The Philadelphia Flyers announced their protection list on Sunday via the 7/3/1 method. Chuck Fletcher, aggressively distributing heavy contracts to his exposed list, is attempting to force Ron Francis’ hand at the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft. Exposed are James van Riemsdyk, Shayne Gostisbehere, Justin Braun, Jakub Voracek, and Robert Hagg. Coming off a stellar season […]Read more "An action plan for each Flyers player exposed to the Expansion Draft"
With the NHL Expansion Draft now just a few heartbeats away, the deadline for protection lists is upon us. One by one, teams are submitting their slips with a look up to the heavens, hoping that some of the players they’ve had no choice to expose will remain on the roster once the Kraken have […]Read more "A closer look at the Flyers protection list ahead of NHL expansion Draft"
Today, at 3pm, the NHL froze rosters ahead of the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft protection deadline. Earlier this week, Chuck Fletcher mentioned how most teams would prefer to wait until after the expansion draft to make trades. He must have crossed his fingers on all of us because the GM made a power move for […]Read more "Flyers bring an end to the Nolan Patrick era in trade for Ryan Ellis"
Two guys walk into a bar. One walks out. Why? He got tired of the other guy saying he was trying so hard but couldn’t make things happen. The guy still sitting at the bar? Philadelphia Flyers General Manager Chuck Fletcher. All bad jokes aside, nothing has happened yet this offseason for the Flyers. While […]Read more "Six plan-b blueliners the Flyers should target this offseason"
Tomorrow, the Philadelphia Flyers must lock in their 2021 NHL Expansion Draft protection list. Dating back to before the 2020-2021 season started, we’ve all tinkered with the roster. Who will be protected? What notable players will the Flyers risk losing? What Seattle Kraken jersey do I need to get once someone relocates from the City […]Read more "Which players the Flyers will protect ahead of the NHL Expansion Draft?"
We’re about a week away from the start of the 2021 NHL offseason. Could the Philadelphia Flyers lure Mattias Ekholm from Nashville? After the Philadelphia Flyers season fell apart in March, the conversation quickly shifted to fixing the defense. Erik Gustafsson was management malpractice, foolish to think he could replace the void left behind by […]Read more "Flyers Trade Target: Nashville Predators’ Mattias Ekholm"
Gabriel Landeskog is apparently on the market and Flyers’ General Manager, Chuck Fletcher should be aggressively pursuing the 28-year-old winger. Especially if the Flyers part ways with either Jake Voracek or James van Riemsdyk. Throughout the Flyers’ dismal season, we heard speculation of a culture problem inside the Flyers’ dressing room. It shouldn’t come as […]Read more "Could Chuck Fletcher Make a Blockbuster Deal For Gabe Landeskog?"
The Flyers need to upgrade their defense, but at what cost? The rumors are swirling as fans and bloggers alike, flock to Twitter to express their opinions. The number one topic of the past week has been Seth Jones. Is he worth the price? Who should the Flyers give up to obtain him? Flyers faithful […]Read more "Defensive Help Wanted: Exploring the Flyers’ Options"
Ahead of the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft and Entry Draft, Brent Flahr and Chuck Fletcher discussed the Philadelphia Flyers offseason plan. Chuck Fletcher and Brent Flahr took the podium yesterday, taking on questions before the Philadelphia Flyers embrace the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft, 2021 NHL Entry Draft, and the rest of the offseason. For almost […]Read more "Flyers’ Fletcher and Flahr Address Media Ahead of 2021 Offseason"
Trades in the NHL are tough to get correct. Overpaying for a player is a regular occurrence. Negotiating becomes an art where the first to speak loses. Chuck Fletcher has been vocal in the offseason regarding conversations for a right-handed defenseman to the point where it’s the NHL’s worst kept secret. Could Sam Reinhart be […]Read more "Flyers Trade Targets: A closer look at Sam Reinhart"