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Fans of the television show Bones probably know that David Boreanaz loves the Philadelphia Flyers. He was asked to write an essay for the Winter Classic Program titled 'Why I Bleed Orange and Black'.
Here is an excerpt, courtesy of Entertainment Weekly.
All it took was one game at the old Spectrum, and I bled orange and black for life.
I was about seven years old when my family and I moved from Buffalo, New York to Philadelphia. Not too long after we arrived, my dad, as a surprise, got us tickets to see the Buffalo Sabres take on the Flyers at the Spectrum. It was exciting. He had gotten tickets in the nose-bleed section and when the Sabres scored, I cheered really loud. My dad just looked at me and I could tell that it was probably not the wisest thing to do. Even as a child I remember being taken aback by the, well, non-exuberant crowd around me as I celebrated alone in the upper decks of the old Flyer home. Instead of being scared, though, I was impressed by their passio...
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Philadelphia Flyers leading scorer Claude Giroux will be a game-time decision for Wednesday's matchup with the Dallas Stars.
Giroux suffered a concussion when he was hit in the head by the knee of teammate Wayne Simmonds during a Dec. 10 game against Tampa Bay.
He has missed the past four games because of post-concussion symptoms.
The 23-year-old has 16 goals and 23 assists...
Claude Giroux collected a goal and three assists in his return from a four-game absence due to concussion-like symptoms as the Philadelphia Flyers maintained their mastery of the Dallas Stars with a 4-1 road triumph on Wednesday.
With his third four-point game of the season, Giroux regained sole possession of the NHL's points lead after scoring 8 1/2 minutes into the first period...
Philadelphia Flyers coach Peter Laviolette shoved Dallas Stars agitator Steve Ott in the back as the teams headed to the locker room during the first intermission on Wednesday.
Ott was waiting for the rest of his teammates to exit before having a few choice words for Laviolette.
The Flyers' coach dismissed Ott and continued to the locker room.
Claude Giroux collected a goal...
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DALLAS - Claude Giroux had a goal and three assists in his return from a four-game absence due to a concussion...
After a tough start to last night's game in Dallas, the Flyers went on to have relatively little trouble in dispatching a good Stars team by a 4-1 score. The Stars had no solutions to solving the returning Claude Giroux and his linemates, and the Flyers methodically dismantled their opponent over the course of the game.
Although the Stars have been the NHL's best comeback...
Philadelphia Flyers (20-8-4, 44 pts) @ Dallas Stars (19-12-1, 39 pts)
6:30 PM CT, December 21, 2011
American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
The Stars face the other half of the Winter Classic teams tonight as the Philadelphia Flyers come into town in a matchup of division leaders. The Flyers are first place in the tough Atlantic Division, ahead of the New York Rangers and Pittsburgh...
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There was a lot of hype surrounding the mathcup at Madison Square Garden. HBO cameras were there, and it was a preview of the upcoming Winter Classic. The Rangers dominated the entire game, and the Flyers were back on their heels. After the game, Ilya Bryzgalov was clearly frustrated when asked about the deflections that have gotten by him this year.
- Bryz played very...
Claude Giroux just might be the best player in the league not named Sidney Crosby.
Giroux is currently leading the league in scoring with 39 points, despite missing the last four games with a concussion. His 16 goals are four behind league leader Steven Stamkos and he is the best player on the Eastern Conference's second best team.
His ascension to élite status is even more...
The New York Rangers (20-8-4) host the Philadelphia Flyers (21-8-4) at Madison Square Garden tonight starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG; Radio: ESPN Radio 1050AM, XM 213Live Stream:http://www.firstrowsports.tv/watch/99517/1/watch-new-york-rangers-vs-philadelphia-flyers.htmlProbable Lines:Anisimov...