Depth is the key ingredient to a championship recipe. If one player gets injured, the question becomes, “who is the next man up?” Against the Boston Bruins, Jeremy Lauzon’s questionable hit on Michael Raffl cost the Philadelphia Flyers. Raffl, who was the offensive player of the game, crashed into the boards as his legs swept […]Read more "Flyers’ Joel Farabee to make playoff debut against Capitals"
Carter Hart and the Philadelphia Flyers made their official return to meaningful hockey today. Their first challenge was the league-best Boston Bruins in game one of the Eastern Conference round-robin. The Flyers were victorious in their exhibition game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, which secured momentum heading into the round-robin. Boston did not share the same […]Read more "What we learned in Flyers’ declawing of Boston Bruins"
On July 15, the finalists for the Jack Adams Award were announced. Bruce Cassidy of the Bruins, John Tortorella of the Columbus Blue Jackets, and our very own Alain Vigneault of the Philadelphia Flyers. In their own right, all three bench bosses are deserving. The NHL got this one right, and each coach has their […]Read more "Handicapping the Jack Adams Race"
It was a game to change the momentum of the series. The Flyers had dropped the first two games of the series in Boston. They returned home in a hole that they were desperate to climb out of. The Flyers got into the playoffs on the last game of the season, a shootout win versus […]Read more "Prior Game threes: 2010 ECSF vs. Boston"
COVID-19 is a real kick in the knackers. The Flyers were the hottest team in the NHL. They suffered through injuries and illness and played really good hockey. Carter Hart looked like the Vezina Trophy candidate we all expected. The offense was rolling to the tune of having averaged just under four goals per game […]Read more "Empty rinks and the Flyers hoisting the Cup? Why not?"
Two days removed from being shut out for the first time this regular season, the quality opponents don’t stop visiting the Wells Fargo Center. Tonight, it’s the Boston Bruins who come to town to face the Philadelphia Flyers. After a heartbreaking loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night, the Flyers gameplan is to […]Read more "Spying on the Saboteur: Philadelphia Flyers vs Boston Bruins"
For the first time since 2011, the Flyers have won ten of their first seventeen games. They have won four straight games and are doing so in the least Flyer way possible. The Flyers are winning shootouts, having won three of five total attempts. Why is this? What is going on that is allowing the […]Read more "The Flyers Keep Winning in the Least Flyer Way"
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"
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"
On this episode of “Pod Street Bullies”, the guys delve into the Ivan Provorov and Travis Konecny situations and discuss what reasonable deals could look like for the two. They also take a look at your predictions submitted via Twitter and weigh in. The flagship Philadelphia Flyers podcast of Philadelphia Sports Network bringing you unmatched […]Read more "Pod Street Bullies (A Flyers Podcast): RFA’s: We’re Still Waiting…"