Kick It Into Gear!

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 Mondays, just to try to make your Monday a little brighter.

Defending the Flyers

Well, I did it. Brought hockey into my lesson. Not relatable to Henry V, unfortunately. That would have been amazing. I’m making my 10th and 11th graders learn vocabulary. They hate it, I love it, so it’s a win-win. Our word a few days ago was acrimony, which means bitterness or animosity. In an effort to help them learn, I used it in a sentence, making it up right on the spot. “I have a lot of acrimony when I constantly have to defend why I’m a Flyers fan. To everyone.” (Right, so it’s not the most eloquent of sentences, but …

Happy Labor Day!

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 Mondays, just to try to make your Monday a little brighter.

Rookie

I am a girl and I like hockey. For those of you who grew up in Philadelphia, or perhaps another hockey-centric area, the above statement might not surprise you.  I was told recently that hockey has a very high percentage of female fans in comparison to other professional sports.  It shocked me because, well, I’m from the South and we like our football.  Women and men. So, how in the world did I become a hockey fan, even more, a Philadelphia Flyers fan? ::waves:: Hi.  I’m the newbie on the site, which is pretty apropos because I’m a newbie in …

How many goals will Wayne Simmonds Score?

In his first three NHL seasons, Wayne Simmonds scored 39 total goals, including a career-high 16 goals in 2010. His numbers place him slightly above what Scott Hartnell did in his first three seasons. During his fourth, Hartnell scored 18 goals and 33 points. Many believe Simmnods can break the 20 goal plateau this season. What do you think?