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NHL Fandom Survey: Flyers/Penguins best rivalry in the league; Penguins the most loved and hated franchise

A friend recently pointed out an extremely interesting survey he discovered on Reddit. The survey asked for feedback from NHL fans on how they felt about all of the other franchises throughout the league. For every franchise you could choose love, like, indifferent, dislike, or hate. This information was then aggregated in a number of interesting ways. The original survey can be found here; credit to reddit poster WoundedLeprechaun. The analysis was then provided by another poster TeroTheTerror. For anyone that wants the cliff notes version; with respect to the Flyers: 9th most “Loved” team 12th most “Loved” or “Liked” team …

PIT @ PHI 2012 Game 6

What Are You Thankful For?

In a few hours, it’s officially Thanksgiving Eve (for those of you who aren’t working that is – everyone else throw your coffee in the air). Now is when we’re supposed to take the time to acknowledge what truly makes us happy. So when it comes to Flyers hockey, even though there isn’t much going on at ice level there is still one obvious question – what are you most thankful for? The beauty of something like this when it comes to the Flyers is that there are so many things that come rushing to your mind, like saliva to the mouth …

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Point/Counterpoint: Are the fans enabling another lockout?

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 Kevin C and penaltykiller debate whether the fans are enabling another lockout. Point, Kevin: The fans are enabling the lockout and Gary Bettman has said as much. A few weeks back, Bettman said “We recovered last time because we have the world’s greatest fans.” I take that as essentially saying “It doesn’t matter if we lock out because you guys will come back no matter what,” and you know what, he’s entirely right. Hockey …