The Flyers win streak could not reach ten games as they ran into a brick wall in Tuukka Rask. The Flyers outplayed the Bruins for two of the three periods however, Rask outplayed everyone else backstopping the Bruins to a 2-0 lead. The game was a battle of two really good teams and the Flyers […]Read more "What we learned from the game that thwarted the Flyers win streak"
On this week’s episode of Pod Street Bullies, the guys delve into the top 5 goalies in Flyers history, along with busts and underrated netminders as well. The guys also give you their “Wait, What?!” segment of the week and answer your Twitter questions as well. Pod Street Bullies is the flagship Philadelphia Flyers podcast […]Read more "Pod Street Bullies: Flyers Five Series Ft. Goalies"
For all the knocks on Flyers’ new head coach Alain Vigneault, he has proven one thing: He has improved his new team every single time he took the helm. From Montreal in the late ’90s to the most recent New York Rangers, Vigneault has improved his team from the year prior. Let’s take a look […]Read more "Alain Vigneault’s First-Year Track Record Good News for Flyers"
With the Flyers floundering through the 2018-19 season, it’s never too early to take a look ahead, right? First thing is first, Gary Bettman has announced that the NHL salary cap is expected to rise to $83 million next season, which puts the Flyers in good position, yet again, to spend some dough. As of […]Read more "An All-Too-Early Look at the 2019-20 Philadelphia Flyers Roster"
This isn’t a discussion that I thought I would be having, especially after a 102 point campaign during the 2017-18 season. This isn’t a discussion I ever thought would have two sides to it. This is the cause worth fighting for. This is the stand I will take. This is the hill that I will […]Read more "Claude Giroux isn’t just elite, but the most under-appreciated Flyers player of all time"
Three weeks ago, I delved into the topic of special teams and how they looked this year compared to last. Is the Flyers special teams unit better or worse than it was in 2017? After the last eight games, it only seems right to take a look at how the Flyers have fared over the […]Read more "Revisiting the Flyers’ special teams units three weeks later"
We’ve heard the argument a thousand times over; Anthony Stolarz has too small of a sample size for us to believe he can be an NHL-caliber goalie. I’m here to say screw the small sample size, Stolarz has shown the fans, and hopefully Flyers’ brass enough for us to trust him at the NHL level. […]Read more "Anthony Stolarz is Michal Neuvirth’s ticket out of the Flyers goalie carousel"
1st Period Back and forth hockey to start the contest, and that quickly dissolved into absolute domination by Buffalo. Goals at 3:38 (Jeff Skinner), 5:20 (Tage Thompson), 8:55 (Evan Rodrigues), and 19:52 (Johan Larsson). The penalty kill went 0-1 already, and according to Twitter, all hope is lost. They look old, slow, outmatched, and unprepared. […]Read more "Slow starts continue to haunt Flyers as a bad night in Buffalo raises more questions"
All it took was a little tweak to the already injured groin of Brian Elliott against the Coyotes to send Flyers fans into a tiz. Twitter was abuzz with worry and concern, and disdain for the fact that Michael Neuvirth had to come in and spell an injured Elliott during a shootout. It all worked […]Read more "If Brian Elliott remains sidelined, what can the flyers do to replace him?"
For the 5th straight game, the Flyers started sloppy. Dating back to when Buffalo was in Philadelphia, Dec. 14, the Flyers have been having horrible starts to the 1st periods. An issue that was a key reason why they lost 10 straight. During the 10 game losing streak, the Flyers got behind early and never […]Read more "Five Flyers Observations: Sloppy Starts Continue in Flyers Loss to Buffalo"