Monthly Archives: August 2008

Will 88 return? Lindros says no

After a month of speculation and child-like optimism from the Philadelphia faithful about the possible return of Eric Lindros for the final game of the Wachovia Spectrum, the Philadelphia Flyers finally received an RSVP – 88 has prior obligations.

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Flyers allow Berard to join camp

According to the Delco Times, Flyers’ General Manager Paul Holmgren granted veteran defenseman Bryan Berard an opportunity to make the team, by allowing him to attend Flyers’ training camp and battle for a position.

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Top 10 fantasy hockey steals

As fantasy hockey leagues begin to open up, Philabright lists 10 players (in no particular order) that could become the biggest steals of the draft.  These players could be initially overlooked by some players in your league and easily fall to the middle rounds, giving you the opportunity to look like a genius.

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Philabright’s 2008-09 preseason NHL power rankings

It took multiple Red Bulls and numerous gnawed pencils, but Philabright’s first ever NHL power rankings have finally been completed.  All teams were ranked by a mix of where Philabright believes they will finish and their potential to succeed this upcoming season

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Berube named Flyers’ assistant and Zarb signs entry level contract

The Philadelphia Flyers have filled the vacant assistant coach position left by Terry Murray (now the head coach of the Los Angeles Kings),  by promoting Phantoms’ head coach Craig Berube to the bench spot.

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Could 88 make his improbable return to Philly?

On Friday, the Philadelphia Daily News did a story about the potential skyrocketing ticket prices for the Philadelphia Flyers’ final game at the Wachovia Spectrum, September 27th against the Carolina Hurricanes.

In the piece, Shawn Tilger, senior vice president for business operations was quoted as saying the official number of available tickets is unknown due to the unknown number of invited VIP’s.

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Despite destruction of the Spectrum, the Phantoms may not be homeless for long

While Flyers’ fans grow evermore discontent with the imminent destruction of the birthplace of their beloved bullies, the real concern among Philly faithful should be where the the Flyers’ AHL affiliate the Philadelphia Phantoms will call home next.

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