Throughout his seven seasons with the Philadelphia Flyers, Scott Laughton has consistently improved. Before Alain Vigneault arrived as the head coach in Philadelphia, Laughton achieved career highs in assists and goals. He thrived under Dave Hakstol, but Vigneault brought his skill set to new heights. When 2019-2020 came to a close, Laughton was on pace […]Read more "Flyers Scott Laughton Reflects on 2019-2020"
Throughout the next few weeks, Chuck Fletcher will comb through the individual Philadelphia Flyers player contracts. Of the five Flyers unrestricted free agents before the 2020-2021 season, three players are on the hot seat in Philadelphia. Four of the five free agents are on a one-year lease with the Flyers organization. In releasing these three […]Read more "Three pending free agents the Flyers should release"
As a number two overall pick, you hope for the kind of production and development that can turn a premier draft pick into a franchise superstar. Nolan Patrick was drafted second overall in the 2017 entry draft, playing 73 games in his rookie campaign. Additionally, he participated in six playoff games in the 2017-2018 season. […]Read more "Should the Flyers Invest in Nolan Patrick?"
This one hurts the soul. A magical feeling captured the hearts of Philadelphia Flyers fans heading into game seven of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. That was the feeling of hope. Alain Vigneault and company clawed their way back from a 3-1 series deficit to a 3-3 slate. The light was at the end of the […]Read more "Flyers Eliminated From the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs"
Pressure is a fickle concept. It can change at the snap of a finger. What comes from pressure is either a monumental breakdown or a diamond. There are two sides to this series between the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Islanders. The Flyers are attempting to make this series into their diamond, while the Islanders […]Read more "How the Flyers can snatch victory from the jaws of defeat in game 7"
Sound the alarms because this is not a drill. The Philadelphia Flyers have forced a game seven against the New York Islanders. In this must-watch playoff series, the Flyers continue to show grit. They’re not making anything easy for the Islanders. After a double overtime thriller, the tides have turned towards a series-defining game on […]Read more "Flyers Double Down in Double Overtime"
Against the ropes, a fighter creates an opportunity after landing a body blow to create distance. Game five featured the Philadelphia Flyers with their backs against the proverbial ropes. When Ivan Provorov placed his shot on the net, Scott Laughton delivered the blow to keep the Flyers in the battle. Tonight, Philadelphia has the opportunity […]Read more "Flyers & Islanders: Game Six Preview"
The following quote from Flyers’ d-man Ivan Provorov is very telling. “It’s not over until it’s over. We have a great team. We know how to battle with adversity. We’re going to come out with the same energy tomorrow.” Ivan Provorov; 8/31/2020 The Philadelphia Flyers entered game five on the brink of elimination. Again, overtime […]Read more "What we learned in the Flyers’ heroic game 5 overtime victory"
Disregard the number one seed for a moment. There is a misconception about seeding, especially during the 2020 Stanley Cup playoffs. That misconception is that the top seed is the best team. Generally, it is easy to believe that, but more often, that never proves to be true. The Philadelphia Flyers landed the first seed […]Read more "Philadelphia Flyers Down to Final Playoff Chance"
Game two was a must-win scenario for the Philadelphia Flyers. Including the regular season, the New York Islanders were undefeated against the Flyers. To claim their first victory against the Islanders, Philadelphia needed to come out hot. The tides needed turning from game one. Overtime hockey was required, but the Flyers were on the winning […]Read more "What the Flyers’ can take from OT win into game 3 against Islanders"