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Hockey Hilarity: Robert Ryan Says Silly Season Is Silly

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! Since the Stanley Cup Finals are upon us, and the Philadelphia Flyers have already started to leak or announce some of the things they’re going to be doing as part of their plan this offseason, a name has come up in rumors (again!?) that has been circulated for, well, forever with the Orange and Black. That name is none other than Anaheim Ducks forward, and Cherry Hill native, Bobby Ryan. Bobby …

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Flyers Faithful is restructuring, expanding

As you may already know, big changes are afoot for Flyers Faithful, LLC. We are restructuring the LLC as a generic parent company under which will fall all of our sports blogs, including FlyersFaithful.com and PhilliesFaithful.com. As part of our future plans, we will likely start blogs for other local sports teams, a site for fan contributions, and a site that aggregates all of those posts into on overarching blog. The biggest and most immediate change is that we are abstracting our online store and creating a separate site to sell merchandise for all of the teams. This venture will …

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2013 Draft Eligibles: Ian McCoshen is the latest of great players coming out of the USHL

The United States Hockey League was established as the American Amateur Hockey League in 1947 and began play for the 1947-48 seasons. The AAHL was then renamed the Central Hockey League for the 1952-53 season. After a year as the Central Hockey League the league was renamed the Minnesota Hockey League and would be called this for the 1953-54 and 1954-55 seasons. After two seasons as the Minnesota Hockey League the league became the United States Central Hockey League and would be called this for five years 1956 to 1960. In 1961, the newly named United States Hockey League originally …

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2013 Draft Eligibles: Madison Bowey could be the next great Kelowna defenseman

Shea Weber, Duncan Keith, Luke Schenn, and Josh Gorges are some of the NHL’s most elite defenseman. They all have one thing in common: the Kelowna Rockets. Kelowna has been a recent factory for blueliners. With a track record of success for the rugged Rockets, NHL scouts have kept a keen eye on the defensive WHL powerhouse. It is hard not to get excited and create buzz for the next potential star. Madison Bowey fits the Kelowna mold carved out by the likes of Weber, Keith, Schenn, and Gorges. He is a powerful, two-way d-man with a high ceiling. Bowey’s …

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Hockey Hilarity: The Plight of Corey Crawford

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! The Stanley Cup Finals are upon us and, boy, was that Game 1 awesome! Back and forth action between the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks, incredible saves, every inch of the ice was contested, triple overtime! TRIPLE OVERTIME!? It was one for the record books. That kind of thing leaves you wondering what it feels like to be on the ice in that situation. It’s only game one, but it’s …