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Gruesome NHL Injuries (Part 2 of 2)

Searching through hundreds of NHL injuries, I have narrowed down to what I believe are 50 of the most gruesome NHL injuries that many NHL fans today remember will remember. This isn’t a comprehensive list, and *Please note: The numbers 1-50 do not denote the severity of the injury. The numbers are simply there to help keep some organization to…

Mark Streit

Update: Flyers sign Mark Streit to a 4 year Deal

Last week, the Philadelphia Flyers traded a fourth round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft, and prospect Shane Harper to the New York Islanders for Defenceman Mark Streit. Today the Flyers announced that they have signed Streit to a 4 year deal, worth 5.25 million per season. As an over 35 contract the Flyers would be unable to get cap…


Instant Analysis: Flyers trade for Mark Streit

The Philadelphia Flyers have traded a fourth round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft, and prospect Shane Harper to the New York Islanders for Defenceman Mark Streit. Streit, 35 years old, is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent on July 5th and reports surfaced last week that he would not be re-signing with the Islanders. Streit tallied six goals…

Howe Hull

Three Stars: All Time Greats of Central Division Teams

Welcome back to Peculiar Side of Sports.  Every so often something in sports perplexes me, and I just hate not knowing something.  So, I do what any normal, sane sports fan does – I search ad nausea for the answer by any means necessary.  The good news is that I take all my hard work and relay the results to you.  If…


Taking the D out of Philadelphia

The Flyers have started the season 2-5-0 and currently sit in 13th place in the Eastern Conference.  Yes, it is early and the team certainly has the time to turn things around, but there are some concerning signs for a team that has been a perennial contender in recent years. While many are quick to blame the goaltending for the…

Crosby, Staals, Nash, or Young: Team Canada in 2014

August 20, 2012

The Summer Olympics have ended and as hockey fans we are now over two years removed from Vancouver 2010 and the “Golden Goal”.  It is also less than two years away from what awaits in Russia in 2014. So while we are stuck in international limbo (with all due respect to the World Juniors and the World Championships), and NHL…

Andrej Meszaros Tears Achillies: Who do Flyers turn to now?

August 8, 2012

Hey, Detroit and Nashville fans, good news! You are no longer the only teams that grabbed over 100 points last season and had your defensive troops melt down over the summer. Another club joining that fun group, by fun I mean a sobbing mass of drunk fans, over this summer are the Philadelphia Flyers. The fans of these clubs had…

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