“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"
Three in a row! Call it a hat trick of wins for Brian Elliott and the Philadelphia Flyers so far this week. Facing their stiffest competition this week in the Columbus Blue Jackets at home, the Flyers rallied with a huge third period to win 7-4. Philadelphia was down 4-2. Last year, I don’t think […]Read more "The Hat Trick: Flyers Button Up the Blue Jackets"
Figure it out. It was a popular game show back in the late 90’s on Nickelodeon. So much so, that it was revived in 2012 by the same network. “Figure it out,” is also what Alain Vigneault said about the top line for the Philadelphia Flyers. Rightfully so. Through the first 7 games of the […]Read more "Flyers/Blue Jackets Preview: Vigneault’s Spark"
Thursday night the Flyers traveled to the windy city to take on the Chicago Blackhawks. This was the second meeting of the season between the two. What is interesting is that since these two teams have met in Prague, they each played six games. Chicago had six home games. The Flyers did not. They had […]Read more "Three takeaways from the Flyers win over the Blackhawks"
Following the 2018-2019 season, Flyers general manager Chuck Fletcher had a decision to make in regards to who he should bring in as the backup goalie. There were two options in particular. The first was Brian Elliott, who joined the Flyers back in 2017 via free agency. The other was Cam Talbot, who came to […]Read more "Brian Elliott fitting in quite nicely as Flyers backup"
Yet another game far from home for the Philadelphia Flyers early this season showed that they had difficulty getting off to an early start. Like in their shootout loss to the Vancouver Canucks, the Flyers weren’t able to have a lead in this game against the Calgary Flames. Unlike their loss to the Canucks, the […]Read more "The Hat Trick: Flyers ‘Flame-Out’ In Regulation"
The NHL regular season is approaching in about twenty-four hours, but the Philadelphia Flyers debut against the Chicago Blackhawks on October 4th. Before that Global Series game against the Blackhawks, the Flyers would play Lausanne HC in a global exhibition game. The purpose of this game was for Philadelphia to get ready for their game […]Read more "The Hat Trick: What we learned about Flyers in preseason finale"
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"