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Lots of Flyers flavor across the NHL playoffs

Flyers hockey has resumed, and there’s plenty to root for in watching the local team try to break a 45-year Stanley Cup drought with a very talented team. But there’s plenty of other hockey...

The NHL postseason has finally arrived

It’s hockey time. After a more than four and a half month pause, the National Hockey League has gathered inside a pair of bubbles in Canada to hopefully conclude the 2019-20 season with an extended...

For better or worse, Pederson welcomes players to new normal of 2020

By Al Thompson Even with the agreement between the NFL and the NFL Players Association to open training camps, there is still an uncertainty about whether there will be a pro football season in 2020. Eagles...

Flyers should get Kraken on preparing for future

“Below the thunders of the upper deep, far, far beneath in the abysmal sea…”  Before last week, “The Kraken” was just a legend, notably popularized by Alfred Tennyson’s 1830 sonnet of the same name. Now, the...

Giardello remembered in South Philly

Fans, family and Philadelphia boxing community members gathered last week to celebrate  Joey Giardello’s 90th birthday. Giardello, a former Middleweight Champion, passed away 12 years ago but would have turned 90 on July 16. Born, Carmine...

New CBA brings guaranteed hockey, tough decisions

It’s becoming closer to a reality. Training camps officially opened on Monday morning as the National Hockey League continues to stride toward resolving the 2019-20 season. A plan is in place. Hub cities of Toronto and...

Dad has a lot of fight in him, just like Lindblom and his favorite...

There are times in life when sports don’t matter. And there are other times when they mean everything. In my house growing up, hockey has always been a driving force. As Flyers fans, every fall...

As COVID cases grow nationally, NHL should consider safety of players

Like any other run to the Stanley Cup, you knew it’s never going to be easy. Sometimes it’s a key injury, a bad officiating call or maybe a really unlucky bounce, but the Stanley Cup...

Pederson talks about losing Brandon Brooks for the year and his involvement with player...

By Al Thompson Eagles coach Doug Pederson gave a Zoom news conference on Tuesday to talk about a number of topics, the most pressing and first question asked was his reaction to the news that...

Flyers fans should temper expectations

Hockey enthusiasts should be excited, as the National Hockey League has created a plan to officially begin training camps on July 10. There are still plenty of details to iron out, as the league faces...
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