1st Period Highlights Around two minutes in, Voracek scores off of a Sean Couturier rebound, wraps it around Trouba and beats Hellebuyck to his right. Coots and G get the assists, Flyers up 1-0 4:33, Dustin Byfuglien gets two minutes for a trip. 42 seconds later, Couturier finishes a rebound from Simmonds off a shot […]Read more "Flyers vs Jets recap: Hey, It Could Have Been Worse!"
When the Flyers beat the Blackhawks last Thursday, the first line controlled the game and dominated the Blackhawks. The top line showed their dominance by being the only Flyers forwards on the score sheet. Now, just two games later, they too are struggling to score. After Saturday’s shutout loss to the Wild in Philadelphia, Coach […]Read more "Five Flyers Observations: The absence of goal scoring, Penalty Kill prominence & more"
Both teams coming in off the first game of the home and home in Philadelphia Saturday. The Flyers look for revenge in Minnesota after the Wild shut them out in Philadelphia. he Wild look to continue their strong play and extend their win streak to 3. Flyers Lineup Giroux – Couturier – Voracek Weise – […]Read more "Minnesota run wild and shutout a battling Flyers team 3-0"
In the first 2 weeks of the season, the Flyers were being led by depth scoring and consistent scoring from all lines. Now, a month later, all the Flyers offense is coming from the 1st line only. The 1st line, Giroux-Couturier-Voracek, have been leading the Flyers in the goal scoring department since the depth scoring […]Read more "Flyers make changes to middle lines in order to boost secondary scoring"
Ever since the last time the Flyers were shutout, Jordan Weal has been on the third line. He wasn’t demoted because of his play. But, the reason is the emergence of Travis Konecny needing more minutes on a nightly basis. During the 3-0 shutout loss in Chicago, Jordan Weal was moved to the Dale Weise […]Read more "Five Flyers Observations: Jordan Weal looks lost without a playmaker"
When you see the boxscore for last nights game against the Blackhawks, you will see one thing and one thing only. The Flyers top line. Claude Giroux – Sean Couturier -Jake Voracek, led the Flyers to a big victory against central division power, the Chicago Blackhawks. They were the only Flyers to register points in […]Read more "Can the Flyers top line keep up their historic scoring pace?"
The Philadelphia Flyers have been faced with some unlikely adversity early in the season. With some injuries to some key members of the team. The orange and black have been able to prevail on most nights. With the likes of Radko Gudas, Shayne Gostisbehere, Nolan Patrick, and Andrew Macdonald missing extended amounts of time. One […]Read more "Brian Elliott and top line shine as Flyers dismantle Blackhawks 3-1"
The Philadelphia Flyers are a patient bunch. It’s a breath of fresh air these days at the Wells Fargo Center. More importantly, it’s awesome to see the spirit of hope back in South Philadelphia when the Flyers play. General Manager Ron Hextall is a man of his word in letting the kids play. Flyers fans […]Read more "Flyers Defenseman Travis Sanheim credits his family, and idol Nicklas Lidstrom for his success"
Here we are, eleven games into the season, and fans are already calling for heads. MacDonald, Weise, and Manning. No player is exempt from the ire of the Flyer fan, and that’s just fine. Fans are allowed to be upset with the performance of a player or two. Flyers fans have been furious with MacDonald […]Read more "Is the Brian Elliott experiment nearing an end for the Philadelphia Flyers?"
FINAL: 3-4 ARIZONA (OT) STARTING LINEUPS: PHILADELPHIA FLYERS Forwards Giroux-Couturier-Voracek Weal-Filppula-Simmonds Read-Lehtera-Konecny Leier-Laughton-Raffl Defensemen Provorov-Hagg Gudas-Alt Manning-Sanheim Goalie Elliott Top Scorers Voracek(16pts), Courturier(13pts) ARIZONA COYOTES Forwards Domi-Stepan-Keller Kempe-Dvorak-Rieder Rinaldo-Cousins-Perlini Martinook-Richardson-Fischer Defensemen Ekman-Larsson-Demers Goligoski-Hjalmarsson Connaulton-Schenn Goalie Wedgewood Top Scorers Keller(12pts), Domi(8pts) FIRST PERIOD Less than a minute in, Elliott bobbles the puck on what looks […]Read more "Couturier’s late game heroics aren’t enough to push Flyers past a desperate Coyotes team"