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Hockey Hilarity: Number One Cop In Town

Friday funnies brought to you straight from hockey’s own players, media personnel, and broadcast botches. We’ll be mucking it up every week right here, examining puck ups, puns, tweets, and more! I know there are a lot of people out there who are really angry that Sergei Bobrovsky isn’t a Philadelphia Flyer anymore and instead plays for the Columbus Blue Jackets. Most of them are upset because he went on to win the Vezina Trophy in the lockout shortened season that just passed, but some were legitimately annoyed because the Flyers dealt a kid with a lot of promise (even if …

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Flyers in Pop Culture: The 1976 Philadelphia Flyers?

In the fourth edition of The Simpsons annual Halloween special, Treehouse of Horror, (way back in 1993!) Flyers fans noticed an extra special addition to the “jury of the damned”. Joining the likes of Benedict Arnold, Lizzie Borden, Richard Nixon, John Wilkes Booth, Blackbeard, and John Dillinger was the starting line of the 1976 Philadelphia Flyers! It’s random, sure, and the guys that The Simpsons’ artists put out there neither look nor dress like our beloved Broad Street Bullies (blue and white short sleeved jerseys!?), but the reference is absolutely appreciated. This is easily one of the most famous pop …

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A Very Special Flyers Halloween Special

Claude Giroux and the Flyers were watching horror movies one night when a inter-dimensional vortex transported the Flyers into the land of horror and our most beloved horror movie characters entered our reality…   Goalies are…psychotic   The line from hell.     Playing like a possessed person.     The vamptain.

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Hockey Hilarity: Hartnell Hogan Halloween

Friday funnies brought to you straight from hockey’s own players and media personnel. We’ll be mucking it up every week right here, examining puck ups, puns, tweets, and more! A few weeks ago, Scott Hartnell was somewhere and posted this picture from his Twitter account:   Let’s face it: pretty much any picture involving Scott Hartnell and Hulk Hogan is funny. Of course he also had a message for former Flyer James van Riemsdyk who responded thusly: Then, I happened upon this tweet from van Riemsdyk yesterday and I got a pretty good kick out of it: So today, I’ll leave …