Early Tuesday morning, the Washington Capitals announced they had hired Peter Laviolette as their next head coach. An all-to familiar face to the city of Philadelphia, Lavy now becomes the enemy. The man who took the Flyers to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2010 as an interim coach, Lavy was beloved by the Philadelphia fanbase. […]Read more "The Addition of Peter Laviolette Bolsters an Already Strong Metropolitan Division"
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"
The Philadelphia Flyers are playing really good hockey lately. Head Coach Alain Vigneault finally has the Flyers playing at a level that is playoff-worthy. They currently sit in the eighth playoff position prior to tonight’s game where they host the seventh seed, Columbus Blue Jackets. That will bee followed up with an away game in […]Read more "Flyers offense is heating up at the right time as playoff push begins"
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"
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…"
Sure, we can all say it. The Flyers are still making a push for the Stanley Cup Playoffs. It’s exciting, the prospect of making it to the playoffs, because anything can happen when the series’ start. However, let’s not get too excited. The teams that will likely represent the Eastern Conference are playing pretty well, […]Read more "Flyers Playoff Hopes Dim, According to Past Schedule"
It’s time to get serious, and serious about Carter Hart winning the Calder Trophy. There’s no way around it, Carter Hart has rejuvenated an otherwise stagnant franchise, and breathed life into this Flyers organization. He’s doing so with his stellar play, and with stuff like this… Me when people told me “Carter Hart isn’t ready […]Read more "Carter for Calder: How does the Flyers phenom rank among previous award winners?"
The secret is out. The cat’s out the bag. Whatever metaphor you want to use for it, Carter Hart has arrived. Not only has he arrived, but he kicked down the door on the way in, went to the fridge, grabbed a beer, and sat down in your dad’s favorite recliner. Ok, enough with the […]Read more "Breaking down Carter Hart’s first 10 games for the Flyers"
Rumors have been running rampant about the Flyers goaltender situation. Names like Jonathan Quick, Corey Crawford, even former Flyer Sergei Bobrovsky have been kicked around as names the Flyers could pursue either closer to the trade deadline, or come free agency this summer. With Carter Hart being called up amidst all the injuries that have […]Read more "A Sergei Bobrovsky reunion would spell trouble for the Flyers"