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  1. If Only the Winter Classic Had Ended Like This

    Jan 10, 2012, 11:42 AM EDT

    It would have been perfect. The “home” team scores with seconds remaining in regulation — perhaps on a made-for-TV penalty shot — to send the game into overtime. Once in the extra time, the “Philly” team gets one past the opposing goalie, triggering 45,000+ at Citizens Bank Park to go Bonkers.

  2. Flyers Depth on Display, While Penguins Go From Bad to Worse

    Jan 8, 2012, 2:39 PM EDT

    A look at how once again, scoring depth has been the key to a strong Philadelphia Flyers team. But, another spate of Pittsburgh Penguins injuries begs the question, how deep is any NHL team?

  3. Mad Hatter: Briere Does the Dirty Work in Flyers’ Overtime Win

    Jan 7, 2012, 4:50 PM EDT

    Danny Briere was a busy guy on Saturday. Not only did he score all three Flyers goals to earn his fifth career hat trick, but he even mixed it up in a good fight. Thanks to Briere’s toughness and outstanding all-around effort, the Flyers were able to outlast the Ottawa Senators, picking up their two points in the final seconds of overtime.

  4. Danny Briere Fight!

    Jan 7, 2012, 3:06 PM EDT

    Danny Briere dropped the gloves for just the third time in his career on Saturday against Ottawa Senators’ Kyle Turris.

  5. Flyers Host the Eastern Conference All-Stars Today at 1PM

    Jan 7, 2012, 9:36 AM EDT

    Dudes this wasn’t even on the ticket plan when you put in for that package! The Eastern Conference All-Stars are coming to the Wells Fargo Center for a regular season game against the Flyers!

  6. HBO’s 247: FlyersRangers Ends As Expected

    Jan 6, 2012, 2:21 PM EDT

    We didn’t rush to write about last night’s finale of HBO’s fantastic series 24/7: Road to the NHL’s Winter Classic mostly because of the outcome of the game. The Flyers lost. It’s never as fun when you lose.

  7. The Ten Worst Philly Sports Losses of 2011

    Jan 6, 2012, 12:21 PM EDT

    2011 was an up and down year in Philly sports. Sadly, there were probably more downs when it mattered most. Here are the 10 worst losses of the year.

  8. Gut It Out: JVR, Flyers Win Nail-biter, But Timonen Leaves With UBI

    Jan 6, 2012, 1:00 AM EDT

    Recap and highlights from the Philadelphia Flyers’ 5-4 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.

  9. Tonight: Blackhawks Return to Scene of the Hoist; 247 Finale

    Jan 5, 2012, 4:42 PM EDT

    The Flyers will usher in their post-Winter Classic portion of the season tonight by hosting the Chicago Blackhawks.

  10. The Top 25 Philly Sports Wins of 2011

    Jan 5, 2012, 12:12 PM EDT

    2011 was an up and down year in Philly sports. Here’s a look at the 25 best wins of the year.

  11. Rangers Fan in Geno’s Fight Video Was a Cop; Flyers Fan ‘Fesses Up on BSH Facebook

    Jan 5, 2012, 10:34 AM EDT

    More on the story of the fight that took place after the Winter Classic in front of Geno’s.

  12. Quotable: Torts Talks Classic Tainting

    Jan 4, 2012, 2:13 PM EDT

    New York Rangers coach John Tortorella had some choice words for the refs following his team’s victory over the Flyers in the Winter Classic on Monday, noting that their calls were probably influenced by the executives at NBC likely wanting a wild finish. Today, he apologized interestingly: “I tainted the Winter Classic with my mouth,”…

  13. Awful Video: Flyers and Rangers Fans Fight at Geno’s After Winter Classic

    Jan 3, 2012, 9:53 PM EDT

    As Philadelphians, we’re quite sad to see that someone who came to watch their New York Rangers, in the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that the Winter Classic provided, couldn’t even come enjoy a South Philly cheesesteak without finding trouble. Regardless of who really started the fight, it just sucks to see. [video below]

  14. No Curtain Call for Carcillo, Who (Shockingly) Should Be Suspended

    Jan 3, 2012, 12:20 PM EDT

    Carcillo shoved Oilers’ defesement Tom Gilbert into the boards and was called for a five minute boarding penalty. It also sent both Carcillo and Gilbert out of the game with injuries.

