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Around the Net for 2.21.12

  Welcome to Around the Net, a new weekly column about the Philadelphia Flyers on and off the ice. This week, we will look back at the Flyers Wives Fight for Lives carnival and get an update on Chris Pronger; we explore the two trades the Flyers made to strengthen their defense and we examine the Rick Nash rumors and if it makes sense for Paul Holmgren to make such a deal. First, a video recap of the Flyers Wives carnival: Courtesy of the Flyers: http://video.flyers.nhl.com/videocenter/console?catid=0&id=158889 Lauren Pronger:”Good and bad days.” The wife of Flyers captain spoke over the weekend …

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This Week in Flyers History 2/19-2/25

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. February 19, 1980 Rockies 8, Flyers 6 — Rookie goaltender Pete Peeters finally loses a game, closing the books on an NHL record by failing to lose in 27 starts (22-0-5) as the Flyers are uncharacteristically blitzed by a Don Cherry-led Colorado club. Peeters was left in for the entire game, giving up seven goals on only 25 shots. February 19, 1984 Flyers …

Mail Call

  This is what was waiting for me in the mailbox. Which is so horrible that as soon as it’s uploaded on here, I’m just going to delete the photo off my desktop because I feel so wrong to have something called malkin.jpg. ::shudders:: But then I open the magazine and this is what I see: After a really long week, Claude Giroux appears in my mailbox. Someone up there likes me. Yes, I’m still receiving The Hockey News, mostly because I keep forgetting to cancel my subscription and then my credit card gets charged again and I hate to …

Quicks, Get a Magik Marker!

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).

Five Reasons I Love the Flyers: Bob H

Bob H. is the writer/columnist/editor of Flyers Faithful, the site’s representative in the WFC press box and a long-time friend of FF’s Fearless Leader. Below, he gives his five reasons why he loves the Philadelphia Flyers. 5. Game coverage This may come across as a shameless plug, but as a professional, it’s a badge of honor to be able to have that credential from the Philadelphia Flyers hanging off my neck (and later hanging off the paw of the stuffed grizzly bear I have mounted above my television) and the chance to cover the National Hockey League in my hometown. …