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Podcast Episode 62: On the Outside Looking In with Travis Hughes

On this edition of the Flyers Faithful podcast, Steve and Hal talk to Travis Hughes from Broad Street Hockey and SB Nation NHL about the media’s treatment of Ilya Bryzgalov, potential offseason moves for the Flyers, and take a look at the upcoming NHL playoffs. The guys also find out what teams you’re rooting for in the playoffs with the Flyers out of it and manage to work some Jean Claude Van Damme talk into things. Flyers Faithful Podcast Episode 62 You can listen to the episode by following the link above, or by right clicking on it and saving it to your computer as …

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Ice Hockey Fundraiser for Snider Hockey and Blood Drive in Honor of Boston Marathon Victims

Please see The Official Guide for updated information. Although it seems implausible, we are gearing up for only our third fundraiser to benefit Snider Hockey since October. Crazy. Details What: Four team, three game ice hockey tournament and Red Cross blood drive When: Saturday, June 29 from 10:45 a.m. until 3:45 p.m. The blood drive will start at 9:00 a.m. Where: Flyers Skate Zone in Pennsauken, NJ Why: To benefit Snider Hockey and in memory of the Boston Marathon victims More Details Registration costs $50. There are 60 total skater spots and 4 total goalie spots available. The winning team gets their name on …

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Around the Net April 30, 2013: Birthday edition

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Just a quick note, today is my birthday. Don’t ask me how old I am, just know this, I was 27 days old, the last time the Flyers won the Stanley Cup, so it’s been awhile. The young man on top of today’s blog is Shea Theodore, ranked number eleven by North American Central Scouting. He is a left handed defenseman, read more about him here: [NHL.com] Clean out day thoughts I hate clean out day, now we have …

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Flyers Faithful Staff Playoff Predictions

Whelp, it’s playoff time and unfortunately the Flyers are not participating this year. While some people may be able to temporarily adopt a team during the playoffs, others need more useless methods of fabricating fandom…such as predictions. So here we go! Marcello De Feo  This is a weird season and I expect the topsy turvy nature of the season to continue throughout the playoffs. Western Conference Chicago 3 Minnesota 4 Predators fans further lament the loss of Ryan Suter, who helps lead the Wild over the Blackhawks in a stunning upset until the draft comes around, the Preds draft a …

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Flyers hold 11th spot in the 2013 Entry Draft

  The National Hockey League held its annual draft lottery tonight in Toronto. The lottery system allows the teams with the worst records a real chance at improving.  This year will mark the first time that all 14 of the non-playoff teams will have a shot at winning the first pick.  Basically it breaks down like this:  the worse the record of the team, the more likely the chance that they win the first-overall pick. The team with the worst record in the NHL this season, the Florida Panthers, had a 25 percent chance of winning the lottery.  Other teams …