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Podcast: Episode 47, Jim Jackson

On this edition of the Flyers Faithful podcast, Steve and Hal talk to Flyers television play by play broadcaster Jim Jackson about his career, his favorite games, Coatesy, Twitter (and whether he’ll be making Don Cherry type rants on there), and take a look at the upcoming Flyers season.

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Jim Jackson: The Flyers Faithful interview

Jim Jackson has been a part of the fabric of Flyers hockey ever since he was brought to the organization as the radio play-by-play voice back in 1993. On the advent of his 20th year calling NHL action here in Philadelphia, JJ was kind enough to talk to Bob H. on a variety of topics related to his journey through the years that has landed him with one of the top clubs in the National Hockey League and as a fixture for not only hockey, but also Phillies baseball. BH: It’s common knowledge that you’re from Upstate New York. From …


Flyers Faithful Podcast Episode 5: Rick Nash Bridges

On this week’s edition of the Flyers Faithful podcast Steve and Hal are joined by Kim Pollock from The Checking Line!  We discussed her upcoming piece on Jim Jackson, Jeff Carter’s situation, new Flyers Nicklas Grossman and Pavel Kubina, and much more.  Also, did someone say Rick Nash? Flyers Faithful Podcast Episode 5 You can also download it from iTunes here!  If you’re enjoying it please leave a review and I may at some point make you a sandwich.

Five Reasons I Love the Flyers: Kim P

Kim is a member of the Flyers staff over at The Checking Line and also covers the Flyers for Chicks Dig The Long Ball. She is one of the very few Flyers fans who also loves the Chicago Blackhawks. Check out her personal hockey blog, Sticks and Knobs, and follow her on Twitter. Below, she gives us the top five reasons she loves the Flyers. 5. The History I haven’t been a Flyers fan my entire life – though I remember watching games with my dad when I was younger, I wasn’t a diehard fan until much later in my life – but I …

Hockey Day in America

Hey kids! Can’t stand all that trash talk about how the NHL is the sixth most popular sport in the United States? Are you tired of trying to find hockey games on your cable provider because your eyes become like pinholes after buzzing through the first 90 stations? Feel like strangling the next person who asks why teams wear dark jerseys when they play at home? Then I’ve got something for YOU! The very first Hockey Day in America, coming Sunday to an actual national network famed for international sports and a basic cable channel best known for outdoorsy-type endeavors. The marquee matchup …