In the first 2 weeks of the season, the Flyers were being led by depth scoring and consistent scoring from all lines. Now, a month later, all the Flyers offense is coming from the 1st line only. The 1st line, Giroux-Couturier-Voracek, have been leading the Flyers in the goal scoring department since the depth scoring […]Read more "Flyers make changes to middle lines in order to boost secondary scoring"
Ever since the last time the Flyers were shutout, Jordan Weal has been on the third line. He wasn’t demoted because of his play. But, the reason is the emergence of Travis Konecny needing more minutes on a nightly basis. During the 3-0 shutout loss in Chicago, Jordan Weal was moved to the Dale Weise […]Read more "Five Flyers Observations: Jordan Weal looks lost without a playmaker"
When you see the boxscore for last nights game against the Blackhawks, you will see one thing and one thing only. The Flyers top line. Claude Giroux – Sean Couturier -Jake Voracek, led the Flyers to a big victory against central division power, the Chicago Blackhawks. They were the only Flyers to register points in […]Read more "Can the Flyers top line keep up their historic scoring pace?"
(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"
On a night where the Flyers were missing their young stud, Nolan Patrick for the second straight game, they took on Auston Matthews and the Toronto Maple Leafs. Coming in off a 5-4 loss on Thursday against Ottawa, the Flyers will look to rebound tonight against a good Maple Leafs team. Thursday night wasn’t the […]Read more "Flyers defeat Maple Leafs 4-2 on the back of Brian Elliott"
The Flyers overwhelmed the best young player in the league, Connor McDavid, on Saturday with a team effort, holding him pointless and the Oilers in check, as the Flyers kept rolling and earned a huge two points defeating McDavid and the Oilers 2-1. Overwhelming Connor McDavid was a team effort. This effort, showed off how […]Read more "Flyers fall flat in one-sided defeat to Anaheim Ducks, but there are positives to take"
The day was June 22nd, 2012. The formerly known Consol Energy Center, in Pittsburgh, PA, was the location. It was home to the 1st round of the 2012 NHL Draft. The Flyers picking 20th after coming in 3rd place, in the former Atlantic Division, the year before. Coming off a pretty good season too. First, […]Read more "Flyers are seeing resurgence of a forgotten 1st round pick and it’s rejuvenating their 4th line"
In what many thought was supposed to be year one to a new Flyers reign, has turned into something completely different. Through the first 6 games of the year, the Flyers, 4-2-0, have been very dominant in each of those six games, asserting their new mentality of play that Coach Dave Hakstol has preached over […]Read more "5 Observations from the Flyers Season so far"
The Philadelphia Flyers entered the 2017-18 season with a bunch of unknowns. Some questions that the media and fans alike had involved “How’s the goaltending going to fair?” “How are the youth going to fit into the team?” and “How is third year head coach Dave Hakstol going to adapt to the new blood in […]Read more "Dave Hakstol deserves some praise for the flyers early success"
Coming off a home opening win Saturday night at a rocking Wells Fargo Center against the Capitals 8-2, the Flyers looked to keep the momentum as the Florida Panthers came to town. The Florida Panthers coming into Philly with a 2-2-0 record, after dropping a contest Saturday night in Pittsburgh against the Penguins, looked to […]Read more "Flyers dominant again in overpowering 5-1 win over Panthers"