The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Philadelphia Flyers Heart-pounding, Jaw-dropping, and Gut-wrenching Moments in Philadelphia Flyers HistoryeBook - 2013
This monumental book about the Philadelphia Flyers not only documents all the best moments and personalities in the history of the team, but also unmasks the regrettably awful and the unflinchingly ugly. In entertainingand unsparingfashion, this book sparkles withFlyers highlights and lowlights, from wonderful and wacky memories to the famous and infamous. Such moments includethe era of the Broad Street Bullies as well as the playoff drought in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Learn how visionary founding owner Ed Snider created the Flyers and sold the city of Philadelphia on the sport of hockey. Get the inside story of how the franchise built a championship squad, then repeatedly rebuilt it over the next three decades to stay at the top of the NHLin the process compiling the leagues second-best all-time winning percentage. Enjoy classic tales about the great rivalries (especially with the Rangers, Devils, and Penguins), about the great coachesincluding Fred Shero and Pat Quinnand countless great players, Barber, Clarke, Parent, Poulin, Hextall, Primeau, and many more. Whether providing fond memories, goose bumps, or laughs, this portrait of the team and its history is sure to appeal to the fan who has been through it all. This updated edition takes readers through the 201213 season and features the Flyers trip to the 2010 Stanley Cup Finals as well as recent stars Claude Giroux, Scott Hartnell, Kimmo Timonen, and more.