Flyers Playoff Game

The Philadelphia Flyers Playoff Viewing Guide

Hello, friend.  Are you relatively new to the world of watching Philadelphia Flyers hockey?  If so, I sure hope you enjoy torture and frustration!  The playoffs are a magical time filled with hope and borderline alcoholism.  Let me be your guide into this magical world. Playoff Beards If you are a man or circus freak, you are required by hockey law to grow a playoff beard.  Sure, it’s mostly a tradition for players to show team solidarity.  Have a job interview during this time?  Too bad!  Hot date?  Womp womp womp.  Suck it up and grow the playoff beard.  There …

Point/Counterpoint: Bringing JVR Back

Welcome to the newest edition of “Point/Counterpoint,” where a pair of Flyers Faithful scribes present both sides of one particular issue with their own unique view and flair. This week, Steve J. and Hal G. square off over whether or not the Flyers should rush James van Riemsdyk back to play in the playoffs. First up Steve: At one point we were talking about James van Riemsdyk being ready for the middle of the first round of the playoffs.  Now JVR has suffered another setback and probably won’t even play in the first round.  As a young player with a good sized …


Flyers Faithful Podcast, Episode 12: Playoff Preview Spectacular!

On this edition of the Flyers Faithful podcast, Steve and Hal look at the NHL playoffs with Travis Hughes from Broad Street Hockey and SB Nation!  Make sure you listen for a chance to win a Zambonis cd and sticker (hint episode 5)! Flyers Faithful Podcast Episode 12 You can also download it from iTunes here!

Flyers' Giroux celebrates his game winning goal in front of Blackhawks' Niemi during overtime in Game 3 of the NHL Stanley Cup final hockey series in Philadelphia

They’re Coming: Playoffs

Less than a month away, April 11th. The playoffs are coming and there’s nothing we can do to stop them. Would we even want to? Playoff hockey is the best part. Even people I know who aren’t avid hockey people, but enjoy sports, will watch playoff hockey. It’s when urgency and desperation is at its height and some of the most amazing things can happen. The celebration after Mike Richards’ goal against the Montreal Canadiens in the 5th game of the 3rd round in 2010 will forever stick in our minds. It was a moment of awesome greatness. We see …

Bryz celebrates a win

Around the Net for 3.06.12

  Welcome to Around the Net, where we take a look at the Philadelphia Flyers and the NHL on and off the ice. This week we look at a Bryz shutout, possible playoff opponents and our own Flyers Faithful trivia night. Bryz shuts the door: Ilya Bryzgalov recorded his third shutout of the season on Sunday night, leading the Flyers to a 1-0 victory over the Washington Capitals. It was a milestone victory for the franchise, the first by that score against the Caps since they entered the league in 1974. Bryz has been playing better of late and his …