Going into last week, the Flyers knew they had a tough task ahead of them. Anaheim, Los Angeles, San Jose, and Arizona, all on the road. After floundering for three losses before they took the trip out west, the Flyers also knew they needed to come out of this road trip with a few wins. […]Read more "Flyers conquer West Coast ahead of important home stand"
Finally the Philadelphia Flyers will begin pounding the ice. It will be a feel good season for the orange and black. More importantly, their proud orange clad fans will have tons to cheer about. The words are coming out of my mouth from a famous singer Cece Peniston, “Finally it has happened to me right in front […]Read more "The time is now: 2018-19 Flyers Season preview and predictions"
Flyers fans rejoiced when the team announced the signing of veteran LW, James Van Rimesdyk. A familiar name to many, ‘JVR’ returned to the team who drafted him back in 2009 to finish what he started. When Van Rimesdyk first took to the ice as a member of the Orange and Clad, he was on […]Read more "Nine years after playing next to a young Giroux, JVR is excited about another Flyers sophomore"
The Philadelphia Flyers had a string of good luck on Saturday April 29, 2017. They moved up 11 slots to the 2nd overall pick in the 2017 NHL Draft, and drafted a stud in Nolan Patrick. This was a life changing turn of events for this proud franchise. Patrick was a beast in Junior hockey while playing for the Brandon […]Read more "Nolan Patrick hit Flyers training camp like a bolt of lightning"
Rookie camp is upon us, and training camp is right around the corner for the Philadelphia Flyers. It’s a proving ground for kids looking to make their mark with Ron Hextall and Co. The Flyers have many young prospects that are ready to make the jump to the NHL, and a good number of veterans […]Read more "3 key battles to keep an eye on when Flyers Training Camp"
We are 24 days away from preseason hockey, and 25 from Flyers preseason hockey. Hang in there folks, the light at the end of the tunnel is getting closer by the day. An already long enough off season, lengthened by the excitement surrounding young players development and the signing of a scoring winger that this […]Read more "Five things to look forward to: Flyers Edition"
By now, fans have seen this horse beaten to death, and then some. The topic won’t go away, but it should, and I’m here to put it to rest. Claude Giroux belongs on the wing. Period. Giroux as a center was great. From burying the overtime winner in game 3 of the 2010 Stanley Cup […]Read more "The Great Debate: Where does Flyers captain Claude Giroux Belong?"
As is with every offseason, the Flyers seem to have somewhat of a carousel at the goaltending position. However, these aren’t the days of Michael Leighton/Brian Boucher, even Steve Mason/Ray Emery tandems. The Flyers finally have a problem where the end result could mean they have finally found their franchise goaltender. To say Carter Hart […]Read more "Con-Crease Solutions: Which Flyers Netminder is the odd man out?"
Three years have come and gone since Ron Hextall brought in head coach Dave Hakstol. Three years, two playoff appearances, but not one single trip outside of the first round of the playoffs. Twice, the Flyers have been ousted in the first round of the playoffs under Dave Hakstol. Twice, fans have been left to […]Read more "Hakstol’s seat is hotter than ever and temperature will continue to rise for Flyers Head Coach"
Back at the end of April my Philly Sports Network colleague, Austin Mitchell, wrote an article about Nolan Patrick. The article was a great retrospective at Patrick’s rookie season, comparing him to other recent #2 overall draft picks. If you haven’t done so, I would highly recommend reading his article before proceeding with mine. A […]Read more "Looking ahead: What does 2018 hold for Flyers’ sophomore sensation Nolan Patrick?"