1. Flyers-Penguins: Postgame

    Postgame I called this a statement game this morning, and Martin Biron and his fellow Philadelphia Flyers delivered a firm response this afternoon...

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  2. Scottie Upshall and Daniel Carcillo by the Numbers

    In his Breakaways portion of yesterday’s Red Wings-Flyers wrap up, Sam Carchidi pointed out that both Scottie Upshall and Daniel Carcillo have contributed three points to their respective teams since the trade deadline and are equal in plus-minus...

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  3. NHL Officiating: When the Black and White Make a Game Too Grey

    Tonight’s Philadelphia Flyers-Washington Capitals game featured the most ridiculous display of officiating ineptitude I have ever witnessed in person. After such a statement, you could call me a homer...

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  4. Daniel Briere: Oh Danny Boy . . .

    The pathetic excuse for hockey the Philadelphia Flyers presented against the Calgary Flames during the first period left me contemplating this morning’s blog. Perhaps I would talk about the importance of work ethic...

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  5. Thoughts On Trading Upshall for Carcillo

    From a few conversations and bit of surfing the blogs and boards, I’m sensing that Flyer fans dislike today’s trades. That’s quite understandable...

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  6. Philadelphia Flyers: The Comeback Kids

    Just when you start to count the Philadelphia Flyers out of a game, they can surprise you with a second gear. The Carolina Hurricanes could tell you about the Wachovia Center...

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  7. Martin Brodeur: Ever the Flyers' Buzzkill

    Watching the Flyers during yesterday’s tilt at the Rock, it struck me that the game was practically a replay of every Flyers-Devils game I watched in the mid- to late-90s...

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  8. Flyers-Capitals: Philly Shows Character In Key Win

    In case you didn’t have a chance to watch the Flyers comeback for a huge win over the Capitals at the Verizon Center, Bill Clement put together a great overview of the game or you could just check out the highlights...

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  9. What Was Martin Biron Thinking?

    I have spent the last two days pondering the curious play that led to Pittsburgh’s game-winning goal in Saturday’s edition of the Keystone Klash...

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  10. Philadelphia Flyers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins 11/13/2008

    Pregame. I posted some pregame thoughts on the Flyers earlier today. You can catch those here. Otherwise, you might try checking out some thoughts on the big rivalry from bloggers on both sides of the Keystone state...

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  11. Moment of Truth for John Stevens

    You can’t deny that John Steven’s temporary demotion of Joffrey Lupul to the fourth line and third period benching of Scott Hartnell has driven conversation among the journalists and bloggers...

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  12. Philadelphia Flyers vs. New York Islanders 11/11/2008

    First order of business: Allow me to apologize for my absence in the past few days. My computer succumbed to a virus on Saturday night during the first period of the Flyers game...

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  13. Philadelphia Flyers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning 11/8/2008

    Pregame. I had a long time to contemplate the 2004 Eastern Conference Finals series between the Philadelphia Flyers and the Tampa Bay Lightning...

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  14. Flyers Lineup Changes: Danny, Matt and the Two Steves

    For those of you who are experiencing a crazy weekend—as I currently am—I thought perhaps we should cover the roster movements of the Philadelphia Flyers and the Tampa Bay Lightning before their tilt...

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  15. Philadelphia Flyers vs. Ottawa Senators 11/6/2008

    Pregame. Paul Holmgren says he’s tired of seeing the Philadelphia Flyers’ fannies as the opposition careens towards Martin Biron. So much so that he sat down with Brendan Shanahan the other day to talk contract...

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  16. The NHL All-Star Ballot

    Why is the NHL announcing the All-Star Game ballot in the first week of November? These teams have barely played one-eighth of their games...

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  17. The Cost Of Danny Briere's Abdominal Tear

    The Philadelphia Flyers started their year 0-3-3 because they couldn't figure out how to function as a team. The top line of Danny Briere, Mike Richards, and Simon Gagne were the only ones who ...

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  18. Weird NHL Stats from October 2008

    Now that the Phillies mania has settled a bit, let’s get back to hockey. I wandered through the NHL’s new stats machine while researching material for another blog, and ...

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  19. The Phillies Parade, or navigating the travel nightmare

    The flip side of yesterday’s amazing spectacle for the Philadelphia Phillies was the transportation. My morning commute, which normally averages about one hour if I stop for coffee, lasted two-and-a-half hours...

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  20. Philly Phanatic!!! It’s parade day, everyone!

    Sign hanging outside City Hall at Broad Street If you want the definition of insanity, Broad Street is it...

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  21. Philadelphia Flyers vs. New York Islanders: 10/30/2008

    Pregame thoughts. This image pretty well sums up the relationship between the Philadelphia Flyers and the New York Islanders over the past few seasons...

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  22. Philly fans victorious: Why the toughest fans in sports deserve a championship

    I can’t offer any bold predictions on how Game 5 of the World Series will end. At best, I’m an avid hockey fan who dabbles in baseball on occasion with good intent but little in-depth knowledge of the sport...

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  23. Philadelphia Flyers vs. Atlanta Thrashers 10/28/2008

    Pregame. The Philadelphia Flyers have absolutely dominated the Atlanta Thrashers in the past few season. The horrendous 2006-07 Flyers squad managed to sweep the season series (4 games) that year...

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  24. Doug Weight’s hit on Brandon Sutter: How should we decide

    Carolina GM Jim Rutherford was incensed that the NHL declined to hand out a suspension to Doug Weight for his open-ice check on Brandon Sutter. He should be. A bright young rookie with a terrific pedigree sustained an injury with career-ending potential.

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  25. Notes on the Phillies and Luca Sbisa

    The Philadelphia Phillies have electrified the entire city. If the Washington Capitals thought they rocked the red last spring, they should see Philly right now. You’d think a Twizzler plant exploded and covered the entire metropolitan area...

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