Sep 172011
 
Phillies 2011 Magic Number Countdown: 1

The bad news:  the Phillies lost 4-2 to the St Louis Cardinals in extra innings Friday night. The good news:  the usually hapless Mets whipped the Braves 12-2 Friday night.  That means the Phillies magic number to clinch the division is now down to one.  Each Phillies victory or Braves loss reduces the number, so the [More…]

Sep 172011
 
Chris Pronger named Flyers captain

In news that should surprise no one, Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger has been named the 18th captain in the organization’s history. “With Chris’s experience and presence, we felt that he was the perfect player to take over as captain of the Philadelphia Flyers,” Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren said in announcing the move, via csnphilly.com. [More…]