Category: Philadelphia Flyers

Steve Downie returns to Flyers in trade that sends Max Talbot to the Colorado Avalanche

Max Talbot. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Only four days after the New York Islanders and Buffalo Sabres swapped scoring wingers, the Colorado Avalanche and Philadelphia Flyers have exchanged physical forwards in a deal that sends Steve Downie back to the franchise that drafted him in 2005.…

5 For Thought: Teemu on suspensions, Stastny’s future, 24/7: Leafs/Red Wings, and more.

Avalanche centre Paul Stastny. Image courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

1. Teemu Selanne thinks the NHL should dish-out tougher suspensions. Ducks’ legend Teemu Selanne recently spoke out against NHL suspensions, claiming, “I don’t think they’re [severe] enough. The next night, the same thing happens.” Read Selanne’s quote, and full article here,…

“We will make the playoffs,” says Flyers’ captain Claude Giroux

Flyers head coach and captain Claude Giroux from 2012.  Image Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

It has been a very rough start to the 2013-14 regular season for the Philadelphia Flyers. With only 2 points in the standings, they are statistically the worst team in the National Hockey League. That being said, they are only…

Today’s 5: Sabres trade talk, Bolland returns home, 5 for Lapierre, and more.

Thomas Vanek, New York Islanders.

1. Miller and Vanek trade rumours I just came across an interesting article by The Hockey News‘ Lyle Richardson. The read suggests the Buffalo Sabres may be looking to move Ryan Miller to the Edmonton Oilers, or Thomas Vanek to…

Vanity Fair names 10 best dressed NHL players

Hockey is a rough and rugged game played by modern day gladiators who display incredible skill and intense aggression……and……..style? Vanity Fair, not known for hockey related featured content, published a list of the ten best dressed players in the NHL…

Today’s 5: Berube vs Pens, Thomas vs Bruins, Yakupov, and more.

Flyers head coach and captain Claude Giroux from 2012.  Image Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

1. Berube’s 1st Battle With The Pittsburgh Penguins It could be argued, you’re not truly the coach of the Philadelphia Flyers until you’ve gone head-to-head with bitter rivals the Pittsburgh Penguins. Tonight, newly appointed head coach Craig Berube will get…

Today’s 5: Halak is back, Reimer could be back, Pronger will not be back, and more.

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Today’s 5 observations on current events in the National Hockey League. 1. Jaroslav Halak revitalizes career for the St. Louis Blues Jaroslav Halak was awful last season – there is no other way to say it. By the second half…

10 Memorable Moments From The NHL’s First 12 Days

Alex Steen, St. Louis Blues

The first twelve days of the 2013-14 NHL season have been exciting, controversial, and filled with a whole lot of Patrick Roy. Here is a look at the ten best moments: 10. Grabovski hat trick almost spoils Blackhawks’ banner raiser…