Tag Archives: Philadelphia Flyers

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Simmonds vs. Martin — 3/15/12

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Simmonds vs. Martin — 3/15/12

    The New York Islanders were having a tough time holding their own on the scoreboard against the Philadelphia Flyers last night, as they found themselves trailing by a score of 3-0 before scoring two goals late in the third period.  However, they weren’t having the same problem in the fighting department, thanks to some fine […]

  • Claude Giroux Scores A Shootout Beauty (Video)

    Claude Giroux Scores A Shootout Beauty (Video)

    With 25 goals and 80 points in 64 games this season, Claude Giroux has solidified his spot amongst the top ten most skilled players in the NHL these days.  And he may have bumped his name up a few more spots on that list following his performance in the shootout during Saturday’s game against the […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Shelley vs. Barch — 3/8/12

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Shelley vs. Barch — 3/8/12

    The Philadelphia Flyers may have won last night’s game against the Florida Panthers by a score of 5-0, but they certainly didn’t win the war. Two fights broke out during this game, and the Panthers’ enforcers were victorious in both of them.  One of the bouts was settled with a convincing blow by Florida’s Eric […]

  • Wings’ Niklas Kronwall Destroys Flyers’ Jakub Voracek (Video)

    Wings’ Niklas Kronwall Destroys Flyers’ Jakub Voracek (Video)

    One way to eliminate vicious hits to the head in the game of hockey is to suspend players who delivered a check to the head of an opposing player.  That has been the strategy adopted by the NHL disciplinary committee. Another way that players can eliminate the problem of head-shots in the game of hockey […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Kassian vs. Sestito — 2/16/12

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Kassian vs. Sestito — 2/16/12

    When it comes to fighting in hockey, it is difficult to say whether quantity of punches is greater than quality of punches.  In some cases,it is.  During last night’s bout between Zack Kassian of the Buffalo Sabres and Tom Sestito of the Philadelphia Flyers, it wasn’t, as quality easily prevailed over quantity. Getting the advantage […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 2/16/12 — Claude Giroux

    Stat Line Of The Night — 2/16/12 — Claude Giroux

    Through his first 52 games played this season, Philadelphia Flyers forward Claude Giroux had recorded three four-point games, but he just can’t seem to reach that elusive fifth point in a single game.  That changed during game 53 of the season for Giroux, as he finally had himself a five-point game during last night’s contest […]

  • Two Bone-Crushing Hits From The Flyers vs. Red Wings Game (Video)

    Two Bone-Crushing Hits From The Flyers vs. Red Wings Game (Video)

    Records weren’t the only thing falling at Joe Louis Arena last night.  Bodies were as well, as the battle between the Detroit Red Wings and the Philadelphia Flyers was not one for the faint of heart. With the Red Wings looking to tie the NHL record for consecutive home victories (20, which was set by […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Giroux vs. Reese — 1/19/12

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Giroux vs. Reese — 1/19/12

    Last night’s NHL action provided us with a total of six fights, and while none of them ranked high on the entertainment meter, one of them did feature one of the league’s top players.  It took place during a game between the Philadelphia Flyers and the New York Islanders, as 50-point-man Claude Giroux dropped the […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Rinaldo vs. Shaw — 1/5/12

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Rinaldo vs. Shaw — 1/5/12

    Last night’s game between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center was a rematch of the Stanley Cup Finals from two years ago, and it certainly did not disappoint, as it provided us with a total of nine goals and one entertaining fight between the Flyers’ Zac Rinaldo and the […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 12/21/11 — Claude Giroux

    Stat Line Of The Night — 12/21/11 — Claude Giroux

    When Claude Giroux went out with a concussion a few weeks ago, some feared that the injury could develop into something that will hamper the Flyers forward for the remainder of the season.  While the long-term impact of the injury still remains to be seen, it didn’t seem like the injury had affected him even […]