1. Are the Flyers Becoming a "Team of Destiny"?

    The term "team of destiny" is often thrown around quite loosely and, according to the NHL's recent commercial spots, just about anyone (unless they're on the Philadelphia Flyers roster) ...

    Steve Prudente Written by Steve Prudente about 4 years ago 412 reads 2 comments

  2. Should Brad Lidge Still Be the Philadelphia Phillies Closer?

    It's a sight that's become all too familiar for Phillies fans this season: Brad Lidge walking off the mound after a blown save...

    Steve Prudente Written by Steve Prudente about almost 5 years ago 294 reads 2 comments

  3. The 10 Most Tortured Hockey Franchises in Recent Memory

    Another hockey season is in the books, and fans in Pittsburgh can rejoice after the Penguins brought Lord Stanley's Cup back to the Steel City after a 17-year absence...

    Steve Prudente Written by Steve Prudente about 5 years ago 3,841 reads 30 comments

  4. Phillies Prevail in Extras Again; Mets May Shake Up Bullpen

    On the strength of yet another Raul Ibanez home run, the Philadelphia Phillies took down the New York Mets on Thursday night for the second-straight game. It also marked the second night in a row that righty reliever Bobby Parnell took the loss...

    Steve Prudente Written by Steve Prudente about 5 years ago 42 reads 1 comments

  5. Here's Hoping Ray Emery Isn't the Next Billy Tibbetts

    It's been well documented that the Philadelphia Flyers are in talks with former Ottawa Senators goaltender Ray Emery...

    Steve Prudente Written by Steve Prudente about 5 years ago 698 reads 2 comments

  6. West Coast Road Trips: What True Fans are Made Of

    There are a few times a year when a baseball fan's will is tested. The biggest, of course, is the offseason, a bleak four and a half months without meaningful games (spring training doesn't count)...

    Steve Prudente Written by Steve Prudente about 5 years ago 122 reads 11 comments

  7. Have the Stanley Cup Playoffs Become Stale?

    Farbeit for me as a die-hard hockey fan to say that I won't watch the Stanley Cup Finals. I'm just not so sure I'll be as enthusiastic about them as I was about the hockey playoffs as a whole when they began a month and a half ago...

    Steve Prudente Written by Steve Prudente about 5 years ago 73 reads 8 comments

  8. Why Tony DiLeo Doesn't Deserve What He Got

    Admittedly, I'm not a very big fan of the NBA. I'm a casual fan. I can't honestly say I've actually followed the Sixers for years. But for some reason, this year got me excited...

    Steve Prudente Written by Steve Prudente about 5 years ago 135 reads 4 comments

  9. Philadelphia Phillies Need Pitching To Step Up Against LA Dodgers

    In October of last year, the Phillies defeated the Dodgers to win their first National League title in 15 years. You know the rest of the story...

    Steve Prudente Written by Steve Prudente about 5 years ago 153 reads 6 comments

  10. Game Seven: Where a Game Becomes a War

    I was a little disappointed tonight when Chicago defeated Vancouver 7-5 to advance to their first Western Conference Final since 1995...

    Steve Prudente Written by Steve Prudente about 5 years ago 324 reads 2 comments

  11. Playoff Hockey: Nothing Else Matters Right Now

    My team has long been eliminated from the NHL Playoffs, and my favorite baseball team is playing tonight. Yet here I sit, not watching the baseball game but instead tuned in to watch two hockey teams I don't normally care about wage war against each other

    Steve Prudente Written by Steve Prudente about 5 years ago 320 reads 9 comments

  12. Penguins-Flyers: The Battle Of French Canada?

    Alright, so neither of these two teams are from anywhere near Quebec. But their goaltenders are. Before the cross-state rival Flyers and Penguins began the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals last Wednesday, many thought the series would be an even matchup..

    Steve Prudente Written by Steve Prudente about 5 years ago 184 reads 0 comments

  13. Flyers Stave Off Elimination, Blank the Penguins in Game Five

    Penguins can't fly, but they can lay eggs. Behind a strong 28-save performance from Martin Biron, the Flyers played a near perfect game five and defeated the Penguins 3-0 to force a sixth game...

