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Point/Counterpoint: Bryzgalov found the peace in his soul to play in Philadelphia

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, Marcello D and Kim Q square off over Ilya Bryzgalov’s mental status. Point: Marcello D. Ilya Bryzgalov has become a zen master, cool as a cucumber in a bowl of hot sauce. For the second straight week, Ilya Bryzgalov was named the “First Star” by the NHL after winning eight of nine possible games in March, getting 17 of 18 possible points, posting four shutouts in five games, setting a franchise high watermark  scoreless streak, …

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Five Reasons I Love the Flyers: Rich DiPiero

Rich DiPiero grew up in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia and has been a hockey player and a Flyers fan his whole life. As a kid, his favorite player was Eric Lindros. Below, he gives us the top five reasons he loves the Flyers. 5. History While it is still one of the “younger” franchises in the NHL, over time since its establishment in 1967, the Flyers have created a great story line. Winning two Stanley Cups before the franchise turned 10 years old. With a gritty, hard-working style of play allowed Philadelphians to be easily drawn to The Broad Street Bullies. …

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2012 NHL ’94 Tournament Fundraiser

Oh hey, guess what, Flyers Faithful and Orange and Black Breakdown teamed up to do fundraiser for the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation! Here are the details on the event.  UPDATE 2: Two registration spots recently opened up. To register, fill out this form. Then, use the PayPal Donation form below to donate to the silent auction for draft position. UPDATE: Registration for this event is closed. We will now open up a PayPal Donation form which will serve as a silent auction for draft registration position. Donations are voluntary but those who do not donate will randomly be selected for …

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2012 Roller Hockey Tournament Fundraiser

UPDATE: For more information on the tournament, see the definitive guide here. UPDATE 2: The finsl draft of the schedule is viewable here.Teams with special scheduling requests are listed in blue. Teams that have not paid are listed in red. View the list of registered teams here. Click on the tabs below to navigate through the tournament data and registration. Details Registration F.A.Q. Rules Flyers Faithful and Broad Street Hockey are teaming up to host a two-day roller hockey tournament that will benefit that Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation. Here are the details on the event. What: 2012 Broad Street …