Anthony SanFilippo, has been writing about hockey this entire millennia. Whether it was as a beat reporter for the Delaware County Daily Times (and it’s six sister newspapers), or for the Philadelphia Flyers website, his hockey history has taken him across North America to see games in more than 60 arenas. He has also been a contributor to the Associated Press and Sports Illustrated and has appeared countless times on television and radio. That said, he’s not just a hockey guy (no matter what you think) and has covered each of the four major professional sports in his career. He also works in politics writing strategic messaging for campaigns nationwide, but that’s probably too boring to discuss here. He’s also a part-time actor and a full-time dad, meaning he has no time for anything else (but if you ask nicely, he’ll probably say yes.)
There are two things I want to talk about after the Flyers’ 3-2 shootout loss to the Islanders on Thursday that now has them six
As I sat there and watched the Flyers playoff hopes go up in smoke – as they are now five points behind Boston and the
The Flyers wanted a regulation win on Monday and didn’t get it. The Flyers NEEDED a win on Monday of any kind. They got that.
Even though the Flyers season is on the path to coming to an end far short of expectations –barring a miracle in the next week–
Shayne Gostisbehere was placed on waivers by the Flyers Tuesday, and the globe came off its axis. At least that’s how it seemed. Whether fans
The Flyers have been called a lot of names over the past few weeks. Play as poorly as they have and most of them are
It was June 30, 2013. We were at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. for the NHL draft. My job, as a member of the