It all started with one simple statement made by Flyers great Eric Lindros during his jersey retirement speech. “Johnny remains my good friend, and I’ll be honest with you, I think he belongs in the hockey hall of fame. Just saying.” The Johnny that Eric is referring to is former teammate, linemate, and good friend […]Read more "Was Eric Lindros Right? Does Flyers legend John LeClair Deserve to be in the Hockey Hall of Fame?"
Just after midseason, and the Flyers are hitting their stride and stringing together a few quality wins. They’re sitting one point out of a wildcard spot, and four points out of the third spot in the Metropolitan. We’ve seen the emergence of Sean Couturier as the top line center. We’ve seen Claude Giroux and Jake […]Read more "Flyers’ just-after-Midseason Awards"
Ever since debuting in the NHL, Sean Couturier was pegged as an elite scorer. 96 points in consecutive seasons with the Drummondville Voltigeurs of the QMJHL, and 223 points in 184 games in the same league, and drafted 8th overall by the Flyers, Couturier was destined to be a top guy in whatever system he […]Read more "The driving force behind Sean Couturier’s breakout season for the Flyers"
For the past six years, the Frank J. Selke award has been awarded to three different players. Patrice Bergeron has won it four times in that span, along with Anze Kopitar and Jonathan Toews, each winning it once. Essentially, this award has become Bergeron’s to lose. He is an elite two-way forward that epitomizes what […]Read more "Is this the year that Flyers star Sean Couturier enters the Frank J. Selke conversation?"
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!"