Lindros, still looking pale, just days after he suffered a hemothorax. From: http://www.mcall.com/sports/hockey/flyers/mc-pictures-eric-lindros-through-the-years-201-010,0,1423133.photo

RICE & MICE: Hemothorax

Hemo-what? Hemothorax. Hemo- means blood and thorax means chest, so literally blood in the chest. More specifically, a hemothorax is a collection of blood in the pleural cavity, the space between the chest wall and the lung. Thirteen years ago, on April 1, 1999, Eric Lindros suffered one of the more bizarre and serious injuries that we will see in hockey. The Flyers were in Nashville, playing and battling against the Nashville Predators. Little did they know, in the wee hours of the next morning, Lindros would be battling for his life. Nobody could ever pinpoint which check caused the …

Gene Hart

Five Reasons I Love the Flyers: Dan Miller

Dan Miller is a State Farm Agent living in South Jersey. He grew up in Delaware County and disliked the Penguins before he liked the Flyers. Even as a kid, he thought a Penguin was a stupid men’s professional team mascot. He spent his youth skating at the Skatium in Havertown. Murray Craven taught him a proper wrist shot at Cobbs Creek rink the same night he offered to “go” with Dave Schultz. Below, he gives us the top five reasons he loves the Flyers. 5. Gene Hart My Dad was a football fan. Gene Hart taught me hockey. How …

Tomas Divisek

European Updates #4

Nedved vs. Kovar As predicted, two former Flyers, Petr Nedved and Jakub Kovar will face each other when their respective teams start their series next week. It will be an interesting and highly-anticipated matchup. For those who wants to watch, follow me on Twitter for broadcasting links. Mike York Former Flyer Mike York, who suited up in the 2006-07 season, broke his leg during practice. He underwent surgery and will be out for the remainder of the season. York plays for Iserlohn in Germany. He recorded 33 points in 47 games, which places him fourth on the team in scoring. Jaromir …

Quebec Nordiques

Five Questions: Given the strength of the Canadian dollar and the growing interest for more teams in Canada, do you foresee plans for any struggling, revenue-sharing teams such as the Coyotes to be moved North? If so, what impact, if any, would that have on the CBA?

Flyers Faithful is pleased to have Lyle Richardson, Paul Kukla, Jesse Spector, and Tyler Altemose to partake in our Five Questions series on the CBA. This is the fourth of a five-part series. Given the strength of the Canadian dollar and the growing interest for more teams in Canada, do you foresee plans for any struggling, revenue-sharing teams such as the Coyotes to be moved North? If so, what impact, if any, would that have on the CBA? Lyle Richardson: We already know Pierre-Karl Peladeau, the owner of media giant Quebecor, is interested in purchasing an NHL franchise and moving it to Quebec …

Wade Redden

Five Questions: What are your thoughts on the amnesty clause? Do you think it will happen?

Flyers Faithful is pleased to have Lyle Richardson, Paul Kukla, Jesse Spector, and Tyler Altemose to partake in our Five Questions series on the CBA. This is the third of a five-part series. What are your thoughts on the amnesty clause? Do you think it will happen? Lyle Richardson: It happened at the start of this CBA, and I expect it’ll happen again. The players won’t be the ones pushing for it, but I doubt they’ll do much to try to prevent it. The amnesty buyout option wasn’t used much at the start of this CBA, because there weren’t a lot of teams with …