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Dazzlers and Duds: the most loved and hated Flyers of the past decade

Several weeks back, we asked our beloved Twitter followers who were their most loved and hated Flyers of the past decade. It led to some great names and some great discussion. Well it got us thinking. In the doldrums that is August in the hockey world — not to mention the impending doom of a lockout —  we decided to put together a tournament; poll style! We’ve compiled the responses for both the Loved and Hated categories, and seeded them according to our whims and wishes. What you see before you is the result of our efforts. While we may …

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Podcast: Episode 33, Marbles

On this edition of the Flyers Faithful podcast, Steve and Hal discuss the Flyers’ offer sheet to Shea Weber, the Rangers’ acquisition of Rick Nash, Dan Carcillo being Dan Carcillo, and more! Flyers Faithful Podcast Episode 33 You can also download it from iTunes here!  If you’re enjoying the show via iTunes we would very much appreciate it if you could rate it and leave a review on there!

Pipe Down, Dan Carcillo

Blackhawks’ Carcillo still living in the past

This past weekend, the Chicago Blackhawks held their annual Convention, a weekend-long event that gives fans an opportunity to interact with players, coaches, and alumni about two months before the hockey preseason begins. Different panels featuring those affiliated with the team are hosted, and fans are able to participate, both in person and interactively via Twitter and the team’s Facebook page. Why is this of any interest to Flyers fans, you might ask? Well, our old friend Dan Carcillo — currently with the Blackhawks — had some choice words for his former team. When speaking of the 2010 Stanley Cup …

3 on 3 for the week of 12.25.2011

Welcome to 3-on-3, a weekly look at the Philadelphia Flyers from a statical standpoint. The Flyers were 1-1-1 last week, gaining three out of a possible six points. Claude Giroux returned from injury against Dallas with a four point performance, but would it be enough to capture the top spot for the week? Let’s find out: 3 “Hot”: Claude Giroux: “G” returned from his concussion and had a goal and three assists for four points. Giroux, only 23, continues to have an MVP-caliber season for the Flyers and currently leads the NHL in scoring with 43 points. He is a …

More Than A Little Annoyed

I like Mike Richards. I do. He was the first Flyer that I knew of when I entered into the world of hockey. The only other players I knew were Wayne Gretzky (Thanks, Mighty Ducks 2) and Sidney Crosby (due to Pam’s extreme dislike of the Pens’ forward). When I started watching the Flyers play, I didn’t know any names or numbers all that well, but I could follow #18. When Richards got traded this summer, I stared at my twitter feed in shock. I nearly cried. It was my first big, painful trade. I’d invested into this team of …