Ron Hextall’s fingerprints are still all over the Philadelphia Flyers. Look no further than the position that Hextall used to play when he dressed in orange and black. One season after the anomaly and horror of eight goaltenders being exhausted in 2018-2019, the Flyers solidified at the position. From Carter Hart to Alex Lyon, the […]Read more "Flyers goaltenders primed to shine in NHL playoffs"
Just because the NHL has paused their regular season doesn’t mean us at Philly Sports Network will. We bleed Orange and Black just like you. While Canada has isolated the Coronavirus, the content pushes forward. After 69 games this season, the Philadelphia Flyers are a single point behind first place in the NHL Metropolitan Division. […]Read more "Looking back at the Flyers’ top Goalie performances of the 2019-20 season"
The New York Rangers come into Philadelphia on a hot streak. Having won eight of their last ten games, they have put themselves into playoff contention. They sit just four points back of the last wild card spot. On Thursday, the Flyers took to the ice in Voorhees to prepare for the two-game set that […]Read more "Flyers Prepare for surging Rangers"
While we’ve technically surpassed the mid-way point of the season, the All-Star break counts as somewhat of a mid-way point as well. The time of year where we take a week and review the past 45-50 games of the team we follow. With the Flyers, we’re looking at a team that’s one point out of […]Read more "Three Biggest Overachievers for the Flyers"
No matter the price of admission or the Flyers’ place in the standings, the battle of Pennsylvania consistently fills Wells Fargo Center. Whenever the Penguins come to town, the nostalgia of the brutality of this rivalry becomes the talk of the town. As times have changed and the franchises don’t turn into blood baths any […]Read more "Brian Elliott shines as Flyers Blank Penguins"
After splitting the first two games of the lengthy six-game road trip, The Flyers closed out their California portion of the trip by taking on the L.A Kings. The Flyers welcomed back Scott Laughton to the starting lineup, having missed seven games with a groin injury. This is a game the Flyers needed to win […]Read more "Off With Their Heads: Kings Execute Flyers hopes of ending Decade with a win."
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"
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 Flyers Five” is a new weekly series on Philly Sports Network, touching on five key observations from the week in Philadelphia Flyers hockey. This week, the Flyers strung together a successful string of games. Unfortunately, the season-ending injury of Sam Morin placed a damper on things. SAM MORIN INJURY Perhaps the most dramatic Flyers […]Read more "The Flyers Five: Sam Morin Injury Dampers Successful Week"
As the Philadelphia Flyers approach the end of October, they play their third straight Metropolitan Divison opponent. After a fantastic comeback win against the Columbus Blue Jackets, Carter Hart got a start against the New York Islanders. With Hart’s struggles continuing, Philadelphia turns to Brian Elliott to start against the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight. Most recently, […]Read more "Spying on the Saboteur: Philadelphia Flyers at Pittsburgh Penguins"