it was obvious how much beating the Rangers meant to him.

08/02/2012

Shea Weber (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Silverman: Rangers Feel The Heat As Flyers Sign Weber To Offer Sheet

It seemed like the competition was not getting any stronger in the NHL’s Eastern Conference. That changed dramatically when Nashville star defenseman Shea Weber signed a 14-year, $110 million offer sheet from the Philadelphia Flyers.

07/20/2012

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Zubrus, Devils Ready To Finish Off Giroux-less Flyers

The Devils hope Claude Giroux has already played his last game of the season.

05/08/2012

Danny Briere of the Philadelphia Flyers scores past Martin Brodeur of the New Jersey Devils in Game One of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Briere Lifts Flyers Past Devils In Overtime

The Flyers took advantage over the Devils in the Eastern Conference semifinals as Danny Briere scored the Game 1 overtime winner.

WFAN–04/29/2012

SUNRISE, FL - APRIL 26: David Clarkson #23 looks on as the puck shot by Adam Henrique #14 (not pictured) of the New Jersey Devils scores the winning goal past goaltender Jose Theodore #60 of the Florida Panthers in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the BankAtlantic Center on April 26, 2012  in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Schwei: Devils “Suddenly” Advance To Second Round Face Off With Flyers

After winning games 6 and 7 in overtime against the Florida Panthers, the Devils are moving on to the next round to face the Philadelphia Flyers.

04/27/2012

Anton Volchenkov of the New Jersey Devils on his belly trying to stop the play of Matt Read of the Philadelphia Flyers at the Prudential Center on January 21, 2012. (Photo by Norman Y. Lono/Getty Images)

Flyers Glide Past Devils, 4-1

The Devils were frustrated on Saturday as they were defeated by the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1. The Flyers remain four points behind the Eastern Conference-leading Rangers.

WFAN–01/21/2012

Ryan Callahan of the New York Rangers fights for the puck against Kimmo Timonen of the Philadelphia Flyers during the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park on January 2, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Separating Themselves From Rival Flyers

The 2012 Winter Classic showed a national audience what New York Rangers fans have known all along, that they’re superior to the rival Philadelphia Flyers.

WFAN–01/03/2012

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Keefe To The City: 24/7 Rangers-Flyers Thoughts, Part 1

The 24/7 series returned with the first of four episodes taking us up to Winter Classic on Jan. 2. If you missed it, Neil Keefe gives the four most intriguing figures and some of his favorite moments from the first hour of the best sports reality show on TV.

WFAN–12/15/2011

Islanders coach Jack Capuano

Islanders Blog: Jack Capuano – The Wrong Choice

The Islanders had a chance to take a big step forward next year… and they just blew it by bringing back Jack Capuano as head coach.

WFAN–04/13/2011

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Islanders Face Conference-Leading Flyers

The Flyers look to continue their recent dominance against the visiting Islanders as the Atlantic Division foes meet Thursday night.

WFAN–02/24/2011

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Isles Try To Snap 6-Game Skid Vs. Flyers

The Philadelphia Flyers weren’t doing much with their power-play chances in their first eight games, but they’ve scored at least once with the man advantage in five consecutive wins. That’s more bad news than the reeling New York Islanders need to hear.

WFAN–11/06/2010