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CBA Chatter

Everything you wanted to know about the CBA but were afraid to ask Here are your updates from the past week on the ongoing collective bargaining agreement talks from around the Web. Well, the big news is there is no news.Talks might resume tomorrow, but that is just speculation at this point. [Philly.com] [Kuklas Korner] [Siriusxmnhl.com] Should guaranteed contracts be done away with? [The Hockey Writers] The Winter Classic is next to go: [The Hockey News] [Philly.com] Lindros to enter Philly sports Hall of Fame:[Hockeybuzz] [Broad Street Hockey] Rick MacLeish survived Hurricane Sandy:[Philly.com] Just a quick note, for everyone who had to deal with the …

Now that's a fine mustache!

Movember Madness!

November 1st signifies a few different things: the 305th day of the year, Lyle Lovett’s birthday (!!!), the anniversary of Magellan’s discovery of the Strait of Magellan (can you tell I’ve been on Wikipedia?), and, of course, the start of “Movember.” Movember is a charity event held throughout the month of November, in which men sprout mustaches for the sake of raising awareness and money for men’s health issues, namely testicular and prostate cancer. The NHL has been an ally of the Movember movement since 2010, where players began to grow mustaches in support of the cause. It’s a prelude …

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Flyers’ Storm Stories

We here at Flyers Faithful hope for the safety of our readers as well as everyone in the Delaware Valley affected in some way by the ravages of Hurricane Sandy. But that doesn’t mean time stops over here at the Home Office. The Philadelphia Flyers have been caught up in some weather hijinks during their 45-year history. Here are a few memorable games that have been wiped out or have taken place in the belly of the weather beast in the Northeast. March 3, 1968: Seals 1, Flyers 1 at Madison Square Garden – Yes, you read that right. Two …

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A Look Around Europe

Hey guys! I’ll be taking over the Flyers Faithful European updates for the time being. I’ll do my best to keep you all informed to how our boys are doing overseas! If you have any questions, feel free to send me an email (HMGreenblatt@flyersfaithful.com) or tweet me (@HMGreenblatt). And don’t hesitate to tell me I give terrible weekly updates. Without further ado, here are the up-to-date (as of Sunday night) stats of our Flyers: Matt Read (Sodertalje SK – Sweden) Games Played: 5. Goals: 2. Assists: 8. Points: 10 Wayne Simmonds (Crimmitschau ETC – Germany) Games Played: 9. Goals: 4. …

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This Week in Flyers History 10/28-11/3

Welcome to the next installment of the second series of “This Week in Flyers History,” which aims to dredge up old memories, good and bad, of Flyers feats in the recent to distant past and to provide good fodder for trivia buffs. As it was during the second half of last season, we’ll be here every Sunday through what would have been the first part of this season, choc full of facts, figures, names and dates you need to know to gain that true depth as a Flyers fan. October 28, 1976: Flyers 3, Penguins 0 – Bernie Parent’s 42nd …