When the Flyers exited the month of February, they were one of the hottest teams in the NHL and were pulling away from the playoff bubble line. However, after another loss, the Flyers playoff hopes are now back in jeopardy. The Flyers lost their 7th game in their last 8 matchups tonight against the Blue Jackets. […]Read more "Five Flyers Observations: Are Flyers playoff hopes in jeopardy?"
Philadelphia enters tonight’s game coming off a tough loss late in regulation against the Vegas Golden Knights on Monday. The Flyers look to get back on track against a Columbus team right behind them in the standings. Columbus enters tonight’s game coming off a 5-2 victory over the Canadiens on Monday. The Blue Jackets look […]Read more "Flyers vs Blue Jackets Preview: It’s crunch time for the Orange & Black"
The same cliché has been used over and over again to describe the season that the Flyers are having. “It’s a roller coaster season,” “This season has been a roller coaster ride,” so on and so forth, all meaning the same. We could sit here for hours and debate the kind of season the Flyers […]Read more "In a season full of Flyers streaks, now is the time to start one that matters"
When Paul Holmgren was GM, the Flyers were known for giving big contracts to players just to get them in a Flyers uniform. He also had a history of giving huge contracts to players that didn’t necessarily warrant them. During his time as GM, Holmgren gave out some big contracts that the Flyers are still trying […]Read more "Flyers not quite out of cap purgatory just yet with big decisions looming"
Back in 2013, the Flyers made a move at the deadline to acquire a goalie. That goalie was Steve Mason. The Flyers sent a 3rd round pick and goalie Michael Leighton to Columbus for the RFA at years end Steve Mason. Mason was brought in to compete with fellow goalie Ilya Bryzgalov. Bryzgalov, who struggled […]Read more "Could Flyers acquisition of Petr Mrazek could mirror a path previously walked by Steve Mason?"
Philadelphia enters tonight’s game coming off a 2-game weekend road-trip sweep of the Blue Jackets and Rangers. The Flyers look to make it 3 in a row tonight against a struggling Canadiens team. Montreal enters tonight’s game losing 5 straight games. The Canadiens look to end a 5-game skid against a surging Flyers team. Flyers […]Read more "Flyers vs Canadiens Preview: Petr Mrazek will be dropped into the deep end in tough matchup"
It all started just 15 seconds in. An unlikely candidate, Shayne Gostisbehere, stood up for follow teammate, Travis Konecny, after he was hit late. Gostisbehere fought Pavel Buchnevich. It was Gostisbehere’s 1st career NHL fight. Then, the scoring started. The Rangers scored 1:30 into the game. Flyers tied it up 3:22 later. Then, we had […]Read more "Five Flyers Observations: Crazy first period propels Flyers to 7-4 Victory"
As I said before, the way you make up ground in the playoff race is you play against your conference. Well, with the Flyers playing almost all their games against the Western Conference to start the season, they have to do plenty of that over the final 25 games. Especially, against their own division, the […]Read more "Flyers entering a tough weekend of must-win games"
Going into Tuesday’s night game, the Flyers stood in 6th place in the division and one point out of a wildcard spot. With the win Tuesday night in Carolina, the Flyers jumped back into a playoff spot and 4th in the division. The Flyers jumped the Islanders, who were idol, and the Blue Jackets, who […]Read more "Do the Flyers games in hand hold their ticket to the playoffs?"
For the 5th straight game, the Flyers started sloppy. Dating back to when Buffalo was in Philadelphia, Dec. 14, the Flyers have been having horrible starts to the 1st periods. An issue that was a key reason why they lost 10 straight. During the 10 game losing streak, the Flyers got behind early and never […]Read more "Five Flyers Observations: Sloppy Starts Continue in Flyers Loss to Buffalo"