Sam Carchidi, Philly Inquirer

Sam Carchidi

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Deptford Township, NJ, United States

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Recent articles by Sam:

Quarantine over, Robert Hagg ready to help Flyers’ defense; Mikhail Vorobyev headed to Russia’s KHL

After a two-week quarantine that followed his arrival from Sweden, Hagg has been working out with the Flyers in small-group sessions in Voorhees. → Read More

Mikhail ‘Misha’ Vorobyev reportedly leaving Flyers organization for Russia

Center Mikhail "Misha" Vorobyev, who struggled in 20 games with the Flyers this season, is headed to Russia's KHL. → Read More

Nate Thompson among three now-healthy Flyers who have benefited from NHL’s long pause

Three Flyers were sidelined with injuries when the season was paused on March 12, but all of them are now healthy, including center Nate Thompson, who skated in Voorhees on Thursday. → Read More

Flyers flashback: Bobby Clarke’s overtime goal changed the ’74 Stanley Cup Final

In Game 2 of the 1974 Stanley Cup Finals against the favored Bruins, Clarke put away the overtime winner that is arguably the most important goal in Flyers history. → Read More

Jarome Iginla among 6 named to Hockey Hall of Fame; former Flyers star Rod Brind’Amour bypassed

High-scoring Jarome Iginla was one of six named to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Wednesday, but former Flyer Rod Brind'Amour was bypassed despite glowing credentials. Iginla will become the fourth Black player ever inducted into the hall. → Read More

Cancer treatments almost over, Flyers left winger Oskar Lindblom skates with teammates in Voorhees

A little over six months after being diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer, Flyers left winger Oskar Lindblom was back on the ice Tuesday at the team's practice facility. → Read More

Former Flyers players and coaches could be voted into Hall of Fame Wednesday

Rod Brind'Amour, one of the great two-way players of his time, is a leading candidate. → Read More

Carter Hart arrives at training site, says Flyers have ‘right group’ to be ready when NHL season restarts

Goalie Carter Hart arrived at the Flyers' training facility Monday, the first step toward removing the rust before the round-robin tournament starts. → Read More

Whether NHL teams avoid coronavirus could trump players’ skill if playoffs are held

It's beginning to look like luck may be more important than skill if the Stanley Cup playoffs are ever played this summer. → Read More

Lightning players, Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews test positive for coronavirus

The Lightning are among the teams that will face the Flyers in a round-robin tourney for payoff seeding if the season ever resumes. → Read More

Flyers rookie right winger Nic Aube-Kubel eager to show he belongs when NHL playoffs begin

Aube-Kubel had a solid rookie season and is hoping to continue his strong play when the season resumes. → Read More

Book excerpt: How the Flyers’ iconic logo has been spread around the world by TV, movies, concerts

A recently published book -- The Big 50: The Men and Moments That Made the Philadelphia Flyers -- explores the inner workings and the people who have been the franchise's driving force. An excerpt from Chapter 48 explores the Flyers in pop culture and how the iconic logo has spread around the world. → Read More

Flyers defenseman Ivan Provorov: ‘It feels ‘a little more real that hockey is almost back’

Flyers defenseman Ivan Provorov, having skated during most of the NHL's long break, is in good shape as the start of training camp nears. → Read More

Center Sean Couturier says upcoming round-robin tournament is a ‘great thing’ for Flyers

Couturier likes the Flyers' position as they get ready for competing in a round-robin tourney to determine their Eastern Conference seeding. → Read More

No fans in NHL buildings, no problem

The Flyers and other NHL teams are preparing for a tourney that will have a strange feel to it because no fans will be in attendance. → Read More

Flyers’ Joel Farabee and teammates ‘trying to get that chemistry back, get the flow going again’

Rookie left winger Joel Farabee, 20, is among the players at the Flyers' practice facility in Voorhees who are trying to get back in shape for the season's restart. → Read More

NHL sets July 10 as starting date for training camps; season expected to resume in August

The NHL and the players' association announced that training camps will open July 10 if some conditions are met. → Read More

Oskar Lindblom, Flyers’ Masterton nominee: ‘I look forward to the day I’m back on the ice'

The left winger winger has been battling a rare type of bone cancer called Ewing’s sarcoma. The Masterton Trophy is awarded to the player who best exemplifies perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to hockey. → Read More

Cam York, Bobby Brink may make Flyers fans forget about explosive Cole Caufield

Defenseman Cam York and right winger Bobby Brink, the Flyers' top two draft selections last year, had impressive seasons as collegiate freshmen, their first step on their journey toward the NHL. → Read More

Hockey Diversity Alliance formed; some Flyers return to the ice in Voorhees

Two weeks after George Floyd's murder, a hockey diversity group was formed and it includes Wayne Simmonds and Chris Stewart. → Read More