#88 To the Rafters! (Chet’s Take, 1-18-18)

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Five Philadelphia Flyers have had their number retired – the #1 jersey worn by Bernie Parent, Mark Howe’s #2, Barry Ashbee’s #4, Bill Barber’s #7 and Bobby Clarke’s #16. Thursday evening, a sixth number will be formally retired and raised to the rafters – the #88 worn by 2016 Hockey Hall of Famer Eric Lindros. It will be a special …

Fun Read for Flyers Fans (Chet’s Take, 12-7-17)

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The Philadelphia Flyers have been around for 50 years now, and there have been just a handful of folks who have been part of the franchise from the beginning. One of those folks is Lou Nolan, the team’s public-address announcer since 1972 (and a public-relations assistant to another lifer, Joe Kadlec, the previous five years). If you think that a …

The Flyers’ Great Goalie Search (Chet’s Take, 3/5/17)

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Who is the Philadelphia Flyers’ No. 1 goaltender right now – Steve Mason, who has strung together three consecutive impressive games, or Michal Neuvirth, who just signed a two-year contract extension? Who will be the main man this fall? That one is anybody’s guess. In the good ol’ days, the Flyers played solid defense and usually had a pretty good …