Tuesday afternoon saw news break of Nicolas Aube-Kubel re-signing with the Flyers. His contract is a two-way contract, worth $700,000 in the NHL and $85,000 in the AHL. On the surface, this deal makes total sense. Aube-Kubel is coming off a season where he played 54 AHL games and tallied 30 points. He was the […]Read more "Nicolas Aube-Kubel’s Organizational fit with Flyers"
On this week’s episode of Pod Street Bullies, the guys touch on the blueline and predict the pairings at the NHL level. They talk AHL defenseman and touch on the recent blueline signings as well. They answer your Twitter questions and give you their weekly “Wait, What!?” segment also. This podcast and previous episodes can […]Read more "LISTEN: Pod Street Bullies (A Flyers Podcast): Offseason Doldrums Pt. 2"
Chuck Fletcher made a plethora of moves on the opening day of free agency this summer. Those moves didn’t necessarily move the needle. Instead, it bolstered an otherwise depleted Lehigh Valley Phantoms roster. The Phantoms started July 1st with 4 defensemen under contract. When the day ended, they had double that amount. Not only did […]Read more "Taking stock of the goalies in the Flyers farm system"
It’s no secret that the penalty kill units for the Flyers were pretty horrid this past season. They finished 26th out of 31 NHL teams, sometimes flirting with the bottom of the league in that category. When you dig a little deeper, you see just how bad these units really performed. The Flyers allowed 237 […]Read more "An Early Look at the Flyers Penalty Kill"
For all the knocks on Flyers’ new head coach Alain Vigneault, he has proven one thing: He has improved his new team every single time he took the helm. From Montreal in the late ’90s to the most recent New York Rangers, Vigneault has improved his team from the year prior. Let’s take a look […]Read more "Alain Vigneault’s First-Year Track Record Good News for Flyers"
News broke Monday afternoon that the Flyers had signed restricted free agent Travis Sanheim to a two-year deal worth $6.5 million, making $3.25 million annually. A bridge deal, but nonetheless, a deal. The 6’3”, 181lb defender has a positive outlook for the future, and where this team is headed under General Manager Chuck Fletcher. “I’m […]Read more "Why Travis Sanheim’s Deal with the Flyers is Better than you think"
Heading into the 2019 NHL Draft weekend, there was a cloud of uncertainty hovering over the Philadelphia Flyers. How was Chuck Fletcher going to fare choosing the next crop of young talent? Is he going to use the picks, or trade them to get better now? We found that answer out about an hour into […]Read more "Flyers Draft Plan: Boom or Bust"
News broke early Friday afternoon that the Flyers had shipped defenseman Radko Gudas to the Washington Capitals, in exchange for Flyers defenseman Radko Gudas. The Flyers get a blueliner capable of soaking up top 4 minutes, while the Caps get a bottom pairing defenseman with less term and less of a cap hit. On paper, […]Read more "Breaking down the Flyers’ trade for Matt Niskanen"
‘Tis the offseason, folks. Welcome to the land of rumors, speculation, and a whole lot of “what ifs.” Logic doesn’t always rule at this time of year, but we can dream, can’t we? In the spirit of dreaming, let’s talk about a player on the radar of the Philadelphia Flyers and their General Manager, Chuck […]Read more "Offer Sheet v. Trade: How do the Flyers acquire Jacob Trouba"
If there were a year where chaos was to reign supreme in the NHL during its offseason, this is the year. There are too many quality restricted free agents on the market for GM’s to just sit idly by and NOT do something about it. Brock Boeser, Brayden Point, Matthew Tkachuk, the list goes on. […]Read more "Three Restricted Free Agents the Philadelphia Flyers Should Target"