Tag: Philadelphia Flyers

Hollywood and Hockey

The Flyers and Homer Simpson: Treehouse of Horror and beyond

In their athletic afterlife, the 1975-76 Philadelphia Flyers served two minutes in the box. The jury box, that ...
The Greatest

10 greatest second seasons by expansion teams

The Vegas Golden Knights were the first NHL expansion team to reach the playoffs in their inaugural year ...
The Greatest

Greatest New England-Philadelphia hockey connections

The New England-Philadelphia matchup in Super Bowl LII will settle at least one bid for bragging rights. But ...
Profiles

Hometown roots remain for South Jersey’s Vasaturo

Charlie Vasaturo grew up in Sewell, N.J., a convenient commute across the river from Philadelphia. As with most people, ...
The Greatest

10 greatest achievements by the first NHL expansion class

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the NHL’s first modern expansion class. That class consisted of the St. ...
The Collegian

Kudos to Tomek for shutting out despair, blame

Matej Tomek surprised few, if any, of his followers when he withdrew from the University of North Dakota ...
Life After Hockey

Philadelphia Flyers of the ’80s united in spite of tragedy

On Wednesday, April 5, Philadelphia Flyers fans of a certain age once again felt the familiar and discomfiting ...
The Greatest

10 greatest hockey goal songs (“Rock and Roll Part 2” ...

There is no denying that Gary Glitter’s “Rock and Roll Part 2” set a trend for hockey goal ...
Profiles

Cooper Marody re-emerges a sharper student, on and off the ...

Last spring, Michigan forward Cooper Marody came down with mononucleosis, which kept him out of the Wolverines’ lineup ...
Life After Hockey

Life After Hockey? Play in Philadelphia, and Hockey Is Life

Much has been made in Philadelphia Flyers franchise lore — too much if you ask some, after 41 ...