This Week in Flyers History
By Mike Watson
May 28th, 1987
It’s Game Six of the 1987 Stanley Cup Finals between the Flyers and the Edmonton Oilers at the Spectrum. The Flyers were down three games to two and needed a win on home ice to force a Game Seven back in Edmonton.
To get there, the Flyers would need contributions from everyone to beat the high flying Oilers and...
Photo via USA Today.Could Georgia Southern become the next Boise State? The one-time FCS powerhouse-turned fledgling FBS program took the Sun Conference by storm in its first season, going undefeated in conference play and winning the conference title.The Eagles didn't do quite as well in out-of-conference play, losing close games against North Carolina State and Georgia Tech, and...
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The Philadelphia Flyers have added former Colorado Avalanche scout Rick Pracey to their staff. Pracey will assume the role amateur scout. Pracey had been the director of scouting for the Avalanche.
This may seem like a minor move by the organization but the reality is, it's a very good one. Pracey is responsible for drafting some very good...
It's time for another installment of Who Am I? First, here are the answers for last week' Flyers nicknames questions.
1. Deuces Wild
3. Dan Kordic, Daniel Lacroix and Scott Daniels
4. Darryl Stanley and Dave Brown
5. Eric Lindros, Brent Fedyk and Mark Recchi
6. Freddy the Fog
7. Andrea Dupont
8. Eric Lindros, John LeClair and Mikael Renberg
Retro weekend. Three out of four games against the Chicago Cubs honoring the 1984 National League Championship team. And brown. Lots of brown.
You might think this would be a perfect time to announce that the Padres were working on new uniforms that somehow incorporate brown into the color scheme. I mean, they’re honoring their past, right? They wore the brown 1984 road...
The New York Giants have had quite a bit of success when it comes to make solid draft choices.Lawrence Taylor, Carl Banks, Phil Simms, Tiki Barber and Mark Bavaro. The brass in New York sure know what they are doing when Hall of Fame players and solid offensive and defensive linemen are involved.Then there are the draft picks this team wants tp forget. Not every franchise is perfect...
In 1991, the New York Football Giants tumbled to an 8-8 record in coaching debut of Ray Handley. Handley inherited a talented core of veterans from Bill Parcells, who retired after the victory over the Buffalo Bills in Super Bowl XXV.
One player who Handley did not get to mentor was tight end, Mark Bavaro, notoriously called “Rambo” by his teammates. Bavaro was released by the...
FOX Sports North on Wednesday announced plans to televise the University of North Dakota vs. Northern Arizona University men's basketball matchup live at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22.
Coverage from the Walkup Skydome will air on the FOX Sports North PLUS channel, the listing for which can be found here.
Mitch Strohman will serve as play-by-play alongside analyst Dave Brown...
The New York Giants have missed a lot on quarterbacks in the NFL Draft throughout history. But among all of the quarterback they have selected since the inaugural draft in 1936, none have been worse than the selection of Duke’s Dave Brown.
Brown, a gunslinger for the Blue Devils, graduated with a year remaining on his playing eligibility. Though he initially appeared to be set...
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By John Saquella (@jsaquella)
On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014, the Flyers family and the hockey...