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This Week in Flyers History 4/15-4/21

Welcome to another installment of This Week in Flyers History, which seeks to fill in the gaps in fans’ collective memories and to give them a hand up when their friends question their hockey knowledge. April 15, 1975 Flyers 3, Maple Leafs 0 — Bernie Parent needs to make just 13 saves as Philly takes Game 2 of this Quarterfinal series from the Spectrum. April 15, 1977 Flyers 4, Maple Leafs 3 — Rick MacLeish scored at 2:55 of overtime as the Broad Street Bullies pulled one out in Game 3 of a Quarterfinal series at Maple Leaf Garden. Philly …

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Icehogs and Danny Syvret (Peoria)

A few weeks ago, I finally got myself to an AHL game. Specifically, Rockford Icehogs vs. Peoria Rivermen. For those (like me not so long ago) who don’t know, the Icehogs are the Chicago Blackhawks farm team and the Rivermen are the St. Louis Blues farm team. I invited a friend of mine, who actually grew up watching Rivermen games. Her mother also informed her that to get into the playoffs, the Rivermen had to win this game. I decided to go to this game because of Danny Syvret, who was traded to the Blues/Rivermen last year from the Flyers/Phantoms. …

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I’m Sure Eeyore is Around Here Somewhere

The Lulz feature was originally inspired by the lolcats site but features hockey pictures with funny, quirky, ironic or just plain mean captions. This feature should run weekly on Fridays; TGIFWL (Thank Goodness It’s Friday With Lulz).

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Behind The Crest: Bobby and Jody Clarke

Hockey players feel pressure on a daily basis. They face the pressure to succeed, to live up to expectations, and to be role models for those who aspire to do what they do – among other things. And that’s just what they deal with in the game. Away from the ice, these players have separate responsibilities – as friends, brothers, fathers, sons, husbands. It can be difficult to balance all of those responsibilities, especially when their careers have them spending plenty of time away from home over the course of a season. Bobby Clarke, arguably one of the most famous …

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Five Reasons I love the Flyers: Steve J

You might know Steve J from such blog failures as Fire Eric Bruntlett or Punadelphia. Most likely you know him as Estebomb on Twitter. Steve is a graduate of Temple University and former intern at WPEN (from before it got all fancy and ESPN owned). He’s also a born and bred Philadelphia Flyers fan who would scream like a little girl if he ever met Lindros and LeClair. Steve proudly podcasts for Flyers Faithful. 5. Mites On Ice You’ve seen the Mites on Ice during intermissions at Flyers games.  When I was five years old I got to do that …