Expectations

Sometimes, expectations suck.After basementing and rebounding, I expected last season's post-season to be better. Yeah, it was crappy to pull the Pens in the first round. With a little better leadership - on and off the ice - the Flyers could have gone further.At least, that's my take and I'm sticking to it.What should the Flyers faithful expect for the 2009-10 season? I don't know about you, but

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Mental Lapse

Gentle Readers,You'll forgive me for not posting until today. I've been reveling in the fact that...HockeySeasonIsHere!And, yes, I'll be more enthusiastic about it next time.Small ReminderSee that widget over there? Yeah, I'm still raising funds for my 2009 AIDS Walk Philly participation.It's a personal cause for me. Money raised for this charity walk supports organizations providing HIV/AIDS

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Five Reasons I Love Hockey

Gentle Readers,Puck Daddy ran a series called "5 Reasons I Love Hockey" in August. The series is over but I'm going to post my reasons any way.5. The smell of the iceGo watch The Cutting Edge for an explanation.Summers in Philly can be stifling, with 90+ temps mixed with 90+% humidity and our location between two rivers.

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Training Camp in Less than 2 Weeks; Schedule Released

The Philadelphia Flyers official web site has released the schedule for practice and a list of players that will be attending training camp thus far. Look for more information about camp as it starts on September 12th, a day before another busy day in a Philly sports fan’s life… opening kickoff for the Eagles.

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Annual Jersey Rant

No, Gentle Readers, I'm not PMSing about pink jerseys or wasting your time with the epic failure that is the silver ones.I'd like to address another issue: size discrimination, petite edition. (My mom calls me Skinny Minnie for a reason, folks. And no, Teka, another burger or two isn't going to do anything...ask co-workers George, Justin, and Brandon.)Could someone in the NHL merchandising end of

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Be Charitable

Dear Gentle Readers,Yep, long time, no write. Sorry about that, but my life has a way of getting really crazy over summers.My activities lately have centered around a crap-load of bad news, including a co-worker's death at the end of June, and my great aunt's death last week.You have no idea how ready I am for hockey season to really get here.

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Vacation and What to Look For

I’ve been on vacation the past week and the semester is starting soon, but that does not mean the Broad Street Bully won’t be updated as usual as soon as I’m back from sunny South Carolina. We have other features planned for these slow news weeks as training camp in September and the season

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And So It Ends

Joe Sakic (aka, the Vampire Lestat of the Avalanche) announced his retirement and I am actually sad about that.

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No x Largest Power You Can Imagine

Ray Emery? Her

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Help!

I am still alive.First, if you used to be in the blogroll or links, send me an email to ensure you're put back there. (Blogger PMSed about my template and I'm still contemplating a permanent move to WordPress because of it.)So, real life has been changing a bit lately.Personal life: more interesting of late, though not willing to share deets.

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