Scott Hartnell meets with #Hartnelldown Hockey Camp Participants (Photo courtesy of Zach Hill).

Scott Hartnell’s Charity Sends Ten Snider Hockey Participants To First Annual #Hartnelldown Hockey Camp

It started as a joke, a gimmick created by a Flyers fan who noticed that his favorite player had a penchant for falling while he was on the ice. And now, #Hartnelldown has turned into a phenomenon. Two seasons ago, fan Seth Hastings decided to keep a count of how many times Scott Hartnell fell during the year. The #hartnelldown hashtag became a big thing on Twitter amongst Flyers fans, a shared amusement over Hartnell’s clumsiness. Last season, Hartnell was made aware of the hashtag, and embraced it in a way that no one could have imagined. Today, #Hartnelldown is …

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CBA Chatter

Everything you wanted to know about the CBA but were afraid to ask Here are your updates from the past week on the ongoing collective bargaining agreement talks from around the Web. Breaking news: Bettman says there will be a lockout if no new agreement by 9/15 [SB Nation]  The Players Association seems poised to make a counter proposal the owners. [Defending Big D]. Scott Harnell is a player rep for the Flyers and he gives his thoughts on the negotiations:[CSN Philly] Changes might be in store for supplementary discipline in the next CBA. [Sporting News] [ESPN] For up to the minute updates on the CBA …

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How To Occupy Your Time In Case of A Lockout

As CBA talks continue on between the NHL and the Players Association, the possibility of a lockout is becoming greater and greater. An offseason without hockey is bad enough for fans to deal with, let alone an entire season. With no games to watch and no hockey to discuss, fans are going to be at a loss for what to do to fill up their free time. In order to help those lost and forlorn fans get through a potential lockout period, here is a list of various ways to stay occupied during the long, long non-season. Write angry letters …

Is it Giroux's time to be captain?

Point/Counterpoint: Is it Giroux’s time to be captain?

Welcome to another edition of Point/Counterpoint, where a pair of Flyers Faithful scribes square off, debating an issue with their own unique style and flair. This week, Kim P and Craig F discuss the possibility of the Flyers naming Claude Giroux their new captain. Point: Kim P. If the chatter surrounding the Flyers isn’t about their goaltending issues, it’s something about the captaincy. As of right now, Chris Pronger is still the official team captain. But it doesn’t look like he’ll be returning, still recovering from the after-effects of  a gruesome injury suffered last October, and the Flyers world is abuzz over who will …

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Flyers as “Anchorman” characters

As a tribute to one of the funniest movies ever, and in light of Will Ferrell’s recent visit to Philadelphia and his interaction with a few of the young Flyers, we’re getting a little silly this week. Close your eyes, sip your scotchy scotch scotch, and join us for “Flyers as ‘Anchorman’ characters.” Claude Giroux as Ron Burgundy This one is a given. Burgundy’s the leader of the group, smooth with the ladies, and has one of the best mustaches in the game, just like G does in Movember. I bet that Giroux’s apartment smells of rich mahogany, though I’m …