Taylor Leier, giver of teabags

Five Questions: Diamonds in the rough

Flyers Faithful revisited a former recurring feature, Five Questions, to address some current hot and important topics, including the draft, prospects, and the future of the Flyers. For this edition of Five Questions, we asked John Saquella, Jim Butler, James Centifonti, Joshua Janet, and our very own Jared Abbott to participate. Below, you will find their answers to today’s question. Tye McGinn has been a pleasant surprise this season, as Matt Read was last year. Which of the current Flyers prospects do you think could make the leap and become the next dark horse NHLer? John Saquella: I like Taylor Leier …

4-1 loss to Islanders puts Flyers further out of playoff picture

The Philadelphia Flyers lost one of the biggest games in their season tonight at the Nassau Coliseum with a 4-1 defeat to the New York Islanders. Matt Moulson and John Tavares both had a goal and an assist in the win for the Isles, while Brad Boyes and Colin McDonald both recorded two-assist nights. Evgeni Nabokov registered the victory with 26 saves on 27 shots against. Steve Mason was in net tonight for the Flyers and played better than his 28 saves on 31 shots would imply. With a few crucial saves in the second and third periods, Mason’s only flaw …


Will fate send Seth Jones to Colorado, or will Philadelphia find its future?

At first glace it would appear that Joe Sakic and Seth Jones have very little in common.                       Sakic was born in Burnaby, BC, with the sole purpose of playing ice hockey. Jones was born in Plano, TX to a former NBA player. Now an assistant coach for the Brooklyn Nets, Popeye Jones was a budding professional basketball player in 1993 when his career took him to Dallas. Coincidently, the Minnesota North Stars moved to Dallas, becoming the Stars that same year. Mike Modano provided scintillating performances for the new …

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Podcast Episode 60: Duck, Duck, Bryz

On this edition of the Flyers Faithful podcast, Steve and Hal discuss the major moves at the 2013 NHL trade deadline, the Flyers’ Canadian swing against the Canadiens, Maple Leafs, and Jets, Nick Cousins joining the Phantoms, and Scott Hartnell’s “hacked” tweets.  Flyers Faithful Podcast Episode 60 You can listen to the episode by following the link above, or by right clicking on it and saving it to your computer as an mp3. You can also download the Flyers Faithful Podcast from iTunes here!  If you’re enjoying the show via iTunes we would appreciate it if you could rate it and leave a review on …

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Around the Net April 9,2013: Mason finally signs; Flyers face must win, more

  Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Mason signs extension Steve Mason signs a very cap friendly deal:[Broad Street Hockey] [The 700 Level] Alternate plans? Flyers get a college defenseman signed:[Philly.com] Must win part 30 The Flyers face another huge game, this time against the Islanders:[Hockeybuzz-Bill Meltzer] [CSNPhilly-Tim P.] Go see your Flyers this season while you still can.Get Philadelphia Flyers tickets here. That’s all for today, join me Friday for more links from around the web on the Flyers and the NHL.