Five Reasons I Love The Flyers: Flyers Goal Scored By…

1. Trent Klatt’s Breathe Rite Trent Klatt was without a doubt the best Flyer of all time. Had he not been traded to Vancouver for a conditional pick two games into the 1998-99 season he surely would have topped all of Bobby Clarke’s totals. One category that Clarke could never hope to catch Klatt in was total number of horse faces on your shoulders – 1. And when Klatt-a-tat-tat threw those little useless stickers on his face to stretch out his nostrils it looked like Seabiscuit was bearing down on you on the forecheck. You know how many defensemen in …

Five Reasons I love the Flyers: David Strehle

David Strehle covers the Philadelphia Flyers for NHL Hot Stove and he may be one of the most welcoming and easily likable people on Twitter. He is also a diehard fan of the Flyers. Below, he gives us the five reasons he loves the Flyers. 5. The fans In all sports, there are fans of teams that are described as loyal and even passionate.  Philadelphia sports fans in general have a certain stigma throughout the sports world, but Philly hockey fans take the meaning of “fan” to another level.  The Flyers faithful have been named the craziest in the NHL by The Hockey News, and they might just …

Five Reasons I Love the Flyers: Ralph Manoppello

Ralph Manoppello has been attending Flyers hockey games for over 37 years. His cousin started this crazy passion for a birthday gift against the Chicago Black Hawks. And 37 plus years later, he still bleeds Flyers orange, his kids bleed Flyers orange and his love of Flyers hockey is as strong today, as it was for a wide eyed 12-year old sitting at the glass watching Bobby Hull for the first time. Still a season ticket holder. Now hates the Crosby  Penguins more than Gretzky’s Oilers. And still loves being called one of the craziest fans in the most passionate …

Five Reasons I Love the Flyers: Sarah Baicker

CSN Philly‘s own Sarah Baicker does a terrific job of covering the Flyers and giving her legion of Twitter followers the inside scoop on the team. She is a devout hockey fan and player. Here are the five reasons she loves the Flyers. 1. The jersey I’ve heard countless stories about the origin of the Flyers’ logo and the club’s orange-and-black uniforms. None of them are confirmed, but what is undeniable is that when you’re in Philly and you see orange, you know it’s for the Flyers. Whether the iconic black logo is actually supposed to be a flying P …