I have covered this topic before in past offseasons but it is always a popular topic among Flyers fans and I've gotten a couple of requests from newer readers to do it: Ranking the best enforcers in team history. So I'm revisiting the topic with a slight twist. Here are the 10 best and 5 worst, or at least the ones who were less effective in that role than hoped.
Michael Raffl (far left) in action with Leksands IF. (Photo via TheFanBlog on Flickr)
The World Championships is a hotbed for foreign talent, convincing many teams to send out executives each year for the tournament. Philadelphia sent pro scout Dave Brown, and director of hockey operations Chris Pryor to Stockholm to scout, and one player caught their eye.
That would be Michael...
Look what my old soul brother Dave Brown uncovered about opening a container of Philly Cream Cheese:
Click through for Dave’s piece on his version of “Elvis on a potato chip,” which is brilliant, even if I’m pretty sure that’s just a Walgreens logo.
from Allan Maki of the Globe and Mail, From high in the rafters of the Montreal Forum, an organist plays a lovely little number once made popular by polkameister Frankie Yankovic. The song’s unsung lyrics are, “Somewhere my love, there will be songs to sing ...”
Down on the ice, before the start of Game 6 of the Prince of Wales Conference final, there is no love, only clots...
Three names have surfaced as potential candidates for the vacant Northern Arizona head coaching position, according to NorthernArizonaNews.com.
They are Arizona State assistant coach Scott Pera, Oregon State assistant coach David Grace and Grand Canyon University coach Russ Pennell.
The man hired will permanently replace coach Mike Adras, who abandoned his post Dec. 9 amid allegations...
Dave Brown paces along the baseline, arms crossed, a piece of paper folded the long way, into thirds, and tucked in the band of his sweats.
January 21, 2012
With finals and the fall semester in the rearview mirror, the Northern Arizona mens basketball team begins play in its second week under the direction of interim coach Dave Brown with its first road test at Arizona State on Saturday. Tip-off is scheduled for 4:05 p.m., and the game will be televised live on FOX Sports Arizona.
The Lumberjacks are coming off an 80-67 win over CSU...
Mike Adras resigned Friday as Northern Arizona's basketball coach.
Athletic Director Jim Fallis said Dave Brown will serve as interim head coach while a search for a permanent replacement is conducted. Brown is a member of the NAU Athletics Hall of Fame and former head coach of the NAU's women's basketball team and the Yavapai College men's team.
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2011
Dave Brown, a long-time NAU employee, will serve as interim head coach while a search for a permanent replacement is conducted.
December 09, 2011
Mike Adras, nine games into his 13th season as the Northern Arizona men's basketball team, resigned Friday.
NAU released a statement saying Adras would "pursue other opportunities." He had a 193-170 record as a head coach, including a 2-7 mark this year. He was an assistant coach at NAU for seven years before taking over the program in 1999 after Ben Howland was hired...