Dos Recchis

Pub Quiz Updates

Our throwback beer is called Dos Recchis. It is a blood orange and black peppercorn Saison. The beer is nearly done brewing. The test batch was done a few weeks ago and it was absolutely delectable. The shirts we are giving away have an easter egg built into them (shh, it’s a secret!) We confirmed this weekend that we will have another Flyers-themed ice sculpture shot luge. Yessssss. If all goes according to plan, there will be a big unveiling at the event. Worst case scenario, the unveiling happens in time for the holidays. We will be doing a 50/50 …

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The Third Annual Pub Quiz Fundraiser

What: Flyers-themed Pub Quiz When: Thursday, November 14 at 8:00 p.m. Where: Fado Why: To raise money for the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation Cost: $10 per person (half goes to Snider Hockey, half goes to Pub Quiz winner) Ages: This is an all-ages event. People over 21 will get a wristband so they can drink. More Details You can RSVP on FB if you so desire. Attendees will get a free t-shirt. The winning team from each round of Pub Quiz will get a six pack of a limited edition, specially brewed Flyers-themed beer. Participants can form a team …

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Draft Eligibles: Is Darnell Nurse (OHL), Donovan McNabb’s nephew, the next Chris Pronger?

One player who has climbed up the draft boards this season is Sault. Ste. Marie Greyhounds defenseman Darnell Nurse. Nurse is currently ranked 10th overall by ISS in its January rankings and is listed as the number one OHL defenseman draft prospect, and number two overall OHL player behind Ottawa 67’s forward Sean Monahan. While Nurse’s talent is already present, he will most likely be drafted on future potential. At 6’5 190 pounds, Nurse certainly has room on his frame to add muscle and size. Nurse can also play quite physically, using his 6’5″ frame to his advantage, as indicated …

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Assembling a Stanley Cup winner; breaking down the last seven Cup teams

It’s no secret that after losing the 2004-2005 NHL season due to a lockout, the dynamic of assembling an NHL team changed dramatically. With the implementation of a salary cap, there were a myriad of new limitations and restrictions placed on teams and how they spend their money. Rich teams could no longer try to buy themselves a Stanley Cup, while poor teams felt like they could finally compete. But is there a formula for building a Stanley Cup winning team? When you have no restrictions on how much money you can spend, there’s really limited concern about spending wisely. …

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Point/Counterpoint: What to expect when you’re expecting a 48-game season

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, Nick D. and Bob H. renew their Laurel and Hardy act, trading barbs on what exactly fans will see once the NHL agrees to a fixed number of games to complete the truncated 2012-13 season. Point, Nick: Nail-biting white-knuckling, heart-attack-inducing intensity. Every game, every minute, every point will be huge. Anything can happen. Basically what you can expect is all around great hockey every single night and since it is NHL …

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