1. NHL Trade Talk: The Player Each Team Wishes It Could Get Rid Of

    The NHL trade deadline is rapidly approaching. Each team's general manager will field a call about one trade or another in the next week. When they do, each one will have a player on their mind to deal away...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 4,854 reads 70 comments

  2. Philadelphia Flyers: 3 Reasons Claude Giroux Will Be This Year's MVP

    Claude Giroux has definitely made his general manager Paul Holmgren smart by entrusting him to take the reins of the Philadelphia Flyers , this year...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 3,346 reads 25 comments

  3. Jaromir Jagr: 4 Reasons the Flyers Must Sign Him for Next Season

    Jaromir Jagr is a living legend. He is a first-ballot Hall of Famer. His skills are a long way from his "Dude Looks Like a Lady" days, but he's still an impact NHL player...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 2,095 reads 8 comments

  4. Philadelphia Flyers Will Overcome Injuries to Go on a Stanley Cup Run

    Grind. That's right, just one word—grind. The Philadelphia Flyers will grind, scratch and claw their way, through the crucible which is the Stanley Cup playoffs...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 1,772 reads 32 comments

  5. NHL Trade Rumors: 10 Deals That Could Shake Up League

    On June 23, 2011, the Philadelphia Flyers' general manager Paul Holmgren traded two big-name players in Jeff Carter and Mike Richards—the team's captain and leading scorer. The hockey world was baffled to say the least...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 65,115 reads 71 comments

  6. NHL Trade Rumors: 5 Best Goaltenders on the Market

    Head for cover! This year's NHL trade deadline appears to hold no prisoners with movers and shakers coming out of the woodwork. Goaltenders might get hit the hardest in a barrage of franchise rebuilding transactions...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 1,656 reads 3 comments

  7. 5 Ugliest NHL Uniforms of All Time

    The conclusion to this season's NHL All-Star Game couldn't come fast enough. As we go through the motions leading up to the imminent puck drops Tuesday night, I thought I'd give you all something to help pass the boredom...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 234 reads 19 comments

  8. Philadelphia Flyers: 3 Reasons They Have to Trade Bobrovsky or Bryzgalov

    Sergei Bobrovsky is winning the hearts of Philadelphia Flyer fans with each game. The same can't be said for the man he is playing second fiddle to—Ilya Bryzgalov...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 4,718 reads 20 comments

  9. Philadelphia Flyers: 5 Things They Must Do to Become Stanley Cup Champions

    As they head into the All-Star break, the Philadephia Flyers find themselves comfortably in fourth place of the Eastern Conference...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 3,262 reads 24 comments

  10. Philadelphia Flyers: Ilya Bryzgalov Tells Media 'Leave Me Alone,' Good for Him!

    When you sign a nine-year, $51 million deal, expectations are heaped upon you. When you don't live up to those expectations, it's only fair you receive criticism, but when you are ...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 6,434 reads 72 comments

  11. Philadelphia Flyers: Sean Couturier and the Secondary Attack

    On Tuesday, January 17th against the Minnesota Wild , Philadelphia Flyers rookie center Sean Couturier recorded his fifth consecutive game with a goal...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 1,298 reads 14 comments

  12. NHL Trade Rumors: 7 Potential Trades for Philadelphia Flyers' Ilya Bryzgalov

    For those of you that follow me regularly, you know me to be a pro-Ilya Bryzgalov writer. However, with the highly touted net-minder's recent struggles and the rising talent level ...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 14,856 reads 104 comments

  13. Philadelphia Flyers: Sergei Bobrovsky Denied Shutout by Defensive Breakdowns

    Sergei Bobrovsky should have had an NHL shutout last night. Instead, his Philadelphia Flyer teammates decided to take the foot off the gas in the third period, leading to two Islander goals...

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  14. Philadelphia Flyers: 5 Reasons They Can Win the Eastern Conference

    With the first half of the NHL regular season easing its way into the rearview mirror, the pedal of competition is pushed to the floorboards...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 1,258 reads 11 comments

  15. Winter Classic 2012: Why Ilya Bryzgalov Is Key to the Philadelphia Flyers Season

    After the Philadelphia Flyers started three different goaltenders in last year's Stanley Cup playoffs, General Manager Paul Holmgren knew he needed a legitimate No. 1 goaltender...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 1,373 reads 11 comments

  16. NHL Winter Classic 2012: 5 Things We Learned About the Philadelphia Flyers

    Whether you are a fan of the Rangers or the Flyers, this game was exciting. The New York Rangers and their fans won the biggest game of the regular season to date. The Philadelphia Flyers and their fans have some serious issues to resolve...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 4,912 reads 6 comments

  17. NHL Winter Classic 2012: 5 Philadelphia Flyers Predictions

    The NHL 2012 Winter Classic is days away. As a hockey fan, one could not ask for a better way to cap off the holiday break. Two historic rivals pitted against each other in the league's marquee event...

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  18. NHL Winter Classic 2012: 5 Keys to a Philadelphia Flyers Win

    The Winter Classic is taking North America by storm. The 24/7 HBO series exacerbates the drama going into the game...

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  19. Philadelphia Flyers: 5 New Year's Resolutions for the Orange and Black

    With the new year rapidly approaching, it's always good to savor the remaining minutes of this year while thinking about building on success next year. For the Philadelphia Flyers this is no different...

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  20. Philadelphia Flyers Loss to New York Rangers Is a Product of Averages

    Ever hear the saying, what goes around comes around? If you follow sports or frequent any casino any time a streak—good or bad—happens, sooner or later the luck will change...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 669 reads 53 comments

  21. NHL Trade Rumors: Deals That Could Land Shea Weber in Philly

    Today is the NHL 's deadline for trades before the Christmas break. Rumors abound and everyone wants to know whether or not Shea Weber will be traded...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about 3 years ago 2,871 reads 71 comments

  22. NHL Trade Rumors: Shea Weber Trade a Must After Philadelphia Flyers Loss

    It became clear Saturday that without Claude Giroux and Chris Pronger, the Philadelphia Flyers are not a top tier team...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about 3 years ago 3,381 reads 27 comments

  23. Philadelphia Flyers: Has Chris Pronger Played His Last Shift?

    Just tonight Philadelphia Flyers General Manager Paul Holmgren announced that Chris Pronger is out for the remainder of this season due to severe post concussion symptoms. The last Flyer to have this happen to him was another captain: Keith Primeau...

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  24. Ilya Bryzgalov: The Philadelphia Flyers' "Knight in Tiger-Painted Armor"

    In almost any adventure story, a hero is pressed into action. Whether it be the death of a loved one or there is no one else to turn to, the pending hero is put in a new environment that he must master to defeat a foe...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about 3 years ago 489 reads 2 comments

  25. Philadelphia Flyers: Dispelling 5 Mid-Season Myths

    Lately, I find myself in a big creative funk concerning my Philadelphia Flyers columns. However, my media colleagues have given me that little incentive to write some good old-fashioned creative objectivity concerning my beloved Orange and Black...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about 3 years ago 770 reads 10 comments