Ron Hextall has ‘Free Rein,’ when it comes to the Flyers, but what can we expect?

Tuesday afternoon, Flyers president Paul Holmgren gave Ron Hextall his blessing when it comes to free agency this coming off-season, saying he had “free rein” to make whatever moves he deems necessary. Talk about a kid in a candy shop. Ron Hextall is about to walk into a very intriguing offseason with a big chunk […]

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Could Flyers acquisition of Petr Mrazek could mirror a path previously walked by Steve Mason?

Back in 2013, the Flyers made a move at the deadline to acquire a goalie. That goalie was Steve Mason. The Flyers sent a 3rd round pick and goalie Michael Leighton to Columbus for the RFA at years end Steve Mason. Mason was brought in to compete with fellow goalie Ilya Bryzgalov. Bryzgalov, who struggled […]

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Flyers vs Canadiens Preview: Petr Mrazek will be dropped into the deep end in tough matchup

Philadelphia enters tonight’s game coming off a 2-game weekend road-trip sweep of the Blue Jackets and Rangers. The Flyers look to make it 3 in a row tonight against a struggling Canadiens team. Montreal enters tonight’s game losing 5 straight games. The Canadiens look to end a 5-game skid against a surging Flyers team. Flyers […]

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Five Flyers Observations: Crazy first period propels Flyers to 7-4 Victory

It all started just 15 seconds in. An unlikely candidate, Shayne Gostisbehere, stood up for follow teammate, Travis Konecny, after he was hit late. Gostisbehere fought Pavel Buchnevich. It was Gostisbehere’s 1st career NHL fight. Then, the scoring started. The Rangers scored 1:30 into the game. Flyers tied it up 3:22 later. Then, we had […]

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