The Idle Rich Archive: May, 2010

Flyers dig another hole

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CHICAGO -- Twenty-eight seconds. Shorter than a television commercial, longer than eternity. How long does it take to lose a hockey game?... Read more

Three things to watch in Flyers' Game 2

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CHICAGO -- There have been about a dozen media availabilities in the last week and only one game played, which amounts to too much talk and... Read more

Flyers not rattled

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CHICAGO -- The Flyers scored five goals against the Blackhawks, had the lead in the game three different times, didn’t take a penalty... Read more

Flyers goaltending conundrum

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CHICAGO -- This is not 1997 -- let us begin there. This is not the Stanley Cup Final from back then, when Flyers coach Terry Murray changed... Read more

Flyers lose Game 1 shootout

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CHICAGO -- "Wild" does not begin to describe the evening. "Wide-open" does not do the action justice. As someone ducking... Read more

Three things to watch for Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final

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CHICAGO -- With all of the pre-game interviewing and prognosticating completed (and, truth be told, nobody really had anything left to ask... Read more

How big an underdog are the Flyers?

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If life indeed begins on opening day, and if Bill Parcells is right when he says that you are what your record says you are, the Chicago Blackhawks... Read more

Flyers: wide-eyed opportunists

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In the Stanley Cup playoffs, anything really can happen. This just in... Just a look at the numbers for the last five tournaments -- since... Read more

Flyers to the Finals!

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Sometimes, there is no need for either adjectives or embellishment. There are moments that speak for themselves, moments such as this one. The... Read more

Canadiens deny sandstorm

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Two days after several Flyers observed some kind of sand-like substance in the tunnel outisde of their dressing room -- which some believed... Read more