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"
It’s a feel good story for the Philadelphia Flyers this season. The youth infusion has inspired many vets to perform, and it also has given them a breath of fresh air. Moreover, the patient Flyers organization will start to see some long-term benefit from the youth, as one by one some will be plucked up […]Read more "Flyers Jake Voracek is En Fuego and it has fans reminiscing about the “Legion Of Doom” Days"
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"
The City of Philadelphia has some athletes in all sports that can be future superstars in the coming years. With the likes of Carson Wentz, Joel Embid, and Rhys Hoskins. Now add Flyers young defenseman Ivan Provorov to the mix. Finally, Philly fans have a ton to cheer about on South Broad Street on a […]Read more "Philly’s Next Superstar: Flyers Ivan Provorov"
(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"
(Editor’s Note: This article was written Nov. 4th, so all information pertaining to dates and times are in accordance to the fact that this was written on Nov. 4th.) Brace yourselves, because I’m about to say something that you probably aren’t ready to hear this early into the season, and this team’s tenure in the […]Read more "Should the Flyers Pursue a Disgruntled Vadim Shipachyov?"
FIRST PERIOD Blackhawks outshot the Flyers 11-8 Flyers out-hit the Blackhawks 13-11 Flyers with 9 PIM, Blackhawks with 5 3:30 into the first period, Provorov had an outstanding outlet pass that deflected to Filpulla, he couldn’t finish. Great vision by Provorov. On their first penalty kill, Elliott did a great job on a scramble in […]Read more "Flyers @ Blackhawks Game Recap: Well, That Sucked"
Here we are, eleven games into the season, and fans are already calling for heads. MacDonald, Weise, and Manning. No player is exempt from the ire of the Flyer fan, and that’s just fine. Fans are allowed to be upset with the performance of a player or two. Flyers fans have been furious with MacDonald […]Read more "Is the Brian Elliott experiment nearing an end for the Philadelphia Flyers?"
Defense, defense, defense. It seems as if the only thing Flyers fans care about is defense right now. Rightfully so. Their offense is rolling, Couturier is absolutely thriving as the top line center now, and the fourth line could quite be the best fourth line in the NHL right now talent-wise. The offense has nothing […]Read more "Are the cries for Samuel Morin to be called up to the Flyers justified?"
STARTING LINEUPS: PHILADELPHIA FLYERS Forwards Giroux-Couturier-Voracek Weal-Filppula-Simmonds Read-Lehtera-Konecny Leier-Laughton-Raffl Defensemen Provorov-Gostisbehere Sanheim-Hagg Manning-Gudas Goalie Neuvirth Top Scorers Voracek(12pts), Giroux(11pts) OTTAWA SENATORS Forwards Dzingel-Brassard-Stone Hoffman-Pageau-Pyatt Burrows-Thompson-DiDomenico McCormick-Chlapik Defensemen Phaneuf-Karlsson Oduya-Ceci Claesson-Wideman Borowiecki Goalie Anderson Top Scorers Brassard(10pts), Stone(9pts) FIRST PERIOD Brandon Manning starts the game off with a slashing penalty just 36 seconds in. 55 […]Read more "Instant Analysis: Another night, another missed opportunity. Flyers lose 5-4 in Ottawa"