Rest in peace, Captain. You were a true hero.

Ice hockey fundraiser to benefit the family of Michael Goodwin

At the suggestion of Scott Valletti, we are raising money to benefit the family of fallen Philadelphia fire fighter, Captain Michael Goodwin, who tragically lost his life this weekend. Here’s the deal. We have a game date setup for Sunday, April 21. Since it is a tight deadline, we’re going all in here. If we can get enough registrants (30 skaters, 2 goalies)*, we will play. If not, your money will go straight to Goodwin’s family and we will send you a thank you package on behalf of Flyers Faithful. Here are the details: What: One-game, two-team Ice hockey fundraiser to …

Hey, remember that time we played roller hockey with TJ Brennan?

Postponed: The 2013 Flyers Faithful and Broad Street Hockey Roller Hockey Tournament

THIS TOURNAMENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED ON ACCOUNT OF THE RAIN. PLEASE FOLLOW THE SITE FOR UPDATES ON THE EVENT. WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.  It’s been fun scheduling one-off games and raising money to help out those affected by recent tragedies but now it is time to get back to helping out Snider Hockey. So, without further adieu, allow me to introduce you to the Second Annual Flyers Faithful/Broad Street Hockey Roller Hockey Tournament. Who: Twelve teams What: A one-day, twelve-team roller hockey tournament When: Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Where: The rinks at Wesley Bishop Park …

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Win up to $300 in prizes in a free, one-night fantasy hockey league

We are running our second one-night fantasy league with DraftStreet.com this Thursday night. Registration and participation are free and you can win up to $300 in prizes. It’s kind of a no brainer. It requires little effort on your part, costs nothing, and the chance of winning is much higher than playing any form of the lottery. So you’ve got that going for you, which is nice. And the best part is that you can win cash every single day.  You draft a team for one night and get paid out as soon as the games end that night.  DraftStreet.com is at the …

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Flyers Outlast Sens In Goalie Duel

Wayne Simmonds scored on a beautiful goal in the second period, beating Ottawa goaltender Ben Bishop between the pads to give the Flyers a two-goal lead in an eventual 2-1 victory on Saturday afternoon. Simmonds started the play in his own end, gave an outlet pass to Danny Briere, who dropped it off for Brayden Schenn, who fed a cross-ice pass to Simmonds who went forehand, backhand, and eventually five-hole to beat Bishop. Also scoring for the Flyers was Jakub Voracek, notching his co-team leading ninth goal. Ilya Bryzgalov was stellar again for the Flyers, stopping 33-of-34 shots. The Flyers …

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Flyers Beat Capitals In Gagne’s Return

Claude Giroux led the way, scoring a goal and an assist, and Simon Gagne lit the lamp in his return to Philadelphia, as the Flyers defeated the Washington Capitals 4-1. The Orange and Black improved to 10-11-1 on the season and 2-2-0 on their current home stand. Scoring along with Giroux were Wayne Simmonds and Max Talbot, while goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov made his 20th start of the season and earned the win after saving 22-of-23 shots. Joel Ward scored the Capitals lone goal late in regulation. Starting goaltender Braden Holtby was pulled in the second period after allowing four goals …