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"
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?"
In the latest edition of Top Flyte, where Philly Sports Network brings you in-depth analysis of the greatest Philadelphia Flyers games of the 2019-20 season (in no particular order), we take a look at the October 9, 2019 matchup against the New Jersey Devils. This was the first meeting of the season between the Flyers […]Read more "Top Flyte: All Hart"
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"
As the Flyers begin preparing for training camp as a top four team in the East, many players can be credited for their success. However, one name that constantly gets overlooked is the $35 million man. Since his return to Philadelphia, James van Riemsdyk has been about as mediocre a player as you could imagine. […]Read more "James van Riemsdyk will be key to Flyers’ Playoff Success"
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"
For the first time since his bone cancer diagnosis in December, Oskar Lindblom is stunningly back on the ice. In a video that made every hockey fan tear up, the 23-year-old Swede can be seen skating at the team’s practice facility and already somehow looks like he’s never even so much as missed a day, […]Read more "Oskar Lindblom is back at practice with his Flyers teammates"
According to Larry Brooks of the New York Post, the Philadelphia Flyers will be in playoff action in a little over one month from now. The NHL GM’s had a meeting in which the following was concluded: A two-week training camp in respective hub cities will begin on July 23rd or 24th before playing one […]Read more "Instant analysis: NHL playoffs to begin on July 30th"
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"