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Penn State to Play Army on Friday

After almost a week a speculation, Army will indeed travel to Happy Valley this Friday to take on Penn State in the Pegula Ice Arena opener. College Hockey News reported yesterday that Army received the okay to travel to Penn State, citing two sources. Army Hockey confirmed this report today by tweeting out a statement on their official Twitter page. Army will open the 2013-14 season this Friday at @PennStateMHKY. Puck will drop at 8 PM at the new Pegula Ice Arena! #GoArmy #PennStatebound — ArmyHockey (@army_hockey) October 9, 2013 Penn State’s games next weekend with Air Force are still …

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Flyers hang on for 2-1 win in Berube’s debut

In his coaching debut, Craig Berube helped the Philadelphia Flyers squeak out a 2-1 win over the Florida Panthers for the team’s first victory of the 2013-2014 campaign. Brayden Schenn and Braydon Coburn produced goals in the first period that proved to be enough, while Steve Mason was impressive in the win with a 33-save performance. The story of the game for the Orange and Black in their first contest under their new head coach was Mason’s performance paired with their inability to exit their own zone. “At times I did, and at times I didn’t,” said Berube when asked …

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Gameday FAQ: Flyers vs Panthers (featuring Florida Timmy)

  Here is your Philadelphia Flyers Gameday FAQ for Tuesday, October 8, 2013.   When and where are the Flyers playing? The Philadelphia Flyers (0-3-0) host the Florida Panthers (1-1-0) at the Wells Fargo Center for a 7:00pm matchup.   How can I watch this game? This game will be shown on Comcast Sportsnet (CSN Philly) locally. You can also find it on FS-F down in the Sunshine State. The game will also be broadcast on 97.5 The Fanatic for those who prefer the smooth sounds of Tim Saunders and Chris Therien.   What the heck did you use for …

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Podcast Ep 75: Looking at the Laviolette Firing with Bill Meltzer

On this edition of the Flyers Faithful Podcast, Steve and Hal talk to Bill Meltzer about Peter Laviolette’s firing and new Flyers coach Craig Berube. Topics include the team’s trouble with Laviolette’s system, his relationship with General Manager Paul Holmgren, Holmgren’s job security, what Berube will be bringing to the table as coach, and much more. Flyers Faithful Podcast Episode 75: Looking at the Laviolette Firing with Bill Meltzer Be sure to check back later today for our interview with Bill Meltzer from the night of Laviolette’s firing. You can listen to the episode by following the link above, or by right clicking on …

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Report: Penn State Seeking Replacement for Home Opener

With the government shutdown in full effect it’s unclear whether or not Army will be able to travel to Penn State Friday to play the Nittany Lions in the Pegula Ice Arena opener. Mike McMahon of College Hockey News reported Monday on Twitter that Penn State was searching for a replacement team and may have actually found one. Kyle Rossi of Thank You Terry examined a couple possible solutions Penn State can go with should Army not be able to travel to University Park. My hunch is that Penn State will open Pegula on Friday as scheduled.  It won’t be …