1. Flyers' Mike Richards Needs Surgery On Both Shoulders

    Philadelphia Flyers captain Mike Richards, who was just nominated as a finalist for the Selke award for the NHL, will need offseason surgery on a torn labrum in his right shoulder, according to GM Paul Holmgren...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 128 reads 7 comments

  2. Flyer-Pens: Terrible Ending Leads to a Silent Vacation for Philadelphia

    Im not going to sit here and write my normal article about either it was a win or a loss, and who said what, or whats up next. Everyone knows by what happened this afternoon at the loudest building in hockey in the Wachovia center...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 125 reads 5 comments

  3. Flyers—Penguins: Philadelphia Dominants, Blank Pittsburgh 3-0

    The Flyers heard the sweet sound of silence this evening when the horn sounded at the Mellon arena in Pittsburgh, as they shutout the Penguins 3-0. Overall, this was a game that a lot of fans around the country thought was in the bag for the Penguins...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 99 reads 4 comments

  4. Hamels Admits That He Wasnt Ready

    When we look at the past history of Cole Hamels, we know one thing is for sure. He absolutely understands his own body better than most people know their own...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 83 reads 0 comments

  5. Flyers Crowd Sparks Comeback, Beat Pens 6-3

    If anything else, the Pens and Flyers knew that the Wachovia Center was going to be as loud as ever. If you happened to watch the first period of this hockey game, quickly did you realize how ...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 272 reads 2 comments

  6. Mariners-Angels: Griffey, Ichiro Electrify Safeco Crowd with Milestone Night

    What did you expect on Jackie Robinson day in baseball? I bet when you thought about it, you didn't say Ken Griffey Jr. was going to provide us with his sweet swing for his 400th career home run as a Mariner...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 221 reads 2 comments

  7. Flyers-Penguins: Two Sided Matchup Preview

    As your Flyers community leader of course, I felt compelled to bring everyone my opinion on this Keystone matchup part II. But, as usual I always like to go above and beyond for everyone who reads my article...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 351 reads 7 comments

  8. Philadelphia Phillies Announcer, Harry Kalas, Dies at 73

    Phils announcer Harry Kalas dies BY THE INQUIRER STAFF Harry Kalas, the Phillies' Hall of Fame announcer, died at 1:20 p.m. today, the Phillies announced. Mr. Kalas collapsed in the press box at Nationals Stadium in Washington at about 12:30 p...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 186 reads 3 comments

  9. Flyers Playoff Preview Special

    The most exciting time of the year has returned—the NHL Playoffs. The Philadelphia Flyers are headed back to the leagues "second season". So, what I did was ask two professionals; one being from local talk radio-610 WIP’s Glen Macnow...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 326 reads 2 comments

  10. Luca Sbisa Joins Phantoms as His Junior Season Ends

    In a move that was already bound to happen, it came to fruition about an hour ago. Defensemen Luca Sbisa will return to the Flyers organization and join the Phantoms since his junior season has just ended...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 181 reads 0 comments

  11. Philadelphia Phillies Get Their Jewelry, Give Fans One to Remember

    It was a cold, frigid day at Citizens Bank Park, but there were over 44,000 warm hearts with soaked eyes. Today at Citizens Bank was the culmination of the World Series championship that the Phillies won last October—the champs got their rings...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 409 reads 2 comments

  12. Flyers-Panthers: Philly Clinches Playoff Spot with Win

    **RILEY COTE OUT FOR THE REST OF THE SEASON DUE TO FINGER INJURY.** I wanted to post this here instead of posting it on another article. The injury will require surgery which will keep him out for 10 to 12 weeks...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 58 reads 0 comments

  13. Griffey Ties Major League Record in Mariners' Win

    It was a picture-perfect moment, something that I'm sure most Seattle fans didn't expect to occur. Their hero, the legendary Ken Griffey Jr., hit his eighth career Opening Day home run in the fifth inning off of Twins' ace Franciso Liriano...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 85 reads 0 comments

  14. Flyers GM Holmgren Angry, Demands Team To Step Up

    The Philadelphia Flyers have always been an organization that is widely considered as a classy, and respectful club...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 219 reads 3 comments

  15. Flyers Playoff Special Article Coming Next Week

    Hey everyone, Chris here. I just wanted to inform everyone that I am still around and I appreciate everyone being patient with my absence lately. I have been putting together the ultimate playoff article for the Flyers upcoming second season...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 77 reads 0 comments

  16. Flyers Sign Goalie, Niittymaki's Future Uncertain

    It seems as if Flyers goaltender Antero Niittymaki's future has just become even more clouded. According to GM Paul Holmgren, Philadelphia has signed John Backlund, a 6'2", 198-pound free agent goaltender, to a one year contract...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 361 reads 3 comments

  17. Gagne, Monday Power Play Help Philadelphia Flyers Slay New Jersey Devils

    If anybody had any doubt that the Flyers were a suspect team treading on waters where only the big dogs play, think again...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 71 reads 1 comments

  18. Briere Nets Two as Philadelphia Flyers Sweep Season Series Against Buffalo

    It was a picture perfect moment that looked to be already played out in a crystal ball. Daniel Briere who has been virtually a ghost since returning to the lineup comes into his former ...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 54 reads 1 comments

  19. Philadelphia Flyers Trying to Find Identity, Making Changes For Stretch Run

    The Flyers have 13 games remaining on their schedule before the NHL playoffs get underway. If there is an issue with the Philadelphia Flyers right now, it would be that they have no identity...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 243 reads 2 comments

  20. Chris Coste's Future Could Soon Be Without Phillies

    Chris Coste, the most lovable professional player in Philadelphia right now, might become the most lovable former Phillie within the next week or so...

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  21. Cole Hamels' Elbow Woes Just Inflammation

    Now we can all breathe some relatively fresh air. Cole Hamels is absolutely fine. The diagnosis was inflammation of his left elbow, and Hamels received a shot of anti-inflammatory medication...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 45 reads 0 comments

  22. Cole Hamels Flying Back to Philly with Elbow Soreness

    This was the one thing Philadelphia Phillies fans didn't want to hear. Their ace, their stud number one pitcher, Cole Hamels has left the club in Clearwater to come back to Philadelphia to get his left elbow looked at by team doctors...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 64 reads 5 comments

  23. Biron Continues His No. One Claim, Stops Rangers 4-2

    In another statement game for Flyers goaltender, Martin Biron stopped 39 shots and stood on his head to lead his team over the New York Rangers 4-2 at the Wachovia Center Saturday afternoon...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 44 reads 0 comments

  24. Danny Briere Returning Tonight for Philadelphia Flyers, Marty Biron Back in Net

    Danny Briere will try for another comeback tonight against the Capitals after leaving early in the game against Calgary last week. With that scare apparently behind him, Briere will be in the Flyers lineup tonight...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 86 reads 1 comments

  25. Ken Griffey Jr. Looks Good, Scores Twice in Cactus Debut

    I'm not going to say that today was a day that Ken Griffey Jr. jotted down on his calendar, but, I can surely bet he knew the significance of today's game in which his Mariners squashed the Arizona Diamondbacks 11-7...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 292 reads 0 comments