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Five Reasons I Love The Flyers: Geoff Mang

Asking why I love the Flyers is like asking why I love my parents. The Stick Prior to this moment I don’t recall knowing what hockey or the Flyers were. It was 1987 and I was in kindergarten. My father wasn’t really into sports, he was the outdoorsy type – fishing, outdooring – so my exposure to the 4 main sports was minimum (I did play soccer only to quit by age 8 like every other American child). One day while I was playing in the dirt on my small NE Philly street an object caught my eye. It was …

WRAP TRICK the album

Flyers Holiday Extravaganza Super Special

Bring in the holidays with ‘The Philadelphia Flyers Present: WRAP TRICK: a Christmas Album!’ a collection of your favorite christmas songs sung by your favorite flyers! With such classics as… Baby, the Bench is Warm by Rosehill and Fans I really want to Play- Baby the bench is warm Can I fight him any way – Baby the bench is warm Something’s missing from this match – Been hoping you’d be scratched There hasn’t been a fight – I’ll walk you to the press box tonight The other goon will start to bury – Beautiful, don’t you worry Giroux will …

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Hockey Hilarity: How To Run a Professional Sports Team’s Twitter Account

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! Last night, the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-4 after being down by scores of 3-0 and 4-2 in the 3rd period. Some guy named Claude Giroux scored a pretty game winner and the Internet exploded. Here’s the goal: I don’t have the privilege of living in the viewing area, I watch the games on Game Center Live and usually way after the fact because my day job …

That patch should say 'G' for Grinch after Claude Giroux ruined the holiday season for hundreds of Philadelphians.

The Wolf of Broad Street (aka What Claude Giroux Did Last Night)

While several Flyers spent their Wednesday giving back to the community, one particular player spent his Wednesday taking away from the community. A Flyers Faithful source who cannot be revealed told us of a troubling situation that occurred on Wednesday night at the Landmark Ritz Five theater in Olde City: People were waiting in line for upwards of three hours to get into a private screening of “The Wolf of Wall Street,” the highly-touted Martin Scorsese film starring Leonardo DiCaprio, due to start at 7:30. At twenty after, Claude Giroux was spotted entering the theater with three unidentified guests. Soon …

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2014 Draft Eligibles: Kingston’s Roland McKeown will be highly sought after come June

ISS Hockey released its top 30 draft prospect rankings for the month of December earlier this week and to no surprise Kootenay Ice forward Sam Reinhart remains the No.1 prospect for the 2014 NHL Draft. However, there is a player sitting at the No.11 position who I’ve had my eye on for quite some time now. His name is Roland McKeown and he plays defense for the Kingston Frontenacs. McKeown should be on every NHL team’s must-get list come June. The 6’1, 195 pound defender is blessed with exceptional skating skills that includes top end acceleration and speed. I would classify …