Mike Rathje

Philadelphia Flyers #4 - Defenseman

  • Born: 05/11/74
  • Age: 40
  • Height: 6-5
  • Weight: 235

After getting lost in the woods, I built a cabin


As many have probably noticed, I am no longer compiling the morning links. The reasons are many, and simple: I'm happier without hockey.

Chris Pronger out for the season: Crying and other initial reaction


Chris Pronger called last season the year from Hell. Injuries kept him out for all but 53 games, including playoffs, and the Flyers were not the same team without him. While a lot of people blame...

I'm Saving Hockey: A BTN May 15th Recap


Ben's Grandpa with an insightful look at this week's BTN article, and a brief homage to Derek Boogaard.

Celebrate! Your Philadelphia Flyers, now under the Salary Cap


For the first time since Mike Rathje was healthy, the Flyers are under the yearly salary cap. Over three years later.

Interpreting the CBA: Flyers Cannot Afford Erik Cole


Unless we're reading the CBA incorrectly, the Flyers cannot afford Erik Cole.

'NHL Alum' Ian Laperriere To Participate In Charity Game Sunday


Ian Laperriere, still on LTIR with your Philadelphia Flyers, will be a participant in Luc Robitaille's Celebrity Shootout tomorrow afternoon in Park City, Utah. He's listed as an NHL Alum on the...

Thursday Morning Fly By: Happy Mike Rathje Liberation Day!


Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers news and notes... After years of LTIR hilarity, Mike Rathje is officially no longer a Philadelphia Flyer at 12...

The Day After: Silver Linings After Losing A Shot At The Cup


The Flyers lost. The season is over. But hey, chin up! It's not so bad... - We get to raise a banner next year. No matter what anybody tells us, the Philadelphia Flyers were the best team in the...

Greatest Sharks: In Our Defense...


FTF wraps up the "Greatest Sharks" skaters with six defensemen. Join us for the line combos and analysis.

Greatest Sharks: Department of Defense II


After adding McLaren and Ozolinsh to the "Greatest Sharks" roster, Fear the Fin again looks to its loyal readers to select the next members of this all-time team.

Greatest Sharks: Department of Defense


The forwards have been selected, but which defensemen deserve to be added to Fear the Fin's "Greatest Sharks" team? You decide.

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