Five Reasons I Love the Flyers: Ralph Manoppello

Ralph Manoppello has been attending Flyers hockey games for over 37 years. His cousin started this crazy passion for a birthday gift against the Chicago Black Hawks. And 37 plus years later, he still bleeds Flyers orange, his kids bleed Flyers orange and his love of Flyers hockey is as strong today, as it was for a wide eyed 12-year old sitting at the glass watching Bobby Hull for the first time. Still a season ticket holder. Now hates the Crosby  Penguins more than Gretzky’s Oilers. And still loves being called one of the craziest fans in the most passionate …

Our top posts of 2010

Flyers Faithful officially launched in August of 2010 and it turned out to be a great season to launch. Claude Giroux began a breakout season. Sergei Bobrovsky provided a sense of stability in net that the Flyers haven’t seen from a rookie in ages. The Flyers shot to the top of the standings and reached 20 wins the earliest since 1986. So far, so good. While the team enjoys some time off, let’s take a few minutes to recap the top Flyers Faithful stories of the year. Remembering Pelle Remembering Pelle is a five part series honoring the memory of …

Hitting the posts: 12.17.10

“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. Pronger’s injury is sill a mystery :: Philly.com Checking in with VUKOTA :: Broad Street Hockey Pens/Flyers most-watched game in history of Versus :: Puck the Media Zherdev making a case to stay in the lineup :: NHL Hot Stove Carter, JvR, and Zherdev rip through the Habs :: The 700 Level Why Jody Shelley will/should sit tomorrow :: Broad Street Hockey Cool Matrix: Flyers Ice Habs :: Flyers …

Five Reasons I Love the Flyers: Sarah Baicker

CSN Philly‘s own Sarah Baicker does a terrific job of covering the Flyers and giving her legion of Twitter followers the inside scoop on the team. She is a devout hockey fan and player. Here are the five reasons she loves the Flyers. 1. The jersey I’ve heard countless stories about the origin of the Flyers’ logo and the club’s orange-and-black uniforms. None of them are confirmed, but what is undeniable is that when you’re in Philly and you see orange, you know it’s for the Flyers. Whether the iconic black logo is actually supposed to be a flying P …