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On a lockout, the offseason, and more

After the Minnesota Wild signed both Zach Parise and Ryan Suter, a trend became apparent: small-market teams were spending big money while traditional big spenders remained relatively quiet. At first, this seemed to be because teams like the Flyers and Rangers were not only making big bids for the aforementioned All-Stars but were also tied up in trade talks for Rick Nash and Bobby Ryan. Now that the Collective Bargaining Agreement talks are underway, one has to wonder if the owners of big-market teams kept GMs on a short leash to see how the negotiations played out. Last offseason, many …

Five Reasons I Love the Flyers: Anthony Mingioni

Anthony Mingioni, born and raised a mere eight blocks away from FF chief Marcello D in South Philadelphia, writes the Off The Post column covering the Flyers and the NHL at large for Sportsology, co-hosts Off The PostRadio Show on BlogTalkRadio Monday nights from 9:30-10:00 p.m. and is a contributing writer to Center Ice Philly Magazine.  You can follow him on Twitter @AnthonyMingioni. Below, he gives us the top five reasons he loves the Flyers. 5. The Crest There is simply no other logo in professional sports quite like the Flyers. It’s impossible not to have some sort of response to it, …