Remember when the Flyers had a 99.9% chance at making the playoffs? That was what, a week or so ago? Now, the Flyers playoff hopes have taken a major blow, losing seven of their last eight games. Those seven losses came against mainly the teams the Flyers are battling for a spot in the playoffs. […]Read more "Flyers Fact Check: Stripping the Captaincy from Claude Giroux is Dumb and You Know It"
When the Flyers exited the month of February, they were one of the hottest teams in the NHL and were pulling away from the playoff bubble line. However, after another loss, the Flyers playoff hopes are now back in jeopardy. The Flyers lost their 7th game in their last 8 matchups tonight against the Blue Jackets. […]Read more "Five Flyers Observations: Are Flyers playoff hopes in jeopardy?"
Philadelphia enters tonight’s game coming off a tough loss late in regulation against the Vegas Golden Knights on Monday. The Flyers look to get back on track against a Columbus team right behind them in the standings. Columbus enters tonight’s game coming off a 5-2 victory over the Canadiens on Monday. The Blue Jackets look […]Read more "Flyers vs Blue Jackets Preview: It’s crunch time for the Orange & Black"
The Flyers are searching for more consistency. From a ten game losing streak, to a six game winning streak. From a five game losing streak, to winning the next game. There are multiple reasons for their inconsistencies. A leaky defense, failure to finish their scoring chances, but most notably their bad power play. It might […]Read more "What’s happened to the once lethal Flyers Power Play?"
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"
The same cliché has been used over and over again to describe the season that the Flyers are having. “It’s a roller coaster season,” “This season has been a roller coaster ride,” so on and so forth, all meaning the same. We could sit here for hours and debate the kind of season the Flyers […]Read more "In a season full of Flyers streaks, now is the time to start one that matters"
How about the sweet smell of victory? The Philadelphia Flyers continued their losing ways against the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Boston Bruins. It was a crushing last 22 seconds in the Flyers 3-2 loss to the Bruins last night. With the loss the orange and black now have extended their losing streak to five-games. The […]Read more "Flyers Weekly Mailbag: It’s time to heat up"
The NHL regular season is winding down and teams are streaking towards the playoffs. Much of the talk we will hear will be about “momentum heading into the playoffs.” Some variant of that phrase will be spoken by fans, writers, analysts, insiders, some players and coaches. Winning as many games or getting as many points […]Read more "Is there a correlation between a strong finish and playoff success for the Flyers?"
Carter Hart is still fresh off winning a gold medal for Team Canada at the World Juniors. However, he had to quickly switch gears and focus on the regular season as its winding down for the Everett Silvertips. Hart’s got one thing on his mind and it’s not his video-game-like stats or his future with […]Read more "Catching up with Flyers Goalie Prospect Carter Hart"
In a game plagued by bad calls and lucky bounces, the Flyers suffered another crushing loss to the Bruins in Boston. After scoring first, the Flyers were on the wrong end of two poor penalty calls and two Bruins goals late in the 1st period. The second goal coming off a sure Bruins penalty. Simmonds […]Read more "Five Flyers Observations: A crushing final 22 seconds deprives orange and black of a point"