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Link Checks 12/5/11

The Flyers had a quick two game trip out west and claimed 4 points in the two games. It's helping them keep pace in the Atlantic Division as the Rangers are tied with the Flyers at 33 points, and the Penguins lead the Eastern Conference with 36.

From TCL:

John Russo recaps the Flyers' 4-2 win in Phoenix, made possible by Matt Read.

Mark Trible's recap of the Flyers' come-from-behind win on Friday night.

On Thursday, Mark Trible wrote about Wayne Simmonds disappearing act. On Saturday he scored, so I'm expecting an article about Brayden Schenn next.

Kim Pollock takes a look at some of the new faces on the Flyers this year.

Video Highlights:

Zac Rinaldo leveled David Schlemko with a clean hit.

As mentioned earlier, Simmonds scored for the first time in awhile Saturday night. It took some nice hand-eye coordination to get that goal.

Giroux's excellent slap shot netted the OT winner on Friday.

In Other News:

This game made the Flyers-Senators brawl from 2004 look like a minor disagreement.

Flyers Faithful brings you the Flyers Flight Plan for the week.

Travis Hughes of Broad Street Hockey wonders if it's fair to compare Claude Giroux to Sidney Crosby.

A look at the latest re-alignment plan.