It’s that time of year again! We’re talking expansion draft in the NHL, and this time, Seattle seems to be the spot that is going to end up with a franchise. I know we’re all excited to lose another player, that player remains to be seen, but I’m here to tell you what to expect […]Read more "What Flyers fans can expect if there’s another NHL expansion draft"
Have you ever watched that episode of Spongebob Squarepants where he meets the fish that was born with paper skin and glass bones? Of course you have. So now you will understand when I compare that fish to Michael Neuvirth. Yes, the same Michael Neuvirth that the Flyers’ GM decided to extend this part March. […]Read more "Is Michael Neuvirth’s time running out with the Philadelphia Flyers?"
There are a lot of things that can be done over the course of ten NHL games. Win streaks, losing streaks, trades, goalless droughts, goal streaks. You name it, it happens in a matter of ten games. For Flyers fans, these last ten games, so far, have been the worst ten games of the season. […]Read more "Should Flyers fans listen to Hextall and not be concerned about the losing streak?"
Minnesota twice, followed by Winnipeg. The Flames, the Canucks, and Islanders twice. The damn Penguins and now the Sharks. That’s nine games right there. Nine games in which the Flyers have lost, all in a row. Two shutouts, back to back against the Minnesota Wild and multiple blown leads later, and we have a team […]Read more "What Needs to Happen to Right the Ship for the Flyers"
You’re looking up and down at the roster right now of the Philadelphia Flyers. A team that is standing at 8 wins, 9 loses, and 6 overtime losses, at the bottom of the metropolitan division, and still only a couple wins away from sitting atop the division. From top to bottom, the roster really doesn’t […]Read more "The Flyers have a hero Philadelphia deserves, but not the one it needs right now"
1st Period Highlights Around two minutes in, Voracek scores off of a Sean Couturier rebound, wraps it around Trouba and beats Hellebuyck to his right. Coots and G get the assists, Flyers up 1-0 4:33, Dustin Byfuglien gets two minutes for a trip. 42 seconds later, Couturier finishes a rebound from Simmonds off a shot […]Read more "Flyers vs Jets recap: Hey, It Could Have Been Worse!"
Well, here we are. Eighteen games into the season and the Flyers have hit a wall. No, I’m not talking about just Devon Dubnyk. I’m talking about the fact that the Flyers have lost 8 games this year, and of those 8 loses, 5 of them were shutouts. I mean, come on guys! You’re handing […]Read more "Why Cries for a Danick Martel Flyers Call-Up Will Go Unanswered"
Let’s think back a couple months. Back to a time where we had three big name prospects battling it out for two spots on the Flyers’ blue line. You had every analyst and arm-chair analyst making guesses as to who would don the orange and black with the Flyers when the season began. I bet […]Read more "Dave Hakstol made the right choice in taking a chance on Flyers underdog Robert Hagg"
Things have gotten a bit wild on the Flyers blue line lately. First, you have Andrew MacDonald go down with an injury that sidelines him for almost two months. Next, you have Shayne Gostisbehere go head first into the boards courtesy of Leo Komarov and hasn’t played since due to a concussion. Then, you have […]Read more "What to expect when The Flyers Blue Line is healthy"
(Editors Note: This article was written before the Flyers/Avalanche Game Saturday night, so stats may be off a little.) The hot hand. The thing that usually predicts which goalie is a go in the next game. You have a goalie that is 3-0-0 with a shutout and 2 goals allowed across a three game stretch? […]Read more "The “Hot Hand Fallacy” and whether or not Flyers Head Coach Dave Hakstol Believes in it"