Lindros, LeClair (and Bob H) to attend CHOP luncheon

Visit our own Bob H, who will be in attendance at this fundraising event. Via CHOP: Join former Philadelphia Flyers Eric Lindros and John LeClair, as they team up to support The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Presented by TD Bank in partnership with  97.5 The Fanatic. Enjoy an intimate lunch at Morton’s The Steakhouse and hockey talk with two of the most popular players to ever wear orange and black. Ticket Price: $250 per person Date: Thursday, December 15, 2011 Time: 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Address: 1411 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19102  

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The 2012 Flyers Faithful Pub Quiz Fundraiser

What: Flyers-themed Pub Quiz When: Monday, March 5 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 ESYHF, half goes to Pub Quiz winner) Ages: This is an all-ages event. People over 21 will get a wristband so they can drink. No sharing your Classic Winter Lagr with any underage people! We’ll be watching. More Details 1. Attendees will get a free shirt designed by Broad Street Bootlegs, and a free bottle opener from Yelp (in exchange for signing up for Yelp’s newsletter). 2. The winning …

The need for D

Over the past 110 regular season games stretching back to the beginning of last season, Chris Pronger skated for a mere 63 of those games. A plethora of differing injuries kept him out of the lineup for long stretches. Now, he is out indefinitely with what is being called “concussion-like symptoms”. Or you know, as the rest of us call it, a concussion. Barely into the second season of his seven-year contract extension, he rarely looks like his typical, grade-A self. The older he gets, the more he cuts back, playing a less physical and less aggressive style, likely in an …

Five Reasons I Love the Flyers: Marc Siciliano

Marc Siciliano runs the blog The Orange & Black Breakdown on Kukla’s Korner. He worked on the production crew for HBO’s “24/7 Penguins/Capitals” and “Hard Knocks: Bengals”. He also runs the ticker for Versus. You can follow him on Twitter here. Below, he gives us the top five reasons he loves the Flyers. 1. Passion Does it come as any surprise that the team with the Flying ‘P’ on its chest is synonymous with as much passion as the Flyers? But for me, it’s not just the organization – it’s pretty much everything and everyone that is associated with the …