Flyers Five: Recent playoff runs

The Flyers celebrate after completing their 3-0 series comeback against Boston in the 2010 second round -- their most memorable playoff run in recent history. (Photo Courtesy of flyers.nhl.com) The playoffs are set, and the Flyers will look to embark on the arduous journey for Lord Stanley's Cup after a year's hiatus. Their upcoming series with the Rangers promises be an...
Via Flyerdelphia
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers look to rebound against the Sabres

The Flyers look to get to back on the winning track tonight after a disappointing weekend.  Philadelphia saw its 10 game home winning streak snapped on Saturday with a 6-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning, and followed that up with a 4-1 loss in New York Sunday night to the Rangers. Tonight the Flyers travel to Buffalo to take on the Sabres.  The Flyers defeated the Sabres 4-1 on...
Via Fightin For Philly
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers Faithful Christmas List 2013

I asked the Flyers Faithful staff what they wanted for Christmas. All they got was some cheap lottery tickets and a few mints that I had lying around in my coat pockets. But, here’s their list anyway:   Marcello De Feo (Flyers Faithful Founder, Fan of Alliteration) Back in 2010, when Flyers Faithful created its first Christmas wish list, I wanted nothing more than to see the healthy...
Via Flyers Faithful
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

NHL Lords Of Discipline Just Got Busier

((HT: NHL/NBCSN)) First, Patrick Kaleta got a ten-game suspension for this hit on CBJ defenseman Jack Johnson... Now, it looks like the Blues Ian Laperriere should be getting a notice from the league office in Toronto after this movement against the Sharks' Dan Boyle this evening... The larger question being will Laperriere match Kaleta's number even if the reputations...
Via Online Sports Guys
October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Now a coach, Laperriere promises not to change

Ian Laperriere was in Seattle preparing to fly to British Columbia to scout Flyers prospects when his cell phone rang. It was general manager Paul Holmgren. He wanted to know if the 39-year-old former player was still interested in coaching. Laperriere didn’t even bother to call his wife Magali to discuss another career change. “She knows trust me” he said. “I’ve...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers sign 2013 first round pick Samuel Morin

It looks like the competition on the Flyers blue line just got a little stiffer. On Tuesday the Flyers signed first round draft pick Samuel Morin to his entry-level contract. Morin came into training camp with two goals – one to get this contract and the second to make the team as an 18-year-old defenseman. Well consider it one down and one to go. And the second part of that...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Podcast Episode 70: Flip, Flip, Flipadelphia

Steve and Hal are back with a brand new Flyers Faithful podcast! The guys sit down to discuss Sixers owner Josh Harris buying the New Jersey Devils and whether that matters, Jaromir Jagr signing with the aforementioned Devils, Claude Giroux’s golfing woes, Ian Laperriere’s Ironman status, and more. Flyers Faithful Podcast Episode 70 You can listen to the episode by following...
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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Laperriere “un homme de fer” after Sunday event in Quebec

You might have called Ian Laperriere a warrior, or tough as nails during an 18-year NHL career which concluded three years ago in Philadelphia. After Sunday, add “iron man” to those honorifics. The 39-year-old Laperriere completed the Ironman Mont-Tremblant in his native Quebec, ranking 124th among his division, men aged 35-to-39. He finished the swim portion of the race, a 3...
Via Flyers Faithful
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Ian Lapierriere finishes triathalon after all

The part of me that's a hockey fan thinks that this is amazing, and the part of me that gets light sensitivity headaches seven years after suffering a severe concussion thinks that this is nuts: last week, NHL.com's Adam Kimelman reported that former Philadelphia Flyer Ian Laperriere was pulling out of an Ironman Triathilon because he'd crashed his bike and suffered a...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Post-concussive symptoms continue to dog Ian Lapierriere

The lingering effects of concussions just don't go away for some people, and it sucks to now that those of us who've had our noodle scrambled can still suffer from trigger issues at a moment's notice. I plain old slipped and fell on a patch of ice back in 2006, smacking the back of my head on cement, and six months of severe post-concussion syndrome and a year's worth...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers Development Camp: “It’s About Becoming a Pro”

(Via the Philadelphia Flyers). As the clock struck 2:30, Ian Laperriere gathered together the group of prospects assembled at the SkateZone for the last time. He spoke to them briefly before dismissing them, thus officially ending the the Philadelphia Flyers 2013 Development Camp. While Laperriere and the other coaches spent four hard days improving the player’s skills and nitpicking...
Via The Hockey Guys
July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers Development Camp: Day 2

Two defensemen battle for the puck in front of the net during drills.   The Philadelphia Flyers five day long Development Camp kicked off on Sunday evening, bringing together 26 prospects and five invitees. Forwards and defensemen were placed into separate groups, and all went through drills in order to improve various aspects of their game. The players took Sunday to mostly get acclimated to...
Via The Hockey Guys
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers Development Camp Begins Sunday

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Flyers News NHLThe annual Philadelphia Flyers Prospect Camp (now being called the “Flyers Development Camp”) kicks off Sunday evening before settling in for the duration of next week. The “Trial on the Isle” that also takes place every year in Avalon, NJ will commence on Wednesday. Ian Laperriere, head of player development, has revamped the...
Via GCobb.com
July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Wednesday's best in NHL

