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Flyers Need To Close Out Games

The Flyers are in a dead heat with the Rangers and Devils for first place in the Atlantic. Take away that horrid start and they’d be in first. But there’s something else I noticed. The Flyers have way taken too many games to OT and failed to close the deal, leaving points on the table. [...]

Sarah Palin Booed At Flyers Game

Sarah Palin Booed at Flyers Game In my view, after this stunt, Philadelphia fans should run Ed Snider out of town. Not only did he inject politics into sports by inviting Sarah Palin to drop the puck at the Flyers-Rangers game, but he also choreographed a “face save” for her by having the music in [...]

Flyers select James van Riemsdyk

With the 2nd overall pick the Flyers select……….James van Riemsdyk. Reemer, as his boys refer to him, was the 3rd overall rated prospect in the final North American skater rankings. Reemer stands 6’3″ 200 pounds and GM Paul Holmgren compared his skills to John Leclair while doing an interview post-selection. He’s also a local boy, [...]

Flyers get jobbed

The Flyers had a 48.2% chance of getting the 1st overall pick in the NHL entry draft. The Chicago Blackhawks had an 8% chance. Of course, 8 percent won out today. So, the Flyboys will select #2 come June 22. The season is over, and the Flyers continue to lose. ____________________ Couple Notes: Adam Pacman [...]

Around the Papers

About 3 hours after I wrote that Jon Lieber shouldn’t get his knickers in a twist about the bullpen demotion, he getting promoted back to the starting rotation. Freddy Garcia has a tight right biceps it seems, and it doesn’t sound good. _______ Todd Fedoruk got knocked the f out last night. Twenty-one seconds into [...]

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