It’s been as hot of a topic as the season he is having. After being in the conversation for years, without the offensive numbers to back it up, Sean Couturier is rightly where he belongs, in the final three for the Frank J. Selke Award. Each year, the trophy is awarded to the best two-way […]Read more "Flyers Fact Check: Why Sean Couturier will win the Selke Award this year"
After game 3 Sunday afternoon, Flyers head coach Dave Hakstol announced that changes could be coming in regards to the lineup. He didn’t specify who or what, but speculation leads up to believe that Oskar Lindblom, who has underperformed so far in the series, may find himself up in the press box, watching Jordan Weal […]Read more "Optimizing the Flyers lineup ahead of game four"
1st Period Shots – 11-4 Flyers Hits – 14-13 Flyers Faceoffs – 9-7 Flyers 10:25 – Penguins Goal – Sidney Crosby with a wraparound on Brian Elliott, 1-0 Penguins 11:55 – Penguins Penalty – Bryan Rust, 2 minutes, Tripping 14:41 – Flyers Penalty – Brandon Manning, 2 minutes, Tripping 18:17 – Penguins Penalty – Carl […]Read more "Flyers vs Penguins Game 3 Recap: Short-lived ecstasy"
Coming off of a 7-0 loss to the cross-state rival Pittsburgh Penguins is something to be ashamed of. The Flyers were dominated in all aspects of the game, plain and simple. Pittsburgh came out firing on all cylinders, and the Flyers came out the way that we have become accustomed to, flat. It’s not time […]Read more "The Flyers may have been embarrassed in game 1, but there’s no reason to panic"
It’s the age old debate, who has the best fanbase. Western Pennsylvania will always say the Penguins do. Eastern Pennsylvania will always say the Flyers do. I’m here to tell you why the west is full of it, and why they are. Back in 1967, the NHL decided to add six more teams to the […]Read more "Flyers Fact Check: Flyers fans are better than Penguins fans"
1st Period 6:34 Flyers goal, Ivan Provorov with the assists by Sean Couturier and Jake Voracek 1-0 Flyers 10:41 Matt Beleskey and Radko Gudas concurring minors. Holding the stick for Beleskey and Interference from Gudas. The Flyers came out roaring in the first, controlling the pace of the game for a majority of play in […]Read more "Flyers vs Rangers Recap: We’re going ‘Yoffing!"
Let’s circle back to mid-February. The Flyers were in the midst of a playoff push and were in some deep trouble. They had just lost their starting goaltender, Brian Elliott, for 5-6 weeks due to surgery, and were without backup Michael Neuvirth, shocker, for the time being as well. Then something wonderful happened. Ron Hextall […]Read more "Flyers Fact Check: Trading for Petr Mrazek wasn’t necessary"
The season is winding down. Finalists are nearly in place for every award in the NHL. Is Shayne Gostisbehere going to be among those names? Ghost has nearly surpassed every career high he has had up to this point this season. He has a career high in points, assists, time on ice, hits, and blocks. […]Read more "Can Flyers star Shayne Gostisbehere take the Norris Trophy home?"
Let me preface this article by saying that one, I didn’t write this article, let alone join this industry, to make friends. I didn’t do it to appease the masses. I decided to start writing because I love the sport of hockey, and I love the Flyers. I love hearing your opinions, and I love […]Read more "Flyers Fact Check: Enough with the Anti-Manning narrative"
Flyers fans were sent into a tiz when it was announced that they had shipped center Brayden Schenn to St. Louis in exchange for Jori Lehtera, a late first round pick in 2017, and a conditional first round pick the next. The condition being if it were a top ten pick, St. Louis keeps it, […]Read more "Flyers Fact Check: The Flyers won the trade with St. Louis Blues"