There is a new dynamic as the Philadelphia Flyers enter game two of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. The Flyers are behind in the 2020 Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time. It has been since January 7th, 2020, when Philadelphia lost consecutive games. After game one, it is tough to believe the New York Islanders […]Read more "What to watch in the Flyers’ second playoff game against Islanders"
No real adjustments were made by the Philadelphia Flyers after their series victory against the Montreal Canadiens. That will not fly against the New York Islanders. The Philadelphia Flyers are now 0-4 against the Islanders in 2019-2020. Luckily, we are not talking about a playoff sweep. Down 0-1 in the Eastern Conference Semifinals, the Flyers […]Read more "What we learned in Flyers’ shutout loss to Islanders"
Coming off a six-game series victory against the Montreal Canadiens, the Philadelphia Flyers face their gravest challenge. Of all the teams making up the Eastern Conference in the 2020 Stanley Cup playoffs, the New York Islanders are the most dangerous. Through the 2019-2020 regular season, the Flyers are without a win against the Islanders. They […]Read more "Flyers Need to Reshuffle Their Deck Versus Islanders"
It’s on to the second round for the Flyers, their first venture past the first round since 2012. After a difficult battle with the Montreal Canadiens in the first round, the Flyers advance to take on the New York Islanders, who ousted the Washington Capitals in five games. Reseeding pitted the lowest-seed Islanders against the […]Read more "Flyers and Islanders: Sizing Up the Second Round Matchup"
The Flyers were able to wipe the sweat from their foreheads after beating the Canadiens 4-2 in a series full of emotional u-turns. Their next challenge is to face a team who not only pushed past the 2018 Stanley Cup winners but won each of their three encounters against the Flyers this season. It’s time […]Read more "Flyers players and coaches scout the Islanders ahead of playoff clash"
All of the other Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series’ finished in five games. If you are new to the sport of hockey, the Philadelphia Flyers versus Montreal Canadiens series was for you. A series of storylines, bad blood, and scrappy hockey wrapped up on Friday night as the Flyers eliminated the Canadiens. Both teams were without […]Read more "Flyers Scab the Habs, Advance to Face the Islanders"
It’s tax season. You’re going through your W-2’s, 1099’s, and everything in between. It’s time to claim what you’ve bought this year so that you can be reimbursed. You search high and low through your filing cabinets, house, everywhere you can think. You can’t find them. Alain Vigneault doesn’t have that problem. It’s playoff season, […]Read more "Alain Vigneault Keeps All of his Receipts"
In a very up and down game five, we saw the highs and lows of the Flyers. Their power play was finally showing some type of promise, however, the Canadiens out-Flyered the Flyers. Each time the orange and black would get something going, the Habs would instantly fire back with a goal. Carter Hart wasn’t […]Read more "Flyers aim to close out a tumultuous series against Canadiens"
The Flyers will be aiming to put the nail in the coffin against the Canadiens this evening but will have to do so without the services of Matt Niskanen, who has been suspended for one game after his crosscheck on Brendan Gallagher. How will the Flyers negate the loss of such an important defensive cog? […]Read more "Vigneault reveals ‘replacement by committee’ approach for Matt Niskanen"
Inconsistency is the identity of the Philadelphia Flyers in game five. After two shutouts, Carter Hart whiffed on two Montreal Canadiens scoring chances that resulted in goals. Defensively, the Flyers were a step behind. Irresponsible penalties made a tough matchup even harder for Philadelphia. Even the powerplay had to stoop to new lows before any […]Read more "What went wrong for the Flyers in game 5 vs Canadiens?"