Flyers History

Throughout the years, May 4 has provided more action in National Hockey League playoff history than a lightsaber duel in space. Multiple hat tricks, the crowing of a champion, and broken records are among the big moments on this date. Let’s begin our daily journey to a galaxy not so far, far, away and relive
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The Philadelphia Flyers sent 22-year-old winger Justin Williams to the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for defenseman Danny Markov in January 2004. Williams was a solid offensive contributor who was still developing at the time of the trade after breaking into the NHL just one day after his 19th birthday. However, trouble transitioning into a new
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April 16 is a huge date amongst the National Hockey League’s “Original Six” franchises, with four of them winning the Stanley Cup. There are also plenty of Hall of Fame players who left their mark on the game through the years. Let’s hop aboard the THW time machine and go back in time to relive
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March 30 has been an eventful date in National Hockey League history. There were many Stanley Cup Playoff firsts and four new teams were added to the league. Some of the biggest names the game has ever seen left their mark on this date. Let’s take our daily trip back in time to relive all
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This date in National Hockey League history was pretty eventful in the state of New York. Plus, a whole slew of Hockey Hall of Famers added to their great resumes and some big names were traded, as well. The THW time machine is warmed up and ready to go. Let’s take our daily trip through
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We are into March, which usually means the playoff push intensifies across the National Hockey League, leading to many big moments over the years. The greatest player to ever lace up a pair of skates took ownership of one of his many unbreakable records on this date. Also, March 1 has been a unique date
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One of the greatest goaltenders the National Hockey League had ever seen officially ended his playing on this date. Jan. 29 has also seen a plethora of personal milestones including the No. 1,000 reappearing in different forms. Let’s buckle into THW’s time machine for our daily trip throughout the decades. Brodeur Hangs Them Up No
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This date in National Hockey League history has seen a little bit of everything. One of the most successful sets of brothers both had big games. There was plenty going on between the pipes and behind the bench. Heck, even the officials made history on this date. It is time to start your day with
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Dating back to 1967, when the NHL saw its first expansion, the Philadelphia Flyers have had one of the most iconic uniforms in hockey. As one of the only teams to utilize the color orange in their uniform, the Flyers sweaters have almost always stood out. On top of that, the use of the same
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This date in National Hockey League history was especially good for players named Bobby. It has also provided many memorable moments all across the state of New York and in the City of Brotherly Love. Orr’s Enormous Day Bobby Orr had a ton of memorable days throughout his legendary career, but Nov. 15, 1973, is
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Two Hockey Hall of Famers tried to be only the second player ever to accomplish a very impressive feat in the same game. Also, there were numerous National Hockey League greats who hit personal milestones. Plus, there were many great memories in New York, Anaheim and for both teams in Pennsylvania. Gretzky Wins the Race
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Oct. 22 has provided plenty of memorable moments in National Hockey League history. Some of the greatest skaters to ever play the game hit personal milestones on this date. Also, a handful of Hall of Fame goaltenders left their mark on the record books. A Pair of Big Games for Super Mario Mario Lemieux scored
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On June 18, 2007, the Philadelphia Flyers made a trade with the Nashville Predators, sending a first-round pick for winger Scott Hartnell and defenseman Kimmo Timonen. They both quickly signed long-term contract extensions with the Flyers, and made a huge impact for the club throughout the late 2000s up until the mid-2010s. They were significant
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Sept. 24 has been a very busy day in National Hockey League history that saw everything from rule changes, coaching hires, a new captain and the induction of a talented Hall of Fame class. On the international stage, this date saw one of the most memorable slashing penalties to ever take place. Canada Returns the
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