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The Status Crow: McDavid should refuse Oilers, McLellan out in San Jose, First Round thoughts

“Are you KIDDING me?” -Hockey / YouTubeF On Saturday night, generational phenom Connor McDavid’s fate would be known as the National Hockey League held its annual draft lottery in Toronto. All 14 teams that missed the playoffs had a shot at the top pick, with the lowest ranked teams having the best odds at selecting first overall. The Hockey Gods have a twisted sense of...
Via The Hockey Guys
6 days ago  |  Discuss

A Jersey For When Your Balls Itch

It seems like I’m shocked on a daily basis at some of the custom jerseys that are sent in (kudos to all of you for sending them in, BTW, keep em coming). It’s not that anything on the back of a jersey would actually surprise me, as we’ve clearly established nothing is off limits. It’s just the level of disregard for normal human behavior that seemingly gets trumped...
Via Bacon Sports
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Lindros files defamation lawsuit against former referee Stewart

  Former NHL star forward Eric Lindros has filed a lawsuit in Ontario Superior Court against former referee Paul Stewart, the Huffington Post, AOL Inc., and AOL Canada Inc., claiming he was defamed in an article published last summer. In an amended statement of claim filed Nov. 24, Lindros claims a Huffington Post story written by Stewart, titled ''Hecklers, Hooligans and the Striped...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Lindros files defamation lawsuit against former referee

TORONTO (AP) Former NHL star forward Eric Lindros has filed a lawsuit in Ontario Superior Court against former referee Paul Stewart, the Huffington Post, AOL Inc., and AOL Canada Inc., claiming he was defamed in an article published last summer. In an amended statement of claim filed Nov. 24, Lindros claims a Huffington Post story written by Stewart, titled ''Hecklers, Hooligans...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

HuffPo, former ref Paul Stewart latest subjects of Eric Lindros related libel lawsuit

Infinity Broadcasting Corp. and talk-show host Craig Carton? Old news. Huffington Post & former NHL referee Paul Stewart are the latest charged with libeling Eric Lindros. Lindros is suing Stewart and HuffPo over a column Stewart wrote for the site in which he made Lindros look like a “dickhead.” From TSN in Canada:Eric Lindros has launched a $3 million defamation lawsuit...
Via Bob's Blitz
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Desjardins thankful for being a lifetime Flyer

Photos by Kevin Durso/Flyerdelphia For over a decade, Eric Desjardins was the central figure on the Flyers blue line. Now he is among the greats whose names hang from the rafters of Wells Fargo Center. Desjardins became the 23rd member of the Flyers Hall of Fame on Thursday night prior to the Flyers game against the Buffalo Sabres. He was also the third to receive the honor this...
Via Flyerdelphia
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

5 players who should be in the Flyers’ Hall of Fame

Eric Desjardins, Eric Lindros and John LeClair were inducted into the Flyers Hall of Fame this season. Richard Welenc has five ideas for which Philly legend should be next. The post 5 players who should be in the Flyers’ Hall of Fame appeared first on Along the Boards.
Via Along the Boards
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Eric Desjardins: A blue line legend for Flyers

  View image | gettyimages.com In the 70s, for the two Stanley Cup celebrations, it was Barry Ashbee. In the 80s, it was Mark Howe. In the 90s and early 2000s, it was Eric Desjardins. The three have shared the common bond of being the defensemen that defined an era of Flyers hockey. On Thursday night, prior to the Flyers game against the Buffalo Sabres, Desjardins will take...
Via Flyerdelphia
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Connor McDavid should pull an Eric Lindros

With the injury to Taylor Hall and things seemingly being a two-horse race for the bottom of the NHL standings, there has been a plethora of talk about just where wunderkind Connor McDavid will end up come June. The Edmonton Oilers and Buffalo Sabres are leading the race for the last spot in the standings, guaranteeing them one of the top two picks. The most coveted prizes in the...
Via Sports-Glory
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

This Week in Flyers History: Week ending January 18

January 17, 1998 He was a former first-overall pick who once was quoted as saying, "I am glad I got drafted first, because no one remembers number two." He had not lived up to the hype in his first 301 NHL games north of the border, averaging just over a half point per game. This 22-year-old French Canadian heartthrob, who was once compared to everyone from Joe Sakic, Pat LaFontaine...
Via Flyerdelphia
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers Trivia: Who Am I?

  Good Morning Everyone, Welcome to Trivia Wednesday. As you can see, today is another installment of Who Am I. Like always, we will review last week's answers before getting into today's question(s). Kudos to all who gave it a shot last week.  Last week's category we asked ten questions pertaining to who was the last Flyer to accomplish a particular feat. Here are the answers...
Via Flyerdelphia
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers Trivia: Who was the Last?

