Ryan Gilbert is the managing editor, lead Flyers writer, digital content producer, and social media manager for Sons of Penn. Look for his in-depth analytical columns, quick-hit highlight pieces, and more.
After two championship losses in the past two days, we celebrate two championships today! Events: 1974: Mike Schmidt hits a ball off of the Astrodome roof. Ground rules ruled that this was a... Read more
The Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms held a press conference today to announce that the Flyers will host the New York Islanders on September 21st at 7:05 at the PPL Center. The... Read more
After the depressing memories of the Sixers loss in 1982 yesterday, today we revisit a more recent wound. Events: 1979: Phillies wear burgundy uniforms for only time in team history. Quite p... Read more
Danny Briere announced his retirement from the National Hockey League this summer. Tonight he will be honored before the game between the Buffalo Sabres and the Philadelphia Flyers. Briere p... Read more
Here at Sons Of Penn we are going to nod our cap to the founding fathers by looking back at events that happened in Philadelphia sports history each day. Events: 1972: Philadelphia Flyers dr... Read more
The 2015 NHL Entry Draft is just a few weeks away and the Flyers are in good shape to make some noise. Draft Pick Fun Facts: The Flyers own two picks in the first round (7th and 29th) for th... Read more