1. Eric Lindros and the Philadelphia Flyers Live out the Prodigal Son Story

    Let me just start by saying this article has to be my most internally conflicting piece by far. Eric Lindros was a player that came here via a trade that had many Philadelphia Flyer fans doubtful of Bob Clarke's judgement...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about over 2 years ago 1,313 reads 4 comments

  2. Philadelphia Flyers Debunk Offseason Skepticism of Paul Holmgren's Judgement

    After disposing of Mike Richards and Jeff Carter via trades last June, Philadelphia Flyers fans thought their team was done for—that Paul Holmgren had lost his mind, much like he did behind the Flyers' bench as head coach once upon a time...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about over 2 years ago 1,370 reads 6 comments

  3. Philadelphia Flyers: 5 Reasons They Are Poised for a Stanley Cup Run

    The Philadelphia Flyers ended their season last year in shambles. The tragic ending came after a first-half performance that was so dominating, Flyer fans were booking their Stanley Cup Finals tickets in January...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about over 2 years ago 2,267 reads 13 comments

  4. Jaromir Jagr: The Philadelphia Flyers' Hart Trophy Candidate

    Amidst the turmoil that came with the roster turnover, the Philadelphia Flyers looked like a team destined to struggle. Over the summer, I wrote an article saying how Chris Pronger was the key to the orange and black's chances...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about over 2 years ago 1,134 reads 8 comments

  5. Philadelphia Flyers: 10 Greatest of All-Time and Their Modern Day Counterparts

    The Philadelphia Flyers are a franchise that builds their team through a strict philosophy: tough, team oriented, skilled players that play with heart and character...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about over 2 years ago 9,357 reads 6 comments

  6. Scott Hartnell: 5 Reasons the Philadelphia Flyers Should Not Trade Him

    Scott Hartnell has become a player that fans either love or hate. For some reason, of late, fans lean more to the latter...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about over 2 years ago 1,832 reads 9 comments

  7. Ilya Bryzgalov's Meltdown and Its Effect on the Philadelphia Flyers Season

    After a fantastic re-enactment of childhood pond-hockey days, Ilya Bryzgalov was interviewed after the game. Here is what he said: "I have zero confidence in myself right now. I'm terrible...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about over 2 years ago 983 reads 4 comments

  8. Diagnosing the Philadelphia Flyers' 4 Symptoms for 2-Game Slide

    After a spectacular start to a highly-anticipated season, where the Philadelphia Flyers knocked off the defending Stanley Cup winner and runner up, they have fallen into a losing streak...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about over 2 years ago 563 reads 2 comments

  9. Philadelphia Flyers Get White Washed by Capitals: Just What the Doctor Ordered

    During the pregame show I heard Lisa Hillary say "Alex Ovechkin has not scored on Ilya Bryzgalov..." Come on people, do we not know of the "Jim Jackson Jinx"? Never tempt fate by making such comments...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about over 2 years ago 539 reads 6 comments

  10. Mike Richard's Revenge on Philadelphia Flyers Personifies His Legacy: Cheap

    As I sit here writing this, hopefully everyone in Flyer nation has used up their kleenex supply crying about the Mike Richards divorce. This is like the friend whose hot wife leaves him for the guy with the bigger bank account...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about over 2 years ago 1,734 reads 36 comments

  11. Philadelphia Flyers' New Ingriedients Serve Canuckle Sandwich to Vancouver

    Within a week of the season's opener, the Philadelphia Flyers beat two of the Stanley Cup finals' representatives. These were more than two mere regular season wins. Oh, how I want to beat the offseason dead-horse here...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about over 2 years ago 176 reads 0 comments

  12. Claude Giroux Leads Youth Movement, Ilya Bryzgalov Ends Flyers' Shut-out Drought

    Will the real Philadelphia Flyers please stand up? I only ask because this is not the start the season was supposed to have. At least that's what I was told and argued against...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 853 reads 0 comments

