As the Flyers prepare to depart on a three-game Western Conference road trip, they started out Monday with bad news. I previously reported that Travis Konecny is out indefinitely with a concussion. Also, Phil Myers left the ice early with back spasms. Konecny is out and Myers is not expected to play on Wednesday night […]Read more "Flyers Practice Report: Defense Prepares to Survive an Avalanche."
Travis Konecny has been the best Flyers forward this season with a team-high 28 points, 11G/ 17A. It was just reported that he is out indefinitely with a concussion. Konecny suffered the concussion in the first period of the Ottawa Senators game on Saturday, December 7th. Senators Defenseman, Mark Borowiecki, delivered a devasting, and questionably […]Read more "Instant Analysis: Travis Konecny Out Indefinitely with a Concussion"
On Monday, Flyers’ head coach Alain Vigneault stated that he was going to use rotation involving Phil Myers, Shayne Gostisbehere and Robert Hagg for the last two defense pairing. He said he was not sure who was going to play Tuesday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs and would make a decision on Tuesday at […]Read more "Inside Scoop: Flyers’ Third Pair Rotation"
The score reads 6-1, but the game was far from easy for the Flyers. The eruption of four goals came within the last 3:28 of the third period. In the end, six different Flyers scored as they remain red hot and beat the Toronto Maple Leafs. The start of the game was what we thought […]Read more "Flyers Blow Leafs out of Philadelphia"
Tonight at 7 pm, the Flyers will host the Toronto Maple Leafs in their first game of December. The Flyers also enter the game red-hot, having won four in a row and five of their last six games. Toronto visits Philadelphia for the first time under new head coach Sheldon Keefe and the second time […]Read more "Tuesday Night Hockey: Flyers Look to Stop a HOT Toronto Squad"
The Flyers just completed one of their best Novembers in franchise history. Ivan Provorov’s game winner in Montreal secured the team’s twenty-fourth point of the month, tying a franchise record set in 1990. After finishing the month of October at 5-5-1, they have vaulted into third place in the Metropolitan Division and sit in the […]Read more "Flyers Practice Report"
The Flyers are fresh off of a solid victory in Carolina last night in which the first line erupted. Fans were looking for Claude Giroux to have a break out performance and he did just that to the tune of four points (2G,2A). The trio of Giroux, Morgan Frost and Travis Konecny led the team […]Read more "Practice Report: Flyers Prepare for the Flames"
Much of the focus when speaking with players after Wednesday’s game was focused on the first period starting slow and the recovery in the second period. The Philadelphia Flyers battled back against the Washington Capitals, but Brendan Leipsic’s early goal proved to be enough of a fight. In the first period, the Flyers shot production […]Read more "Slow Starts are Quicksand for the Flyers"
Phil Myers is physically gifted, possessing size, strength, and speed. The Flyers recalled the 22-year-old defenseman from Lehigh Valley on Halloween, but although he possesses a unique physical skillset, it is his mental edge that gives him an advantage and given that he’s just 28 games into his NHL career, he is only going to […]Read more "How calling up Philippe Myers has stabilized the Flyers’ Blue Line"
The Flyers are off to their best start since 2011. On Tuesday, the Flyers practiced at The Skatezone, preparing for the Wednesday Night contest with the Metropolitan Division-leading, Washington Capitals. I was fortunate to attend the practice and share some observations. First of all, Head Coach Alain Vigneault is excited about the challenge. “We got […]Read more "Prepping for the Capitals: Observations from Flyers Practice"