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Game 30 Preview: Philadelphia Flyers @ Ottawa Senators

Here is your Philadelphia Flyers Gameday FAQ for Monday, December 9, 2013.   When and where are the Flyers playing? The Philadelphia Flyers (13-14-2) look to bounce back from their thumping at the hands of the Dallas Stars in Ottawa as they take on the Senators (11-14-5) at 7:30pm in the Canadian Tire Centre.   Are you sure that the Canadian Tire Centre is an actual hockey arena and not a body shop? I’m fairly confident that the Flyers and Senators will not be playing in front of assorted mechanics and bored people with broken cars. Okay, those people might be …

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Flyperbole: Rumor Ruminations on Steve Mason’s Next Contract, Henrik Lundqvist

MASON MISSION I am absolutely terrified of the contract that the Flyers are going to offer Steve Mason. Mase has been absolutely stellar this year. He has surpassed my wildest expectations thus far. But I’m waiting for the bottom to fall out of the bottom of the cardboard box that is Flyers goaltending.   Maybe I feel like Charlie Brown and Flyers goaltending is Lucy with the football, but I get the feeling that Mason will get a nice, long contract, and immediately start playing like hot garbage. I could be way off-base here. I HOPE I’m way off-base here. …

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Red Downie

  INT. WELLS FARGO CENTER, AFTERNOON.   Flyers forward STEVE DOWNIE has called a players only meeting on the team’s off day. Team captain CLAUDE GIROUX steps forward to question this.   GIROUX Hey, uh, Steve, you know, um, what is, uh, the deal with this, uh, meeting?   Downie rises from a dimly lit corner of the room into the light. It is obvious that he had unscrewed the light bulb in his corner to achieve this effect.   DOWNIE Well CLAUDE, if that is your real name, I’m here to address a big concern in today’s NHL.   …

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Podcast Ep 82: Luukkwarm

On this edition of the Flyers Faithful Podcast, Steve and Hal discuss the Flyers’ up and down play against the Lightning, Jets, Predators, and Wild, president Peter Luukko stepping down, the lack of offensive success on the season, and, most importantly of all, which Flyer rocked the best Movember mustache. Flyers Faithful Podcast Episode 82: Luukkwarm You can listen to the episode by following the link above, or by right clicking on it and saving it to your computer as an mp3. You can find the podcast on iTunes here. You can find the podcast on Stitcher here. You can find the podcast on Scatter Radio here. …