  15. Caption This: Shane Victorino and Danny Briere in Phils Locker Room

    Jan 3, 2012, 10:49 AM EDT

    With the 2012 Winter Classic taking place in the beautiful home of the Philadelphia Phillies, we expected there to be a few members of the 2008 World Champions in attendance at Citizens Bank Park yesterday.

  16. Winter Classic: One of the Best Days of Her Life

    Jan 2, 2012, 9:52 PM EDT

    The young Flyers fan at the end of this video called her experience at the Winter Classic, “one of the best days of my life.”

  17. Bitter End to Brilliant Classic: Rangers Outlast Flyers

    Jan 2, 2012, 8:48 PM EDT

    Highlights from the 2012 Winter Classic, including video of the performance by The Roots. The 2012 NHL Winter Classic lived up to every bit of hype that has been piled on it over the past year. The teams represented one of the league’s best rivalries, and each side was at the top of the Atlantic Division and the Eastern Conference for the period leading up to and including game. Unfortunately for Flyers fans, although the net result of participation in the event was positive, the finale was disappointing.

    Despite a hard-fought 60 minutes, the Flyers wilted in the third period, and goaltending was—predictably—one of the deciding factors. It’s also a clear difference between the Flyers and the team they trail in the division.

    Below, a look at the best and worst the day had to offer.

  18. Winter Classic Flyover at Citizens Bank Park

    Jan 2, 2012, 4:21 PM EDT

    A photo and quick video of the fighter jet flyover prior to the 2012 NHL Winter Classic.

  19. The Winter Classic Is Finally Here: Flyers-Rangers at CBP

    Jan 2, 2012, 2:32 PM EDT

    When it comes to regular season games, there is no greater build up to a single outing in all of North American sports than that which leads up to the NHL’s Winter Classic. After all is said and done, it has no more impact on the standings than the next game will, but don’t be fooled into thinking this game doesn’t matter far more.

  20. Wish Granted: The Roots Will Play at the Winter Classic

    Jan 2, 2012, 9:42 AM EDT

    Back in August, we hoped that Philly’s own The Roots would be the Winter Classic musical act. It looks like that wish has been granted, with Dan Gross saying they’ll play, though he’s not yet sure in what capacity. Either way, good news to start Winter Classic day…

  21. Winter Classic Proposal: Giroux’s Sister Gets a Ring on CBP Ice

    Jan 1, 2012, 2:52 PM EDT

    With player families taking the ice for a skate after practice, Claude Giroux’s sister made her boyfriend a lucky man. After consultation with the NHL’s top scorer, Isabelle Giroux’s boyfriend proposed to her on the ice earlier today. Watch the video below for what may be the best Citizens Bank Park proposal of all time, as well as the best advice of a soon-to-be brother-in-law on how to man up…

  22. PSA: Winter Classic Practice on NHLN

    Jan 1, 2012, 10:08 AM EDT

    Not sure what the format is for the televised practice, but those folks who are eating up everything and anything Winter Classic may want to flip over to the NHL Network at 11 p.m. to see what it’s all about.

  23. Happy Alumni Game Day

    Dec 31, 2011, 11:47 AM EDT

    The Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers alumni will play an outdoor game at Citizens Bank Park as a lead up to the NHL Winter Classic

  24. Just in Case You Didn’t Get a Good Enough Look at the Guy Who Flipped off Jagr

    Dec 30, 2011, 4:11 PM EDT

    An HD photo of an angry Pittsburgh fan giving the double-bird to former Penguin Jaromir Jagr…Beautiful.

  25. Flyers Alumni to Honor McCrimmon with Black Shoulder Patch

    Dec 30, 2011, 1:10 PM EDT

    The Flyers alumni will wear black No. 10 patches on their jerseys during Saturday afternoon’s Alumni Game in honor of the late Brad McCrimmon.