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Then and Now: Eric Weinrich

Many players will be remembered for their leadership, whether or not they could perform in the clutch, or if there were unique aspects to their game. For Eric Weinrich, he’ll most likely be remembered for a piece of equipment. The former Flyers’ defenseman that sported a yellow visor throughout his career went on to play for five different teams after his stay in Philly and is currently a scout for another NHL club. Signed by the Flyers in the summer of 2001, Weinrich was a strong presence on the back line for the Orange and Black over three seasons. In …


Game 6: Go and Get It

Flyers Faithful presents the sixth in a seven-part series examining and celebrating the 1987 Stanley Cup Finals between the Philadelphia Flyers and Edmonton Oilers, arguably the best NHL championship pairing of the last 30 years. Have you ever visited a mine or a cave in a state or national park, or ever been somewhere you could hear an echo seem to repeat forever? Or somewhere the concussion of a noise or a beat ringing out into the distance doesn’t seem to fade as physics demand while the minutes roll on? That’s what South Philadelphia sounded like to nine-year-old ears at …

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Point/Counterpoint: Root for the hated division rival or Western Conference team?

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, Jim H. and Dain S. square off over who Flyers fans should root for in the Stanley Cup Finals, a hated division rival or the Western Conference team who we have no feelings for either way but who happens to employ a half-dozen people who used to play/work for the Flyers organization. First up, Jim: It’s the age old question, especially for Flyers fans…root for the team that beat you …

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2012 Stanley Cup Final Staff Predictions

No matter that trying to divine the finishing point or the winner of any league and any series is like trying to squeeze water from a stone, it’s basically the responsibility of any sports-based web site to wrench predictions out of its crack staff for the playoffs. We here at Flyers Faithful certainly aren’t above it!  Below are our staff predictions for the 2012 Stanley Cup Finals between the Los Angeles Kings and New Jersey Devils.  Leave your own predictions in the comments below!

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Around the Net 5.29.2012

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. One more year as a Flyer? Bill Meltzer takes a look at Jagr and the Stanley Cup Finals:[] It wasn’t all bad, if you think about it… A look bad at what the Flyers accomplished this season:[The Hockey Writers] Shaking it up How the handshake line has progressed over the years:[The Hockey Writers] The Stanley Cup Finals are here and no one in Philly is really happy about this A preview of the Devils and Kings:[Broad Street Hockey] [CSN Philly] That’s …