Very Superstitious

I am not watching the game (Penguins vs Flyers 12/8/11) right now for several reasons. One: It’s on NHL Network and that means it’s blacked out on GameCenter Live. I don’t have cable. I hate streams too, which is lame, I know, but they bug me. Two: I have work to do and Finals are next week, so my regular busyness has been ramped up. Three: I, for a variety of reasons, have been unable to watch the last three games previous and the Flyers have won all three. I am not about to kill that streak. Yeah, I’m superstitious. …

You Won’t Like Him…

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: Marc Siciliano

Marc Siciliano runs the blog The Orange & Black Breakdown on Kukla’s Korner. He worked on the production crew for HBO’s “24/7 Penguins/Capitals” and “Hard Knocks: Bengals”. He also runs the ticker for Versus. You can follow him on Twitter here. Below, he gives us the top five reasons he loves the Flyers. 1. Passion Does it come as any surprise that the team with the Flying ‘P’ on its chest is synonymous with as much passion as the Flyers? But for me, it’s not just the organization – it’s pretty much everything and everyone that is associated with the …

RICE & MICE: Loose bodies in the knee

Chris Pronger had some “loose bodies” removed from his right knee on July 27, 2010, and he missed the first two games of the season and didn’t return to the lineup until October 11. Pronger had surgery on Tuesday, November 29, 2011 to clear out more “loose bodies” from his left knee and is projected to be out of the lineup for 4 weeks. The left knee was supposedly in better shape than the right knee; however it remains to be seen if the recovery time for the left knee will be less than half of what was needed for …

Atlantic Watch: 11/30-12/6

Taking part in their first two-game week since the opening week of the season, the Flyers enjoyed two road wins against Western Conference opponents on Friday and Saturday. Claude Giroux provided a pair of game-winning goals as Ilya Bryzgalov got back on track this week winning back-to-back road games for the first time since his shutout against the New Jersey Devils on October 8. Looking ahead, the Flyers face Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin in their upcoming four-game week. Trailing 0-3 midway through the game on Friday, the Flyers scored the next four to win 4-3 in overtime against the Anaheim Ducks. Giroux slapped home the …