Monday afternoon, news came down that the Flyers had qualified seven of their restricted free agents. Danick Martel, Tyrell Goulbourne, and Reece Willcox all qualified at $715,000, Robert Hagg at $874,125, and Taylor Leier at $846,886. The most obvious of the qualifying offers came with Alex Lyon being tendered at $918,831. With Lyon potentially being […]Read more "Everything Flyers fans need to know about Alex Lyon and Anthony Stolarz’ Qualifying Offers"
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"
The Flyers goaltending which started out the season as a strength has quickly deteriorated into a question mark. For those of us that have followed the Flyers for years it is wash, rinse, and repeat. This is a story that has unfolded for years; decades even. The difference is now there is a distinct end […]Read more "Five reasons why Carter Hart should be called up to the Flyers next season"
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"
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"
The Philadelphia Flyers ended a 5 game winless streak (0-4-1) on Saturday with a 2-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets. The Flyers were looking to continue their winning ways on Monday night against the Las Vegas Golden Knights. This was the Golden Knights first trip into the Wells Fargo Center. The scouting report on Mrazek […]Read more "Flyers suffer more late game heartbreak in loss to Las Vegas"
On February 19, 2018 The Flyers acquired goaltender Petr Mrazek from the Detroit Red Wings for two conditional draft picks. Needless to say this isn’t the first time the Flyers have traded for a goaltender. In fact, the Flyers have made twenty-five trades in their history in which they have acquired an NHL goalie. The […]Read more "How does Petr Mrazek Compare to Goalies of Flyers Past?"
When Paul Holmgren was GM, the Flyers were known for giving big contracts to players just to get them in a Flyers uniform. He also had a history of giving huge contracts to players that didn’t necessarily warrant them. During his time as GM, Holmgren gave out some big contracts that the Flyers are still trying […]Read more "Flyers not quite out of cap purgatory just yet with big decisions looming"