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Then and Now: Randy Robitaille

After a 40-point campaign with the Minnesota Wild in 2005-2006, Randy Robitaille joined the Philadelphia Flyers’ organization in the summer of 2006. The now 37-year-old forward played all of 28 games with the Orange and Black before being dealt to a divisional rival. In his 28 games with Philly, Robitaille totaled five goals and 12 helpers. His first goal with the Flyers came against Johan Hedberg in a 3-2 shootout win over the Atlanta Thrashers on October 26th, 2006. His final goal in a Flyers’ sweater came on November 30th, as he beat Mike Dunham in a Philly 3-2 decision …

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Hockey Hilarity: Ott-er Disaster

Friday funnies brought to you straight from hockey’s own players, media personnel, and broadcast botches. We’ll be mucking it up every week right here, examining puck ups, puns, tweets, and more! As hockey fans, one of the coolest parts of the game is the sweater. Hockey jerseys are just so cool. The only cooler piece of equipment is the goalie mask, but I digress… The subject of this week’s hockey hilarity is the massive misstep made by a franchise with a pretty rad logo. The Buffalo Sabres have a dope color scheme and a killer logo… But then they go and …

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Frequent Flyer Miles: Manning to stay in Philly, Zherdev on the move again, Picard to Austria

The biggest news in terms of current and past Philadelphia Flyers is the signing of Brandon Manning to a one-year deal. The blue liner has appeared in 10 games for the Orange and Black over the last two seasons, as well as 111 games for the Adirondack Phantoms. He has two assists and a plus-5 rating in the NHL and 12 goals with 28 assists, as well as 216 PIMs, in the AHL. Manning will come with a cap hit of $675,000 next season. As for former Flyers, Nikolay Zherdev is making his third appearance in Frequent Flyer Miles, as he …

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Then and Now: Mark Cullen

Signed as an unrestricted free agent to a one-year deal, Mark Cullen joined the Philadelphia Flyers in the summer of 2006 after a 29-game stint with the Chicago Blackhawks during the 2005-2006 campaign. After being waived by the Flyers at the beginning of the 2006-2007 season, he played a total of three games for the Flyers and suited up for over 50 games with the Philadelphia Phantoms in his lone season with the Philly organization. Cullen took part in the Flyers’ 5-3 loss to the Washington Capitals on November 4th, 2006, the Flyers’ 4-1 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs …

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Hockey Hilarity: You Mean An Actual Real Live Person Runs the Flyers’ Twitter Account?

Friday funnies brought to you straight from hockey’s own players, media personnel, and broadcast botches. We’ll be mucking it up every week right here, examining puck ups, puns, tweets, and more! A small, but nevertheless, incredibly frustrating things about being a Philadelphia Flyers fan has to be that following a team (which has largely been representative of the city itself since the team’s inception back in 1967) that is brimming with personality, you kind of wish that the that the team’s Twitter account would follow suit sometimes and be personable. The tweets are usually just “Hey, we’re doing this!” or “This …