MasterGame Theater

It became known as the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre, a Saturday afternoon on South Broad Street between the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers on February 14, 2004. Two days earlier, in the opener of the home-and-road set at Madison Square Garden, a Flyers 2-1 win came at a heavy price. Jeremy Roenick’s jaw was destroyed when he got in the way of a slap shot, and Keith Primeau was felled with a concussion. Both would be out for significant time. But a deep veteran club under Ken Hitchcock was just a little bit deeper thanks to a pre-raided Philadelphia Phantoms, …

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 …

Milestone Madness

It’s amazing to think the Flyers are on pace to reach 1,000 home wins in franchise history.  It would have been sweet to see the Orange and Black do it this past Saturday against the rival New Jersey Devils, but Johan Hedberg and Patrik Elias had a little something to say in that regard. Anywhoo…Philly gets another crack at a grand tonight against the Montreal Canadiens, in the final meeting of a four-game regular-season series which serves as the Flyers’ final contest before the All-Star Break. Since our hockey club, which sits atop the NHL standings, is so close to this momentous occasion, it’s …

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