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Member Since 19 Sep 2003
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In Topic: Who's Going?

11 April 2010 - 10:28 PM

226 as usual.. The Flyers fan girlfriend will be with me :)

Whew. That's at least one other Flyers fan in the same section where I'll be. I'm looking forward to it since the Winter Classic precluded my usual road trips to places like NJ, the Island, and DC this year. Here's to a good series.

In Topic: Official: River Rats sold, will move to Charlotte

23 January 2010 - 09:10 PM

Why do people think Trenton is "Flyers Country"? Last I checked Trenton is in Mercer county which is in Central Jersey. not South. Trenton isn't as close to Philly as you think it is. By your logic Lowell is "Bruins Country"

It's in a part of NJ where the team loyalties begin to split but I don't think it's as far from Philly as you think and it does count as "local" for some people who are in definite Flyers territory (Bucks County, especially the Yardley/Morrisville areas just across the river). It's approximately 13 miles for me to go to Trenton and about an extra 10 miles to get to South Philly although the drive times are comparable without traffic. The Sun National Bank Center is slightly closer to the Wachovia Center than it is to the Rock.

I used to go to a few games a year when they were the Titans but I think I've only been back twice since the Devils took over. If the Devils ever moved their AHL affiliation to Trenton, that might actually be enough to draw me in since the Phantoms moved out of the area and it would be the closest chance to see AHL prospects. The ECHL games alone without a rooting interest unfortunately aren't a strong enough draw for me.