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Philadelphia Flyers
Orange, black, white[1][2]               Media NBC
NBC
Sports Philadelphia NBC Sports Philadelphia
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Point (ice Hockey)
In ice hockey, point has three contemporary meanings:A point is awarded to a player for each goal scored or assist earned. The total number of goals plus assists equals total points. The Art Ross Trophy is awarded to the National Hockey League
National Hockey League
(NHL) player who leads the league in scoring points at the end of the regular season. Points are also awarded to assess standings (or rankings). For winning a game, a team always earns two points in the standings whether they win in regulation or overtime. When a team ties, they earn one point. Often, there are no ties (in the NHL as a result of many rule changes after the 2004–05 NHL lockout). However, a rule that was instituted in the 1999–2000 NHL season
1999–2000 NHL season
makes it so that when a team loses in overtime, they shall earn one point for making it to overtime. This rule includes shootouts, which were instituted after the aforementioned lockout
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Coach (ice Hockey)
Coach in ice hockey is the person responsible for directing the team during games and practices, prepares strategy and decides which players will participate in games.[1] The specific responsibilities of a coach vary according to the level at which they are coaching. For example, unique to coaching at the professional level, coaches need to have skills in dealing with the media.[2] At the professional level, as each game is given great importance, a coach will analyse past games and prepare for future games. Coaches also are important in determining the style of hockey the team plays.[3] While winning is a primary responsibility at the professional level, at the other extreme of minor hockey, teaching is given greater importance
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ECHL
The ECHL
ECHL
(formerly the East Coast Hockey League) is a mid-level professional ice hockey league based in Princeton, New Jersey, with teams scattered across the United States and one franchise in Canada. It is a tier below the American Hockey League. The ECHL
ECHL
and the AHL are the only minor leagues recognized by the collective bargaining agreement between the National Hockey League
National Hockey League
and the National Hockey League
National Hockey League
Players' Association, meaning any player signed to an entry-level NHL contract and designated for assignment must report to a club in either the ECHL
ECHL
or the AHL.[1] Additionally, the league's players are represented by the Professional Hockey Players' Association in negotiations with the ECHL
ECHL
itself
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Ice Hockey
Ice
Ice
hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points. The sport is known to be fast-paced and physical, with teams usually consisting of six players each: one goaltender, and five players who skate up and down the ice trying to take the puck and score a goal against the opposing team. Ice
Ice
hockey is most popular in Canada, central and eastern Europe, Nordic countries, Russia
Russia
and the United States
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WPGG
WPGG (1450 AM; "WPG Talk
Talk
Radio 104.1") is an American radio station licensed to serve the community of Atlantic City, New Jersey. The station is owned by Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media
and the broadcast license is held by Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media
Atlantic City License, LLC. Operating with non-directional 1,000 watts day and night, the station can be heard throughout New Jersey's Ocean, Atlantic, and Cape May Counties and into southern Delaware, coastal Maryland, coastal North Carolina, the southern side of much of Long Island, NY, and southern parts of Cape Cod, MA
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Stanley Cup
The Stanley Cup
Stanley Cup
(French: La Coupe Stanley) is the championship trophy awarded annually to the National Hockey League
National Hockey League
(NHL) playoff winner. It is the oldest existing trophy to be awarded to a professional sports franchise, and the International Ice Hockey Federation
International Ice Hockey Federation
(IIHF) considers it to be one of the "most important championships available to the sport".[1] Originally commissioned in 1892 as the Dominion Hockey Challenge Cup, the trophy is named after Lord Stanley of Preston, then–Governor General of Canada, who donated it as an award to Canada's top-ranking amateur ice hockey club, which the entire Stanley family supported, with the sons and daughters playing and promoting the game.[2] The first Cup was awarded in 1893 to Montreal HC, and subsequent winners from 1893 to 1914 were determined by challenge games and league play
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Captain (ice Hockey)
In ice hockey, the captain is the player designated by a team as the only person authorized to speak with the game officials regarding rule interpretations when the captain is on the ice. At most levels of play each team must designate one captain and a number of alternate captains (usually two) who speak to the officials when the captain is on the bench. Captains wear a "C" on their sweaters, while alternate captains wear an "A". Officially captains have no other responsibility or authority, although they may, depending on the league or individual team, have various informal duties, such as participation in pre-game ceremonies or other events outside the game
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Expansion Team
An expansion team is a new team in a sports league, usually from a city that has not hosted a team in that league before, formed with the intention of satisfying the demand for a local team from a population in a new area. Sporting leagues also hope that the expansion of their competition will grow the popularity of the sport generally. The term is most commonly used in reference to the North American major professional sports leagues but is applied to sports leagues in other countries with a closed franchise system of league membership. The term comes from the expansion of the sport into new areas
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American Hockey League
The American Hockey League
American Hockey League
(AHL) is a 30-team professional ice hockey league based in the United States and Canada that serves as the primary developmental league for the National Hockey League
National Hockey League
(NHL).[2] Since the 2010–11 season, every team in the league has an affiliation agreement with one NHL team. When NHL teams do not have an AHL affiliate, players are assigned to AHL teams affiliated with other NHL teams. Twenty-six AHL teams are located in the United States and the remaining four are in Canada. The league offices are located in Springfield, Massachusetts, and its current president is David Andrews. In general, a player must be at least 20 years of age to play in the AHL or not currently be beholden to a junior ice hockey team
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Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Philadelphia
(/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
and the sixth-most populous city in the United States, with an estimated population of 1,567,872[7] and more than 6 million in the seventh-largest metropolitan statistical area, as of 2016[update].[5] Philadelphia
Philadelphia
is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware
Delaware
Valley, located along the lower Delaware
Delaware
and Schuylkill Rivers, within the Northeast megalopolis
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Montreal Canadiens
Red, white, blue[1][2]               Media EnglishTSN TSN Radio
TSN Radio
690FrenchRDS 98.5 FMOwner(s) Molson family
Molson family
(majority owner) (Geoff M
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Philadelphia
(/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
and the sixth-most populous city in the United States, with an estimated population of 1,567,872[7] and more than 6 million in the seventh-largest metropolitan statistical area, as of 2016[update].[5] Philadelphia
Philadelphia
is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware
Delaware
Valley, located along the lower Delaware
Delaware
and Schuylkill Rivers, within the Northeast megalopolis
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Eastern Conference (NHL)
The Eastern Conference (French: Conférence de l'Est) is one of two conferences in the National Hockey League
National Hockey League
(NHL) used to divide teams. Its counterpart is the Western Conference. Previously known as the Prince of Wales
Prince of Wales
Conference (or Wales Conference for short), it was created in 1974 when the NHL realigned its teams into two conferences and four divisions. Because the new conferences and divisions had little to do with North American geography, geographical references were removed. The Prince of Wales Trophy
Prince of Wales Trophy
dates back to 1925, when it was donated to the League by the then-current Prince of Wales, who later became King Edward VIII
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WCAU
WCAU, virtual channel 10 ( UHF
UHF
digital channel 34), is an NBC owned-and-operated television station licensed to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The station is owned by the NBC
NBC
Owned Television Stations subsidiary of NBCUniversal, as part of a duopoly with Atlantic City, New Jersey-licensed Telemundo
Telemundo
owned-and-operated station WWSI (channel 62); NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of locally based media firm Comcast, owns both networks, along with regional sports network NBC
NBC
Sports Philadelphia
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Original Six
The Original Six
Original Six
is the group of six teams that made up the National Hockey League (NHL) for the 25 seasons between the 1942–43 season and the 1967 NHL expansion
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