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"
Both teams coming in off the first game of the home and home in Philadelphia Saturday. The Flyers look for revenge in Minnesota after the Wild shut them out in Philadelphia. he Wild look to continue their strong play and extend their win streak to 3. Flyers Lineup Giroux – Couturier – Voracek Weise – […]Read more "Minnesota run wild and shutout a battling Flyers team 3-0"
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"
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"
After suffering their 2nd shutout loss of the year, this time by the way of the Nashville Predators 1-0 Thursday night, the Flyers look to rebound today against Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers. The Flyers, coming off a hard fought loss Thursday, look to get back on the winning side of things as they […]Read more "Flyers come out victorious against McDavid and Oilers 2-1"
Back in 2010, the Flyers threw a party. That party was the Claude Giroux coming out party. He stepped into the spotlight during game three of the Stanley Cup Finals against Chicago when he buried the game winner in overtime to win their first game of the series. Since then, he has taken the league […]Read more "Should Flyers Fans be Concerned that Giroux isn’t a Top 20 Center?"
The Philadelphia Flyers opened a critical five game home stand with a 3-1 win against the Atlantic Division leading Montreal Canadiens. Matt Read’s third period goal, his seventh of the season and first since November 3, gave the Flyers a lead they would never relinquish. The Flyers played one of their better defensive games which […]Read more "The Good, the bad and the ugly against the Canadiens"
It was over a month ago that the Flyers were the hottest team in the NHL, gathering points in 12 of 13 games. The Flyers entered the tilt against the New York Rangers desperate to go into the All Star break on a positive note. The Flyers are 4-9-3 since the ten game winning streak […]Read more "“Stone Cold” Steve Mason Outduels Lundqvist in Flyers 2-0 Victory"
In October of 2013 with a record of 1-7-0 and seemingly unable to put the puck in the net our captain Claude Giroux had this to say “We’ll take it here game-by-game and we will make the playoffs.” There is no reason not to be even more confident in us now, than he was back […]Read more "Are the Flyers finally emerging as a playoff contender?"