Five Questions: What can we expect from the Flyers this week as they return from the All-Star break?

Flyers Faithful asked Dustin Leed from The Fourth Period and The Hockey Guys, Stephen Whyno from Philly Sports Daily, David Strehle from NHL Hot Stove, and our very own Nick D five questions about the ’11 Flyers’ season. We are very grateful that they took the time to share their opinions and predictions with us. Each day of this week, we will run the answers to one of those questions. Today’s question is: What can we expect from the Flyers this week as they return from the All-Star break? Dustin Leed: The Flyers kick off the unofficial part of their second half of …

Five Reasons I Love the Flyers: David Isaac

David Isaac is a Multimedia Content Producer for Philly.com and runs The ADD Show. You can follow him on Twitter. 5. The personality Hockey players are unlike any other. When compared to the millionaires of other sports, there is a clear difference. Hockey players don’t think they’re better than you. They don’t talk down to you. They’re regular guys that just happen to shoot a 100 mph slapper. Everyone I’ve met through the organization has been as classy as can be. After a tough loss the players will still talk with the media, not turn their noses up and walk …

A couple of quick thoughts on the Nabokov situation

I know this story has already been beaten to death and that we usually do not make it a point to write about situations that are not related to the Flyers but I feel compelled to comment on the Evgeni Nabokov/Garth Snow showdown. The Islanders are not doing themselves any favors by suspending the 35-year-old goaltender who outrightly stated that he wants a shot at helping a team in the playoffs. The Islanders are not a playoff team and it is likely that they won’t be one next season either, when they could still retain his rights. The organization is …

Hitting the posts: 01.15.11

“Hitting the posts” is a weekly roundup of links to hockey stories from across the web. If you have any suggestions for articles that we should use, hit us up here. Jody Shelley is having a good week :: Goal, Fight Sean O’Donnell’s big hit :: KuklasKorner Matt Walker struggles in debut :: Philly Sports Daily Jeff Carter is quietly having a great year :: Broad Street Hockey Value of goaltending :: SportsNet Naming the Hartnell – Briere – Leino line :: Philly Sports Daily Aggregated NHL Power Rankings :: From the Rink Do’s and Don’t for GMs on the …

Five Reasons I Love the Flyers: Dan

Dan is a huge Flyers and overall hockey fan, contributing to The Home of Hockey blog every Friday, as well as its’ forum.  You can follow him on Twitter. 1. In My Blood Growing up, Flyers hockey was always a part of my life.  I grew up watching the Flyers on PRISM & Philly 57 with my dad and playing hand hockey during intermission.  He took me to games at the Spectrum every so often, and seeing the game live definitely kept me hooked.  He told me stories about the glory days in the ‘70s.  As I grew up, my …