After reaching the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, the Philadelphia Flyers have many decisions to make regarding their impending roster. Many of the players leased by Chuck Fletcher in 2019-2020 will see their way out. The burning questions lie in tune with what players will receive a contract extension. Sitting in the chair of the general manager […]Read more "Forecasting how many more Flyers will sign extensions this offseason"
After taking a look at the restricted free agents, it’s time to focus on some of the tougher decisions the Flyers will have to make. They have 10 unrestricted free agents to negotiate with and not a lot of cap space ($7M) at their disposal. Who should the Flyers bring back? Justin Braun The addition […]Read more "Stay or go? Evaluating the Flyers unrestricted free agents: Part 1"
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"
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"