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Sidney Crosby should seek a sports psychologist. (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Some Post-Commonwealth Cold War Observations

No need to remind you all of a pretty lousy weekend (if you happen to be a fan of the Pittsburgh Penguins). I’ll be in Ft. Myers for the next […]

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Flyers’ 2014 NHL Entry Draft Target: Shea Weber

Paul Holmgren has made most of his big deals as General Manager of the Philadelphia Flyers in the summer. The last time the Flyers acquired a franchise defenseman, Holmgren did […]

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Philadelphia Flyers Impressed with Andrew MacDonald’s Debut

Overshadowed by the Flyers 6-4 win over the Washington Capitals was the debut of defenseman Andrew MacDonald. Acquired the day before the trade deadline, the former New York Islander suited […]

by · March 6, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
This Day In Flyers History: Broad Street Brawl

This Day In Flyers History: Broad Street Brawl

Where were you 10 years ago today? I distinctly remember sitting in front of the TV screen – a riled up 14-year old Flyers fan – screaming at the top […]

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Top 3 Reasons Philadelphia Will/Won’t Make the Playoffs

There is a little over a month left before the final standings shake out and the playoff picture is set in stone.  One of the teams battling for postseason contention […]

by · March 5, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
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What Flyers Can Expect From Andrew MacDonald

It’s been a whirlwind of excitement leading up to the 3pm deadline on March 5th, 2014.  Names like Dustin Penner, Ilya Bryzgalov, Viktor Fasth, among others have been on the […]

by · March 4, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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This Day in Flyers History: Rick MacLeish Lights the Lamp

It was March 4, 1973.  The Philadelphia Flyers were playing host to the Toronto Maple Leafs.  The Spectrum was the place to be for a Philadelphia Flyers game in the […]

No More AHL In Glens Falls?

No More AHL In Glens Falls?

This season marked 25 years of the American Hockey League at the Glens Falls Civic Center.  For 20 years, the Adirondack Red Wings made it one of the toughest barns […]

Wayne Simmonds: The Most Underrated Power Forward in Hockey

Wayne Simmonds: The Most Underrated Power Forward in Hockey

Since Dec. 17 Wayne Simmonds has been one of the best forwards in the National Hockey League. Since the beginning of the season however, Wayne Simmonds has transformed himself from […]

by · February 10, 2014 · 2 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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You Cannot Win Without Puck-Moving Defensemen

In the past three games, the Flyers have defeated the fifth, sixth, and eleventh best teams in the NHL in terms of points.  They have played some of their most […]

by · February 8, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
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The Flyers’ 22.5 Million Dollar Mistake

When the Flyers took to the free agent market this summer and landed Vinny Lecavalier the move was met with mixed reviews. Just when you thought #flyers were getting younger […]

by · February 5, 2014 · 1 comment · Philadelphia Flyers
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Michael Raffl: Philadelphia’s Most Versatile Forward

Prior to this season, nobody knew who Michael Raffl was.  A winger playing in the 2nd-tier division of the Allsvenskan for Leksand isn’t someone who should be making an impact […]

by · February 4, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers