Sunday morning brought news of another injury to a Flyer even before the season begins. #Flyers D Andrew MacDonald sustained a lower body injury during an off-season workout and will be sidelined approximately six weeks.https://t.co/T1JCvdo0Cx — Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) September 9, 2018 Flyers defenseman Andrew MacDonald is out six weeks, and if that holds true, […]Read more "MacDonald’s injury presents a unique opportunity for one Flyers prospect"
The music that plays after a team scores a goal is somewhat of a battle cry. The music gets everyone out of their seat, singing along and high fiving complete strangers. It brings the crowd together. The Flyers need that, desperately. Long gone are the days of “Bro Hymn,” even “Light it Up.” Now, we […]Read more "The Flyers need a new goal song, here’s some suggestions"
By now, I’m sure most of you have heard the comment that is making waves, not just amongst the National Football League, but now the National Hockey League as well. Jacksonville Jaguars all-star cornerback Jalen Ramsey is no stranger to the limelight, going on a tirade earlier last week naming quarterbacks and what he thinks […]Read more "Would Jalen Ramsey make the Flyers roster?"
We are 24 days away from preseason hockey, and 25 from Flyers preseason hockey. Hang in there folks, the light at the end of the tunnel is getting closer by the day. An already long enough off season, lengthened by the excitement surrounding young players development and the signing of a scoring winger that this […]Read more "Five things to look forward to: Flyers Edition"
It’s Wednesday, the wife is out of town and I’m laying around surfing through Twitter, per usual. I keep seeing tweets about Flyers forward Jakub Voracek and him celebrating his 29th birthday. Being the friendly man that I am, I decide to scoot on over to his Twitter to wish him a happy birthday, and […]Read more "Flyers’ Jake Voracek is having a Block Party and you’re invited!"
By now, fans have seen this horse beaten to death, and then some. The topic won’t go away, but it should, and I’m here to put it to rest. Claude Giroux belongs on the wing. Period. Giroux as a center was great. From burying the overtime winner in game 3 of the 2010 Stanley Cup […]Read more "The Great Debate: Where does Flyers captain Claude Giroux Belong?"
Training camp will surely feature many battles. Travis Konecny will be fighting to earn back his spot on the top line. Oskar Lindblom will be fighting for a higher spot in the lineup as well. The most intriguing battle of all could very well be for the fourth line center role. Jori Lehtera seems to […]Read more "4C Faceoff: Who shores up the Flyers fourth line?"
So often, teams look for the biggest fish in the free agency pond. So often, those same teams look for the best rental player at the trade deadline. Paul Holmgren was one of those general managers who sought after those big fish, those high-profile rental players. Going after those players resulted in a few trips […]Read more "Flyers Fact Check: Building through the draft works much better than you think"
Last years offseason was full of question marks. The two main conflicts had to do with the action behind the blueline. The Flyers had two open spots on defense, with three rookies vying for a position. They also had a gap in their crease, and needed a stopgap solution until kids like Carter Hart and […]Read more "Stopgap Solution: Was Brian Elliott the right guy for the Flyers goaltending job?"
Early Sunday afternoon, reports surfaced of a body found in Lake Ontario. That body belonged to former Flyers goaltender Ray Emery. At 2:50 pm, HPS recovered the body of former @NHL player Ray Emery, 35. Emery was reported missing just after 6:00 am in #HamOnt harbour. His body was recovered in close proximity to where […]Read more "Looking back at the career of Ray ‘Razor’ Emery and what he will always mean to the Flyers"