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"
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"
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"
Kids these days grow up so darn fast. That’s never been more evident than now when you take a look at the “kids” on the blue line in Philadelphia. Threee years ago, the Flyers fielded a blue line with the likes of Luke Schenn, Nicklas Grossmann, and Carlo Colaiacovo. Three years later, and here we […]Read more "The boys of the Flyers Blue Line are becoming men right before our eyes"
With great drafting, teams are put into difficult situations down the line making tough roster decisions. Those tough decisions make you think long and hard before you eventually make your final decision. When the Bruins traded Dougie Hamilton, they thought long and hard to why it was a good choice and why is wasn’t. They […]Read more "Is now the perfect time for the Flyers to trade Travis Sanheim?"
With the Flyers surging, their plans at the fast approaching deadline may have changed. After losing 10 straight, there were talks of the Flyers trading off some of their best veteran players to the highest bidder. Wayne Simmonds name was mentioned a ton and was going to be the Flyers jewel of the deadline. Simmonds […]Read more "This one move could take the Flyers from the Playoffs to Stanley Cup contention"
You’re looking up and down at the roster right now of the Philadelphia Flyers. A team that is standing at 8 wins, 9 loses, and 6 overtime losses, at the bottom of the metropolitan division, and still only a couple wins away from sitting atop the division. From top to bottom, the roster really doesn’t […]Read more "The Flyers have a hero Philadelphia deserves, but not the one it needs right now"
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"
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"