For anyone who has been following my work, you know that I am a huge betting fan. I never like to bet on a team that I follow, but I can never stop myself from checking out the odds. As I was aimlessly scrolling through Twitter, I noticed there were updated odds for the 2021 […]Read more "Can the current Flyers’ roster live up to Vegas’ expectations?"
The Flyers have been able to exhale after a crushing game 7 defeat to the New York Islanders. With a long wait between now and the uncertain start-date of the 2020 NHL season, players are virtually meeting with the media to recap on a year filled with highs and lows. One player fans have been […]Read more "Carter Hart reflects on his first full NHL season & playoff experience"
There were several factors that contributed to the crushing of the Flyers’ Stanley Cup Dreams, but arguably none larger than the disappearance of the Flyers power play. Despite a relatively strong showing in the round-robin games and a clear statistical advantage over the Canadiens and a struggling PK unit, the wheels started to wobble and […]Read more "What happened to the Flyers power play in the postseason?"
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"