    Steve Prudente Written by Steve Prudente about 5 years ago 160 reads 6 comments

  14. Missed Opportunities: Flyers Can't Draw Even, Trail Pens Three Games to One

    The effort was there. The chances were there. Unfortunately so was Marc-Andre Fleury. The Flyers hurled plenty of rubber right at him, but rarely around him. He made some great saves, but more often he made easy ones...

    Steve Prudente Written by Steve Prudente about over 5 years ago 49 reads 0 comments

  15. Flyers-Penguins: Philly Dominates Pens in Game Three, Still Trail By One Game

    [Photo caption: WEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!] You knew it was coming. The Philadelphia Flyers needed to answer the Pittsburgh Penguins' statement by winning game two. They didn't. As a result, they really needed to answer in game three, and did they ever...

    Steve Prudente Written by Steve Prudente about over 5 years ago 463 reads 32 comments

  16. Flyers Give "Grade A" Effort, but Luck Fails in Game Two

    As the old saying goes, "Part of being good is being lucky." After a horribly embarrassing and mostly unlucky Game One in their Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series against the Pittsburgh ...

    Steve Prudente Written by Steve Prudente about over 5 years ago 164 reads 8 comments

  17. Dan Carcillo Suspended For Game Two Against Penguins

    Before the playoffs began, coach John Stevens stressed that the Philadelphia Flyers needed to play disciplined, patient hockey to be successful...

    Steve Prudente Written by Steve Prudente about over 5 years ago 354 reads 7 comments

  18. Arron Asham Smash 'Em: Flyers Take Down Rangers To Salvage Homestand

    When you get production from your third line, you have a chance to win. The Philadelphia Flyers third line did just that on Saturday against the rival New York Rangers, scoring twice in the ...

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  19. Daniel Briere's Absence Still Noticable

    Something is amiss with the Flyers, and the root of the problem seems to be Daniel Briere. Yes, he's been injured, and that's a part of sports. He is claiming that he is healthy enough to play, and the training staff has agreed...

    Steve Prudente Written by Steve Prudente about over 5 years ago 63 reads 0 comments

  20. Philadelphia Flyers Bounce Back, Take Down Washington Capitals, 4-2

    This one came as advertised. The Washington Capitals entered Tuesday's game against the Philadelphia Flyers on the heels of a dominating win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday—the ...

    Steve Prudente Written by Steve Prudente about over 5 years ago 76 reads 0 comments

  21. Philadelphia Flyers: No Cause for Concern

    Don't panic, Flyers fans. In the wake of yesterday's loss to the Penguins on home ice, some have been calling for Marty Biron's head. They shouldn't be. He's human. He made a mistake, and he won't make it again...

    Steve Prudente Written by Steve Prudente about over 5 years ago 198 reads 4 comments

  22. NASCAR Blows It Again: 2009 Daytona 500 Was An Officiating Travesty

    Before I start this rant....er, article, I would like to congratulate Matt Kenseth for winning the Daytona 500, the supposed "Super Bowl" of NASCAR...

    Steve Prudente Written by Steve Prudente about over 5 years ago 391 reads 7 comments

  23. Flyers Steal One In OT, Avenge Wednesday's Loss To Bruins

    Public Enemy Number One in Boston added to his rap sheet Saturday afternoon. The Flyers Randy Jones took a shot that deflected off Bruins defenseman Andrew Ferrence and past goalie Manny Fernandez to give the Flyers a 4-3 win in overtime...

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  24. Five Questions the Phillies Need To Answer in Spring Training

    The Philadelphia Phillies currently sit atop the Major League Baseball world. Staying there will be a challenge, no doubt. Here are 5 issues the Phillies need to address before their title defense begins...

    Steve Prudente Written by Steve Prudente about over 5 years ago 133 reads 0 comments

  25. Best and Worst Super Bowl Commercials

    The NFL always tries to justify why you should still watch the big game even if your team isn't in it. This laundry list includes love of the sport, the halftime show, the fact that its the last meaningful game for months, yadda yadda yadda...

    Steve Prudente Written by Steve Prudente about over 5 years ago 1,570 reads 26 comments