Cult of personality: the history of goalie masks in Philadelphia

The Masked Man, the Keeper of the Cage, that weird guy on your beer league team who talks to himself and the posts. Every hockey team needs a goaltender, and it seems every goaltender has a strange personality. The best way for a goaltender to express their quirky personalities is through their masks. Let’s look back at the prominent players and masks in Flyers history.

Off The Dashers Episode 9: Slashin’ and Dashin’

Jim McBride and Noah Eltringham are joined by GNGHockey president Dylan Coyle. They discuss the NHL’s stance on slashing penalties, the New Jersey Devils and their continued success, Vegas finally cooling off, and the Lightning striking more than twice.

Off the Dashers Episode 8: Great Starts and Hiccups

The first line is back together as Jim McBride, Noah Eltringham and JT Volpe discuss the Vegas Golden Knights’ hot start. They also look at the bizarre first two weeks in the NHL. In other discussions, they look back at the Super Mario Bros. live action movie, the struggles of calling penalties in the NHL, some Philadelphia Flyers news and how Calgary broke Jagr.

Off The Dashers Episode 7: Cursed and Short Handed

On this episode, host Jim McBride is on the penalty kill with Off the Dashers podcast call-up Nick Tricome. The boys discuss what happened before this episode (and why it was cursed), the start of the NHL regular season and everyone’s favorite player, Jaromir Jagr.

Team Mustache versus Team Mullet: Who would win?

I thought about this for a while, coming up with names like George Parros, Cal Clutterbuck, and Trevor Gillies. Parros, Clutterbuck, and Gillies would make Team Mustache of the past decade. Then, I thought about mullets; Patrick Kane and Ziggy Palffy came to mind regarding Team Mullet.

Off The Dashers Episode 6 – Memories and Preseason

On this episode, Jim McBride, Noah Eltringham, and new member JT Volpe discuss what got them into hockey and their favorite hockey game of all time.  Also, they take a look at the NHL preseason and examine the new rule changes for the upcoming season.