According to CapFriendly, the Philadelphia Flyers have signed forward Olle Lycksell to a two-year entry-level contract worth $875K AAV. Lycksell was a sixth-round pick back in 2017 and is now 21 years old. He spent his 2020-21 campaign in the SHL, playing for Farjestad after a promotion from their junior squad Linkoping. He scored 21 […]Read more "Instant analysis: Flyers sign Olle Lycksell to ELC"
Alex Lyon earns his first victory and Jakub Voracek reaches a new milestone as the Philadelphia Flyers defeat the Pittsburgh Penguins, 7-2. It is incredible what happens when the Philadelphia Flyers carry the puck into the offensive zone instead of routinely dump-and-chasing. Most of the seven goals scored against the Pittsburgh Penguins in tonight’s 7-2 […]Read more "The Lyon king: What we learned as the Flyers seal season-series against the Pens"
The Philadelphia Flyers used the dump-and-chase method to limited success over the last decade. The philosophy needs a makeover. Possession is nine-tenths of the law. The influence to shift the paradigm is controlled by who possesses the power. Usually, to wield power, a complete evolution must happen. Previously, I criticized Michel Therrien in detail. His […]Read more "Flyers Need to Reset Their Technique and Evolve Past Dump and Chase"
Coming off a heartbreaking season the Philadelphia Flyers are down to their last six games of the season. The Flyers, filled with playoff hopes at the start of the season, are now playing the role of spoiler. This is not relevant to the Devils. However, two-game sets against the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals come immediately after this four-game series with New Jersey. If Philadelphia can […]Read more "Flyers to Close Out Mini-Series Against Devils Saturday Night"
Coming off a heartbreaking season the Philadelphia Flyers are down to their last seven games of the season. The Flyers, filled with playoff hopes at the start of the season, are now playing the role of spoiler. This is not relevant to the Devils. However, two-game sets against the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals come immediately after this four-game series with New Jersey. If Philadelphia […]Read more "Alex Lyon Will Start for the Flyers in Game Three of Four Against Devils"
It’s been a frustrating year for Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Carter Hart and it will ultimately end in very fitting fashion. The 22-year-old will miss the remainder of the season with an MCL sprain, the team announced on Thursday morning. Hart has been out of action since April 15th with a knee injury. This in itself […]Read more "Instant analysis: Carter Hart to miss the rest of 2020-21 campaign with MCL sprain"
The Philadelphia Flyers lose to the New Jersey Devils, 6-4. Rookies contribute, providing hope as this season comes to a finish. For the second time this season, an opponent snapped a double-digit losing streak against the Philadelphia Flyers. It doesn’t get any more Philadelphia than that. First, the Buffalo Sabres end an eighteen-game losing streak […]Read more "Young guns give Flyers a silver-lining in otherwise frustrating loss to Devils"
After the Philadelphia Flyers stole a victory in overtime on Sunday, can they take two against the New Jersey Devils tonight? Tonight is the second of a four-game series against the New Jersey Devils. Eight games remain in the 2020-2021 regular season, which half combats the Devils. Including tonight, there are four games left between […]Read more "Flyers will be keeping a close eye on their young guns in tonight’s clash with Devils"
If the Philadelphia Flyers are to find success on the power play, they will have to evolve their strategy with or without Michel Therrien. At a conversion rate of 19.46%, the Flyers’ power play is below the NHL average this season. This shortcoming intensifies when most teams are playing above the league average with a […]Read more "Evolution Says Flyers must move on from Michel Therrien"
There have not been many bright spots to the season the Flyers have played so far. Sure, you can look at the emergence of Wade Allison, or maybe even Joel Farabee slaying the sophomore slump (for the most part). However, one of the top players on the roster all year long has been their captain, […]Read more "Claude Giroux Scores Twice on Sunday Night; Makes Flyers History Again"