Oct 14, 2011, 2:45 PM EDT
After a dramatic offseason, Kings forward Mike Richards makes his triumphant (?) return to Philly to take on the Flyers.
Oct 12, 2011, 6:18 PM EDT
Flyers GM Paul Holmgren has a thing for making deals with the Kings. He’s trying hard for their relationship to be like the Wild and Sharks.
Oct 10, 2011, 3:08 PM EDT
After Anze Kopitar had his season ended by an ankle injury last year, the Slovenian is showing no signs of rust.
Oct 7, 2011, 4:58 PM EDT
Mike Richards won round one of the battle of Richards as his Kings beat Brad Richards’ Rangers 3-2 in overtime today.
Oct 7, 2011, 11:56 AM EDT
Dustin Penner’s efforts to redeem himself with Kings fans will be put on hold because he’s expected to miss the Kings’ season-opener against the Rangers this afternoon.
Oct 4, 2011, 2:45 PM EDT
The Flyers made some eye-opening moves today, even if Brayden Schenn’s demotion might just be temporary. The real question revolves around their penalty kill situation, though.
Oct 4, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT
After acquiring Mike Richards and Simon Gagne (and re-signing Drew Doughty), some say this could be the best Kings team in franchise history. But will that be enough to win the Pacific and make a deep run into the playoffs this season?
Sep 28, 2011, 10:15 PM EDT
The Flyers could be Stanley Cup finalists… Or they could be in a fight to make the playoffs. Lots of things can go right or wrong in Philly but no matter what, it’ll be the soap opera everyone will watch.
Sep 24, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
After suffering a horrific ankle injury towards the end of the regular season last year, Anze Kopitar looks to continue his assent as one of the premier centers in the NHL. Having Mike Richards behind him should make the journey just a little bit easier.
Sep 21, 2011, 11:36 AM EDT
Sean Couturier gave himself a shot at making the Flyers lineup right out of the gate by signing an entry-level deal with the team today.
Sep 16, 2011, 4:26 PM EDT
Hang on to your seats for a huge surprise: Chris Pronger was named the new captain of the Flyers today. Wait, that’s not a surprise at all.
Sep 15, 2011, 5:30 PM EDT
With Mike Richards and Jeff Carter gone from Philadelphia, the future of the Flyers up the middle is on display today against the Capitals in a rookie game.
Sep 8, 2011, 9:08 PM EDT
In an era when players from various teams fraternize with one another, Claude Giroux acknowledges that he “doesn’t really like all of them.”
Sep 2, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
With the additions of former captains Mike Richards, Ethan Moreau, and alternate captain Simon Gagne, the Los Angeles Kings will have plenty of leadership in their locker room next season.
Aug 30, 2011, 8:18 PM EDT
The Flyers haven’t chosen a new captain as of yet, but with guys like Daniel Briere and Chris Pronger as possibilities, why wouldn’t the menacing Pronger be the man with the “C” this season?
Aug 29, 2011, 8:06 PM EDT
Even after trading Jeff Carter and Mike Richards, the Flyers have a lot of centers to work with going into training camp.
Aug 21, 2011, 4:04 PM EDT
The Kings and Oilers have had a curious history in swinging deals with each other and building off one another. Kings GM Dean Lombardi is hoping it can pay off in a big way this time around.
Aug 16, 2011, 11:15 PM EDT
While Dan Carcillo will be spending his time in Chicago next year and leaving Philadelphia as a cult favorite, one thing he won’t miss is the media scrutiny in Philly.
Aug 12, 2011, 5:46 PM EDT
Scott Hartnell isn’t unfamiliar with big changes in Philadelphia. That’s how things started for him with the Flyers in the first place.
Jul 28, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
While Mike Richards is busy trying to put “Dry Island” behind him in Philadelphia, he looks ahead to the challenges in Los Angeles and trying to get the Kings their first ever Stanley Cup.
Jul 27, 2011, 11:21 AM EDT
Here’s a shocking development: Mike Richards said that “Dry Island” wasn’t that big of a deal. Click “Read more” to find out some other details from Richards and Peter Laviolette’s responses.
Jul 16, 2011, 3:11 PM EDT
Mike Richards scored a career-high 80 points while Simon Gagne scored 34 goals when they played together as Flyers in 2008-09. Gagne thinks they can regain that strong chemistry in Los Angeles.
Jul 7, 2011, 5:18 PM EDT
The Flyers locked up one of the more important players from their summer trading frenzy and got Wayne Simmonds signed to a two-year deal.
Jul 2, 2011, 4:20 PM EDT
The Kings continued their transformation into the Flyers of the West with the addition of Simon Gagne. His health makes him a risk, but this post details why his two-year, $3M contract might be the best bargain of free agency so far.
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