Things You May Not Know: Flyers-Kings Edition

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Saturday afternoon’s matchup between the Flyers and Kings will be an interesting one. Well, it usually is, but this time there will be at least two extra elements in play. First off, the Flyers are coming off a stretch of six straight losses and will be looking to get back in the win column. Meanwhile, […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Kings at Flyers, October 28

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It’s the game that everybody on both sides – from players to fans to management – circles on their calendars when the NHL schedule comes out, Kings vs. Flyers. Building on the in-depth preview posted earlier, we’re back with some all new tidbits related to tonight’s action. Per the norm, we’ll provide notes on a […]

Things You May Not Know: Flyers-Kings edition

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Anze Kopitar was aboard the Kings morning flight to Philadelphia, but it remains to be seen if he will play on Tuesday night vs. the Flyers. Until then, we have a few tidbits that will make you sound smart when talking to the person next to you – regardless of if that’s in the stands, […]

West Coast Bias with Eric Stephens – talking Kings, Ducks, trades, Hall of Fame

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Guest Eric Stephens joined us on West Coast Bias for the October 19, 2014 show on NHL Network Radio.
We covered the Kings defeat of the visiting Minnesota Wild, the San Jose Sharks loss to the New York Rangers, as well as the Anaheim Ducks shutout over the St. Louis Blues. Among the other issues debated […]

Post-game with Simmonds and Schenn – talking Lappy, chirping, celebrations

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Flyers’ forwards Wayne Simmonds and Brayden Schenn made their returns to MayorsManor on Friday, after a few year absence since being dealt by the Kings to Philadelphia in the Mike Richards trade. Following up on those pre-game comments, here’s what both players had to say after shutting out LA 2-0 on Saturday afternoon…
Simmonds on his […]

Ron Hextall on Lombardi, Simmonds, the Kings, more

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There’s no denying Ron Hextall has almost always been associated with the Flyers. However, he’s greatest accomplishment in hockey came in Los Angeles when the Kings won the Stanley Cup in 2012. The former goaltender was an integral part of GM Dean Lombardi’s inner-circle and helped craft the roster that eventually claimed the most coveted […]

Flyers Scott Hartnell on LA, Simmonds, etc

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After the Flyers practiced for about an hour at TSC today, I caught up with Scott Hartnell for a brief chat…
On if it’s exciting for him to come west at all, or if it’s just another game:
“It is. Playing in the western conference before, you always look forward to coming out here a couple times […]

Catching up with Brayden Schenn

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My chat with Philadelphia forward (and former Kings prospect) Brayden Schenn following the Flyers practice at TSC this afternoon…
On being back at TSC after all these years:
“Yeah. Obviously, it’s cool to get back. I’m excited for the game tomorrow, my first time playing in L.A. Obviously, being drafted here, I didn’t play a whole lot […]

Wayne Simmonds returns to MayorsManor

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More than two years after being traded out of LA, Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds makes his return to MayorsManor via the following chat from earlier today…
On some people still talking about the Carter and Richards trades – and if it’s safe to assume he doesn’t get questions about his time with the Kings from the […]

Lombardi and players help close the book on Thomas Hickey

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If there are two sides to every story, the truth about Thomas Hickey probably lies somewhere in the middle.
Kings GM Dean Lombardi was hired in April 2006, two months in advance of the NHL Draft that June. With his first selection as the head of the team’s table at the league’s annual ball for amateur players, Lombardi selected […]