Last night, the Philadelphia Flyers returned from their bye week/ all-star break mix. Despite a gritty game by the orange and black, Sidney Crosby had the answer in overtime as the Penguins defeated the Flyers 4-3. Now, the Flyers will be playing host to a team coming off their week off. As the second game […]Read more "Alex Lyon and Flyers look to rebound against Avs"
Just ten days ago, the Flyers hosted the Penguins in the last game before the All-Star Break. The Flyers shut out the Pens 3-0, continuing on a hot streak in which they won five of their last seven. One could say that the break came at the worst time for the Flyers. This will be […]Read more "Penguins Host Flyers in Another Battle of PA."
For years the Flyers struggled with subpar goaltending. That all seems to have changed with the previous General Manager, Ron Hextall. I mean why not, he only was a star goaltender for the Flyers. Why wouldn’t he be able to boost his position? Well, what we learned is that Hextall had an eye for talent […]Read more "The Flyers’ Depth at Goaltending is a Good Problem to Have"
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms had themselves quite a busy weekend. They hosted the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Friday night and then traveled to Bridgeport to take on the Sound Tigers both Saturday and Sunday. How would the Phantoms they fare on this busy weekend filled with three-straight contests? Phantoms (3) vs. WBS Penguins (4) Shootout Lehigh […]Read more "On the Flyers Farm: Phantoms Manage One Win in Packed Weekend"
Earning three out of four possible points in two games, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms had a successful weekend. The Phantoms took on the Charlotte Checkers in a two-game series in Charlotte, North Carolina. Eventually falling in a seven round shootout, the Phantoms put up a good effort in their 3-2 loss on Friday night. The […]Read more "Three Stars of Phantoms’ Winning Weekend"
With only two games left in the 2019 NHL Preseason, the Philadelphia Flyers still had roster questions that needed to be answered. In their second preseason battle against the Boston Bruins, Flyers head coach Alain Vigneault was ready to inspect his team and make tough decisions. That he did, sending several players back to the […]Read more "Hat Trick: Three Things We Learned About the Flyers Against the Bruins"
Back in June of this year, legalized sports gambling became a thing in the state of Pennsylvania. Sports fans now have the choice of betting on their favorite team at various outlets. It’s a wonderful thing when done within one’s means. It’s even more fun when you can do it without losing any real money […]Read more "Flyers Farm: Projecting the Phantoms’ statistical leaders in 2019"
After dropping the first two games to the New York Islanders, the Philadelphia Flyers find themselves 0-1-1 in preseason hockey and shipping up to Boston to face off against the Boston Bruins. In those first two games, the Flyers saw some moments of brilliance from young players such as Philippe Myers, Chris Bigras, and Alex […]Read more "Hat Trick: Three Things We Learned About the Flyers Against the Bruins"
Just five days ago, the Flyers rookies took on the Islanders rookies in an overtime shootout loss. Some of those players who shined in that rookie game saw their first NHL action at the Wells Fargo Center in game one and at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in game two. The whole “Fly Or Die” mantra […]Read more "The Hat Trick: Three things we learned in Flyers’ opening preseason games"
For the longest time, the crease in Philadelphia was being turned over more than an unwanted Christmas gift. Robert Esche, Brian Boucher, Michael Leighton, Steve Mason, even short-timers like Rob Zepp and Cal Heeter saw time in net for the Flyers. Those days seem to be over, hopefully. However, we now enter a period in […]Read more "Flyers Farm Update: What’s Going on with the Crease?"