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Konecny, Flyers top Blackhawks in 2019 Global Series

Scores twice, Hart makes 28 saves in regular-season game in Prague

by Adam Kimelman @NHLAdamK / NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

Konecny's terrific goal

CHI@PHI: Konecny nets second goal with backhander

Travis Konecny dangles around a defender and fires a backhander into the top corner, his second goal of the game, giving the Flyers a 3-1 lead

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PRAGUE -- Travis Konecny scored two goals and had an assist for the Philadelphia Flyers in a 4-3 win against the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2019 NHL Global Series at O2 Arena on Friday.

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Press Release

'Behind the Glass' follows Flyers, Blackhawks to Europe

Third episode takes fans behind the scenes at 2019 NHL Global Series

NHL.com @NHLdotcom

The third episode of Behind The Glass: Philadelphia Flyers Training Camp, the groundbreaking all-access NHL® preseason docuseries, airs tonight at 10:00 p.m. ET on NHL Network™.

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Global Series

Konecny starts living up to Flyers contract in Global Series

Forward scores twice, has assist to defeat Blackhawks in opener

by Tracey Myers @Tramyers_NHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Konecny scores opening goal

CHI@PHI: Konecny snipes opening goal from circle

Travis Konecny skates in and rips a wrist shot from the circle that beats Corey Crawford on his glove side, giving the Flyers a 1-0 lead

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PRAGUE -- Travis Konecny skated up the ice, dangled around Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith and lifted a backhand past goalie Corey Crawford. It was a highlight-reel play, but the Philadelphia Flyers forward was nonchalant about it.

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Global Series

Global Series blog: James van Riemsdyk

Flyers forward impressed by game atmosphere, fan excitement in Prague

by James van Riemsdyk / Special to NHL.com

The Philadelphia Flyers opened their regular season with a 4-3 win against the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2019 NHL Global Series at O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic, on Friday.

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Global Series

Global Series blog: Calvin de Haan

Blackhawks defenseman enjoyed bonding experience but disappointed about missing game with injury

by Calvin de Haan / Special to NHL.com

The Chicago Blackhawks opened their regular season with a 4-3 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2019 NHL Global Series at O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic, on Friday. 

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Global Series

World Cup of Hockey could return, NHL says

League, Players Association see value in trying to bring tournament back

by Adam Kimelman @NHLAdamK / NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

PRAGUE -- The NHL and the NHL Players' Association want to bring back the World Cup of Hockey, NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said Friday.

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Global Series

Global Series postcard: Prague

NHL.com staff writer Tracey Myers visits Czech Hockey Hall of Fame

by Tracey Myers @TraMyers_NHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

I spent most of my final day in Prague, Czech Republic, at O2 Arena, where the Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers played their regular-season opener in the 2019 NHL Global Series. But I wanted to get one more history lesson before I left the city. So I made a quick trip to the Czech Hockey Hall of Fame, located in Rossmann, a mall adjacent to the arena.

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Global Series

Hossa at peace with 'tough decision' to stop playing in NHL

Forward sidelined by skin disorder catching up with former Blackhawks teammates at Global Series

by Tracey Myers @TraMyers_NHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

PRAGUE -- Marian Hossa said he believes he could still play at an NHL level, but the forward who had to stop playing hockey after the 2016-17 season because of a progressive skin disorder and side effects from medications used to treat it, is at peace with his decision.

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Blackhawks vs. Flyers preview

Voracek playing in home country of Czech Republic for Philadelphia in Global Series; Crawford to start for Chicago

by Adam Kimelman @NHLAdamK / NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

BLACKHAWKS (0-0-0) vs. FLYERS (0-0-0)

at O2 Arena (Prague, Czech Republic)

2 p.m. ET; NHLN, SN360, NBCSP, NBCSCH, NHL.TV

 

The Game

Jakub Voracek, who was born in the Czech Republic, will play his first NHL game in his home country when the Philadelphia Flyers play the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2019 NHL Global Series in Prague on Friday.

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Global Series

Flyers, Blackhawks gear up for season opener in Global Series

Hold practice, skills competition for fans in Prague

by Tracey Myers @TraMyers_NHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

PRAGUE -- Jakub Voracek was the star of the show when his Philadelphia Flyers and Chicago Blackhawks held a skills competition in front of thousands of fans at O2 Arena on Thursday, a dress rehearsal for their season-opening game against each other in the 2019 NHL Global Series on Friday (2 p.m. ET; NHLN, SN360, NBCSP, NBCSCH, NHL.TV).

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