Ian Laperrière participates in the IRONMAN Mont-Tremblant Half Marathon in preparation for the IRONMAN North American Championship.

IRON Lappy Competes for Charity

Former Flyers forward – and current Director of Player Development – Ian Laperrière is taking part in the IRONMAN Mont-Tremblant North American Championship in Quebec on August 18. He spoke with Flyers Faithful about the event, his training, this year’s Flyers development camp, and the team’s chances this coming season. Kim Pollock: Could you explain what exactly the IRONMAN competition is? Ian Laperrière: An IRONMAN is an ultra triathalon that consists of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride, and concludes with a full marathon (26.2 miles). KP: What inspired you to get involved? IL: In my career, I crossed paths with triatheletes, and I …

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Hockey Hilarity: Remembering Webering

Friday funnies brought to you straight from hockey’s own players, media personnel, and broadcast botches. We’ll be mucking it up every week right here, examining puck ups, puns, tweets, and more! It’s been exactly one year and a few hours since the Philadelphia Flyers and Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber agreed on a crazy ridiculous offer sheet, which sent the whole hockey world into a tizzy. It was a ton of fun for five days until the Preds matched the offer and Weber became Predators property for life (more than likely anyway, who would want that deal with all that silly …

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Hockey Hilarity: Penner for Hire

Friday funnies brought to you straight from hockey’s own players, media personnel, and broadcast botches. We’ll be mucking it up every week right here, examining puck ups, puns, tweets, and more! This week on Hockey Hilarity we’ll examine the National Hockey League free agent market! Well not really, since most of it’s dried up, but what we will do is empathize with the situation of a current 30-year-old out of work winger, who is 6’4″, 243 lbs, and has scored 20 or more goals in four over parts of nine seasons in the NHL. This is the plight of Dustin Penner. …

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Ordinary Miracles: Shero gets call to Hockey Hall

 There will be one more Philadelphia Flyers representative in the Hockey Hall of Fame…and it isn’t Eric Lindros. More than two decades after his passing, former Flyers head coach and architect of the “Broad Street Bullies,” Fred Shero, has finally been recognized as one of the immortals in the sport. He’ll be formally enshrined with the rest of the Class of 2013 on November 11 in Toronto. Head coach of the Orange and Black from 1971-78, Shero won a pair of Stanley Cups in 1974 and ’75, while guiding the two-time defending champions to another berth in the ’76 Final …

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Hockey Hilarity: Claude Giroux Wants The Flyers To Remember Names

Friday funnies brought to you straight from hockey’s own players, media personnel, and broadcast botches. We’ll be mucking it up every week right here, examining puck ups, puns, tweets, and more! This year, the Philadelphia Flyers finally drafted for need at a position rather than the best player available when they picked up Samuel Morin as their first selection at 11th overall in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. He’s kinda hard to forget as he is 6’6″ tall and weighs a solid 203 lbs for a 17-year-old kid who is from Lac-Beauport, Quebec. Morin is projected to be a shutdown defender …