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Simon Gagne: The Definitive Trade Post

July 22nd, 2010
In case you needed another reminder that sports are a business, the Philadelphia Flyers trade of longtime winger Simon Gagne proves just that. The fan favorite was the epitome of class both on and off the ice. However, on a team up against the cap and full ...

Giroux Can Do! – Game Three View from the Press Box

June 3rd, 2010
The Stanley Cup Final returned to Philadelphia for the first time in 13 years, and it was worth the wait.On a night when the Wachovia Center crowd was on edge from start to finish, the Flyers outlasted Chicago 4-3 in an overtime thriller. The mood was festive afterwards, but it seemed ...

2010 NHL Playoffs: What You Need To Know About Flyers-Hawks To Impress Friends

May 27th, 2010
The Flyers look to continue their incredible postseason run and end Philadelphia's 35-year Stanley Cup drought as they face the Blackhawks in the Stanley Cup Final.   Since falling behind the Bruins 3-0 in the Eastern semis, Philadelphia has gone 8-1 to earn a berth in the ...

Philadelphia Flyers’ Run To the Cup: Game Five News and Notes

May 24th, 2010
The Flyers return home with a 3-1 series lead and an opportunity to clinch a date with the Chicago Blackhawks in the Stanley Cup Finals. After a lackluster effort in Game Three, you knew the Flyers, and especially Chris Pronger, would come out strong on Saturday. After ...

Flyers vs. Canadiens: A Game 2 View From the Press Box

May 19th, 2010
On a cold, damp night that made it feel like November instead of playoff time, the Flyers took down the Canadiens 3-0 in Game 2. Maybe it was the weather, but the atmosphere wasn’t nearly as charged as it was for Game One on Sunday, and neither were the Flyers. Despite ...

Flyers Vs. Canadiens: A Game One View From The Press Box

May 17th, 2010
The Flyers certainly carried the momentum from their stirring comeback win over the Bruins into Sunday night’s Game one against Montreal at the raucous Wachovia Center. Observations from the Press Box I walked into the building alongside Ian Laperriere, who was in great spirits and talking to anyone who crossed his path. Lappy ...

Philadelphia Flyers on the Brink in Game Four

May 6th, 2010
Despite a solid effort in Game Three, the Flyers find themselves on the brink of elimination Friday night against the Bruins. When Arron Asham opened the scoring at 2:32 of the first period Wednesday, it marked the first time in the series the Flyers had the lead. ...

Philadelphia Flyers vs Boston Bruins: Game One News, Notes, and Recap

May 2nd, 2010
The Flyers had eight full days off between their series win over the Devils and Saturday's Game One in Boston. The Bruins had four full days off since polishing off the Sabres on Monday.   In the first period, Boston looked rested and the Flyers seemed rusty. ...

Flyers Fans Who Do You Want: Bruins Or Caps?

April 27th, 2010
So who do you want: Bruins or Caps? While most Flyers fans might instantly say Boston, it may not be as easy a question as it seems. The Flyers have been sitting and waiting for a second round opponent since they dispatched the Devils in ...

Philadelphia Flyers-New Jersey Devils: Game Three Review, Notes and Trivia

April 20th, 2010
Game Three Recap  Philadelphia dominated from the drop of the puck, outshooting the Devils 34-19, including 18-4 in the third period and overtime. Ilya Kovalchuk and Patrik Elias were each held without a shot in the game. Kovalchuk had six shots total in Games One and Two, and 25 in his five previous games ...