The Flyers’ Great Goalie Search (Chet’s Take, 3/5/17)

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Who is the Philadelphia Flyers’ No. 1 goaltender right now – Steve Mason, who has strung together three consecutive impressive games, or Michal Neuvirth, who just signed a two-year contract extension? Who will be the main man this fall? That one is anybody’s guess. In the good ol’ days, the Flyers played solid defense and usually had a pretty good …

A NEEDED BREAK FOR FLYERS (CHET’S TAKE, 1/18/17)

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Admit it: You didn’t know there was such a thing as a bye week in the NHL. (Guilty as charged on this end.) It turns out the five-day “bye week” was part of the most recent negotiation with the NHL Players’ Association. Anyway, the break arrived at the perfect time for a Flyers team that has struggled mightily in recent …

DEAR SANTA… (CHET’S WISH LIST, 12-21-16)

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OK, we’re just days away from Christmas, and I’m still working on my shopping list. There are just so many gifts that I know would make a lot of people around here pretty happy! Let’s see, for Douggie and little Howie, I’m seeking a speedy wide receiver who can run a route and catch a football, a big offensive lineman, …

TIME TO WATCH MORE FLYERS, SIXERS (CHET’S TAKE, 12-15-16)

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With the Eagles’ third-straight non-playoffs season winding down, there will be a lot more focus in the weeks and months ahead on the Flyers and 76ers. We’ll learn more about whether the Flyers, winners of 10 straight games currently, can keep that momentum going for a while longer … and whether they can be a legitimate playoff threat. It’s fun …