In his new Flyers book, Lou Nolan takes you behind the walls

Lou Nolan's new book should be popular with all Flyers fans

As a team that just celebrated 50 years in the NHL, the Philadelphia Flyers have quite the history.

From the Broad Street Bullies’ era to their 2010 Stanley Cup Final appearance, the Flyers have a history of many great tales. Now Philadelphia fans can hear first-hand stories from someone who has been with the organization since its birth, including 45 years as the team’s public-address announcer.

In “If These Walls Could Talk: Philadelphia Flyers” (Triumph Books), Lou Nolan, the Flyers’ public-address announcer, and Sam Carchidi, writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News, take fans behind the scenes of the City of Brotherly Love’s favorite hockey team.

This new release includes stories from inside the Spectrum and Wells Fargo Center to the great outdoor games of the Winter Classic.

Highlights of the book include:

>A heartfelt foreword by Hockey Hall of Fame goaltender and back-to-back Stanley Cup champion Bernie Parent.

>A look at the 35-game undefeated streak accomplished by the 1979-80 Flyers.

>Nolan’s list for his top players, coaches and general managers in franchise history.

>Stories from inside the penalty box and from the best fights that led to players taking a seat in the penalty box.

>A chapter remembering Ed Snider and 50 years of Flyers hockey.

If These Walls Could Talk: Philadelphia Flyers is the perfect book for any Philly sports fan.

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Wayne Fish has been covering the Flyers since 1976, a stint which includes 18 Stanley Cup Finals, four Winter Olympics and numerous other international events.

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