Albert Einstein once defined insanity as, “doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.” For the Philadelphia Flyers, the definition of insanity is calling up Mikhail Vorobyev and expecting a different result. In Tuesday’s game against Toronto, Michael Raffl broke his pinky finger. This leaves him sidelined for the next four weeks. […]Read more "The Definition of Insanity: Flyers Recall Mikhail Vorobyev"
At one time, not too long ago, the future looked bright for Wade Allison. In 2016, the Philadelphia Flyers scooped him up in the second round of the draft, expecting to transform into a valuable scoring NHL winger down the road. Allison just came off of a successful season in the USHL, recording 25 goals […]Read more "Injury Issues Translating into Uncertain Future for Wade Allison"
During frustrating times, such as October for the Flyers, it is natural to appoint scapegoats. As the opening month of the season moved along, Philadelphia struggled to live up to expectations. Naturally, fans searched for someone to blame. Luckily, Jakub Voracek provided a solid option. In his ninth year with the Flyers, Voracek struggled to […]Read more "Jakub Voracek is Beginning to Silence Doubters"
The opening month of basketball is in the books for the Villanova Wildcats. The team played six games, winning four. Unfortunately, Villanova’s losses came to the only ranked teams they took on in November. The Wildcats suffered a blowout loss to Ohio State in their second game of the season. In their most recent contest, […]Read more "November’s Villanova Wildcats Standouts"
The Philadelphia Flyers are having an underwhelming start to the 2019-20 NHL regular season. After years of mediocrity under Ron Hextall and Dave Hakstol, expectations under the Chuck Fletcher and Alain Vigneault are high. Although the mentality surrounding the organization has changed, progress isn’t demonstrated consistently where it matters most, the scoreboard. Twenty-three games into […]Read more "Flyers Trading Jakub Voracek or Shayne Gostisbehere is Unrealistic"
Finally, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms escaped their extended losing streak. After falling victim to four-straight losses, the Phantoms edged the visiting Charlotte Checkers 3-2 on Wednesday night. The game was not without its drama and uncertainty. After going up 2-0 in the middle period, the Phantoms put their victory in jeopardy, surrendering two-straight goals to […]Read more "Down in the Valley: Phantoms Escape with 3-2 Victory"
The sky is falling in Lehigh Valley. Losers of four-straight, the Phantoms desperately need to turn things around while the season is relatively young. A wise person once said, “there’s no time like the present” and Lehigh Valley will look to right the wrongs Wednesday night against the Charlotte Checkers at home. Sixteen games into […]Read more "The Phantoms Menace: Wednesday Night Checkers"
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms fell victim to the Binghamton Devils Friday night, dropping a winnable contest 3-1. The Phantoms are now 6-4-1-4 15 games into the 2019-20 AHL regular season. Jean-Francois Berube got the start for Lehigh Valley, stopping 24 of 27 shots. Louis Domingue took to the net for the Devils. He faced the […]Read more "Down in the Valley: Devils Drop Phantoms 3-1"
After suffering a 2-1 loss to the Springfield Thunderbirds on Wednesday morning, The Lehigh Valley Phantoms continue their road trip this weekend. On Friday, they head to the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena to take on the Binghamton Devils at 7:05 PM. Then, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins host the Phantoms for a 7:05 PM showdown. […]Read more "The Phantoms Menace: Devils & Penguins Aplenty"
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms had themselves quite a busy weekend. They hosted the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Friday night and then traveled to Bridgeport to take on the Sound Tigers both Saturday and Sunday. How would the Phantoms they fare on this busy weekend filled with three-straight contests? Phantoms (3) vs. WBS Penguins (4) Shootout Lehigh […]Read more "On the Flyers Farm: Phantoms Manage One Win in Packed Weekend"