3 on 3 for the week of 1.8.2012

Welcome to 3-on-3, a weekly look back at the week that was for the Philadelphia Flyers, from a statical point of view. Last week the Orange and Black went 2-1 in their three games, capturing four out of a possible six points. Let’s get to this week’s 3 “hot” and 3 “not” players of the week.  3 “Hot”: Danny Briere: Briere had a hat trick and a fight on Saturday against Ottawa and for the week he was a plus-2. He is currently fourth on the team with 28 points in 36 games. The 34-year-old right wing seems to be …

Jaromír Jágr and new Sazka ad

Jaromír Jágr has lots of faces. He turned into Santa Claus one time. Now? I’ll keep this one a secret. Jaromír made another Sazka ad for Czech TV. He rides a scooter through the town. Notice the logo on the back of his scooter. He’s a delivery guy for a fictional company that refers to the Philadelphia Flyers. Two girls answer the doorbell when after rings it and they are surprised to see him. He salutes them and makes a familiar smile. There is a subtitle: “Win in Sportka and do only what you really enjoy”.


Hi, you’ve reached Eden’s voicemail. I can’t come to the phone right now as I’m stuck on a multiple-day field trip with high school theatre students. Their overdramatic tendencies and general excessive volume prevented me from being able to see either last night’s game or the final episode of HBO’s 24/7. I’m stuck in a place called Normal with a bunch of theatre students which seems like over-irony and as much as I like theatre and grew up in it, less than twenty-four hours in and I remember why I got out. If you don’t hear from me by next …

The Agony and the Ecstasy

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: Anthony Mingioni

Anthony Mingioni, born and raised a mere eight blocks away from FF chief Marcello D in South Philadelphia, writes the Off The Post column covering the Flyers and the NHL at large for Sportsology, co-hosts Off The PostRadio Show on BlogTalkRadio Monday nights from 9:30-10:00 p.m. and is a contributing writer to Center Ice Philly Magazine.  You can follow him on Twitter @AnthonyMingioni. Below, he gives us the top five reasons he loves the Flyers. 5. The Crest There is simply no other logo in professional sports quite like the Flyers. It’s impossible not to have some sort of response to it, …