Boosh to make third (or fourth, if you count the Phantoms) tour of duty in Philadelphia

This morning, Anthony SanFilippo tweeted that Brian Boucher was acquired from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for Luke Pither. The two-time Flyers’ goalie, who also had an AHL only contract with the Phantoms during the 2008 season, has been reportedly living in New Jersey and practicing with Flyers’ players during the lockout. This news comes on the heels of the announcement that the Hurricanes extended an invitation to Dan Ellis to training camp. The goalie affectionately known as “Boosh” is best known for an incredible save against Patrick Elias the New Jersey Devils in the 2000 playoffs as well as winning …


Premature season predictions

With the start of the 2013 NHL season suddenly right around the corner, it is time to make some unfounded predictions that, in the long run, will either make us look like prescient geniuses or complete fools. Or, maybe we will just play it safe and make some conservative predictions that have a high probability of coming true. Either way, here we go. Marcello De Feo 1. Luke Schenn will accumulate 200 hits and win over fans Last season, Luke Schenn accumulated 270 hits over 79 games for the Toronto Maple Leafs, which was good enough to lead the league …

Claude Giroux is awesome, even with a creeper 'stache

Even with lockout, 2012 a headline-packed year for Flyers

Admit it, even with a mustache, Claude Giroux is awesome but coming into his own was just one of the many big stories coming out of the Flyers’ organization this year. (N.B. Leaving Mark Howe’s overdue number retirement out of this post was a complete oversight on my part.) 10. Flyers lend a hand with Operation Hat Trick and Team Pennsylvania 2003 “We want to be playing,” said Scott Hartnell in a Puck Daddy article. “It’s unfortunate that we’re not playing right now.” Fortunately, former Flyer, Joe Watson, had the idea to help out the victims of Superstorm Sandy and suggested …

Jerry York

A look back at 2012 in hockey

Although the 2012-13 National Hockey League season has yet to start, the hockey world never stopped producing stories. We at Flyers Faithful compiled our list of the top hockey stories of 2012. Let us know what moments are on your list. 10. Small-market signing frenzy During the final free agency period before the current Collective Bargaining Agreement expired, small market teams suddenly found themselves at the forefront of big name free agent signing news. Minnesota made a big splash by landing both Zach Parise and Ryan Suter, arguably two of the top free agents this offseason; Nashville matched a ludicrous …

Hurricane Sandy

Poll: Donating the money to Hurricane Sandy victims

We raised somewhere between $400-$500 (estimated) for Hurricane Sandy victims during Saturday’s fundraiser. Now, we need to donate the money and I would like those involved in this process in any way to have a say in this matter. Please let us know below where you believe we should donate the money. We will keep this poll open until Sunday and then donate the proceeds to the winning charity. Thank you in advance for your time and opinion.