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  1. Kopitar brings his all-around game back to the Kings

    Sep 24, 2011, 9:00 AM EST

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    Los Angeles Kings v Phoenix Coyotes

    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.

  2. Flyers sign first round pick Sean Couturier to entry-level deal

    Sep 21, 2011, 11:36 AM EST

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    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.

  3. Meet the new boss: Flyers name Chris Pronger team captain

    Sep 16, 2011, 4:26 PM EST

    Chris Pronger

    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.

  4. Can both Brayden Schenn and Sean Couturier crack the Flyers lineup?

    Sep 15, 2011, 5:30 PM EST

    Sean Couturier

    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.

  5. Old-school Giroux keeps his distance from opponents

    Sep 8, 2011, 9:08 PM EST

    Boston Bruins v Philadelphia Flyers - Game One

    In an era when players from various teams fraternize with one another, Claude Giroux acknowledges that he “doesn’t really like all of them.”

  6. Kings have plenty of leadership after offseason moves

    Sep 2, 2011, 9:00 AM EST

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    Mike Richards

    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.

  7. Will Chris Pronger or Daniel Briere end up being captain of the Flyers?

    Aug 30, 2011, 8:18 PM EST

    Chris Pronger

    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?

  8. Flyers boast an abundance of options at center despite trading Mike Richards and Jeff Carter

    Aug 29, 2011, 8:06 PM EST

    Danny Briere, Claude Giroux

    Even after trading Jeff Carter and Mike Richards, the Flyers have a lot of centers to work with going into training camp.

  9. Not quite like Gretzky: Kings loading up for new season with former Oilers

    Aug 21, 2011, 4:04 PM EST

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    Dean Lombardi,

    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.

  10. Dan Carcillo not the biggest fan of the Philadelphia media

    Aug 16, 2011, 11:15 PM EST

    Dan Carcillo

    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.

  11. Scott Hartnell compares next season to his first in Philadelphia

    Aug 12, 2011, 5:46 PM EST

    Scott Hartnell, Nathan Gerbe, Patrick Kaleta

    Scott Hartnell isn’t unfamiliar with big changes in Philadelphia. That’s how things started for him with the Flyers in the first place.

  12. Mike Richards moves on from Philadelphia, looks ahead to winning in Los Angeles

    Jul 28, 2011, 9:00 AM EST

    Mike Richards

    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.

  13. Mike Richards responds to all the hubbub surrounding ‘Dry Island’

    Jul 27, 2011, 11:21 AM EST

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    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.

  14. Mike Richards, Jeff Carter and the ‘Dry Island': Two unnamed Flyers blame duo’s departure on partying

    Jul 25, 2011, 12:09 PM EST

    Philadelphia Flyers v Buffalo Sabres - Game Three

    Two unnamed Flyers blamed Mike Richards and Jeff Carter’s supposed hard-partying ways for their departure. The most interesting details of that report revolve around the team’s “Dry Island” initiative and the club’s continued issues with keeping its own secrets, though.

  15. Simon Gagne expects to enjoy successful reunion with Mike Richards in Los Angeles

    Jul 16, 2011, 3:11 PM EST

    Simon Gagne, Mike Richards

    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.

  16. Flyers sign Wayne Simmonds to two-year, $3.5 million deal

    Jul 7, 2011, 5:18 PM EST

    Wayne Simmonds

    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.

  17. Flyers West? Los Angeles Kings shrewdly sign Simon Gagne to two-year, $7M deal

    Jul 2, 2011, 4:20 PM EST

    Simon Gagne

    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.

  18. What’s next for those who lost the Brad Richards sweepstakes?

    Jul 2, 2011, 1:12 PM EST

    Brad Richards

    With Brad Richards headed to the New York Rangers, the three teams that failed to land him are now left to figure out what to do next to help them out for next season.

  19. Youthful newcomers excited to join Flyers

    Jun 26, 2011, 8:23 PM EST

    Columbus Blue Jackets v Calgary Flames

    Brayden Schenn, Sean Couturier, and Jakub Voracek are all excited for their opportunities with their new team.

  20. Did we witness the death of the ‘untradeable contract’ this weekend?

    Jun 26, 2011, 3:34 PM EST

    Brian Campbell

    After a flurry of big-time trades, it’s time to wonder if there is such thing as an “untradeable contract” anymore.

  21. With Ryan Smyth trade pending approval, Kings could own off-season throne after two days of work

    Jun 24, 2011, 3:22 PM EST

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    The Kings might see an off-season’s worth of shrewd moves in just two days if they complete a Ryan Smyth trade after nabbing Mike Richards.

  22. Kings and Blue Jackets excited about their blockbuster trades with Flyers

    Jun 24, 2011, 12:09 AM EST

    Philadelphia Flyers' Richards celebrates his game-winning goal against Ottawa Senators with teammate Carter during their NHL hockey game in Philadelphia

    Both the Columbus Blue Jackets and Los Angeles Kings are excited about their respective acquisitions from the Philadelphia Flyers.

  23. Flyers blockbusters: Trade Jeff Carter to Columbus and Mike Richards to Los Angeles

    Jun 23, 2011, 4:39 PM EST

    Jeff Carter, Mike Richards

    A pair of blockbuster trades both come out of Philadelphia this afternoon as former 2003 first round picks Jeff Carter and Mike Richards are headed out of town as the Flyers clear the decks for Ilya Bryzgalov.

  24. Report: Flyers and Ilya Bryzgalov have framework set for new contract; Cap issues ahead again?

    Jun 22, 2011, 12:52 PM EST

    Ilya Bryzgalov

    According to a report, the Flyers and Ilya Bryzgalov might just have the building blocks to a new contract set in place. Will there be salary cap issues in their future once again though?

  25. Is David Krejci providing this year’s answer to Danny Briere’s 2010 playoff run?

    Jun 13, 2011, 4:18 PM EST

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    David Krejci

    Last year, Danny Briere didn’t get much attention for leading the 2010 playoffs in scoring. Could the same thing happen for the current playoff points leader, David Krejci?

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