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"
On a night where the Flyers were missing their young stud, Nolan Patrick for the second straight game, they took on Auston Matthews and the Toronto Maple Leafs. Coming in off a 5-4 loss on Thursday against Ottawa, the Flyers will look to rebound tonight against a good Maple Leafs team. Thursday night wasn’t the […]Read more "Flyers defeat Maple Leafs 4-2 on the back of Brian Elliott"
The Flyers overwhelmed the best young player in the league, Connor McDavid, on Saturday with a team effort, holding him pointless and the Oilers in check, as the Flyers kept rolling and earned a huge two points defeating McDavid and the Oilers 2-1. Overwhelming Connor McDavid was a team effort. This effort, showed off how […]Read more "Flyers fall flat in one-sided defeat to Anaheim Ducks, but there are positives to take"
The day was June 22nd, 2012. The formerly known Consol Energy Center, in Pittsburgh, PA, was the location. It was home to the 1st round of the 2012 NHL Draft. The Flyers picking 20th after coming in 3rd place, in the former Atlantic Division, the year before. Coming off a pretty good season too. First, […]Read more "Flyers are seeing resurgence of a forgotten 1st round pick and it’s rejuvenating their 4th line"
In what many thought was supposed to be year one to a new Flyers reign, has turned into something completely different. Through the first 6 games of the year, the Flyers, 4-2-0, have been very dominant in each of those six games, asserting their new mentality of play that Coach Dave Hakstol has preached over […]Read more "5 Observations from the Flyers Season so far"
Following on from part one of this series yesterday, it’s time to throw it back to the a time where Philadelphia sports teams were at their pinnacle. The late 80’s to the early 90’s, an era which many people may consider as the mecca for all sports. This era produced many future Hall of Famers […]Read more "R-E-S-P-E-C-T: The threads that connect Charles Barkley and Ron Hextall part 2"
Most sports fans can instantly recognize the name Charles Barkley. Whether they recognize him because of his exceptional NBA career as a dominant undersized power forward or his many unconventional remarks and statements, they will certainly be able to recall his name. Sixers fans know him from his time with the team from 1984-1992, where […]Read more "R-E-S-P-E-C-T: The threads that connect Charles Barkley and Ron Hextall Part 1"
The trading deadline has reached its boiling point and passed the 3 o’clock cut off point,with teams finalizing their last second trades. The Flyers made three moves, two of which were in-house. This made waves throughout the Philadelphia region. The first move of the day was re-upping Pierre Bellemare. He is 31-years old and was signed […]Read more "Flyers deadline day recap: Three moves with one ultimate goal"
With the NHL Expansion Draft getting closer and closer, this Part 2 of 3 segment will focus on the three defenseman for the Flyers that have a high likelihood of being protected. The expansion draft is slated to take place on Saturday June 20, 2017. Ron Hextall can only protect three defenseman and this can include some […]Read more "Flyers NHL Expansion Draft Preview: Defenseman Edition"