The NHL announced Thursday afternoon that it would permit teams to open training facilities. League officials announced that October 15 would be the starting date for these activities, and that they would permit voluntary workouts to take place. Per Emily Kaplan of ESPN.com, the NHL released a 19-page document detailing the return, including rules on […]Read more "NHL Teams Given the Go-Ahead to Open Training Facilities"
0-2. Ugly. Ok time to move on. The Eagles stay home to host the 0-2 Bengals, although they may not be playing like a winless team. Before we dive into the game, let’s take a look at the Bengals’ 2019 ranks and their offseason moves: 2019 Ranks: Yards per game: 323.1 (26th) Passing yards per […]Read more "Know Your Eagles Enemy: The Cincinnati Bengals"
This edition “Photographer’s Favorites,” is dedicated to the goalie position. My favorite part of capturing a goalie is the ability you have to be a little more creative with each shot. Goalies offer varying qualities that other skaters do not bring to the table. When it comes to gear, tendencies, and game presence, there is […]Read more "Photographers favorites: Capturing the emotions of Flyers goaltenders"
Few people embody an era of basketball more than Joel Embiid and the Sixers. The guy who laid claim to the nickname “The Process” has been through the highs and lows with the organization. To start with, he was the first prized draft pick after a 19 win season. Embiid was the first cornerstone player […]Read more "A closer look at the rise of Joel Embiid reveals what makes him so special"
In its league’s history, NFL teams that started 0-2 have roughly about a 12% chance to make the postseason. Those odds have to increase with the expanded playoffs to start this season. Since 2000, the Philadelphia Eagles have started 0-2 just three other times outside of their abysmal start to 2020. For the Eagles to […]Read more "Eagles need to look to the past to save their season"
The Eagles have suffered a tumultuous start to their 2020 campaign and their Super Bowl hopes took an even bigger blow on Wednesday. Prized rookie Jalen Reagor suffered a UCL (thumb) tear and it was announced he could well be out for up to 8 weeks. This is a devastating blow to an offense already […]Read more "It’s now or never for J.J Arcega-Whiteside to find his footing with Eagles"
You can only have one. That’s the premise of the Flyers Free Agent Focus series here at Philly Sports Network. The Flyers have a handful of players coming off the books, and a limited amount of cap to bring them back if they so desire. We’ve touched on the Grant v. Thompson debate, now we […]Read more "Flyers Free Agent Focus: Justin Braun v. Robert Hagg"
After taking a look at the restricted free agents, it’s time to focus on some of the tougher decisions the Flyers will have to make. They have 10 unrestricted free agents to negotiate with and not a lot of cap space ($7M) at their disposal. Who should the Flyers bring back? Justin Braun The addition […]Read more "Stay or go? Evaluating the Flyers unrestricted free agents: Part 1"
The Eagles have long-been known for their red zone prowess under Jim Schwartz. ‘Bend but don’t break’ has been the mission statement since his arrival and for the most part, it’s worked well. The team allowed touchdown conversions from inside the 20 55% of the time last year, but led the league in the metric […]Read more "Eagles defense has a chance to rekindle red zone success in week 3"
When it rains, it pours. Eagles rookie Jalen Reagor is said to have a UCL tear in his thumb and could be out for several weeks as a result. This is the same injury Drew Brees had last year and the second in Reagor’s short career despite entering the NFL virtually injury-free. The first-round pick […]Read more "Instant analysis: Jalen Reagor to miss significant time with UCL tear"