Chuck Fletcher and Alain Vigneault constructed one of the best Philadelphia Flyers teams in the last ten years. Key signings were made at the beginning of this season to provide depth at skill positions. Some of those players will be around for a few more seasons. The cumulative moves made by Fletcher proved to be […]Read more "Navigating the Flyers 2020 Free Agency Period"
Former Philadelphia Flyers prospect, Wyatt Kalynuk, will reportedly sign an entry-level contract with the Chicago Blackhawks. As I speculated at the beginning of this month, the Blackhawks were a prime target to secure Kalynuk. A team that wouldn’t be playoff eligible without the 2020 bracket expansion signs a much-needed defenseman. It’s no doubt that Chicago […]Read more "Former Flyers Prospect to Sign ELC With the Blackhawks"
Carrying the correct depth players is crucial to achieving a deep playoff run. It’s no surprise that the teams with the deepest pools of talent across all positions are usually the ones to win championships. In the NHL, it’s specifically a trait for Stanley Cup champions. The playoffs are a time when depth players show […]Read more "Projecting the five players who will make the Flyers’ expanded playoff roster"
In a word, this news is utterly “remarkable.” On Wednesday, December 11th of 2019, the Philadelphia Flyers announced that Oskar Lindblom was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma. Today, July 2nd of 2020, Lindblom completed his cancer treatments. For the 23-year-old forward, this is the greatest victory. He walked down the hallway of Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer […]Read more "Flyers’ Lindblom Completes Final Cancer Treatments"
Just over a month ago, the NLL confirmed the announcement that the 2020 season wouldn’t continue due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. At the end of the abbreviated season, the Philadelphia Wings finished third in the Eastern Division. Tied with the Georgia Swarm just a few games behind first place, the Wings were still battling […]Read more "Wings’ Paul Day and Kiel Matisz Receive NLL Honors"
A highly regarded defensive prospect is now an NHL free-agent. The Philadelphia Flyers originally had the rights to Wyatt Kalynuk, but thirty days have elapsed since he left the University of Wisconsin. That means that the Flyers window to reach an agreement with Kalynuk has ended, and he can sign with any NHL franchise. He’s […]Read more "Are the Flyers Still A Potential Home For Wyatt Kalynuk?"
Ron Hextall’s fingerprints are still all over the Philadelphia Flyers. Look no further than the position that Hextall used to play when he dressed in orange and black. One season after the anomaly and horror of eight goaltenders being exhausted in 2018-2019, the Flyers solidified at the position. From Carter Hart to Alex Lyon, the […]Read more "Flyers goaltenders primed to shine in NHL playoffs"
In the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, the Philadelphia Flyers have seven draft picks. Their first will be the 25th overall pick in the first round. The 2020 NHL Entry Draft was scheduled to take place this weekend on June 26th-27th but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic back on March 25th. Under Chuck Fletcher […]Read more "2020 Flyers Mock Draft 1.0: The wind beneath our wings"
Over the last few prediction pieces, I’ve managed to narrow it down to the final four teams in this 24-team playoff format. After predicting the play-in, round-robin, quarter-final, and semi-final series, there are a couple of teams favorited to achieve a deep playoff run still in the mix. There are also a couple of surprise […]Read more "PSN Predicts the Playoffs: Eric’s Conference Finals and Stanley Cup Finals"
The 2019-2020 NHL season has been a special season for the Philadelphia Flyers. At the beginning of the season, the city was already buzzing after the hiring of Alain Vigneault. Oskar Lindblom showed just how productive of a hockey player he is on the ice and how strong of a human he is off the […]Read more "Flyers’ Lindblom, Vigneault, and Couturier Nominated for NHL Awards"