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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. Well, the big news is there is no news.Talks might resume tomorrow, but that is just speculation at this point. [Philly.com] [Kuklas Korner] [Siriusxmnhl.com] Should guaranteed contracts be done away with? [The Hockey Writers] The Winter Classic is next to go: [The Hockey News] [Philly.com] Lindros to enter Philly sports Hall of Fame:[Hockeybuzz] [Broad Street Hockey] Rick MacLeish survived Hurricane Sandy:[Philly.com] Just a quick note, for everyone who had to deal with the …

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The Lindros deal: 20 years later

Nobody can ever accuse Ed Snider of not doing everything he can to try and get the Flyers, his baby and lasting legacy, another Stanley Cup. There are many out there who experience Snider as he is now, Uncle Ed living in Malibu, in his later years at turns avuncular and apoplectic in the public eye, now that the Orange and Black have succeeded in keeping up the veneer of a winning club that sometimes gets a fleeting whiff of glory. You’d think he really swung his manhood around by influencing the madness of last June, but there was a …

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Lamentation For Big E

Alas, Big E! Wilst thou ever get the respect you deserve?! Eric Lindros was one of the most talented, ass-kickingest Flyers of all time. Sadly, it looks like his path into the Hall of Fame might be permanently detoured. The mid-90s were the last truly rich time for NHL talent, and the field will just get richer next year with Scott Niedermayer, Rob Blake, Chris Chelios, and Paul Kariya added on. Let us also not forget than Brendan Shanahan and his 1,354 points inexplicably failed to move the enshrinement committee this time around. And so, the hulking man-child from Oshawa, …

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Couturier And Giroux Record Hat Tricks, Flyers Complete Another Comeback For 8-5 Win

Down 2-0, 3-1, 4-3, and 5-4 in tonight’s contest, the Flyers overcame every deficit they saw to ultimately win Game 2 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series against the Pittsburgh Penguins at CONSOL Energy Center. Jaromir Jagr produced the game-winner 9:13 into the third period, while both Sean Couturier and Claude Giroux posted hat tricks to increase the Flyers’ lead to 2-0 in the series. Couturier added on an assist for a four-point night, while Giroux was credited with three assists for a six-point night — one which set a new franchise single-game playoff record. Max Talbot notched a short-handed goal …

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Five Reasons I love the Flyers: Steve J

You might know Steve J from such blog failures as Fire Eric Bruntlett or Punadelphia. Most likely you know him as Estebomb on Twitter. Steve is a graduate of Temple University and former intern at WPEN (from before it got all fancy and ESPN owned). He’s also a born and bred Philadelphia Flyers fan who would scream like a little girl if he ever met Lindros and LeClair. Steve proudly podcasts for Flyers Faithful. 5. Mites On Ice You’ve seen the Mites on Ice during intermissions at Flyers games.  When I was five years old I got to do that …

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