For years the Flyers struggled with subpar goaltending. That all seems to have changed with the previous General Manager, Ron Hextall. I mean why not, he only was a star goaltender for the Flyers. Why wouldn’t he be able to boost his position? Well, what we learned is that Hextall had an eye for talent […]Read more "The Flyers’ Depth at Goaltending is a Good Problem to Have"
Back in June of this year, legalized sports gambling became a thing in the state of Pennsylvania. Sports fans now have the choice of betting on their favorite team at various outlets. It’s a wonderful thing when done within one’s means. It’s even more fun when you can do it without losing any real money […]Read more "Flyers Farm: Projecting the Phantoms’ statistical leaders in 2019"
The boys are back in town! At least the rookies. It’s that time of the year again where we get to see the depth on display dressed in orange and black. On Wednesday, September 11th, the Philadelphia Flyers faced off against the New York Islanders in the 2019 Rookie Game live from the PPL Center […]Read more "The Flyers Can Be Confident In Their Rookies"
For the longest time, the crease in Philadelphia was being turned over more than an unwanted Christmas gift. Robert Esche, Brian Boucher, Michael Leighton, Steve Mason, even short-timers like Rob Zepp and Cal Heeter saw time in net for the Flyers. Those days seem to be over, hopefully. However, we now enter a period in […]Read more "Flyers Farm Update: What’s Going on with the Crease?"
Felix Sandstrom, or should we give him his nickname of “Felix The Cat,” is primed and ready for his journey with the Flyers. Sandstrom was happy, giddy, and carefree at Flyers Developmental Camp about a month ago. The guy is just ecstatic to get his professional career started. His eyes were like a kid at […]Read more "Flyers Prospect Watch: Felix Sandstrom Ready to Show World What He’s Made Of"
Chuck Fletcher made a plethora of moves on the opening day of free agency this summer. Those moves didn’t necessarily move the needle. Instead, it bolstered an otherwise depleted Lehigh Valley Phantoms roster. The Phantoms started July 1st with 4 defensemen under contract. When the day ended, they had double that amount. Not only did […]Read more "Taking stock of the goalies in the Flyers farm system"
When it comes to goaltending in Philadelphia, the conversation typically starts and stops with the name Carter Hart. This is understandable. After years of goalie woes, Hart is finally making goalie a strength for the Flyers. Although Hart is Philadelphia’s starting netminder for the foreseeable future, he’s not the only promising player between the pipes […]Read more "Felix Sandstrom: Flyers Future Backup"
In this week’s “Flyers Prospects Mailbag” we touch on all sorts of good stuff. We look ahead to the upcoming draft, touch on the goalie situation, and discuss some prospects dealing with injuries this season. Let’s rock and roll! This certainly qualifies as a prospect question, my friend. The funny thing about this draft is […]Read more "Flyers Prospects Mailbag: Looking Ahead to the Draft"
In this “Flyers Prospects Mailbag” we spend a great deal of time discussing prospects that could join the Lehigh Valley Phantoms next season. Let’s get this party started! Chuck Fletcher’s decision to trade Anthony Stolarz to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for Cam Talbot made it quite clear that he prefers having a veteran to […]Read more "Flyers Prospects Mailbag: Future Phantoms"
The NHL trade deadline is just around the river bend (yeah, that’s a Pocahontas reference). Although prospects aren’t always the hot topic around this time of year, they still play a role in trade speculation. This week’s Flyers Prospects Mailbag touches on prospects the Flyers might target in a return for veterans such as Wayne […]Read more "Flyers Prospects Mailbag: Prospects worth targeting at the trade deadline"