After game 3 Sunday afternoon, Flyers head coach Dave Hakstol announced that changes could be coming in regards to the lineup. He didn’t specify who or what, but speculation leads up to believe that Oskar Lindblom, who has underperformed so far in the series, may find himself up in the press box, watching Jordan Weal […]Read more "Optimizing the Flyers lineup ahead of game four"
Coming off of a 7-0 loss to the cross-state rival Pittsburgh Penguins is something to be ashamed of. The Flyers were dominated in all aspects of the game, plain and simple. Pittsburgh came out firing on all cylinders, and the Flyers came out the way that we have become accustomed to, flat. It’s not time […]Read more "The Flyers may have been embarrassed in game 1, but there’s no reason to panic"
The Philadelphia Flyers began a brief 3-game road trip in Pittsburgh on Sunday afternoon. The Flyers came in having recorded a point in 4 consecutive games. This recent 3-0-1 stretch has come on the heels of a 1-6-1 slump. The Flyers are 7-3-2 in their last 12 games in Pittsburgh; however are only 1-3-1 in […]Read more "Flyers recap: Another game, another goalie switch,another loss to the Penguins"
We are fifty four games into the 2017-2018 NHL season, and Hakstol finally got something right. No, Andrew MacDonald and Brandon Manning are still on the roster. For now. And no, Dale Weiss hasn’t fallen off the face of the earth. Let’s get real for a second here. One of the more recent roster shakeups […]Read more "Flyers’ Travis “Top Line” Konecny is finally where he belongs"
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"
Coming off a home opening win Saturday night at a rocking Wells Fargo Center against the Capitals 8-2, the Flyers looked to keep the momentum as the Florida Panthers came to town. The Florida Panthers coming into Philly with a 2-2-0 record, after dropping a contest Saturday night in Pittsburgh against the Penguins, looked to […]Read more "Flyers dominant again in overpowering 5-1 win over Panthers"
Well folks, here we are deep down in the trenches of the least exciting part of any hockey fans year. It’s mid-August and legitimately interesting hockey news is hard to come by. So in an attempt to make these grueling times slightly more bearable, let’s revisit one of Ron (the magician) Hextall’s most exciting, how-the-hell-did-he-pull-that-off […]Read more "How dealing Vincent Lecavalier & Luke Schenn became Hextall’s best trade to date"
The youth movement is upon us in Philadelphia. The blue line will likely be shored up by some first timers, and we may see a debut or two from some forwards as well. This isn’t common for the Flyers. Ed Snider and Paul Holmgren’s “rebuilding on the fly” idea was always good for some interesting […]Read more "Where does Wayne Simmonds fit into the Flyers long-term plans?"
The Philadelphia Flyers have preached patience, patience, patience to no end with the fans of Philadelphia. Before the free agency frenzy began, the Flyers resigned a highly coveted Forward Jordan Weal, so they hoped to fly out of the gate on the opening day of NHL free agency. The Flyers did just that as they inked […]Read more "Could Flyers Forward Jordan Weal rejuvenate Claude Giroux’s career?"
The Philadelphia Flyers are on a roll within the past week or so. They have done a lot of household cleaning of their own, and now the Flyers have officially resigned Winger Jordan Weal. It’s a two-year $3.5 million contract extension. Weal is a young speedy forward that proved he belonged in the NHL when […]Read more "Weallllly Awesome: Flyers resign Speedy Winger Jordan Weal"