Paul Holmgren

Flyers continue to operate near 50 contract limit

The Philadelphia Flyers currently sit at 52 contracts, four of which slide, which leaves them at 48 contracts towards the 50 contract limit. For the three or four people that may actually regularly read my articles, this topic may seem familiar. I wrote pretty much this exact same article back in July of 2012. Recently on Twitter, this topic came up in conversation among Josh Janet of gcobb.com and jsaquella of The Hockey Guys. We were all lamenting the Flyers seeming frivolity in handing out contracts. It prompted me to want to take another look this season. Team Contracts Slide Net Detroit …

Steve Mason is floored by all of the great content on Flyers Faithful! (Cheesy caption and photo by Steve Jacot)

Last week on Flyers Faithful…

Here are some of the highlights from the past week on Flyers Faithful:   Kevin Christmann took a look at Sean Couturier’s improved faceoffs through the season’s first six games.   Steve Jacot started a campaign to make “Whoomp! (There It Is)” the Flyers’ new goal song.   Mike Baumann had an excellent guest post on the issue of fighting in hockey.   Kim Pollock interviewed Riley Cote about the Phantoms.   Geoff Mang reveals what the Flyers are really doing to get Claude Giroux going.   Kim Pollock made the case to not judge Claude Giroux against Peter Laviolette’s …

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Around the Net October 18,2013: Flyers lose to Pens, get six days off

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Flyers lose again, get a vacation This is getting old already: [The Checking Line] [Philly.com] Wisdom of Bill Bill breaks down the Flyers as I simply break down and cry: [Hockeybuzz-Bill Meltzer] This team stinks. Hockey season is here. Get your Philadelphia Flyers tickets here. Or don’t. That’s all for this week, join me next week for more links from around the web on the Flyers and the NHL. 

Giroux Van Damme

Flyers Defeat Penguins 4-2; Giroux Defeats Terrorists

What started out as a routine night for the undefeated Philadelphia Flyers climaxed with the death of two terrorists on the ice and ended with another easy win for the Flyers. Flyers captain Claude Giroux started the scoring early in the game, when he dangled and dazzled his way around the entire starting line-up of the Pittsburgh Penguins off the opening faceoff. Giroux dizzy-danced around all five Penguins players and then razzled-razzled Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury for a 1-0 lead five seconds into the game. With all four Flyers lines styling and profiling, ripping and rocking due to each line …

Marc Andre Flower

Gameday FAQ: Flyers vs Penguins

Here is your Philadelphia Flyers Gameday FAQ for Thursday, October 17, 2013.   When and where are the Flyers playing? The Philadelphia Flyers (1-6-0) host the Pittsburgh Penguins (5-1-0) for a 7:00pm game at the Wells Fargo Center.   How can I watch this game? You can view this game via Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia (CSN Philly) if you’re local. The western part of the state can watch this on ROOT. And if you live in the US outside of Pennsylvania, you should be able to catch this on the NHL Network. For you audiophiles, 97.5 The Fanatic will be carrying …