Flyers Faithful Podcast Episode 5: Rick Nash Bridges

On this week’s edition of the Flyers Faithful podcast Steve and Hal are joined by Kim Pollock from The Checking Line!  We discussed her upcoming piece on Jim Jackson, Jeff Carter’s situation, new Flyers Nicklas Grossman and Pavel Kubina, and much more.  Also, did someone say Rick Nash? Flyers Faithful Podcast Episode 5 You can also download it from iTunes here!  If you’re enjoying it please leave a review and I may at some point make you a sandwich.


Around the Net for 2.21.12

  Welcome to Around the Net, a new weekly column about the Philadelphia Flyers on and off the ice. This week, we will look back at the Flyers Wives Fight for Lives carnival and get an update on Chris Pronger; we explore the two trades the Flyers made to strengthen their defense and we examine the Rick Nash rumors and if it makes sense for Paul Holmgren to make such a deal. First, a video recap of the Flyers Wives carnival: Courtesy of the Flyers: http://video.flyers.nhl.com/videocenter/console?catid=0&id=158889 Lauren Pronger:”Good and bad days.” The wife of Flyers captain spoke over the weekend …


Minor League Update: 2/13-2/19

The Adirondack Phantoms won half of their games this week, as they ended their lengthy road losing streak in the process. After they went without a single road win in the months of December and January, the Phantoms finally earned a win away from home. Adirondack will try to climb back into the playoff picture this week, as they finish their four-game road trip before they return home on Sunday. The Phantoms extended their losing streak to four games on Tuesday night, as they dropped a 2-1 decision to the Toronto Marlies (Toronto Maple Leafs’ AHL affiliate) in overtime. Mike Zigomanis …


Kubina traded to Flyers

The Philadelphia Flyers didn’t wait very long after a 6-4 home loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins to spin the dealer’s wheel, acquiring defenseman Pavel Kubina from the Tampa Bay Lighting. Departing the organization are minor-league forward Jon Kalinski, a conditional second-round pick (acquired from Florida in the Kris Versteeg deal) plus a fourth-rounder in 2013. The 34-year-old Kubina provides a much-needed, right-handed shot from the point and will be an imposing presence at 6-foot-4 and almost 250 pounds. He totaled three goals and 11 points with 59 penalty minutes in 52 games thus far for the Bolts. Over his career, …

Stamkos And Garon Lead Lightning In 5-1 Victory Over Flyers

Steven Stamkos had a two-goal night and Mathieu Garon made 31 saves to led the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 5-1 home victory over the Philadelphia Flyers. Despite out shooting the Lightning 32-16 and forcing them into 11 icings while Tampa Bay didn’t force them into any, the Flyers leave Tampa Bay after an unfortunate loss they didn’t deserve. Scott Hartnell scored the Flyers’ only goal of the game while Ilya Bryzgalov stopped a mere 11 of the 16 shots he faced as the Flyers lost for the fourth time in their last five games.  Hartnell was snakebitten early on, victimized by Garon with a huge save during 5-on-5 …