After game 3 Sunday afternoon, Flyers head coach Dave Hakstol announced that changes could be coming in regards to the lineup. He didn’t specify who or what, but speculation leads up to believe that Oskar Lindblom, who has underperformed so far in the series, may find himself up in the press box, watching Jordan Weal […]Read more "Optimizing the Flyers lineup ahead of game four"
1st Period Shots – 11-4 Flyers Hits – 14-13 Flyers Faceoffs – 9-7 Flyers 10:25 – Penguins Goal – Sidney Crosby with a wraparound on Brian Elliott, 1-0 Penguins 11:55 – Penguins Penalty – Bryan Rust, 2 minutes, Tripping 14:41 – Flyers Penalty – Brandon Manning, 2 minutes, Tripping 18:17 – Penguins Penalty – Carl […]Read more "Flyers vs Penguins Game 3 Recap: Short-lived ecstasy"
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"
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"
There’s a change in the wind and it’s impossible to ignore. This Flyers’ season feels different from the ones in years passed. Too frequent were the slow starts, failed comebacks and, at times, blatant laziness on display for the passionate followers of this franchise. We, as a fanbase, are being subjected to something we haven’t […]Read more "Woat to Goat: The Flyers 4th Line Looks Much Improved"
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"
Coming off a home opening win Saturday night at a rocking Wells Fargo Center against the Capitals 8-2, the Flyers looked to keep the momentum as the Florida Panthers came to town. The Florida Panthers coming into Philly with a 2-2-0 record, after dropping a contest Saturday night in Pittsburgh against the Penguins, looked to […]Read more "Flyers dominant again in overpowering 5-1 win over Panthers"
A long time ago, in a draft room far, far away. . . Paul Holmgren and his merry band of scouts had themselves a day to remember. At the 2012 NHL draft, the Flyers brass pulled together one of their most exciting draft classes to date. With a haul that included goalie Anthony Stolarz (45th […]Read more "2017 is a make-or-break season for Flyers centre Scott Laughton"
For the first time in four seasons, the Philadelphia Flyers have taken a point from the season opener. But it could have been a win and was very close to becoming one. Instead, the team took part in their first ever 3-on-3 overtime period and suffered a Jason Garrison breakaway winner. The Flyers started strongly enough […]Read more "Flyers fall short in overtime loss to Lightning"