Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the AHL Board of Governors has decided to cancel the remainder of the 2019-2020 AHL season and not name a Calder Cup Champion (as of now, at least). The attention is now shifted to the 2020-2021 season. AHL President and CEO, David Andrews stated that after a lengthy review, it was […]Read more "Instant analysis: How AHL’s season cancellation impacts Phantoms/Flyers"
In the start of a weekly column, we are going to catch up on everything Flyers. From scoring streaks, call-ups, and bad performances, to special teams, coaching, and recent play. Top Performers of the Week So far this week, the Flyers have played two games, both coming against Metropolitan Division rivals, the Columbus Blue Jackets. […]Read more "The Flyeround – Goalies, Streaks, & Special Teams"
The NHL trade deadline (Monday, February 24th) is rapidly approaching and the playoffs are set to commence in early April. As two of the most critical time periods on the 2019-20 NHL calendar draw near, how will things shake out in the next few months for the Philadelphia Flyers? The Flyers’ American Hockey League affiliate, […]Read more "Phantoms Play Important Role for Flyers as Trade Deadline, Playoffs Approach"
Many knew this type of move was coming, heading into the week-long All-Star break. The Flyers announced a trio of loans Wednesday morning, sending two forwards and a goalie back to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. This is a smart move. For the younger players, it gives them a chance to get back in the lineup […]Read more "Flyers Loan Three Players to Lehigh Valley Ahead of All-Star Break"
Saturday afternoon, ahead of the Flyers game against the Los Angeles Kings, the Flyers made a roster move on the blue line. With news that Justin Braun would be re-joining the club, Philadelphia loaned Mark Friedman back to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. The Lehigh Valley Phantoms get back one of their longest tenured players in […]Read more "Defenseman Mark Friedman Loaned to Lehigh Valley"
On this week’s Pod Street Prospects, the guys run through the goalie prospects the Flyers have in the system. They discuss each prospect, and decide where they may end up next season. Pod Street Prospects is an extension of the Pod Street Bullies podcast, run by the dynamic duo of Derrik Bobb & John Gove. […]Read more "Pod Street Prospects – The Goalies"
The NHL fourth line. The line that’s put out to grind down your opponent. Often referred to as the “energy line,” fourth liners are full of piss and vinegar, ready to grind and bring an energy boost to the rest of the team. They do that through their style of play. Of course, the fourth […]Read more "Fourth-Line Farabee: Why This Shouldn’t be Happening"
Only a day after being shut out for the first time this season, the Philadelphia Flyers have made an in-house roster move. This time, the Flyers are recalling Connor Bunnaman and sending down David Kase to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. This is the fourth time since December that Kase has been moved between Philadelphia and […]Read more "Flyers Recall Bunnaman; Send Kase to Phantoms"
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms had three games this past week, two of them coming against the reigning AHL champion Charlotte Checkers. The third came against the Belleville Senators. While the Phantoms swept the two games against the Checkers, they came up just short of the trifecta against Belleville. A 3-2 win last Wednesday, 5-4 overtime […]Read more "Phantoms Three Stars of the Week"
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms suffered a tough week, losing three straight games to key opponents. On November 13th, the Phantoms dropped a morning game by a score of two to one against the Springfield Thunderbirds. The weekend did not hold any standings points for the Phantoms either, losing on Friday against the Binghamton Devils three […]Read more "Three Silver Linings for Phantoms Losing Weekend"