City of Brotherly what?

Publish date:

Dear Hockey News,

Myself, and surely a large number of other Boston Bruin fans, are outraged at the reaction that Philadelphia Flyer supporters had after Boston defenseman Andrew Alberts rose from the ice on November 26th.

Alberts, having been hit from behind by the Flyers' Scott Hartnell, was helped to his knees by Bruins trainer Don Del Negro and, to the surprise of many, was booed as he was doing so.

Um what? The least that they could do would be to show some remorse. Cheer a little for goodness sake!

This is not the first time a Flyer has dealt a dirty hit to a Bruin. Patrice Bergeron was the first victim and now Alberts is the second. I just don't get the Philly fans' mindset.

Their actions represent that eliminating the enemy is more important than anything else.


Nancy O'Neil, Saugus, Mass.



Some Injuries More Obvious Than Others in NHL Playoffs

NHL players tend to hide their injuries as much as possible in the post-season. But some of them appear to be a little too crystal clear.

Seth Jones

Could a Leadership Role Factor Into Seth Jones' Potential Destinations?

Jones' decision to test the free-agent market stoked speculation over potential trade destinations for the D-man. The opportunity to fill a leadership role could be a factor in where he lands, writes Lyle Richardson.

Petr Mrazek

What's Next for Petr Mrazek?

It appears as though the Hurricanes are set with Alex Nedeljkovic in net for the long-term. But no matter where Petr Mrazek lands up - even if it's still in Carolina - there will be no shortage of teams vying for his services.