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"
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"
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 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"
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"
The Philadelphia Flyers are clearly in rebuild mode and have been for the past two seasons. General Manager Ron Hextall has done a great job in retooling the farm system with young prospects. Will they all pan out..maybe not, but some will. The Flyers have been inconsistent all year. As a matter of fact, looking […]Read more "With Flyers low on morale, is Dave Hakstol receiving unfair criticism?"
The Philadelphia Flyers capped off a miserable week with a 5-0 loss to the scorching hot Washington Capitals on Sunday. A 1-3-0 record for the week with the lone win being a shootout win at home against the Vancouver Canucks. The Flyers were outscored 19-9 while losing three more games on the road. Their record now stands at 22-18-6 […]Read more "The Good, the bad and the ugly from Flyers disappointing four game stretch"
Last season saw Vincent Lecavalier record a career low eight goals. The first time in a 16 year tenure with the NHL he had failed to get above ten goals, recording just 20 points in 57 games. There were a lot of reasons for such a steep and sudden decline, but many will have departed with Craig Berube. There’s […]Read more "Does Vinny Lecavalier have one big season left?"