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Around the Net for 3.06.12

  Welcome to Around the Net, where we take a look at the Philadelphia Flyers and the NHL on and off the ice. This week we look at a Bryz shutout, possible playoff opponents and our own Flyers Faithful trivia night. Bryz shuts the door: Ilya Bryzgalov recorded his third shutout of the season on Sunday night, leading the Flyers to a 1-0 victory over the Washington Capitals. It was a milestone victory for the franchise, the first by that score against the Caps since they entered the league in 1974. Bryz has been playing better of late and his …

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This Week in Flyers History 3/4-3/10

The continuation of a weekly series here at Flyers Faithful, “This Week in Flyers History” aims to provide historical information on Flyers games of the past with some kind of significance, using pictures and videos where appropriate. March 4, 1973 Flyers 10, Maple Leafs 0 — Doug Favell makes 29 saves for the shutout, but the offense was clearly the star of the game. The 10 goals tied a franchise high and the 10-goal margin was the largest in team history to that point. Rick MacLeish tallied four times and added three assists, while Gary Dornhoefer lit the lamp twice. …


Flyers Fans Book Review Part One

When you start a new hobby, or obsession (more apropos in my case), there is a lot of information to learn right off the bat. When my best friend Pam introduced me to hockey and subsequently, the Flyers, a lot of names came hurtling my way. Present Flyers, past Flyers, trades, etc. I heard names like Lindros, Pelle, Hextall, Clarke and I’m one of those people who has to see things to remember them. Just hearing stuff doesn’t stick in my mind. So I knew about Pelle Lindbergh and who Bob Clarke was (I now can recognize him both from …

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Five Questions: What changes would you most like to see in the next CBA? Which proposed changes would you least like to see?

Flyers Faithful is pleased to have Lyle Richardson, Paul Kukla, Jesse Spector, and Tyler Altmose to partake in our Five Questions series on the CBA. This is the last of a five-part series. What changes would you most like to see in the next CBA? Which proposed changes would you least like to see? Lyle Richardson: Ideally, I’d like to see the owners give up this misguided perception that continually slashing the players share of revenue is the cure-all to their woes. They tried it in this CBA, and it didn’t work. Slashing it again won’t change the result. Instead, I believe …

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Another Romeo and Juliet?

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).