Ed Barkowitz, Philly Inquirer

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Philly Inquirer

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Recent articles by Ed:

Scott Laughton wins Flyers’ Yanick Dupre Class Guy award

The former first-round pick had the best season of his career despite missing 20 games with injuries. → Read More

NHL, players smart in return-to-play decisions

The Flyers will be permitted to bring 31 players into the hub city and a traveling party of 52 total to their expected hub city of Toronto. Gritty's going to have to sneak in. → Read More

Kevin Hayes named Flyers’ Gene Hart award winner

The subjective honor is given to the player who displays the most "heart." Hayes, in his first season here, tied for the NHL lead with four shorthanded goals and was second on the Flyers with five game-winners. → Read More

NHL, players reportedly reach return-to-play deal. Flyers would play in Toronto.

The deal would call for training camps to open July 13 and for teams to carry maximum rosters of 31 players. Toronto (Eastern Conference) and Edmonton (West) would be the bubble cities. → Read More

Flyers’ Oskar Lindblom completes final chemotherapy treatment

It was an emotional Thursday for the 23-year-old Flyers forward. "I'm just happy to be alive," he said. → Read More

Jake Voracek’s turnaround has more pluses than minuses

The Flyers forward committed himself to being more responsible defensively and, after a slow start, the results were impressive. → Read More

Flyers prospect Morgan Frost makes most of 21st birthday party while stuck in quarantine

The Flyers rookie was on the ice Wednesday as players continue to make their way back to the region ahead of the July 10 start of training camp. → Read More

Flyers’ stat of the day: Inside the numbers of Sean Couturier’s face-off winning percentage

The veteran centerman became just the second Flyer to lead the NHL in faceoff efficiency, joining ... → Read More

Harold Campbell, 94, was an Inquirer pressman from Northeast Philly

A whiz and competitive with his daughter at crossword puzzles, he worked in an era when deaf pressmen were common. → Read More

Belmont Stakes: Everything you wanted to know

Tiz the Law is the heavy early favorite, but that has been a curse in the 21st century. Elsewhere, can trainer Linda Rice make history? → Read More

George J. Miller, 89, was a pioneering Center City lawyer

He saw how the environmental laws were changing in the early 1970s and grew to become an expert in the field. → Read More

Bob “Trigger” Doubet, 92, St. James football star and jeweler from DelCo

He traveled the world in search of the finest jewels but always came back to his roots in Ridley Park, Delaware County. → Read More

Paddy McNichol, 85, liked Elvis and Neil Diamond and sang in her chruch choir

She taught her children to love music more than TV, and it's a lesson that is being handed down to her grandchildren. → Read More

Peggy Crane, 90, was always on the move and ready for adventure

Mrs. Crane graduated from the business program at Elizabethtown College in 1947 and had extensive experience in retail. → Read More

Sixers’ NBA title odds generously holding at 25-1

The Sixers are 8-1 to win the Eastern Conference, something they haven't done in 19 years. → Read More

Dennis Small Jr., 37, went from Roman Catholic High to the Marines to Alaska

Mr. Small reminded his mother of Bear Grylls, an adventurer and former British serviceman. A difference was Mr. Small's tattoo of the Philadelphia skyline, → Read More

Richard Aronson, 94, helped win WWII, then built the Liberty Bell’s home

A graduate of Olney High and Drexel, Mr. Aronson was a friend and contemporary of Jack Kelly Jr. in the bricklaying business. → Read More

Flyers are the longest shot on the board to win East’s No. 1 seed

Plus a check on the Stanley Cups odds, where the Flyers are as high as 14-1 at one local outlet. → Read More

Flyers are winners (and losers) in NHL’s unique playoff format

The Orange & Black could steal the Eastern Conference's No. 1 seed, but being among the NHL's best home teams in 2019-20 no longer matters. → Read More

Cathy Apothaker, 89, was a businesswoman and widow of prominent Philadelphia lawyer

She opened her own business after the death of her husband, turning Country Floors at 1706 Locust St. into a popular spot for interior designers from around the country. → Read More