  13. Ilya Bryzgalov Boosts New-Look Philadelphia Flyers

    The Boston Garden crowd expected a win tonight for the Boston Bruins , as did most of hockey nation . I even anticipated having to hear the jeering from naysayers about the Philadelphia Flyers offseason moves being misguided...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 386 reads 6 comments

  14. Jaromir Jagr Shines in Philadelphia Flyers Debut

    This past offseason debate raged across the Internet and TV about the impact Jaromir Jagr would have with the Philadelphia Flyers ...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 1,198 reads 0 comments

  15. Mike Modano and the NHL'S All-Time American Born Team

    On Wednesday, Mike Modano—arguably the best American born player ever—announced he will retire. This announcement marks the end of not only a great career but a legendary era...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 751 reads 22 comments

  16. Philadelphia Flyers: New Additions Making Paul Holmgren Look Good

    Only two preseason games into the 2011-12 NHL season, but the new additions to the Philadelphia Flyers aren't sitting back...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 1,525 reads 4 comments

  17. Ilya Bryzgalov Set to Debut for the 2011-12 Philadelphia Flyers

    With the much heated debate raged about Ilya Bryzgalov's talent level all summer, Philadelphia Flyers fans finally get to see him in action tonight...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 157 reads 0 comments

  18. 2011 NHL Preseason: Philadelphia Flyers' Brayden Schenn Set To Face Brother Luke

    It's not everyday an up and coming superstar gets to face his older brother in his debut with a new team. That's what happens tonight when the Philadelphia Flyers ' Brayden Schenn takes the ice in Toronto to face his brother, Luke...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 237 reads 2 comments

  19. Tony Romo: No Glory but Plenty of Guts

    Tony Romo is an NFL quarterback whose name has attracted controversy as a garbage can attract flies last week. With no Super Bowl rings, Romo has no way in the foreseeable future to silence his critics...

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  20. 5 Reasons Why NHL Hockey Is, Pound for Pound, the Best Team Sport

    Hockey has origins going back some 4,000 years. The sport known as the "Ball and Stick" game has been played by great civilizations in Egypt, Rome, Scotland and even South America...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 9,294 reads 22 comments

  21. Philadelphia Flyers: Why Chris Pronger Is the Right Choice for Captain.

    In case you haven't heard; Flyers GM Paul Holmgren announced today that Chris Pronger will be the Flyers' Captain for the 2011-2012 season. Since his arrival in 2009 Chris Pronger has been an inspiration to the team...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 446 reads 8 comments

  22. NHL Atlantic Division: 10 Predictions for the NHL's Best Division.

    The NHL Atlantic division is the best division in the league. This same division boasts the most representatives in the Stanley Cup finals since the Lockout. The NHL Atlantic division was one of two Divisions to have two 100 point teams...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 1,546 reads 44 comments

  23. James VanRiemsdyk: The Philadelphia Flyers' Next 'Next One'

    James Van Riemsdyk was selected second overall in the 2007 NHL entry draft. James Van Riemsdyk was the Philadelphia Flyers highest pick since they selected Joni Pitkanen fourth overall in 2002...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 671 reads 6 comments

  24. Ilya Bryzgalov: Why the Philadelphia Flyers' Goalie Will Win the Vezina Trophy

    Ilya Bryzgalov arrived in Philadelphia this offseason on anything but a cool “Bryz.” Even with the departures of Mike Richards and Jeff Carter, Ilya Bryzgalov is sure to turn some frowns upside down this season...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 1,251 reads 32 comments

  25. Scott Hartnell: Philadelphia Flyers' Dark Horse This Year

    Scott Hartnell is a name tied to a good deal of trade rumors this offseason. The Philadelphia Flyers have set a precedent with two blockbuster trades already...

    Joe Russomanno Written by Joe Russomanno about almost 3 years ago 890 reads 8 comments