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Give blood, watch hockey

In conjunction with our ice hockey tournament, we are co-hosting a blood drive with the American Red Cross. The drive will start at 9:00 a.m. at the Pennsauken Skate Zone. The drive will be held in memory of the Boston Marathon victims. It is important to know, though, that a majority of blood donated goes to local cancer patients. So, the five minutes it takes for you to donate could help to save or prolong someone’s life, maybe even the life of someone you know. Please click here to register to donate blood. If prompted, enter the sponsor code 0229330. We …

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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 …

Let's party.

Flyers NHL Draft party

As you may already know, the Philadelphia Flyers are hosting a Draft Party on Sunday, June 30 at Xfinity Live and you are invited! This year’s draft is likely to be an action-packed event with the Flyers featuring a rare 11th overall draft pick and the high likelihood that the team may make a trade or 12 that day. The event is free and starts at 2:00 p.m. There will be live music, activities for kids, some pretty awesome prizes, special guests in attendance and much, much more. For more information, check out the official Facebook Event and the press …

Is this the next goaltender of the Philadelphia Flyers?

Get in early on Philadelphia Flyers tickets

The Flyers never fail to disappoint fans who want an action-packed offseason and, although the team had a down year, they are poised to rebound and make the playoffs once again in 2014. Never one to wait around for table scraps, General Manager, Paul Holmgren, has already begun reshaping Philadelphia’s roster by acquiring veteran offensive defenseman, Mark Streit, from the New York Islanders and is allegedly in on Los Angeles Kings backup, Jonathan Bernier. Come the Fall, it’s hard to say who will be on the Flyers but one thing is certain: the team will be exciting to watch! (Also …

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Could the Flyers be targeting Bernier?

As the Flyers are now nearly eight million dollars over the salary cap, it is likely that buyouts are looming. Should the rumors of the Ilya Bryzgalov buyout be truthful, the question is: who will take over the vacant Goaltender position? In the past few days, a name that keeps resurfacing is that of current Los Angeles Kings backup Goaltender Jonathan Bernier.  Stuck behind the all-star brick wall known as Jonathan Quick, Bernier has had limited time to showcase his skills between the pipes. As he is set to become a restricted free agent, Bernier would no doubt like to …