The NHL is a jungle. Only the strongest survive. If this is true, consider the AHL grass, and right now, there’s a Lyon laying in it. Alex Lyon has been on an absolute tear since the Phantoms began their hunt for the Calder Cup. He has played in seven games, sports a 6-1-0 record with […]Read more "Can Flyers’ Alex Lyon Punch His Ticket to the NHL with a Calder Cup?"
Almost five years ago, when Ron Hextall was only the “assistant” General Manager under Paul Holmgren, the Flyers took a hulking defenseman with the 11th overall pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. That giant was Samuel Morin, and he was destined for big things. The six foot seven 22 year old is the biggest […]Read more "Rehabbing Samuel Morin should be at the top of the Flyers’ priority list this offseason"
Let’s circle back to mid-February. The Flyers were in the midst of a playoff push and were in some deep trouble. They had just lost their starting goaltender, Brian Elliott, for 5-6 weeks due to surgery, and were without backup Michael Neuvirth, shocker, for the time being as well. Then something wonderful happened. Ron Hextall […]Read more "Flyers Fact Check: Trading for Petr Mrazek wasn’t necessary"
Kids these days grow up so darn fast. That’s never been more evident than now when you take a look at the “kids” on the blue line in Philadelphia. Threee years ago, the Flyers fielded a blue line with the likes of Luke Schenn, Nicklas Grossmann, and Carlo Colaiacovo. Three years later, and here we […]Read more "The boys of the Flyers Blue Line are becoming men right before our eyes"
The Phantoms are wrapping up three games in as many nights in Hershey against the Bears. They have won the first two games; a wild 7-6 win against the Bears and a solid 4-0 win against the Binghamton Devils. The first two games were at home in the friendly confines of the PPL Center. Tonight […]Read more "Phantoms Finish Season Series With A Win Against the Hershey Bears"
This year, like many, many before, has been a year riddled with injury in net. Elliott is out about five weeks, and Neuvirth just injured himself Sunday afternoon against the Rangers. The Flyers just can’t catch a break. The worst part about it all is that the deadline is a week away, and nobody knows […]Read more "How These Next Few Games Could Determine the Future of Anthony Stolarz"
With great drafting, teams are put into difficult situations down the line making tough roster decisions. Those tough decisions make you think long and hard before you eventually make your final decision. When the Bruins traded Dougie Hamilton, they thought long and hard to why it was a good choice and why is wasn’t. They […]Read more "Is now the perfect time for the Flyers to trade Travis Sanheim?"
Reports are confirming that Brian Elliott had suffered a lower body injury in the shootout win against Arizona Saturday night. With Elliott having dealt with a nagging groin injury recently, it’s a safe assumption that the same issue has flared up once again, and this time, it might be for awhile. Reports also have confirmed […]Read more "It’s time to shine for Flyers goalie Alex Lyon"
Coming into the season, many believed the Flyers would have a rookie based line-up. With the likes of Nolan Patrick, Oskar Lindblom, Sam Morin, and more, the Flyers could have as many as 5 rookies in their opening night line-up. However, on opening night the Flyers only had 2, Nolan Patrick and Robert Hagg. Fast […]Read more "What is Flyers Head Coach Dave Hakstol’s obsession with not playing rookies?"
Just 26 games into the season, the Flyers were at rock bottom. Coming off their 10th straight loss, the Flyers were 8-11-7. It was a point in the Flyers season that many thought was already the end. However, this Flyers team had a lot more fight left in them. After their 10th loss, the Flyers […]Read more "Flyers post All-Star break preview: 49 down, 33 to go for the Orange & Black"