Dustin Byfuglien

Point/Counterpoint: Dustin Byfuglien

Welcome to the newest edition of “Point/Counterpoint,” where a pair of Flyers Faithful scribes present both sides of one particular issue with their own unique view and flair. This week Pavialax and Marcello D debate the positives and negatives of defenseman Dustin Byfuglien. Point By Pavialax Has a serious appetite for competition His name is easy to pronounce for the novice hockey fan Now that he’s a Jet, he’s hoping to change his number to 747 In case of a lockout, he’s lined up a second source of income as a spokesman for Weight Watchers alongside Charles Barkley in order …

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The Second Annual Flyers Faithful Pub Quiz Fundraiser

What: Flyers-themed Pub Quiz When: Thursday, October 4 at 8:00 p.m. Where: Fado Why: To raise money for the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation Cost: $10 per person (half goes to Snider Hockey, half goes to Pub Quiz winner) Ages: This is an all-ages event. People over 21 will get a wristband so they can drink. More Details 1. Don Saleski, Bob “The Hound” Kelly, Joe Watson, Dave Brown, and Joe Kadlec will be in attendance! 2. Attendees will get a free shirt designed by Broad Street Bootlegs. 3. The winning team from each round of Pub Quiz will get a six pack of a limited edition, specially …

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Modest proposals for the next CBA

As National Hockey League owners and the NHLPA work towards creating a new Collective Bargaining Agreement, some wonder if the two sides will find a middle ground before the league enters its third lockout in 18 years. While this author would never claim to be a CBA expert and fully admits that countless others are more well versed on the matter, he would still like to provide some suggestions. In the most recent iterations of the NFL and NBA’s CBA, the two leagues adopted a 10-year model. The CBA for these two leagues will expire in 2021. The NHL would …

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Somber, grateful

In 2010, when I decided to join the hockey blogging community, I had one specific purpose in mind. I had no interest in becoming an “insider” (I’m not), nor did I care about making money (I lose money), nor did I think my opinion was more insightful or appealing than that of any other blogger (it’s not). I started Flyers Faithful because I felt fortunate to know some incredibly intelligent and hilarious hockey fans and I wanted to provide them with a forum for their voices to be heard. To start, their were four people whom I targeted as ideal …