The Philadelphia Flyers coaching tree recently welcomed Ian Laperriere. Could Daniel Briere be the next hire to join Laperriere’s committee? Within the Philadelphia Flyers organization, the rumor mill is buzzing. Chaos reigns, especially as the NHL readies itself for the second offseason during the pandemic era. As one additional franchise arrives in the NHL, the […]Read more "Why Danny Briere is Unlikely to Join the Flyers Coaching Tree in 2021"
Flyers GM Chuck Fletcher stressed a “winning environment” is required to develop players. Ian Laperriere to the AHL could help prepare that culture. Developing players is one of the many combined tasks in creating a winning culture. Over the past decade, the Philadelphia Flyers have the same identity crisis. In and out of playoff contention, […]Read more "The method behind the Flyers recent coaching shakeup"
With playoff hockey in full swing, the Philadelphia Flyers are making moves to remind us that they still exist. Ian Laperriere was hired as the newest head coach of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms Sunday afternoon. Samuel Ersson signed his entry-level contract Thursday as well. If that wasn’t enough to make you go, “meh,” Felix Sandström […]Read more "Alex Lyon could be the perfect replacement for Felix Sandström on the Phantoms"
The Philadelphia Flyers pick thirteenth overall in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft. Here are four players they could target: Depending on the draft strategy, Chuck Fletcher has limited resources due to COVID regarding scouting. Inaccurate assessments and draft flaws could be more prevalent. A near mid-round draft pick isn’t a tight spot to be in, […]Read more "Four First Round Draft Targets for the Philadelphia Flyers in 2021"
The Philadelphia Flyers have a few big decisions to make that will dictate their 2021 NHL Entry Draft approach, starting before the expansion. We’re officially on the road to the NHL Expansion Draft. On Wednesday, the Seattle Kraken received their placement in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft in July. Now, their focus switches to thirty […]Read more "Flyers’ Offseason Decisions: The Expansion Defense"
The Flyers made the announcement Thursday afternoon that they had signed Swedish goaltender Samuel Ersson to an entry-level contract. According to CapFriendly.com, the deal is worth $925k for three years. With the signing, the Flyers add even more depth to the goaltending position in North America. Kirill Ustimenko has one year remaining and is coming […]Read more "How the arrival of Samuel Ersson impacts the Flyers’ goaltender situation"
The Philadelphia Flyers fanbase loves to panic. Here’s why it is still too early to panic about Nolan Patrick rebounding his career: When a draft pick doesn’t work out to the expectations set, the notion of a player being awful becomes universally accepted. That’s not always the case. A once touted prospect can still carve […]Read more "Should the Flyers double down on Nolan Patrick one more time?"
The Flyers will head into the weekend with some exciting news behind them. Goalie prospect Samuel Ersson has signed his entry level contract, becoming the third member of Philly’s 2018 Draft class to do so. Ersson is coming off of a second full season in Sweden’s SHL league with Brynas. He posted a 15-25-2 record […]Read more "Instant analysis: Flyers sign goalie Samuel Ersson to ELC"
The Philadelphia Flyers will pick 13th overall for the first time in their history in the upcoming 2021 NHL Entry Draft. With this year’s draft taking place in late July, there’s no better time to dig deep into the history of the 13th overall selection. 13th selection by team The Buffalo Sabres hold the first […]Read more "2021 NHL Entry Draft: A Look at the History of the 13th Overall Pick"
The Philadelphia Flyers made public statement on Wednesday, citing that center Kevin Hayes has undergone core muscle surgery. There is an estimated recovery time of five weeks. Hayes had a slightly disappointing season in 2020-21, rallying to just 12 goals and 31 points through 55 games. The 29-year-old was expected to build on his 41-point […]Read more "Flyers‘ Kevin Hayes underwent core muscle surgery last week"