Five days ago, hockey fans witnessed a gruesome hit in Game 1 of the Montreal-Ottawa series. On Wednesday, officials again found themselves scraping blood off the ice of a Canadian rink, but this time no one will be suspended as a result of the play. With 12:30 left in the third period, Toronto defenseman Mark Fraser absorbed the full force of a puck from Milan Lucic's slap...
Via Fox Sports
May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Ian Laperriere talks memories with the Kings, his future with the Flyers

By John Hoven (@mayorNHL) Getty Images Following his Appreciation Ceremony on the ice Saturday afternoon in Los Angeles, Ian Laperriere met with the media to talk about his health, his family, dancing with Megan Fox, going to the Oscars, Luc Robitaille, concussions in today’s NHL, memories with the Kings, his teammates, his role with the Flyers, the future and much more. If you...
Via The Hockey Guys
February 25, 2013  |  Discuss


Man... I wish we could run a contest today to give away a free TRH T-shirt to the person who correctly guesses when Ian Laperriere gets in a fight against the Colorado Avalanche.  So much greatness in this video. Lappy is retired... but he's being honored today by the Los Angeles Kings so make sure you read the THE ROYAL HALF GAMEDAY PREVIEW... available exclusively...
Via The Royal Half
February 23, 2013  |  Discuss


Man... I wish we could run a contest today to give away a free TRH T-shirt to the person who correctly guesses when Ian Laperriere gets in a fight against the Colorado Avalanche.  So much greatness in this video. Lappy is retired... but he's being honored today by the Los Angeles Kings so make sure you read the THE ROYAL HALF GAMEDAY PREVIEW... available exclusively...
Via The Royal Half
February 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Daily Buzz: Article Gone Wrong, Post Valentine's Day

Image courtesy of Brantford  On Valentine's day, there was some positive love, and some negative, twisted words love. The Eagles signed a former Chip Kelly product, and the Flyers are ready to hit the ice vs the New Jersey Devils.  The article everyone was talking about on Thursday was based around Flyers prospect Nick Cousins. Philly.com, featured a story with quotes from...
Via Buzz On Broad
February 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Megan Fox Has Wierd Scene With Hockey Player Ian Laperriere In This Is 40 (Video)

The new movie This is 40 came out last week and I'm hearing good things about it.  Check out this scene with Megan Fox and 4 former Philadelphia Flyers players, Scott Hartnell, James van Riemsdyk (Toronto Maple Leafs), Ian Laperriere (retired), and Matt Carle (Tampa Bay Lightning).  Not often you get to see the sexy Megan Fox wearing a hockey players fake teeth in a movie...
Via Backyard Sports Blog
December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers players make cameo in ‘This is 40′

“This is 40″ is the latest creation from Judd Apatow, and it is essentially the sequel to “Knocked Up.”  The newest installment stars Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann (Apatow’s wife), and Megan Fox, among others.The Flyers making cameos in this movie are Scott Hartnell, Ian Laperriere, Matt Carle and James Van Riemsdyk.  Only thing is, Carle and Van Riemsdyk are no longer on the...
Via Diehardsport
December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Exclusive: Interview with Flyers’ Ian Laperriere

Ian Laperriere quietly roamed the hallways of the Flyers Skate Zone during last week’s Developmental Camp with a skewed smile and some pep in his step. He had just stepped off the ice after running the annual Flyers rookie camp for the second year in a row in Voorhees, New Jersey. The newly appointed Director of Player Development, with his signature closely-cropped hair, was...
Via The Hockey Guys
July 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Murray to coach Flyers' AHL team

The Flyers named Terry Murray coach of their AHL affiliate, the Adirondack Phantoms, on Friday. Murray, 61, was fired in December by the Los Angeles Kings, who went on to win the Stanley Cup under the direction of Darryl Sutter. Murray was coach of the Flyers from 1994-1997, leading Philadelphia to the Stanley Cup final in the latter. He was 118-64-30 in 212 games for the Flyers...
Via AP on Fox
June 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Video Of The Week- Lappy

For those of you that just hopped on the Kings bandwagon, its about time you learned about some of the former players. One fan favorite from back in the day was Ian Laperriere. Known as “Lappy” to the fans, the Canadian right-winger played with the Kings from 1996-2004. Although Lappy was not much of a goal scorer or playmaker, the man could fight with the best of them. Standing...
Via Taking Bad Schotz
June 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Laperriere officially retires

Philadelphia Flyers forward Ian Laperriere has retired from the NHL, more than two years after playing his last game. Laperriere sat out the past two seasons because of post-concussion syndrome resulting from getting hit in the right eye with a puck during the 2010 playoffs. He officially retired Tuesday because his contract expired and he was able to come off the salary cap. The...
Via AP on Fox
June 12, 2012  |  Discuss

VIDEO – Ian Laperriere Retires from Hockey

Ian Laperriere was a Philadelphia Flyer for a very short time in the grand scheme of things, however, his impact on the franchise and on hockey will be felt for years to come.  Today, after sitting out two seasons because of post concussion syndrome, Ian Laperriere called it a career and hung up his skates. He will be remembered as one of the most courageous players every to play...
Via Philly Sports World
June 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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