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"
During the Flyers bye week, the NHL announced the all-star teams. One name missing? Flyers Sean Couturier. Sean Couturier is having a career year. Entering yesterday’s game, Couturier had 23 goals and 19 assists. However, he was left off the all-star team. The NHL’s rules state that each team most have at least one representative. […]Read more "Five Flyers Observations: No All-Star Game, no problem for Sean Couturier"
The Flyers enter tonights game against the Devils with both teams coming off their bye week. The bye did not come at a good time for the Flyers. After a win Sunday against the Sabres, the Flyers were riding a 3-game win streak. However, the Devils needed the bye. Before the bye, the Devils were riding […]Read more "Flyers vs Devils Preview: First career meeting between top 2pPicks from 2017 Draft"
It started with a goal. Just before the half-way point of the 1st period, Couturier tipped home a Voracek shot on the power-play for his 19th of the season. Then came the assist. With 6 minutes remaining in the 2nd, Couturier flipped a perfect lob pass over a Islanders defenseman to find Konecny on the […]Read more "Five Flyers Observations: Sean Couturier records his first career Gordie Howe Hat Trick"
The Flyers entered last night/s matchup vs the Islanders in a must win situation. Philadelphia looks to rebound after a sloppy effort against the Penguins Tuesday. The Islanders came into last night vs the Flyers out of a playoff spot for the first time in 3 weeks. New York looks to rebound after a 5-1 […]Read more "Flyers vs Islanders Recap: Explosive 2nd period was enough to cling onto win"
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"
With the Flyers done for 2017, lets take a look at how the forwards have faired in the first 38 games to the 2017-2018 season. Philadelphia Flyers GP G A TP Shots Plus / Minus Claude Giroux 38 13 33 46 78 10 Jake Voracek 38 8 38 46 130 3 Sean Couturier 38 18 […]Read more "In-Depth Look At The Flyers Forward Lines Through The First 38 Games"
With 12:22 left in the 2nd, the Flyers got a powerplay. With 10:50 left in the 2nd, the Flyers scored their first of 2 power-play goals on the night. What happened before the goal showed why this Flyers team isn’t dead just yet. For the 1:32 leading into the goal, it was a flurry of […]Read more "Five Flyers Observations: The Flyers power-play re-emerges and shows its dominance"
Just 4:02 into his 28th career game, Travis Sanheim accomplished the one thing he has yet to do in his rookie season. Sanheim scored his 1st NHL goal. “Obviously, it was a long time coming, but it’s exciting to get my first one.” Sanheim said. A great poke check by Jordan Weal, led to Dale […]Read more "Five Flyers Observations: Travis Sanheim earns the Ric Flair Robe with first career NHL goal"
With recent reports surfacing that the Flyers are talking to teams about acquiring another goalie, has the Flyers future goalie plans changed again? On March 1st of last season, the Flyers made a move that signaled a clear vision to the future, signing Michal Neuvirth to a two-year extension. A move that made it clear that […]Read more "Could the Flyers be headed for a tandem of Stolarz & Hart in 2019-2020?"