With the Flyers surging, their plans at the fast approaching deadline may have changed. After losing 10 straight, there were talks of the Flyers trading off some of their best veteran players to the highest bidder. Wayne Simmonds name was mentioned a ton and was going to be the Flyers jewel of the deadline. Simmonds […]Read more "This one move could take the Flyers from the Playoffs to Stanley Cup contention"
Leading up to the 2011 NHL draft, the Flyers were a team that could never pick the right guy. The Flyers have struggled picking in the early rounds of the NHL draft. but have turned it around in recent years with the drafting of some great defense prospects. With history of poor success in the […]Read more "Flyers Prospect Tanner Laczynski wins Gold as a Freshman, is the Hobey Baker next?"
With the Flyers having 3 second round draft picks in 2016, scoring would be the main goal. Leading up to the 2016 draft, the Flyers went into drafts thinking defense first. In the 3 years prior, the Flyers drafted defense with almost every selection in the first two rounds. The only exceptions, Travis Konecny and […]Read more "Flyers Prospect Wade Allison loves to bang bodies and score goals"
The Flyers enter tonights game against the Islanders in a much win situation. Coming off an ugly 5-1 home loss at the expense of the Penguins Tuesday, the Flyers need to rebound quickly against the Islanders. Tuesday’s loss was marked by a poor and lifeless 2nd period against the Penguins. During the 2nd period, the […]Read more "Flyers vs Islanders preview: A new face will take to the ice for the orange and black"
In game 2 of a quick 3-game western Canada road trip, the Flyers kept rolling and extended their win streak to 2. The Flyers defeated the Oilers in a similar dominating fashion to Monday’s win in Calgary. This 2-game win streak has similar feelings to a stretch in the Flyers past in late 2013. Coming […]Read more "Five Flyers Observations: Are the Flyers Going Streaking in Western Canada Again?"
The Flyers couldn’t have gotten a better start then they did tonight. Just 48 seconds into the game, Claude Giroux put home a slam dunk to take an early lead. Giroux was set up beautifully by a cross ice pass from Jake Voracek. Claude Giroux makes it 1-0 just 48 seconds into regulation! pic.twitter.com/47PgkIMaWJ — […]Read more "Five Flyers Observations: It can’t get any worse…can it?"
The Flyers entered last night’s game against the Sharks riding an 8-game losing streak. The Sharks entered the matchup following a dominant 4-0 shutout victory over the Jets. They looked to stay hot against the struggling Flyers. Flyers Lineup Giroux – Couturier – Voracek Martel – Patrick – Simmonds Raffl – Filppula – Konecny Lehtera […]Read more "Post Game Recap: Flyers Lose to Sharks 3-1 as losing streak extends to 9"
When the Flyers beat the Blackhawks last Thursday, the first line controlled the game and dominated the Blackhawks. The top line showed their dominance by being the only Flyers forwards on the score sheet. Now, just two games later, they too are struggling to score. After Saturday’s shutout loss to the Wild in Philadelphia, Coach […]Read more "Five Flyers Observations: The absence of goal scoring, Penalty Kill prominence & more"
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"
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?"