Eric Lindros Sues NHL Ref Who Told Story About Him Being A Huge Dickhead

Michael Del Zotto Gets Cut By Skate, Looks Like Frankenstein

Hockey games feature—among other things—sharp blades and exposed necks, and every so often they collide. Last night Flyers defenseman Michael Del Zotto fell over while trying to dig the puck out of the corner. Avalanche forward Daniel Brière tried to step over him, but managed to clip Del Zotto's neck with his skate… » 1/01/15 7:06pm 1/01/15 7:06pm

Ron Hextall To Flyers: "That's Fucking Embarrassing"

Ron Hextall was legendarily fiery in his goaltending days, and was brought in to be Flyers GM in the hopes of turning around the fortunes of a franchise that could probably use a kick in the pants—or, this being Hextall, a stick in the grill. After a listless loss to the Rangers, the Flyers players got their first… » 11/20/14 8:57am 11/20/14 8:57am

Porn Star Lisa Ann: Michael Del Zotto Is Thirsty As Hell

Lisa Ann enjoys hanging out with athletes, which means she's collected a few anecdotes along the way. Today, she shared one about Philadelphia Flyer Michael Del Zotto, and his habit of being thirsty as hell. » 11/02/14 8:31pm 11/02/14 8:31pm

Flyers Pranked By Old "Snake In The Cooler" Trick

For Halloween, the Flyers' equipment manager decided to freak out his players by sticking a plastic snake in a beverage cooler. Whole lotta f-bombs, which is the only appropriate way to react to a king cobra guarding your water. » 10/31/14 10:48am 10/31/14 10:48am

The NHL Probably Shouldn't Hire Chris Pronger, Who's Still A Flyer

Chris Pronger hasn't played since 2011, but he remains under contract with the Flyers through 2017. That alone seems like enough to preclude Pronger taking a job in the league office. You'd think! » 10/08/14 5:42pm 10/08/14 5:42pm

On Second Thought, The Flyers Will Bring Back Their Ice Girls

Last week, the Flyers' ice crew took to the rink without the lightly dressed women fans had come to expect. The crowd booed. The Flyers were listening, because during last night's preseason game, they announced the ice girls would return. The crowd, and at least one beat writer, went nuts: » 10/01/14 11:06am 10/01/14 11:06am

Flyers Fans Boo Ice Guys For Not Being Ice Girls

Yesterday was the Flyers' first preseason game since the offeason announcement that its female, lightly dressed ice cleaners were being done away with, to be replaced with 12 dudes in orange jackets. Fans most definitely noticed the change: » 9/23/14 10:54am 9/23/14 10:54am

A Funny Story About Then-Rookie Eric Lindros Being A Huge Dickhead

Former NHL player and referee Paul Stewart has a new column up on the Huffington Post about his officiating days. It's peppered with excellent anecdotes, none better than one involving Eric Lindros, then a rookie for the Philadelphia Flyers, being a spectacular prick. » 7/16/14 3:41pm 7/16/14 3:41pm

The Flyers Almost Had Teal Jerseys

Here is an excellent read for anyone interested in uniform marginalia, design trivia, or just the fashion horror show that was the 1990s. It's the previously untold story of the time the Philadelphia Flyers nearly went teal. » 7/14/14 5:59pm 7/14/14 5:59pm

The Rangers' Slow-Motion Collapse Is Becoming An Annual Event

The standing ovation the Flyers received at the end of last night's first period was not entirely deserved. Through 20 minutes they'd been pretty well pushed around, getting outpossessed at even strength to the tune of 18 shot attempts to just 11 (37.9 percent). That, in hockey, doesn't sound like much, but it's… » 4/30/14 11:32am 4/30/14 11:32am

Fans Brawl In The Stands During Tonight's Rangers-Flyers Game

Rangers fans and Flyers fans duked it out in the stands during Game 6 tonight at Wells Fargo Center. According to our tipsters, it was started by a couple of Rangers fans' taunts which got out of control, despite the ushers' attempts to quell things. » 4/30/14 12:37am 4/30/14 12:37am

Daniel Carcillo Scores Goal; Flyers Fan Flips Double Bird In His Face

After Daniel Carcillo scored a goal to give the Rangers a 4-1 lead on the Flyers, he celebrated near the glass, surrounded by his teammates. One Flyers fan congratulated him with double middle fingers, right in his face. Carcillo obviously noticed. » 4/22/14 11:16pm 4/22/14 11:16pm

Vinny Lecavalier Hit Both Posts And The Crossbar

The Flyers center saw his second-period shot rim out last night. "I couldn't believe it," Lecavalier said. "I don't think I've ever seen three posts–I've seen two." Given that Philly lost by a goal and fell—at least for now—into third in the Metro, those bad bounces could be particularly costly ones. » 3/25/14 10:31am 3/25/14 10:31am

Flyers Fight Dirty In Another Line Brawl With The Capitals

Bad blood from one of the ugliest brawls of the season finally spilled over in Philly last night, as the Flyers and Caps engaged in a melee that featured a player shoving another while he was done, three guys jumping one, and Wayne Simmonds holding John Erskine from behind while Vinny Lecavlier punched him in the face. » 3/06/14 9:02am 3/06/14 9:02am

Brayden Schenn Takes A Skate To The Stomach, Returns To The Game

Ow. Brayden Schenn was accidentally jabbed in the stomach by Dainius Zubrus's skate after a hit during tonight's Flyers-Devils game. At least Zubrus knows he doesn't need to have them sharpened for now. » 1/07/14 9:25pm 1/07/14 9:25pm