An open letter to Paul Holmgren II

Hey Paul, I hope you’re doing well. Did you get my last letter? I understand if you haven’t had time to read it. After all, you’ve been a busy man. I’m writing you again today to express another concern of mine. In recent years, you’ve made Scottie Upshall cry, shocked R.J. Umberger, broke Simon Gagne’s heart, saw Nikolay Zherdev escape giddily after being waived, and sent Jeff Carter into seclusion. Including Joffrey Lupul, you’ve signed three players to significant deals and traded them before the no-trade clause kicked in. You also shipped out at least that many players who were …

NHL Awards Time

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.

Suggested slogans for 2012

For the 2011 playoffs, the Flyers chose a slogan that was a favorite expression of coach Peter Laviolette. It read, “With all our will, we will.” Personally, I’m convinced that the players spent so much time trying to figure out exactly what this meant that it caused brain drain, which then led to the listless team that could barely keep up with their postseason opponents. So, we would like to suggest some new slogans for next season to prevent this potential disaster from happening again. With any luck, one of these will stick. Business never personal Get off our backs, …