1. Flyers vs. Devils 10/25/2008

    What a game! There was a little of everything this evening: end-to-end rushes, fights, smooth defensive plays, gritty work along the boards, fantastic saves, weird bounces, and an overtime just for good measure...

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  2. The difference between baseball and hockey: a Philadelphia story

    They played a very desperate game and played well. They deserved to win tonight. We weren’t good enough to win tonight. - Brent Sutter, New Jersey Devils head coach Philly’s a bit baseball-crazed at the moment, for good reason...

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  3. Flyers vs. Devils 10/24/2008 (or How Marty found his mojo)

    First intermission. Flyers 2 - Devils 3 How I wish the Flyers had started like this during the last six games. They came out with speed, forechecking and backchecking, and playing a solid all-around game...

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  4. Philadelphia Flyers Quotes For The Off-Day

    I’m not one to encourage regular readership of the Inquirer and the Daily News, particularly since they have parted ways with Tim Panaccio (who’s now writing for ComcastSportsNet...

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  5. Flyers vs. Sharks 10/22/2008

    Pregame. I wrote my more extensive meditation on this game a little earlier today. What I didn’t include there was my biggest wish for the Flyers: put something in the win column...

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  6. My Flyers Wishlist

    As doom and gloom rages on the Flyers front, we all are looking for solutions to the winless streak.  Eager to go psycho . . . feels it’s the Law of Philly Sports.  If’s, And’s, & “Buts” suggests that perhaps it’s a league-wide funk...

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  7. At the midpoint, some thoughts on Luca Sbisa

    Following the Flyers’ preseason game at the Spectrum against Carolina, I mentioned the play of a young defenseman trying to make the squad. In that game, Luca Sbisa impressed me with his ability to assert himself on the ice...

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  8. Flyers vs. Sharks 10/18/2008

    Pregame. The Best of the West Meets the Least of the East. Yes, the Philadelphia Flyers find themselves in an unexpected position—bottom rung in the Eastern Conference. One could view that situation as rather dire...

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  9. Shaken, Not Stirred: Philadelphia Flyers Line-Up

    Given the uninspired performance the Flyers gave last night in Denver, it’s time for John Stevens to shake things up...

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  10. Flyers vs. Avalanche 10/16/2008

    Pregame. Both teams have something to prove tonight - that they can win a game during the 2008-09 season. The Flyers have faced multiple issues, but I think the two key hurdles are goaltending and chemistry...

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  11. Who cares about points and standings? We have in-game entertainment!

    The back-to-back games against Montreal and Pittsburgh didn’t leave me much time to enter any comments about the Flyers’ game presentation crew. These guys do an incredible job crafting videos and in-game moments to get the crowd going...

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  12. Flyers vs. Pittsburgh 10/14/2008: In-game blog

    Pregame. Facing their second grudge match in two days, the Flyers need to find some energy in the physical and emotional tanks to pull out a victory.  Most nights in the NHL winning is primarily the result of desire, not pure talent...

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  13. Flyers vs. Montreal 10/13/2008: Postgame

    Let’s start with Montreal.  They pack a wallop, rolling out their slippery forwards, big bruising defense, and hulking specimen of a goaltender...

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  14. Flyers Quick Hits 10/12/2008

    To all those fans who are still ranting and railing about Sarah Palin dropping the puck for the Flyers’ season opener, visit blogsearch.google.com and search for “philadelphia flyers...

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  15. Flyers vs. Rangers 10/10/2008: In-game blog

    The season is back, and so are the in-game blogs! For readers new to the site, I typically post before and after each Flyers game, checking in between periods with snippets of commentary. Updates are posted at the top of the blog...

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  16. Why Heart Matters: Toronto Maple Leaps Win Opener over Detroit Red Wings

    Congratulations to the Phillies on their victory over the Dodgers this evening. I caught the highlights, and what a game for the fans at Citizens Bank Park! If anyone in baseball defines clutch, it’s Chase Utley...

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  17. Palin, Pucks, and Philly: Flyers Smart to Use Sarah for Attention

    It’s the tanking economy! It’s the skyrocketing costs of health care! It’s...Sarah Palin dropping puck at a Philadelphia Flyers game? Yes, folks, that’s right...

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  18. The Rebuilding of the Philadelphia Flyers

    We keep hearing that the key to success in the “new” NHL is the draft. Whether referencing Pittsburgh’s knockout run of Top Two picks (Fleury, Crosby, and Malkin) or Washington’s ...

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  19. Philly Sports News

    Watching the Flyers’ webcast of the preseason game against the Caps . . . In related sports news, the Phillies won their second NL East title in two years, and the entire city is abuzz with excitement...

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  20. A Few More Thoughts on the Spectrum

    I took a friend of mine with me to last Saturday’s game at the Spectrum.  He isn’t much of a sports fan, outside his own passion for cycling, but he wanted to understand why exactly I’m so passionate about hockey...

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  21. Flyers vs Hurricanes Postgame Analysis

    I waxed nostalgic in my other post, but I did want to offer a few comments on the players for anyone who wasn’t able to attend this afternoon’s game...

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  22. Philadelphia Flyers Say Farewell to the Spectrum

    Having just returned from today’s preseason game at the Spectrum, I can honestly say the Philadelphia Flyers organization truly embodies class...

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