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Prayers and Thoughts go out to Eagles nation

Posted by fanofphilly on Sunday, August 5th, 2012

Today Howie stepped up to the podium and announced that Andy Reid was absent from early morning workouts due to the passing of his son Garrett Reid.  First and foremost my heart and prayers go out to the Reid family and the whole Eagles organization.  Now let me say this… I do no like using […]

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Flyers HUGE FA signings

Posted by fanofphilly on Thursday, July 5th, 2012

Flyers announce 2 signings today. Ruslan Fedotenko – returns back to the team but this time almost 10 years later hes coming back.  He will not be a player that will light the lamp often for us but he will bring solid depth and SIZE.  Something that we needed after losing Jagr and JVR.  Regardless […]

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Rookie salary cap numbers for 2012

Posted by fanofphilly on Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

Ok so the numbers are not 100% final but with the new CBA you can get very very close to being accurate. Now these are their paycut for just this year against the cap. 1-12     Fletcher Cox, DT, Mississippi State – $1.8m 2-14     Mychal Kendricks, ILB, California – $807k 2-27     Vinny Curry, […]

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Thoughts on Flyers first day of free agency.

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

Two steps forward, two steps back, maybe we’ll see some actual improvement Friday.

Flyers first Day in FA a big one!

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Well lets take a look at what the Flyers have done the minute free agency opened up. Prior to that we know they re-signed Micheal Leighton to a 2 year deal worth 3.1 million 1.5 million this year and 1.6 million next year. I guess the Flyers really believe in any good defense can beat […]

Offical Leighton is back! And our #1

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Goalie Michael Leighton is staying with the Philadelphia Flyers, agreeing to a two-year deal worth $3.1 million, according to a source. Leighton, who would have been an unrestricted free agent at noon ET Thursday, will earn $1.5 million next season and $1.6 million in 2011-12. He earned $600,000 this past season while leading the Flyers […]

Update on Flyers goalie

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Well as I was writing that last article I suddenly got new on this. NHL NEWS – The Philadelphia Flyers’ quest for a goaltender might be coming to an end. According to a Twitter report by CSNPhilly, the club will re-sign Michael Leighton, who backstopped the team for most of its run to the Stanley […]

Flyers aquire D – Dan Hamhuis

Saturday, June 19th, 2010

The Nashville Predators have traded the rights to one of their top defensemen, Dan Hamhuis, to the Eastern Conference champion Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for defenseman Ryan Parent. Nashville is also sending a conditional 7th round pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft as part of the deal. Hamhuis will become an unrestricted free agent […]

The calm before the storm – Flyers

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Well ladies and gents, I love to call this time of the year in hockey the Julius Caesar. And the reason why I call it that is because this is the time of year in which you will see teams starting to make their minds of as to which player they have out there on […]

Playoff Beard?

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Well many people out there are superstitious about things such as, not shaving when you get into the playoffs, or doing a specific routine every day / every game. I put this theory in place myself not posting during the Flyers wins here…..well it backfired in the worst way the other night and boy did […]

Chris Pronger after game 2

Monday, May 31st, 2010

Well we can only blame the ref’s so much for screwing a game up but really damn that was pretty crappy whistle blowing during that game. Nice to see the series coming up and nice to see Leighton having a great game one goal not really his fault the second goal totally screened by Carle […]

Stanley Cup game TWO Scratches

Monday, May 31st, 2010

As you have all seen Leights will remain in goal. JVR will be scratched for Dan Carcilo….. So now that line will consist of Claude Giroux / Arron Asham / Dan Carcilo and that is assuming that Peter Lavs wont touch the Danny Briere, Ville Leino and Scottie Hartnell line I still think you should […]

Leighton Will Start Game Two of Cup Finals

Sunday, May 30th, 2010

Philadelphia Flyers coach Peter Laviolette will give goalie Michael Leighton another chance. Laviolette informed the media Sunday evening that Leighton would, indeed, be the starter for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday at United Center (8 p.m. ET, NBC, CBC, RDS). The Blackhawks lead the series, 1-0. Leighton […]