Spectrum memories: Paul must go

To celebrate my 25th year of hockey fandom, I will occasionally step into the way-back machine and write about events in the Flyers’ past. For the balance of the season, I will be dipping into the well to ruminate about some things related to my love of the Philadelphia Flyers, and in general about the fan experience as a youngster. This is the second in the series of Spectrum Memories. …and Paul eventually went. In most years my family bought tickets, the first game in the matinee plan was the semi-regular Friday-after-Thanksgiving afternoon contest. The opponent always varied, as these …

Spectrum memories: The matinee plan

“To celebrate my 25th year of hockey fandom, I will occasionally step into the way-back machine and write about events in the Flyers’ past. For the balance of the season, I will be dipping into the well to ruminate about some things related to my love of the Philadelphia Flyers, and in general about the fan experience as a youngster. This is the first in the series of Spectrum Memories.” It’s been 15 years, but my memories of attending Flyers games at the Spectrum are still fresh in my mind. From the good years, to the lean ones, and back …

Five Reasons I Love the Flyers: Ladyneat

Ladyneat is a terrific photographer and dedicated Flyers fan. She is also one of the nicest people to follow on Twitter. If you do not already follow her, you should. We are grateful to have her submit her list of the five reasons she loves the Flyers. I was honored to be asked this question. I have loved the Flyers a very long time. I grew up in a neighborhood of mostly guys. They played street hockey everyday. They took on the names of the players that they loved as they played. Names like Kerr, Zezel, Poulin, & Hextall. This …

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