1. NHL Pre-Draft Power Rankings

    With the 2010 NHL Draft fast-approaching, and free agency lying just ahead of it on the calendar, teams are sure to be wheeling and dealing at a furious pace over the next few weeks...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about 4 years ago 1,681 reads 11 comments

  2. Flyers-Devils: Game One Bleacher Report Chat Live Now!

    The Flyers are just about to hit the ice down in New Jersey, and that means we're just a heartbeat away from the start of the 2010 NHL Playoffs...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about 4 years ago 133 reads 0 comments

  3. Philadelphia Flyers-New Jersey Devils: 2010 NHL Playoffs Game One Live Chat

    Tonight, the Flyers and Devils begin their 2010 Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Series, with the puck dropping for Game One at 7:30...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about 4 years ago 228 reads 1 comments

  4. Live 2010 Winter Classic Blog and Chat

    The 2010 Winter Classic will finally come upon us today, and fans will no doubt be buzzing with excitement. The Bruins and Flyers, as well as their fans, and the hockey world in general, have all been waiting for this day for months...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about over 4 years ago 358 reads 0 comments

  5. Philadelphia Flyers' Five Most Expendable Players

    It's no secret that the Flyers have been having struggles lately. Despite winning three straight, the Flyers horrible losing skid is still a vivid reality in the minds of Flyers' fans...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about over 4 years ago 1,048 reads 5 comments

  6. Why Jeff Carter Is Anything But Untradeable

    Jeff Carter is undoubtedly one of the league's top goal scorers and will certainly be a force to be reckoned with in the years to come...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about over 4 years ago 655 reads 16 comments

  7. The Facts on the Roy Halladay Trade and Contract Extension

    Anybody who has followed the Phillies' pursuit of Roy Halladay over the past few days is quite aware of the complexity of the proposed trades to acquire him...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about over 4 years ago 2,444 reads 1 comments

  8. Will the Philadelphia Flyers Replace Ray Emery...For Good?

    The Philadelphia Flyers, already reeling from a losing skid and a coaching change, learned today that they would have to turn their season around without starting goaltender Ray Emery...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about over 4 years ago 2,026 reads 19 comments

  9. 2009 World Series: Five Key Storylines

    Mr. Lidge & His Unstable Bridge If one was creating a children’s book with this title, perhaps the best cover picture would be the following: Hilarious images created ...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about over 4 years ago 391 reads 0 comments

  10. First Annual OBG "Pre-Season" Playoff Predictions

    Back on October second, we kicked off the season with the first-ever round of OBG's pre-season predictions, giving a look at what the final standings might look like...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about over 4 years ago 64 reads 0 comments

  11. The Truth About the Flyers-Penguins Brawl

    Last night, the Flyers and Penguins met for the first time this season. The Penguins were able to grab a 5-4 victory, but it wasn't the final score that headlined this game...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about almost 5 years ago 548 reads 16 comments

  12. MLB Playoff Predictions

    National League Division Series Cardinals vs. Dodgers When the Dodgers got off to a blazing start earlier this season, I was very skeptical of how good they really were...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about almost 5 years ago 912 reads 1 comments

  13. 2009-10 NHL Regular Season Predictions

    Well, ladies and gentleman, it's finally begun. The 2009-10 NHL season began last night, and in a matter of hours the Flyers and Penguins will both be playing their first games of the year...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about almost 5 years ago 41 reads 0 comments

  14. Pittsburgh Penguins: October Predictions & Prophecies

    With the Flyers' half of our first monthly Predictions & Prophecies segment complete here at OBG, it's time to jump right into the Penguins half.Here are your October Predictions & Prophecies for the Penguins:Predictions10/2 vs...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about almost 5 years ago 194 reads 1 comments

  15. Flyers' October Predictions & Prophecies

    Well hockey fans, whether you believe it or not, the season starts tonight. It’s an earlier start than normal this season because of the Winter Olympics, and with September just finishing yesterday, it doesn’t feel like hockey season yet...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about almost 5 years ago 46 reads 0 comments

  16. Inconsequential Clash: Introduction / Jerseys & Logos

    Due to the G-20 roaring through Pittsburgh this week, hockey has been the last thing on anybody's mind. However, life goes on in the hockey world, as does Orange, Black, & Gold...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about almost 5 years ago 260 reads 5 comments

  17. The Bizarre Culture of Hockey Fighting

    In most sports that are played in the 21st century, every move that you make on the field, on the court, on the ice, or on whatever surface you play on, has a direct effect on the outcome of the game...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about almost 5 years ago 2,756 reads 1 comments

  18. "Top 10 Most Painful Moments" #7: Luck, Dumb Luck

    We continue our "Top 10 Most Painful Moments" feature, counting down the ten times that the Penguins have caused Flyers fans the most pain over the past few years. Before continuing, here's a rundown of the previous moments we've counted down on OBG...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about almost 5 years ago 233 reads 3 comments

  19. Top 10 Most Painful Moments: No. 8 Biron the Boob

    We continue our "Top 10 Most Painful Moments" feature, counting down the ten times that the Penguins have caused Flyers fans the most pain over the past few years. Before continuing, here's a rundown of the previous moments we've counted down on OBG...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about almost 5 years ago 297 reads 2 comments

  20. Report from Penguins Training Camp

    Today I did something that required a bit of restraint, but more importantly required me to die a bit inside...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about almost 5 years ago 222 reads 1 comments

  21. Top 10 Most Painful Moments, No. 9: Letang's OT Winner

    We continue our "Top 10 Most Painful Moments" feature, counting down the ten times that the Penguins have caused Flyers fans the most pain over the past few years. Before continuing, here's a rundown of the previous moments we've counted down on OBG...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about almost 5 years ago 238 reads 3 comments

  22. Philedelphia Flyer's Top 10 Most Painful Moments #10: Sykora's Called Shot

    Welcome back to the "Faceoff Spectacular" here at OBG (which is, for those of you kids who forgot, or who were in the bathroom for our first two posts, the Orange, Black, and Gold blog)...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about almost 5 years ago 363 reads 0 comments

  23. Welcome to OBG!

    With that lengthily introduction complete, I'd now love to formally welcome you to the Orange, Black and Gold blog which will hereby be more affectionately known as OBG...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about almost 5 years ago 64 reads 1 comments

  24. Introduction to Orange, Black, and Gold

    PittStart: The Start of a University of Pittsburgh Student's College Experience I was ecstatic for my PittStart, as I was champing at the bit to make any sort of jump I could into college life...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about almost 5 years ago 151 reads 11 comments

  25. NHL Playoff Previews: Ducks/Sharks, Blues/Canucks, Jackets/Wings

    No. 8 Anaheim Ducks vs. No. 1 San Jose Sharks Season Series: Sharks won, 4-2 The Sharks have been a perennial disappointment when it comes to their performance in the playoffs...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about over 5 years ago 41 reads 0 comments