Chris Banker

NHL Contributor

A South Jersey native, Chris is your typical, financially strapped college student attending the York College of Pennsylvania studying Public Relations. Chris covered the Philadelphia Flyers and wrote post-game recaps for the better part of three seasons at The Flyers Hive, where he remains a contributing member today. He's also a lifelong fan of the Philadelphia Phillies and the Dallas Cowboys (seriously, he gets yelled at a lot for that last part).


Scottie Upshall Scores In His First Game With [Insert NHL Team Here]

Find out which NHL player has scored in his first game for a new team a whopping three times in his career. This must be some sort of record, right?

Flyers' Pronger Has A Plan For His Swiped Stanley Cup Puck

Chris Pronger still has the Game 2 puck from the Stanley Cup Final that led to so many headlines last June. Seven months later, he knows what he's going to do with it.

Convicted Felon Mike Danton Eyes Return To NHL

Six years removed from his last NHL game, ex-convict Mike Danton is eyeing a return to the league. Will anyone take a chance on him?

Capitals' Backstrom Gives Thanks To His Teammates In A Big Way

Fresh off of signing a lucrative contract extension, Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom gave each of his teammates an awful nice gift this preseason.

Islanders' Tavares Suffers Concussion; Can New York Catch A Break?

The New York Islanders' injury-riddled lineup may have taken another hit on Saturday night when John Tavares went down with a concussion.

Kovalchuk, Avery Fuel Rivalry; Did Kovy Go Too Far?

Ilya Kovalchuk and Sean Avery wasted no time getting into it Saturday in New Jersey. Though, that was only part of the night's storyline.

NHL To Debut "No Words" Ad Campaign Saturday Night

The NHL is debuting a Stanley Cup Final themed advertising campaign on Saturday Night. Could it follow up the success of "History Will Be Made?"

Habs Blog: Flyers' Giroux Battling Against Team Of Local Allegiance

SBN's own Habs Eyes On The Prize has posted a great piece on Philadelphia's Claude Giroux, his hometown of Hearst, Ontario, and the residents' conflicting emotions regarding the outcome of the...

7:00 P.M.: On Home Ice, Flyers Look To Win Eastern Confernce, Advance To Cup Final

The Philadelphia Flyers look to oust the resilient Montreal Canadians and clinch a trip to the Stanley Cup Final in five games tonight at Wachovia Center.

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