Giroux evolving into NHL phenom

If former Flyers GM Bobby Clarke had his way, Claude Giroux never would have been drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers. Entering the 2006 draft, the Flyers, who held the 22nd overall pick were hoping to grab Trenton New Jersey’s Bobby Sanguinetti. At pick 21, the New York Rangers took Sanguinetti, which reportedly sent the Flyers draft table … Continue reading

Leighton to undergo back surgery, expected to miss 6-8 weeks

If you’ve read my previous posts or listened to our Flyers Pre-Game Live show last night, you knew I had a bad feeling that the Michael Leighton bulging disc injury would be more than the “one month” that they initially said. It turns out I was right, as today the Flyers announced that Leighton will … Continue reading

Finally over: Kovalchuk traded to Devils

After all the speculation, around the clock coverage, and constant destination changes, Ilya Kovalchuk has finally been dealt. The New Jersey Devils have acquired the Atlanta sniper.  The Devils have reportedly sent Johnny Oduya, Niclas Bergfors, a first-round draft pick, and Mattias Tedenby to Atlanta to nab the Russian scoring machine.   There was lots of speculation all week that the Philadelphia … Continue reading

Flyers Look to Rebound Against Leafs

In the past six game the Philadelphia Flyers are 4-1-1, its become relatively visible that coach Peter Laviolette’s system has taken shape and showing results. The Flyers will enter the Wachovia Center tonight at 19-19-3 sitting 12th in the East and are four points out the eight spot held by Montreal. Which makes tonight’s game against … Continue reading

Flames Look to Rebound, Iginla Preaches Work Ethic

The Calgary Flames are 9-6-1  this season at the Pengrowth Saddledome, thats 19 points out of the 44 that they currently have. However, the Flames have been inconsistent as of late and are still only two points behind division leading Colorado Avalanche. As for most hockey clubs who slump it becomes a game of breaks. Who gets … Continue reading

Iginla, Calgary Excited For Classic Chance

The rumors have gained some legs over the past few days and it looks as if their only going to continue to grow. No, it’s not trade rumors of who is going to go where and what big names are being shipped. Actually its about the Calgary Flames being in the next NHL Winter Classic against their arch … Continue reading

Flames vs Kings Game Preview

The Calgary Flames will try to tie the Colorado Avalanche for the Northwest Division lead tonight as they host the Pacific leading Los Angeles Kings. The Kings have been the biggest surprise in the NHL so far this season are tied for the second most points in the league to prove it. Last 10: Kings- 8-1-1 Flames- … Continue reading

Flames vs. Avalanche Game Preview

The Calgary Flames and Colorado Avalanche are both tied for first place in the northwest division and are playing for sole possession for first. With first place at stake, with the winner gaining sole possession of the top spot in the Northwest. Each team has 42 points coming in, and while Calgary has been the hotter … Continue reading

Flyers Push Win Streak To Four With Shootout Victory

PHILADELPHIA- This Philadelphia Flyers victory was as scrappy as they come. This was defensive battle for both benches. This hockey game was not one that you’ll watch for in the highlight reels on NHL Network; however, if you decide to teach hockey-101, this is the game to turn to. The Flyers beat the St. Louis Blues … Continue reading

Giroux Lifts Flyers Past Bruins With Dazzling Shootout Goal

PHILADELPHIA- On a night where Flyers fans consumed close to 21,000 hot dogs on dollar dog night, Claude Giroux looked like a million bucks. Giroux, 21, netted the game winner in the shootout with a dazzling manuever last night to beat the Boston Bruins 4-3. The important aspect of last nights victory was the fact that the … Continue reading