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Gameday FAQ: Opening Night! Flyers vs Maple Leafs

Here is your Philadelphia Flyers Gameday FAQ for Wednesday, October 2, 2013.   When and where are the Flyers playing? Your Philadelphia Flyers open the 2013-14 season at home against the Toronto Maple Leafs! 7:30 pm start.   Woohoo! How can I watch this game? This game will be shown on Comcast Sportsnet (CSN Philly) locally and on TSN if you’re one of our neighbors to the north. The game will also be broadcast on 97.5 The Fanatic for those of you on the go. What the heck is that picture up above? That is Phil Kessel as Hodor from …

Flyers enforcer Jay Rosehill

Poll: What should the NHL do about fighting?

In the wake of the incident between George Parros and Colton Orr last night, there has been a lot of talk regarding fighting and its role in today’s NHL. Some people want harsher penalties, some want it banned entirely, and some people are just fine with things the way that they are. Let us know how you feel in the poll below.

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Will Penn State prove the naysayers wrong this season?

The Wisconsin Badgers, as voted upon by the B1G coaches, were chosen as the preseason favorite for the inaugural B1G hockey conference. Not much of surprise, since the Badgers return nine seniors and seven juniors after reaching the NCAA tournament last year. The Minnesota Gophers were voted to finish second, with Michigan slotted for third, Michigan State and Ohio State projected to tie for fourth and Penn State to finish last. Penn State fans may object to where their team is ranked, but in all honesty, it’s where they should be right now. The key word is right now. Like …

Is Peter Laviolette on the chopping block?

Starting the season with some offensive urgency

A lot has been made about the yesterday’s revelation of Peter Laviolette being the odds-on favorite to be the first man out of a head coaching gig this season based on several online gambling sites and a plethora of season previews scattered about the web. The truth is, based on the Flyers recent history of inexplicable stretches of poor and lazy hockey coupled with their putrid preseason, if they wish to keep their boss behind the bench they will have to buck the trend and start playing some passionate hockey again. And if opening night was any indication, they better …