Brennan (second from left) with his teammates, winners of the second-annual Flyers Faithful Roller Hockey Tournament

Local Boy and NHLer TJ Brennan Goes Back to His Roots For a Good Cause

On Saturday, June 1, Flyers Faithful hosted its second-annual Roller Hockey Tournament at the rinks at Wesley Bishop Park in Moorestown, NJ. Local product TJ Brennan, currently playing in the NHL for the Florida Panthers, participated for the second straight year, and was kind enough to speak with Flyers Faithful during the tournament about growing up in the area, his team’s chances, and some of his experiences from during his professional career. Can you tell me what it was like growing up in the area and now representing South Jersey in the NHL? It’s been great. New Jersey, especially South …

Snider inducted into USA Hockey Hall of Fame

It looked like it was going to be a fool’s game, trying to bring professional hockey to a city whose only previous foray was a 4-win team known as the Philadelphia Quakers that lasted one forgettable NHL season in the 1930′s. But Ed Snider, born and raised in Washington, DC, who had never seen a hockey game until his adult years when a friend took him to a game at the old Madison Square Garden, pressed on when one loan officer not attuned to the sport looked him in the eye and said “I don’t think soccer is going to …