Podcast: Episode 27, King’s Ransom

On this edition of the Flyers Faithful podcast, Steve and Hal broadcast as the Los Angeles Kings put the finishing touches on the New Jersey Devils in game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals and discuss Howard Eskin’s recent rumor regarding James van Riemsdyk. Flyers Faithful Podcast Episode 27 You can also download it from iTunes here!  If you’re enjoying the show via iTunes we would very much appreciate it if you could rate it and leave a review on there!

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Around the Net 06.12.2012

    Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. King of Kings The L.A. Kings are the Stanley Cup Champions. Simon Gagne will now have his name on the Cup: [Broad Street Hockey] [The 700 Level] [CSN Philly] Let the trade rumors begin Howard Eskin says JVR is faking an injury so he won’t get sent to Columbus. Wouldn’t you? JVR says his foot isn’t healed: [Hockeybuzz.com] [The 700 Level] [Broad Street Hockey] My take on JVR: His upside is too great to trade for a …


Flyers must go all in for Weber

Caveat: It would take a lot to get Shea Weber out of Nashville as the Predators will do everything in their power to keep him. But that does not mean that the Flyers shouldn’t try their damnedest to get him. The fact of the matter is that Weber is an elite defensive talent that is the biggest missing piece standing between the Flyers and a Stanley Cup parade. Few players could realistically fill the void left by Chris Pronger. Weber is one of the select few and is just entering the prime of his career to boot. What reason do …

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Flyers’ season ends with 3-1 loss at home

Although they came out with more energy and effort, the Philadelphia Flyers fell to the Devils for a fourth straight game with a 3-1 defeat at the Wells Fargo Center tonight in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, ending one of the most interesting playoffs in recent memory. New Jersey now awaits the winner of the Rangers/Caps series and will begin the Eastern Conference Finals some time next week. Peter DeBoer’s club reached the third round for the first time since 2003, when the Devils won the last of their three Stanley Cups. The head coach echoed some key …

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Ponikarovsky Beats Bryzgalov In Overtime, Gives Devils 4-3 Win

After a pair of failed power-play attempts in overtime, the Flyers let Alexei Ponikarovsky’s first goal of the 2012 playoffs be the game-winner in the Devils’ 4-3 victory tonight at the Prudential Center. The win gives Jersey a 2-1 series lead. Ilya Kovalchuk jumped on the Flyers’ clear in the neutral zone and caught Philly’s skaters in a line change when he hit Ponikarovsky with a pass at the Orange and Black’s blue line. With only one defender back, the Devils’ forward decided to shoot rather than pass. After Ilya Bryzgalov denied his first shot, the former Los Angeles King jumped on …