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At This Point, Trading Of Carter And Richards Was Good Move

The Philadelphia Flyers made two huge offseason trades that had their fans scratching their heads, but 50 games into the season it looks like General Manager Paul Holmgren knew what he was doing all along.
In the first trade, Jeff Carter was sent to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for forward Jakub Voracek and a […]

A Look Back At The First Half Of The Flyers Season

The Philadelphia Flyers are halfway through what has been an injury-filled season.  The Orange and Black are second in the Atlantic division, just four points behind their rival, New York Rangers.
One of the reasons the team is where they are at in the standings is because of the play of Claude Giroux.  He is second […]

Christmas Gifts For Each Of The Flyers – Part 1

As 2011 comes close to turning into 2012, I thought it would be an interesting idea to give each Flyer a gift that will help them through the stretch run of the season and into, hopefully, the playoffs:
Ilya Bryzgalov: Consistency. “The astronomer” has shown flashes of brilliance so far this year, but has also left […]

Flyers Can’t Help But Miss Pronger And Giroux

The National Hockey League has reported an increase in concussions over the past few weeks and the Philadelphia Flyers are one of the teams hit hard with two key players being lost to concussions.
The Orange and Black first got the news that their captain, Chris Pronger, would be out for the rest of the season […]

PA Hockey Takes A Hit With Concussions To Pronger, Giroux & Crosby

With the loss of Chris Pronger, Claude Giroux, and Sidney Crosby this week the state of Pennsylvania hockey has taken a major hit. Concussions have claimed all three superstars and their respective teams will need to find ways to play without them.
At the moment Crosby and Giroux are both out indefinitely and during Thursday […]

Start Of Boring NBA Will Push Competitive NHL To The Back Page

Thursday evening Chris Paul was traded to the LA Lakers and it got me thinking about the state of the NBA and why anyone should even support such a league anymore. I consider myself a 4 for 4 guy and I’d love to see the 76ers actually have a chance at being a contender […]

Marc-Andre Bourdon: Another Impressive Rookie

While it has only been 2 games for him in the NHL, and once Chris Pronger returns from illness he will probably be sent back to the AHL, 22 year-old Marc-Andre Bourdon has shown the Flyer’s he is capable of playing in the NHL. The Saint Hyacinthe, Quebec native has shown a knack for playing […]

After 20 Games, The Flyers Have Been A Pleasant Surprise, Despite Inconsistencies

The Philadelphia Flyers have had their ups and downs in this young NHL season.  After an offseason of major moves, most people didn’t expect them to be where they are at in the NHL standings.
After 20 games played, the Orange and Black are in second place in the Atlantic division, just two points behind the […]

Flyers Glaring Inconsistency Shows Itself Head Again

In a less-than-inspiring effort last night the Flyers fell to the hapless Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 at the Wells Fargo Center for their second straight loss in regulation to a non-playoff team.
The Flyers played without key defenseman Chris Pronger and Braydon Coburn and resurgent foward Jaromir Jagr. They dressed two AHL defenseman—Marc-Andre Bourdon and Kevin Marshall—who, […]

A Tale Of Two Flyers’ Defenses


Roughly a quarter of the way into the Philadelphia Flyers 2011-2012 season, the team has been on more of a wild ride than spending a whole day at Six Flags. They’ve been in more jams than the Schuylkill Expressway only to turn it around and cruise at highway speeds. The highly-touted, $51 million goaltender […]



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