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Philadelphia Flyers - Ray Emery - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

Ray Emery is a Thug, Plain and Simple

Ray Emery is a good goaltender, but that being said, he’s a thug. Plain and simple. Last night’s embarrassing display against the Washington Capitals pretty much solidified my beliefs. After […]

(Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports)

Downie/Talbot Trade: Who Wins?

News broke yesterday that Colorado’s Steve Downie was being shipped to Philadelphia in exchange for Max Talbot. Almost immediately, the Flyers’ fan base began knocking the trade.  Maxime Talbot was […]

(Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

2013 Philadelphia Flyers: Paul Holmgren Must Fix Cap-Strapped Club

The 2013 Philadelphia Flyers are in a tailspin that show little signs of turning their season around. They’ve lost three of their first 10 games, they’re not scoring, their defense […]

by · October 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
Philadelphia Flyers - Vincent Lecavalier - Photo by Andy Martin Jr

Why Playing Vinny Lecavalier on the Wing Makes Sense

Until Saturday, the Philadelphia Flyers’ offensive woes had bordered on historical levels of futility.  The team’s inability to score three goals in a game was as comical as it was […]

by · October 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
Ian Laperriere (Neat1325@/flickr)

Is Ian Laperriere a Diamond in the Rough For Philadelphia Flyers?

When the Philadelphia Flyers made the decision to cut ties with coach Peter Laviolette, there were many questions left unanswered, along with a hockey team struggling to find ways to […]

by · October 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
Philadelphia Flyers - Mark Streit - Photo by Andy Martin Jr

The Flyers Badly Overpaid for Mark Streit & Defense

Big surprise here: a bold and highly contentious acquisition made by the Philadelphia Flyers appears to be biting them, again. The culprit this time? 35-year-old defenseman Mark Streit. The sample […]

by · October 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
This Flyers season in pictures/gif courtesy of HFBoards.com

This Flyers season in pictures/gif courtesy of HFBoards.com

“I laugh at myself. I don’t take myself completely seriously. I think that’s another quality that people have to hold on to…you have to laugh, especially at yourself.” – Madonna What […]

by · October 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Humor, Philadelphia Flyers
The Best Flyers Twitter Accounts To Follow

The Best Flyers Twitter Accounts To Follow

Let’s face it.  Twitter is awesome.  It has the appeal of Facebook, with the ability to converse celebrities, athletes, journalists, musicians, etc.  There isn’t anything quite like it.  I’m a […]

by · October 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
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Steve Mason Deserves to be the Flyers’ Regular Starting Goalie

It goes without saying: the Philadelphia Flyers are, for right now at least, a horrendous hockey team. Not much has gone right for the once-feared “Broad Street Bullies” (as tired […]

by · October 15, 2013 · 1 comment · Philadelphia Flyers
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Philadelphia Flyers: Broad Street Bullies No More

That’s our culture! –        Ed Snider, Chairman Is there a more maligned team in the NHL than the Philadelphia Flyers? Is there a team year-after-year that has disappointed its fans, […]

by · October 13, 2013 · 1 comment · Hockey History, Philadelphia Flyers
Kimmo Timonen hopes his D unit hits their stride soon (cr: bridgetds@Flickr)

Kimmo Timonen’s Regression Impacting Philadelphia

A little under eight minutes into the first period in what would be the Philadelphia Flyers’ first win, assistant captain Kimmo Timonen was called for a holding penalty that led […]

by · October 9, 2013 · 2 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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5 Teams that Need to Shake the Early Season Doldrums

It gets late early out there — Yogi Berra

I know what you’re about to say — it’s frickin’ early. And you’re absolutely right, it is.