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"
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"
You can only have one. Something your mom might tell you when you’re picking a toy as a child. The same premise applies to Chuck Fletcher’s approach to free agency. According to CapFriendly, the Flyers have just over $7.8 million to plug four spots in the lineup, not counting extra forwards or defensemen. With one […]Read more "Flyers Free Agent Focus: Derek Grant v. Nate Thompson"
Chuck Fletcher quite possibly made his best move as Flyers general manager last summer, bringing in Matt Niskanen from the Washington Capitals. The goal was to bolster a subpar defensive unit from the 2018/19 campaign. What the Flyers got was much more than that. Niskanen brought a Stanley Cup pedigree, having won it in 2017/18 […]Read more "Matt Niskanen, the Gift That Keeps on Giving"
Early Tuesday morning, the Washington Capitals announced they had hired Peter Laviolette as their next head coach. An all-to familiar face to the city of Philadelphia, Lavy now becomes the enemy. The man who took the Flyers to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2010 as an interim coach, Lavy was beloved by the Philadelphia fanbase. […]Read more "The Addition of Peter Laviolette Bolsters an Already Strong Metropolitan Division"
It’s cause for celebration for the guys at the PSB studios, those studios being Derrik’s attic and John’s basement. Regardless, they run down the award winners so far, dissect each choice and talk whether a Flyers deserved it or not, and discuss who’s taking home the hardware come the NHL Award’s Show. Be sure to […]Read more "Pod Street Bullies Celebrate Selke Sean Couturier"
February 21st of this past season saw a trade go down that had many initially scratching their heads. The Boston Bruins dealt David Backes, defensive prospect Axel Andersson, and their 2020 first round pick to the Anaheim Ducks. In return, Boston acquired forward Ondrej Kase. At first glance, this seems like a steep overpay from […]Read more "Flyers Should Follow Boston’s Blueprint for Unloading Salary"
You’ve read the headline correctly. After being nominated once before in 2018, Sean Couturier has been awarded the Frank J. Selke Award, given annually to the National Hockey League forward who demonstrates the most skill in the defensive component of the game. Couturier was nominated for the Selke Trophy alongside Patrice Bergeron (BOS) and Ryan O’Reilly (STL). Couturier […]Read more "Sean Couturier Takes Home the Frank J. Selke Trophy"
Throughout the playoffs, the Flyers got no help from the man-advantage. Ok, four goals were scored on the Flyers powerplay, so “no help” isn’t entirely accurate. However, converting on 7.7% of your powerplays isn’t exactly going to help you win games and advance through the playoffs. That was no more evident than their series against […]Read more "Who’s to Blame for the Lack of Production on the Powerplay?"
The guys are back to say goodbye to the 2019/20 season, and share what they observed in the 4-0 loss in game seven. They also dip into some offseason talk and preview what it may look like for the Flyers. Be sure to check us out on Twitter @PodSTBullies, along with @PodStreetBobb & @JohnPGove. Anchor […]Read more "Pod Street Bullies Talk Where it Went Wrong"