Philadelphia Flyers: Nothing Special?

January 10th, 2010 by John Gehan Leave a reply »
So while paging through this year's stat leaders in all categories, something struck me.

I like where this season is going.

Sure, you can sit back and say we are in ninth place in the Eastern Conference, fourth place in our division. We don't have one standout player offensively and are on our third goalie, but hockey life is good in South Philly.

Can anyone guess how many Flyers are on the list of top 20 goal scorers?


How about assists?


Points in general?

It, not surprisingly, follows suit: None.

I was listening to talk radio this morning and someone described the Flyers as "nothing special."

The Flyers came into this season having signed the No. 1 free agent on the market, Chris Pronger. He is about as good a fit of any free agent signing in my 22 years of being a Flyers fan.

(Random thought: I thought Dan Carcillo looked like a damn idiot with his attempt at the Shultz 'stache, but I hate to say I am beginning to love it.)

As we sit 22-19 with (probably) the best team on paper in the league, I am loving it.

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