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Dazzlers and Duds: First round results

Several weeks back, we asked our beloved Twitter followers who were their most loved and hated Flyers of the past decade. It led to some great names and some great discussion. Well it got us thinking. In the doldrums that is August in the hockey world — not to mention the impending doom of a lockout —  we decided to put together a tournament; poll style! Here are the results after the first round. Round 2 begins begins today at 8 am!  

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Then and Now: Ole-Kristian Tollefsen

After his fourth season with the Columbus Blue Jackets, defenseman Ole-Kristian Tollefsen signed with the Philadelphia Flyers during the 2009 offseason. Known as a tough and physical defender, the Norwegian played all of 18 games for the Orange and Black before being traded away for a crucial piece in the Flyers’ 2010 playoff run. Tollefsen endured all his games in the Orange and Black from October 8th, 2009, which was the Flyers’ first loss of the season in a 5-4 decision to the Pittsburgh Penguins, to January 30th, 2010, a 2-1 win for Philly over the New York Islanders. In that time the defenseman …

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Dazzlers and Duds: Recchi v. Richards and Shelley v. Downie

Several weeks back, we asked our beloved Twitter followers who were their most loved and hated Flyers of the past decade. It led to some great names and some great discussion. Well it got us thinking. In the doldrums that is August in the hockey world — not to mention the impending doom of a lockout —  we decided to put together a tournament; poll style! We’ve compiled the responses for both the Loved and Hated categories, and seeded them according to our whims and wishes. What you see before you is the result of our efforts. While we may …

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Point/Counterpoint: Dustin Byfuglien

Welcome to the newest edition of “Point/Counterpoint,” where a pair of Flyers Faithful scribes present both sides of one particular issue with their own unique view and flair. This week Pavialax and Marcello D debate the positives and negatives of defenseman Dustin Byfuglien. Point By Pavialax Has a serious appetite for competition His name is easy to pronounce for the novice hockey fan Now that he’s a Jet, he’s hoping to change his number to 747 In case of a lockout, he’s lined up a second source of income as a spokesman for Weight Watchers alongside Charles Barkley in order …

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Around the Net 09.11.2012

  Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Who doesn’t love a list? A look at the top 25 Flyers prospects and players under 25 years old. We start with the also-rans:[Broad Street Hockey] Billy, Billy..drinks are on the house Bill Meltzer checks in with his always informative thoughts:[Hockeybuzz] Glens Falls wins, Allentown waits The Phantoms aren’t leaving upstate NY anytime soon:[The Checking Line] [Philly.com] Labor mess,part whatever No one is happy that the lockout looms as no one tries to avoid said lockout:[CSN Philly] Today is the …