Throughout the next few weeks, Chuck Fletcher will comb through the individual Philadelphia Flyers player contracts. Of the five Flyers unrestricted free agents before the 2020-2021 season, three players are on the hot seat in Philadelphia. Four of the five free agents are on a one-year lease with the Flyers organization. In releasing these three […]Read more "Three pending free agents the Flyers should release"
The Philadelphia Flyers have found their soul again. A new regime under Alain Vigneault can be summarized in one simple statement: AV has rekindled a fire and style of play that was beginning to burn out in Philadelphia. Years of playoff heartbreak, goaltending carousels, and a youth infusion saw a physical style of hockey that […]Read more "Flyers finally have the missing piece to complete their physicality puzzle"
Imagine yourself, an NHL player, traded at the deadline to another NHL franchise before the suspension of the regular season caused by a pandemic. A change of scenery takes time to get used to under normal circumstances. For Derek Grant, his journey to Philadelphia has been anything but that. He’s had a career season during […]Read more "Derek Grant is ready to pick up where he left off for the Flyers"
At the 2020 NHL Trade Deadline, Chuck Fletcher made the move to bring in a 29-year-old center. Exchanged to the Anaheim Ducks for Derek Grant were a 27-year-old center, Kyle Criscuolo, and a fourth-round pick. In all, Fletcher relinquished a middle-round draft pick that was equivalent to where Grant was drafted and an AHL talent. […]Read more "Looking ahead to the offseason: Should the Flyers extend Derek Grant?"
After almost a decade of pure mediocracy, the Flyers are a good hockey team again. They rallied against the Hurricanes Thursday night, with a 4-1 victory at home. The hottest team in the NHL is finally rewarded, now sitting atop the Metropolitan Division, tied with the Washington Capitals. As the entire arena was filled with […]Read more "What we learned in the Flyers eighth consecutive win"