Hard Choices Always Have to be Made

While us penguins continue to wilt in the usual Northeastern Summer heat, pining for the days when a cool iceberg awaits our collectively scorched behinds, thoughts about the upcoming (and too far off) season still seep their way into our Sun-addled brains. This is the first in a five-part series which intends to examine the ways the Flyers front office, though publicly professing to want to win the Cup by any means necessary, just ends up conducting business as usual year in and year out. It could have been said any time over the last 25 years: At the end of the painful …

Hitting the posts: 5.19.11

It’s already been a busy morning. So, I thought I’d post some links to help keep on top of the news. Former Flyer Brad McCrimmon, is leaving his job with the Red Wings [Sporting News] Nikolay Zherdev may or may not have assaulted his wife/her Bentley [Puck Daddy] Dick Ebersol resigns from NBC Sports Group [Puck the Media] Former Flyer Ben Eager, gets flashed, hurts the Sharks [SB Nation , Mercury News] Peter Luukko seems to believe the Flyers might have a shot at landing Henrik Lundqvist, Ryan Miller or Martin Brodeur. Sure, why not? [The Sabres Observer] The Flyers …

Luukko speaks as Flyers plan to raise ticket prices

Courtesy of the Philadelphia Daily News Michael Strulson, a third-generation owner of a set of Flyers season tickets, never thought there would be a day that he would consider not renewing his center-ice seats at the Wells Fargo Center. That was until Strulson, 39, received a surprising notice in the mail from the Flyers on Saturday. That’s the first time, Strulson said, that he found out the Flyers are instituting a price increase of more than 21 percent for six sections in the lower bowl as part of a wider “rescaling” that will see almost every ticket increase in price …

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