It’s no secret by now that the Flyers have one of, if not the deepest pools of prospects in the league. Whether that can translate to the NHL level remains to be seen. Flyers General Manager Ron Hextall has been adamant about taking his time in developing these young potential stars, but fans are growing […]Read more "A closer look at the Lehigh Valley Phantom Players ready to make the jump to the Flyers"
The Rubik’s Cube. A complicated cube of colors that takes people days and days to solve. Also, a very fitting name for the Flyers crease as of late. There are six sides to each Rubik’s cube, and the Flyers crease has six potential names to take up four spots between the Flyers and Phantoms. Incumbents […]Read more "Who should start next season? Solving the puzzle that is the Flyers crease"
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?"
Season number 51 for the Philadelphia Flyers is in the books, and depending on how you look at it, some would call it a success. Expectations weren’t the highest going into the season, but there were goals many fans expected them to accomplish. Rookies were brought up, a new goalie was brought in, and our […]Read more "Thank You: An open letter to fans of the Philadelphia Flyers"
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"
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"
This time of year, every year, the trade rumors are swirling faster than an F5 tornado. Every year it seems to be the same story, the Flyers are one or two key pieces away from being serious Stanley Cup contenders. This year is no different. After underachieving last year with a 39-32-10 year, the Flyers […]Read more "Why this trade deadline will be especially tricky for the Flyers"
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"
All it took was a little tweak to the already injured groin of Brian Elliott against the Coyotes to send Flyers fans into a tiz. Twitter was abuzz with worry and concern, and disdain for the fact that Michael Neuvirth had to come in and spell an injured Elliott during a shootout. It all worked […]Read more "If Brian Elliott remains sidelined, what can the flyers do to replace him?"
Many people around the Flyers community are questioning whether Steve Mason is still our starter. Publicly the organization itself says it is not questioning anything. Mason has consistently been backed as the starter but when you really look at the numbers, it is clear that we do not have a solid #1 #2 situation. Between our […]Read more "Are the Flyers seeing the Return of the Goalie Carousel?"