Five Reasons I Love the Flyers: Matt B

Matt B is a diehard Flyers Fan and blogger from New Jersey. He runs the funny Flyers blog, Down Goes Spezza. He can also spews his comedic talents on Twitter as well. He has provided us with his five reasons he loves the Flyers. 1. The Legion of Doom I’m turning 22 during the first week of the 2010-2011 campaign making me far too young to remember the days of the original Broad St. Bullies, but I grew up with these guys. My first memories as a kid of hockey involved watching the Legion of Doom destroy everything during the …

Flyers’ bottom five games in new buildings

To celebrate the fact that the Penguins will open up the new CONSOL Energy Center tonight by welcoming the Flyers, I’ve decided to dip into the history machine again and pull out what I think are the five best and worst games the club has played in new arenas. Yesterday’s post featured the best game. Today, I write about bottom five games. 1. December 6, 1992 – Senators 3, Flyers 2 @ Ottawa Civic Center Pelle Eklund and Claude Boivin scored for the Flyers but the story was that a club in the middle of their five-year playoff drought brought …

Flyers’ top five games in new buildings

To celebrate the fact that the Penguins will open up the new CONSOL Energy Center on Thursday by welcoming the Flyers, I’ve decided to dip into the history machine again and pull out what I think are the five best and worst games the club has played in new arenas. Today’s post will feature the best game. The worst games will be published tomorrow. 1. February 3, 1996 – Flyers 7, Blues 3 @ Kiel Center The bad news was that feared sniper Brett Hull scored the first and last goals of the game. The good news was how Philly …

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