2020 was always going to be a quieter offseason for the Flyers, at least in comparison to the whirlwind we saw in the year beforehand. After deciding to turn a new leaf and appoint Alain Vigneault as the Head Coach of the team, Chuck Fletcher sought to merge the visions of he and his new […]Read more "The Flyers offseason has been quiet and that’s okay"
On Monday morning, the PhiladelphiFlyers announced a move that will please fans everywhere. Robert Hagg has signed a two-year contract extension with an average annual value of $1.6M. Here’s everything you need to know. The Hagg hive The hive came alive in 2019-20. Robert Hagg led the team in hits during his fouth season at […]Read more "Instant analysis: Flyers Sign Robert Hagg to a contract extension"
You can only have one. That’s the premise of the Flyers Free Agent Focus series here at Philly Sports Network. The Flyers have a handful of players coming off the books, and a limited amount of cap to bring them back if they so desire. We’ve touched on the Grant v. Thompson debate, now we […]Read more "Flyers Free Agent Focus: Justin Braun v. Robert Hagg"
You can only have one. Something your mom might tell you when you’re picking a toy as a child. The same premise applies to Chuck Fletcher’s approach to free agency. According to CapFriendly, the Flyers have just over $7.8 million to plug four spots in the lineup, not counting extra forwards or defensemen. With one […]Read more "Flyers Free Agent Focus: Derek Grant v. Nate Thompson"
February 21st of this past season saw a trade go down that had many initially scratching their heads. The Boston Bruins dealt David Backes, defensive prospect Axel Andersson, and their 2020 first round pick to the Anaheim Ducks. In return, Boston acquired forward Ondrej Kase. At first glance, this seems like a steep overpay from […]Read more "Flyers Should Follow Boston’s Blueprint for Unloading Salary"
The Flyers saw their Stanley Cup dreams come to a heartbreaking end last week. This time one year ago, Chuck Fletcher was in a very different position, preparing to totally strip down his team and create a new beast. How does he feel after year one in a new era? He met with reporters virtually […]Read more "Flyers GM Chuck Fletcher has his eyes set on an important offseason"
We’re officially less than 24-hours away from the Philadelphia Flyers’ first official playoff game since April 2018. Excitement is soaring through the roofs of houses across the city after the team rolled through the round-robin without suffering a single loss. Can they keep that up against a very aggressive Canadiens side? Only time will tell, […]Read more "AV and Flyers players scout the Canadiens ahead of playoff clash"
When it comes to the playoffs, you’re looking for stars for take over. For someone to step up under the brightest lights. Little did any of us know that it would be the Flyers’ depth stealing the show. If there’s one thing we learned throughout the Flyers’ three round-robin games, it’s that the team may […]Read more "Round-robin proved the Flyers have enough depth to go all the way"
The Flyers come out of the round-robin undefeated and untainted as the undisputed #1 seed going into the Stanley Cup playoffs. This comes on the back of a dominant 4-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning, where once again, an unexpected hero emerged – Nic Aube-Kubel. This time, it was Nic Aube-Kubel. After spending five […]Read more "Aube-Kubel’s road to redemption has led to a playoff breakout for Flyers"
Chuck Fletcher’s first year as General Manager of the Philadelphia Flyers has gone swimmingly. Signing key free agents, bringing in the proper mix of veterans on the blue line and up front, and adding valuable depth at the trade deadline. Fletcher has built a contender from top to bottom, and for the foreseeable future. Fletcher […]Read more "Chuck Fletcher Cashing in on Expiring Contracts"