Ron Hextall…Bad GM, Badass Goalie

It was recently brought to light that Ron Hextall made some very bad decisions as the Flyers General Manager. Do these bad choices truly tarnish his legacy as a goaltender? I understand cancel culture, and there are times when it is appropriate (yes,I am looking at you, Evander Kane...you and Burt's eyebrows) but I have … Continue reading Ron Hextall…Bad GM, Badass Goalie

Ryan Ellis…Shea Weber 2.0

Ryan Ellis is not the first defense savior for the Flyers that did not materialize. Once upon a time, Shea Weber was a Flyer....for about five seconds. Ryan Ellis has made it longer than five seconds, but the disappointment tastes very familiar in the mouths of long time Flyers fans. With the Weber signing, we … Continue reading Ryan Ellis…Shea Weber 2.0

If Ben Simmons was a Flyer

It is a Flyers Game Day, and I should be reading about my boys in Orange and Black on Social Media. Unfortunately, every form of Social Media has turned into the Ben Simmons show, and that show is seriously an embarassment. Stories of the 76ers superstar wanting a trade have swirled for months. He apparently … Continue reading If Ben Simmons was a Flyer

Is it over yet?

Watching the Flyers play since they returned from the Covid pause forced by a team outbreak has been torture. I love this team fiercely and have for as long as I can remember, but this has been god awful, torture second only to sleep deprivation. As I suffered through both last night I was roughing … Continue reading Is it over yet?

It’s All About Soul

Five years ago today, the sports world lost a legend in Ed Snider. The Flyers, however, lost their soul. Snider had been battling cancer, and lost that battle, as so many have. The Snider Family released the following statement on the passing of their father: "During his lifetime, he cultivated a cherished circle of friends … Continue reading It’s All About Soul