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Who knew that Ilya Bryzgalov's unforgettable late-October speech about how bad he was would end up as the second-most memorable moment of his season? The new front-runner emerged on Wednesday night, when Bryzgalov explained to HBO cameras how insignificant we all are in the universe. "I don't know, right now I'm very into the universe, you know? Like how it was created, like what is it? You know," Bryzgalov said on the first episode of 24/7. "Solar system is so humongous big, right, but if you see that like our solar system and like our galaxy and like on the...
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If you’re born with prodigious athleticism, it would make sense for you to be born without intellect. However, if the sport in which you are prodigious finds your brains consistently scrambled by vicious checks, you may begin to believe that you are in fact an intellectual. Such is the case of Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov. Who proves the theory expounded above by attempting...
We all expected Ilya Bryzgalov to have a big part in the show because of his personality, but this is just incredible. Here is what a few media outlets had to say about the Flyers goalie. They love him.
ESPN - "Thanks to the first episode of "24/7," we learned that Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov has a fascination with the universe. He's an expert on the death...
Besides New York Rangers captain Ryan Callahan's salty 95-year-old grandmother, the breakout star of the first episode of "HBO 24/7 Flyers Rangers: Road To The NHL Winter Classic" was Philadelphia Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov.
Here are the two Bryz segments that had the goaltender/philosopher trending worldwide on Twitter:
"You know where you going? You going...
24/7 was unreal.
Ilya Bryzgalov stole the show for the Flyers. If you do one thing. Watch this segment:
Huge thanks to CrossingBroad for the vid. He is a must read for all 24/7 coverage.
The Seven is an arbitrary list of randomly connected hockey subjects that will run every Thursday on Puck Daddy. Agree to disagree.
The breakout star of "HBO 24/7 Flyers Rangers" last night was Philadelphia Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov, whose meandering thoughts on the mysteries of the universe and vast knowledge of endangered species laws made for an instant classic...
From a dispassionate point of view, all regular season wins are created equal. They're all worth two points in the standings. But from a psychological and emotional perspective, some victories mean more than others.
The Flyers' 5-1 win in Washington last night was impressive in terms of the scoresheet. Thirteen different Philadelphia registered at least one point. Ilya...