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Hextall has a challenge as Penguins GM

Can you believe it? Ron Hextall and Mario Lemieux are now work buddies. It’s a partnership that’s tough to imagine, as Hextall was once responsible for sending Lemieux to the dentist’s chair after a follow...

Photos: Neumann-Goretti girls defeat Conwell-Egan 62-33

The Neumann-Goretti High School girls basketball team defeated Conwell-Egan 62-33 on Wednesday night to raise its record to 2-2 in the Philadelphia Catholic League standings. Photos by Mark Zimmaro

Gostisbehere a dependable defenseman

The T-shirts, the nickname and the red-hot scoring streak were all a lot of fun. It sure seems like a long time ago when Flyers defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere was the talk of the town as...

Girls on the Run spring registration now open

Girls on the Run registration is now open for the upcoming spring season. The organization is a youth development program for girls in 3rd-5th grade and has teams in the Bella Vista, Queen Village,...

Packer Park goalie hopes to follow the greats

Billy Stuski is a talented goaltender. And he’s smart, too. Only a high school freshman, the Packer Park resident has a good grasp on whom to attempt to emulate when he’s between the pipes. “Carter Hart,”...

Goaltending is the answer to Flyers’ riddle of success

Maybe atop some distant mountain lies the answer of how the Flyers have managed a 7-2-1 record through their first 10 games of the season. Or maybe it’s a simple answer: They’re getting saves. It’s a...

Flyers not meeting expectations

Expectations often play a huge role in perception. Last year, the Philadelphia Flyers were one of the surprise teams in the regular season, vaulting to the top of the Metropolitan Division standings before the league...

Neumann-Goretti aims to help basketball players build brands

The Neumann-Goretti High School boys basketball program has a strong history of opening doors for many student-athletes to play at higher levels. Now the team is going a step further. The Saints have entered an...

Homegrown talent will help Flyers survive injuries

An injury to a team’s first-line center is usually a killer — especially when he is the reigning best defensive forward in the league. Sean Couturier’s absence will no doubt be missed at both ends...

How do Flyers stack up to division rivals?

We’re off to the races as the NHL season begins, with this year looking more like a sprint than a marathon as teams hope to complete an abbreviated 56-game regular season. The postseason “play-in...
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