  View image | gettyimages.com Good Morning Flyerdelphia Fans and Followers, It's Wednesday so that means it's time for some trivia. Remember, at the end of the month, we will select one random follower who has answered a trivia segment and you will have the chance to have trivia be about your favorite Flyers. Before we move on let's review last week's answer(s). The correct...
Via Flyerdelphia
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

This Week in Flyers History: Week ending December 28

December 26, 1992 On this day back in 1992, the Flyers skated to a 5-5 tie against the Washington Capitals. With 10 goals scored in the game, the game was anything but boring. In fact it holds some Flyers history. With his penalty shot goal just 19 seconds left in the final period to tie the game, Eric Lindros became the first Flyer to record a hat trick and penalty shot goal...
Via Flyerdelphia
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

This Week in Flyers History: Week ending December 21

December 18, 1999 The Flyers 4-0 blanking on home ice of the Tampa Bay Lightning may not conjure up any vivid memories to many Flyers fans. However, for goaltender Brian Boucher, it was a memorable night. This would be his first shutout of his young NHL career. In the game, defenseman Ulf Samuelsson scored in the first period, followed by John LeClair scoring twice, once in the...
Via Flyerdelphia
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers Trivia: My Favorite Flyers

  View image | gettyimages.com Happy Wednesday Everyone, In today's edition of Flyers Trivia, we are doing something a little different.  Once a month or so, we will select one follower and ask them to send us a list of their ten most favorite Flyers. All the answers to the questions will be that person's favorite Flyers. Before we get into today's questions, let's review...
Via Flyerdelphia
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Welcome back, Foppa

  View image | gettyimages.com Between the Flyers Hall of Fame inductions for John LeClair and Eric Lindros on Nov. 20, and Eric Desjardins on Feb. 19, it seems as if one of the underlying themes of the Flyers' 2014-15 campaign is honoring greats who have suited up for the organization. That theme will hold on Tuesday night, when the Flyers welcome Peter Forsberg to Wells...
Via Flyerdelphia
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

This Week in Flyers' History Week Ending December 14th

This Week in Flyers History By Mike Watson December 12, 1998   The Flyers were looking to do two things with a trade on this day. One was to ‘get the old gang back together’ and secondly, rectify a mistake. The first was to possibly reunite winger Mikael Renberg with his “Legion of Doom” linemates Eric Lindros and John LeClair. This trio had a magical run through the...
Via Flyerdelphia
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers Trivia: Team Record Holders

  #136482579 / gettyimages.com Good Morning Everyone, Welcome to Trivia Wednesday. Last week we did a Who Am I segment. Facebook follower Bill Zeits had the correct answer with Rick MacLeish. Congratulations Bill and thanks for following. Today we are back to our ten question category format. Today's category is Flyers team record holders. The questions will either ask...
Via Flyerdelphia
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Between the Pipes-11/21/14: Lindros and LeClair enshrined in Flyers Hall of Fame; Flyers lose 4th straight game

  Welcome to Between the Pipes, a look at the Philadelphia Flyers and the NHL through linkage.   The best of times Eric Lindros and John LeClair were honored before last night's game and inducted into the Flyers Hall of Fame: [Philly.com-Marcus Hayes] [Puck Daddy-Sean Leahy] [Philly.com-Frank Seravalli] [The 700 Level-Enrico Campitelli] The worst of times The Flyers then...
Via Flyerdelphia
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Lindros, LeClair: Finally where they belong

If there were ever two Flyers that should forever be remembered together, it is Eric Lindros and John LeClair. Tonight, the Philadelphia Flyers did the correct thing as two thirds of the most feared line in hockey during the mid 1990's were inducted into the Flyers Hall of Fame together. Everyone knew Eric Lindros was a star. His combination of size, speed, skill, strength and...
Via Flyerdelphia
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers induct Lindros, LeClair into team Hall of Fame

  Eric Lindros and John LeClair - two members of Philadelphia's vaunted ''Legion of Doom'' line - were inducted into the Flyers' Hall of Fame in a ceremony before a game against the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night. Lindros, a six-time All-Star who scored 290 goals and 659 points in 486 games over eight seasons with the Flyers, saluted the fans. ''We felt you and played for you...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Game 18 Preview: Flyers attempt to snap losing streak against Wild

If the Flyers couldn't get up to play on Wednesday in New York, perhaps an earful from the coach and GM and an emotional pre-game ceremony will do the trick. After a pitiful effort in a 2-0 loss to the Rangers on Wednesday, the Flyers return to the ice on Thursday to face the Minnesota Wild at Wells Fargo Center. Prior to the game, Eric Lindros and John LeClair will be inducted...
Via Flyerdelphia
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Leaving Their Legacy: Lindros and Leclair vs. League Leaders

  #136296440 / gettyimages.com Eric Lindros and John Leclair were one of the most dominating duos throughout the late 1990s. Along with Mikael Renberg, the Legion Of Doom put up some incredible numbers during some of the best years that the NHL has ever seen. With generational talents like Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux, as well as many other talented starts it seemed that...
Via Flyerdelphia
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Through 90s decade, Lindros and LeClair held central roles

  The two Flyers most synonymous with the 1990s decade are about to take their place in Flyers lore forever. Eric Lindros was a Flyer from the beginning. Though drafted by the Quebec Nordiques, he was traded to the Flyers and instantly a future leader from his rookie season in John LeClair started his career in Montreal before a trade to Philadelphia brought a change of...
Via Flyerdelphia
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Reconciled with Flyers, Eric Lindros set to join team's Hall of Fame

  Eric Lindros pointed his stick toward nearly 49,000 roaring fans, took a walk toward the infield ice and found his place in orange and black with the rest of the former Philadelphia Flyers greats. Lindros needed a Winter Classic to thaw his icy relationship with the Flyers. Once the former Flyers captain and the franchise reconciled before that alumni game just before the 2012...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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