We are 24 days away from preseason hockey, and 25 from Flyers preseason hockey. Hang in there folks, the light at the end of the tunnel is getting closer by the day. An already long enough off season, lengthened by the excitement surrounding young players development and the signing of a scoring winger that this […]Read more "Five things to look forward to: Flyers Edition"
Coming off the heels of a six game exit in the first round of the playoffs, the Flyers knew what they needed to work on, and so did their fans. Too many times did they witness the puck getting lost between Brandon Manning’s feet. Too many times did the fans see Radko Gudas make an […]Read more "Making the Case: Why Travis Sanheim and Philippe Myers will make the Flyers next season"
Tuesday afternoon, Flyers president Paul Holmgren gave Ron Hextall his blessing when it comes to free agency this coming off-season, saying he had “free rein” to make whatever moves he deems necessary. Talk about a kid in a candy shop. Ron Hextall is about to walk into a very intriguing offseason with a big chunk […]Read more "Ron Hextall has ‘Free Rein,’ when it comes to the Flyers, but what can we expect?"
After game 3 Sunday afternoon, Flyers head coach Dave Hakstol announced that changes could be coming in regards to the lineup. He didn’t specify who or what, but speculation leads up to believe that Oskar Lindblom, who has underperformed so far in the series, may find himself up in the press box, watching Jordan Weal […]Read more "Optimizing the Flyers lineup ahead of game four"
Coming off of a 7-0 loss to the cross-state rival Pittsburgh Penguins is something to be ashamed of. The Flyers were dominated in all aspects of the game, plain and simple. Pittsburgh came out firing on all cylinders, and the Flyers came out the way that we have become accustomed to, flat. It’s not time […]Read more "The Flyers may have been embarrassed in game 1, but there’s no reason to panic"
Let me preface this article by saying that one, I didn’t write this article, let alone join this industry, to make friends. I didn’t do it to appease the masses. I decided to start writing because I love the sport of hockey, and I love the Flyers. I love hearing your opinions, and I love […]Read more "Flyers Fact Check: Enough with the Anti-Manning narrative"
The Philadelphia Flyers were off to a solid start this season. Sitting nicely at 5-3 after a hard fought 5-1 win last Saturday against the reeling Edmonton Oilers. One would have thought it was a sign of good things to come. Unfortunately, the injury came at a big cost. Longtime ridiculed defenseman for good reason, […]Read more "Is Andrew MacDonald becoming the Glue of the Flyers Defense?"
Coming off a home opening win Saturday night at a rocking Wells Fargo Center against the Capitals 8-2, the Flyers looked to keep the momentum as the Florida Panthers came to town. The Florida Panthers coming into Philly with a 2-2-0 record, after dropping a contest Saturday night in Pittsburgh against the Penguins, looked to […]Read more "Flyers dominant again in overpowering 5-1 win over Panthers"
Hello Philadelphia. I’m here today to tell you that despite the “A” on Andrew MacDonald’s chest, despite the fact that Oskar Lindblom is a Phantom, and most surely despite the fact that Brandon Manning is playing over Sam Morin and Travis Sanheim, we will all be ok. I’m not going to sit here behind my […]Read more "Addressing the state of the Flyers and the Andrew MacDonald conundrum"
It’s been on ongoing debate in Philadelphia ever since the 2014-2015 season: What is Andrew MacDonald’s purpose on the Flyers? What does he contribute to an already sub-par defensive unit? Will he ever return to be the shot blocking machine that he was circa 2013-2014? Looking at last season’s stats compared to those before, it […]Read more "What should the Flyers do with Andrew MacDonald and the kids he may be mentoring?"