Jun 19, 2011, 8:55 AM EDT
Not a great night for the Philadelphia Union in Vancouver, but the lone goal by Whitecaps FC was well worth a watch.
Jun 16, 2011, 4:13 PM EDT
Over the next two days, the Flyers brass will meet with the goalie whose name they hope to have signed onto a contract in the coming weeks and etched into a certain piece of hardware this time next year.
Jun 12, 2011, 5:18 PM EDT
Roy Oswalt had a nice outing, with support from Chase Utley and Ryan Howard as the Philadelphia Phillies edged out the Chicago Cubs.
Jun 12, 2011, 12:40 PM EDT
Roy Oswalt faces Doug Davis as the Philadelphia Phillies host the final game of their series against the Chicago Cubs.
Jun 12, 2011, 11:17 AM EDT
Doing my morning rounds, I saw a handful of interesting articles on the Flyers’ current plight in trying to sign free agent goalie Ilya Bryzgalov and thought, I’ll put together a bit of a Bryzgalov reader. Then I stopped by Puck Daddy and saw that our old friend Wyshynski had done exactly that. Rather than…
Jun 12, 2011, 10:04 AM EDT
Chase and Jen Utley are expecting…
Jun 10, 2011, 9:40 AM EDT
Cars, trucks, and buses on the highway to the great divide.
Jun 8, 2011, 2:07 AM EDT
The Flyers have traded for Ilya Bryzgalov. What will it take to get him signed?
Jun 7, 2011, 8:21 PM EDT
The Flyers have traded for the rights to negotiate with pending free agent goalie Ilya Bryzgalov
Jun 6, 2011, 11:08 PM EDT
After giving up a total of 10 earned runs over his previous two starts, Cliff Lee took the mound against the Dodgers on Monday night looking for a stellar performance. The offense behind him needed that as well, looking limp overall lately and not much better in the series opener with the Dodgers. Fortunately, Lee came to the park ready to handle LA’s lineup, and the Phils’ offense put up just enough support for a 3-1 win.
Jun 5, 2011, 2:15 PM EDT
Flyer fans are no strangers to seeing Donald Brashear throw fists and kick some ass, only before now, we’ve only seen him do it on skates.
Jun 5, 2011, 1:41 PM EDT
Mark Recchi already owns several records in his career, including the most points in a single season by a Philadelphia Flyer (123 in ’92-’93). Most of his marks are in large part due to his ability to keep playing a very physical sport long after the game leaves many younger men gasping for air. Last night, Recchi added another record to his Wikipedia page, becoming the oldest player to score a goal in a Stanley Cup Final.
Jun 5, 2011, 12:45 PM EDT
The Phils and Bucs get underway at 1:35 today, with Roy Halladay facing righty James McDonald. For the Pirates, a rare moment at .500 in June is on the line. For the Phillies, a possible sweep at the hands of a team for which being .500 in June is a big deal. Dunno what it is, but the Phils just don’t play well at all in Pittsburgh, which has to particularly suck for the many fans who traverse the state to see a very nice park and presumably a few Phillies road wins.
Jun 5, 2011, 12:18 PM EDT
We were eager to see how the Union would follow-up their best-ever scoring effort on the road in the Colorado altitude, and overall, they didn’t disappoint, earning a 1-all tie against the Rapids. It would have been more encouraging to see a W and possibly another multi-goal game, but the biggest take-home from this one was the Union’s composure in going hard for a goal after conceding the opening tally on a second-half PK.
Jun 3, 2011, 7:54 AM EDT
A quick look at the Phils and Bucs coming into the weekend’s series, plus pitching matchups.
Jun 1, 2011, 10:18 PM EDT
The 2011 Flyers Goalie Watch continues, this time with an interesting item posted at ESPN.com over the Memorial Day weekend featuring a name that will be painfully familiar to all Flyers fans—Tim Thomas.
Jun 1, 2011, 10:22 AM EDT
If you told me five years ago that on the eve of June 2011, Freddie Mitchell’s name would be in a headline regarding the plight of the guy who replaced Donovan McNabb only to be quickly replaced himself by Michael Vick… Well, I probably would have believed the Freddie Mitchell part.
May 31, 2011, 10:54 PM EDT
The baseball gods have lately been generous with their reminders that you never really know what to expect when you come to the ballpark. The Nationals are among the weaker hitting teams in the league lately, and they were facing Cliff Lee, who was 3-0 with two complete game shutouts in three previous career starts against the Nats. The Phillies have been getting their stroke back lately, and they drew Jason Marquis, who has terrible career numbers against the Fightins.
May 31, 2011, 7:30 AM EDT
Looks like Lexus (and a salesperson within the Nationals organization) know a savvy advertising medium when they spot it—the regularly empty seats behind home plate at Nationals Park, very much in view of the TV cameras all game. It’s nothing new, but it struck me as funny, so I capped it. And sure, this was…
May 30, 2011, 10:36 AM EDT
The Phils may have hit the rocks yesterday in New York, but they still won the series, marking their third straight series win, and they’re still cruising atop the NL East. They now head to DC for a three-game set with the Nationals, starting today at 1:05. The Nationals are in a tailspin right now,…
May 29, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
My eyes lit up when Puck Daddy revealed that the next edition of EA Sports’ NHL franchise would include some pretty cool new features, including the Winter Classic. With the news breaking earlier this month that the Flyers will host the 2012 Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park, I hoped CBP would get the digital…
May 29, 2011, 8:53 AM EDT
Cole Hamels had never gotten a win against the Mets in New York, which is somewhat amazin’ when you think about it. His numbers overall just haven’t been that good against the team from Flushing, including his worst start of the 2011 season. Hamels was sharp last night though, striking out a season-high 10 batters…
May 28, 2011, 4:52 PM EDT
Fresh off a dousing of the Mets’ momentary fire last night at Citi Field, the Phils will go for their fourth straight W tonight with Cole Hamels on the hill. There’s really no letting up with this team’s pitching staff. Valdez, Lee, Oswalt… and now Hamels? Mike Pelfrey will be on the hill for the…
May 28, 2011, 4:13 PM EDT
Before today, the most goals the Union had scored on the season was two, a feat they’d accomplished only once. In their season-plus of existence, their highest single-game goal total was three. Today, they doubled it, topping home side Toronto FC, 6-2. The Union are now fully atop the table in the Eastern Conference, having…
May 28, 2011, 9:44 AM EDT
I don’t have much for you in terms of an insightful recap of last night’s 6-4 Phillies win over the Mets, unless you want to read the hung-over, half-remembered thoughts of a guy who watched the game on the TV over the bar at Victory Brewing Company. If so, here are those thoughts. Roy Oswalt…
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