3 on 3 for the week of 11.27.2011

Welcome to this week’s 3-on-3, where we look back on the week for the Orange and Black. This past week the Flyers went 2-2, getting 4 out of a possible 8 points. A rash of injuries have hit the Flyers recently, but they are still in second place in the Atlantic Division, 3 points behind Pittsburgh. Let’s get to this week’s “hot” and “cold” Flyers:  3 “hot”: Claude Giroux –”G” continues his Hart Trophy candidacy with another strong week, potting 2 goals and an assist in 4 games. He continues to trail Phil Kessel for the overall scoring lead in …

The Ever Unoriginal ‘I’m Thankful For’ Post

Day after Thanksgiving. I’m attempting to write this with my toddler nephew on my lap, but hopefully he’ll get bored watching me type and get off and go play with his mower. Pancakes are soon to be made and I already dropped off my car to get the muffler replaced. That’s how my early hours of Thanksgiving were. Muffler pipe broke off about four hours into the drive (It’s normally about eleven hours. It was a solid twelve this time) and eighty miles away from home, there was an huge accident on the main interstate and we were rerouted off …

Winter Classic Jerseys “Revealed”

(Photo by Travis Hughes) Tiger jersey. 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).

Tapping the Pipes 11/22/11

With a little over a quarter of the season in the books, the Flyers continued their foray through the Southeast Division this week, capping off a stretch during which 7 of their 11 opponents reside there. But first, the Flyers welcomed Ilya Bryzgalov’s former team into Philadelphia: the Phoenix Coyotes. Whether or not Bryzgalov had heard the less-than-flattering opinions that former teammates Adrian Aucoin and Derek Morris expressed about him, he certainly took a step toward shutting them up. After an evenly played two periods of hockey, the Flyers were riding a 1-0 lead thanks to James van Riemsdyk’s 7th goal of …

3 on 3 for the week of 11.20.2011

Welcome once again to 3-on-3, where we take a statistical look at the Philadelphia Flyers and their performance for the past week. The Fly Guys won 3 out of 4 games last week , getting 6 out of a possible 8 points, good enough to gain a share of first place in the Eastern Conference with Pittsburgh. Let’s see who were this week’s “hot” and “not” Flyers: 3 “Hot”: Matt Read – The young rookie from Bemidji State University continues to position himself as a rookie of the year candidate. He scored 5 goals and added an assist in 4 …