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This Week in Flyers History 3/4-3/10

The continuation of a weekly series here at Flyers Faithful, “This Week in Flyers History” aims to provide historical information on Flyers games of the past with some kind of significance, using pictures and videos where appropriate. March 4, 1973 Flyers 10, Maple Leafs 0 — Doug Favell makes 29 saves for the shutout, but the offense was clearly the star of the game. The 10 goals tied a franchise high and the 10-goal margin was the largest in team history to that point. Rick MacLeish tallied four times and added three assists, while Gary Dornhoefer lit the lamp twice. …

Defense…we don’ need no stinkin’ defense

We all know what happened the last time the “Winnipeg Jets” came to Philadelphia…and if you’ve burned out that part of your brain, here’s a reminder:   But while you’re complaining about lack of defense and goaltending, check out these highlights from games roughly 30 years ago between the Flyers and original Jets at the Spectrum.

Spectrum Memories: Pukeahontas Revisited

To celebrate my 25th year of hockey fandom, I will occasionally step into the way-back machine and write about events in the Flyers’ past. For the balance of the season, I will be dipping into the well to ruminate about some things related to my love of the Philadelphia Flyers, and in general about the fan experience as a youngster. This is the seventh in the series of Spectrum Memories. When you’re a youngster, and the proud owner of any kind of season ticket plan for your favorite sport, there’s not much that stands in your way of attending a game. Like the U.S. …