February 07, 2011

Philadelphia Flyers stories in the SI Vault

Expansion's Bright New Heroes By Mark Mulvoy, February 19, 1968The exhilarating success of the Philadelphia Flyers is due in large part to the remarkable play of a talented two-man goaltending partnership.

Hockey's Eclectic WizardBy Mark Mulvoy, May 26, 1975Armed with his trusty legal pad, a snippet of Beatles philosophy and a Westernized Russian tactical plan, Philadelphia Flyer Coach Fred Shero created the prototype of future NHL teams.

A Wake-Up Call By Peter Gammons, December 20, 1976For The Flyers Dormant for a while, Philadelphia is flying high once again, thanks to Goalie Bernie Parent's sweep of the Bruins.

The Flyers Forever By E.M. Swift, October 12, 1987There's more to the Broad Street Bullies than meets the eye -- including a whole lot of tradition packed into a mere 20 years of NHL existence.

Double Dealing By E.M. Swift, July 13, 1992After Quebec twice traded phenom Eric Lindros, an arbitrator awarded him to Philly.

The Complete Package By Gerry Callahan, June 02, 1997Eric Lindros has it all -- size, speed, a nasty streak -- and now, finally, a chance to win the Stanley Cup.

Comedy Central By Michael Farber, February 11, 2002With jokes, jukes and a dressing-room disco act, Jeremy Roenick keeps the Flyers Loose and the fans entertained.

Killing Them Softly By Brian Cazeneuve, May 31, 2010A man of few words, Flyers captain Mike Richards has turned his team around by dishing out big hits.

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