A crushing 4-0 defeat was not how the Flyers or their die-hard fans hoped this playoff series would end, especially after such a thrilling win just two days beforehand. There’s naturally a lot of frustration, unrest, and hunger in the air right now as all eyes turn to the offseason in hopes of forgetting the […]Read more "There’s one gleaming positive that the Flyers can take from their 2020 playoff run"
A 4-0 loss to the Islanders was not the way that the Flyers wanted to start their week, but it’s a harsh reality they will have to face. In a deceivingly close-fought game until the third period, the Flyers had their Achilles Heel exposed once more – production from their top lines. A Flyers fire […]Read more "Pressure is beginning to build on the Flyers to find their offensive mojo"
The Flyers went into the break as the NHL’s hottest team, and they’ve come out of it even hotter. With 11 wins out of their last 12 after back-to-back victories in the round-robin games, the Flyers look as dangerous as they ever have. But in the team’s final round-robin game against a similarly impressive Tampa […]Read more "How Flyers will look to negate Voracek ‘s absence vs Tampa Bay"
Carter Hart did receive the start against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the exhibition game on July 28th, but today’s game has a different feel. When the puck drops against the Boston Bruins, Hart will begin his first minutes of legitimate playoff hockey. The Philadelphia Flyers may not be facing elimination, but the pressure will be […]Read more "Flyers’ Hagg, Hart Are Ready for Playoff Hockey"
Playoff hockey is officially underway in 2020. The first game of these playoffs featured the New York Rangers and the Carolina Hurricanes. Look no further than the first game of the Stanley Cup playoffs for a barometer of physicality. Momentum and pace are vital resources that contribute to winning in the postseason. Teams that play […]Read more "Flyers’ Yeo Pushes Defensive Intensity"
The Philadelphia Flyers organization nailed it with their picks for the team awards in 2019-2020. Ivan Provorov, this season’s Barry Ashby Trophy winner, showed his work ethic throughout the regular season pause. His focus on skating allowed him to keep up with the tempo on defense. Scott Laughton, this season’s Pelle Lindbergh Memorial Trophy and […]Read more "Provorov and Laughton are raring to go against the Bruins"
The Flyers’ road to the playoffs was an absolute rollercoaster from start to finish. But through every stunning win and gut-wrenching loss, one constant remained – their consistency on special teams. At the time the season was suspended, the Flyers ranked 7th in the East (14th in the NHL) when it came to power-play percentage, […]Read more "Special teams success could spur Flyers to #1 seed"
The trade for Matt Niskanen seemed a little puzzling this offseason and there were plenty of fans who had their doubts as to whether or not the 33-year-old would play a significant role for the Flyers in 2020. Just days before the team’s first round-robin game, it’s safe to say all doubts have been banished. […]Read more "Matt Niskanen feels the Flyers are ahead of schedule as playoffs near"
While there was not anything to gain as far as the playoffs after the exhibition game, the Philadelphia Flyers had things to prove. Exhibition games display the depth of the playoff roster while the team gains confidence. One depth player that played like he had something to prove was Shayne Gostisbehere. I highlighted before the […]Read more "Gostisbehere Records Game-Winning Assist in Flyers Exhibition"
The next time we see the Philadelphia Flyers in action will be against the Boston Bruins in the first of three Round-Robin matchups this weekend. The exhibition game is behind us and was a valuable experience for players young and old. Among those who benefited most was goaltender Carter Hart. The 21-year-old could well be […]Read more "Carter Hart made the most of Flyers’ exhibition game against Penguins"