Born and raised in Philadelphia, Panaccio has more than three decades experience covering sports for America's top newspapers in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Washington and Houston, including 24 years at the Philadelphia Inquirer. Has more than 20 years covering the NHL/NFL. He has covered the Flyers continuously since 1995 and covered them from 1978-1982. Additionally, he was a Pulitzer finalist in 1994-1995 for work done as part of an Inquirer investigative team looking into Pennsylvania state Senatorial election fraud. Among his recent accolades, he won the Vigoda Award for coverage of the NHL lockout in 2005 and the Professional Hockey Writers Association award for breaking news on-line, 2007.
Tim Panaccio Insights
NHL playoff predictions: Semifinals
After their first-round predictions, Tim Panaccio and Sarah Baicker are tied with records of 5-3. Here's who they think will emerge from the semifinals.
Figuring out the Flyers: Forwards Part II
In Part II of a series examining the Flyers' offense, Tim Panaccio takes a look at the remaining Flyers forwards on the roster.
Figuring out the Flyers: Forwards Part I
In Part I of a two-part look at the Flyers' offense, Tim Panaccio breaks down the performances of five of the team's forwards.
Figuring out the Flyers: Defense Part I
In Part I of our two-part piece evaluating the Flyers' defense, Tim Panaccio looks at which blueliners should stay for next season, and which should go.
Figuring out the Flyers: Defense Part II
In the second half of a two-part examination of the Flyers' defense, Tim Panaccio takes a look at which players struggled in 2013 and which are poised to do well in 2014.
Figuring out the Flyers: Goaltending
Will Ilya Bryzgalov still be a Flyer come next season? Could Steve Mason unseat him as starter? Tim Panaccio examines the situation facing the Flyers in net.
Who stays and who goes: Flyers free agent forwards
Which free-agent forwards will remain with the Flyers next season? Tim Panaccio analyzes which should stay and which should go.
NHL playoff predictions: Quarterfinals
Tim Panaccio and Sarah Baicker offer their playoff predictions as the postseason gets underway tonight with the quarterfinals.
Panaccio on the Pens acquiring Jerome Iginla
Tim Panaccio discusses the Penguins' aggressive move in trading for Jerome Iginla. 3/28/13
Flyers still struggling to rise to the occasion
Tim Panaccio reports on the Flyers' mood after failing to grab a crucial win against the Rangers. 3/27/13