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And There Could Be a Ring Involved

The Lulz feature was originally inspired by the lolcats site but features hockey pictures with funny, quirky, ironic or just plain mean captions. This feature should run weekly on Fridays; TGIFWL (Thank Goodness It’s Friday With Lulz).

Should have been in orange and black! (Image via nhlsnipers.com)

Coping with a Long-Cupless City

Are you tired of hearing about Flyers West yet? Too bad!  It’s frankly the only thing we can write about at this point, unless you’re clamoring for a piece on how good Claude Giroux is at drinking games (hint: this is the wrong site for that sort of news). So here we are again, on the verge of watching former beloved members of the Orange and Black holding the Stanley Cup.  It’s happened before and it will happen again. The LA Kings are the new Carolina Hurricanes: a team featuring former prominent Flyers that you really don’t mind seeing win …

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Podcast: Episode 26, Unbearable

On this edition of the Flyers Faithful podcast, Steve and Hal discuss Nicklas Lidström’s retirement from the NHL, the first two games of the Stanley Cup Finals matchup between the New Jersey Devils and the Los Angeles Kings, and Tim Thomas’ upcoming year off from the NHL. Flyers Faithful Podcast Episode 26 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!

Jonathan Quick and Martin Brodeur, courtesy of Getty Images

Flyers West Update: Youth vs. Vet in Net

With all of the different storylines weaved into the Stanley Cup Finals between the Los Angeles Kings and the New Jersey Devils, it’s easy for some to fall through the cracks and not get much attention. But one storyline that seems to have gone with little mention is a major one — the opposites at opposite ends of the ice. The Kings and Devils have both had surprising playoff runs, and a number of different contributors to their success. Two huge factors have been the goaltending of Jonathan Quick for the Kings (12-2-0 with a 1.58 goals-against and a save …

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Point/Counterpoint: Root for the hated division rival or Western Conference team?

Welcome to the newest edition of “Point/Counterpoint,” where a pair of Flyers Faithful scribes present both sides of one particular issue with their own unique view and flair. This week, Jim H. and Dain S. square off over who Flyers fans should root for in the Stanley Cup Finals, a hated division rival or the Western Conference team who we have no feelings for either way but who happens to employ a half-dozen people who used to play/work for the Flyers organization. First up, Jim: It’s the age old question, especially for Flyers fans…root for the team that beat you …