Carter Hart and the Philadelphia Flyers made their official return to meaningful hockey today. Their first challenge was the league-best Boston Bruins in game one of the Eastern Conference round-robin. The Flyers were victorious in their exhibition game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, which secured momentum heading into the round-robin. Boston did not share the same […]Read more "What we learned in Flyers’ declawing of Boston Bruins"
We’ve had basketball and baseball kick off their seasons, and the NFL is closing in on their start of training camp. However, hockey fans worldwide have had to wait just as patiently for the NHL return. After a day full of hockey on Saturday, the Flyers will finally will get their call to the ice […]Read more "Flyers’ Journey to First Seed Opens up Against Bruins"
In their lone opportunity for some game action before the round-robin game on Sunday against the Bruins, the Flyers came out soaring. After going down 1-0 early in the first period, Philadelphia regained their footing and controlled most of the remainder of the game. The Flyers looked like a team that’s ready to run headfirst […]Read more "What We Learned in Flyers’ Exhibition Win Against Penguins"
Today’s the day. Hockey is finally back. The Philadelphia Flyers are set for a clash with their most bitter rival at 4PM EST. While it may be a scrimmage, here are four Flyers to watch when the puck drops. Derek Grant Acquired in a late trade with Anaheim, Derek Grant didn’t take long to make […]Read more "Four Flyers to watch in exhibition clash with Penguins"
Hockey is so close, I can smell it, and I don’t even have a sense of smell. The Flyers have finally reached their bubble and hotel X in Toronto, and the released their 31 man roster. Aside from their really cool shirts, Philadelphia looks ready to rock and roll for their round-robin matchup against the […]Read more "Three Storylines to watch in Flyers’ exhibition game vs Penguins"
It’s been a slightly worrying week for Flyers fans. Star goaltender Carter Hart mysteriously left a team practice on Tuesday before returning a few days later. The reason for his leave turned out to be back spasms. This initially caused some concern. Although the injury wasn’t considered to be serious, doubts surrounding Hart’s availability in […]Read more "Carter Hart ‘is 100%’ ahead of Flyers’ playoff run"
The Flyers announced their 31-man playoff roster on Sunday afternoon before on the eve of their trip to Toronto. There were some interesting names who made the cut and will travel with the team. Here’s everything you need to know. Goaltenders Carter HartBrian ElliottAlex LyonKirill Ustimenko There are no major shocks here other than the […]Read more "Oskar Lindblom among 31 Flyers to make playoff roster"
It’s hard to quantify the amount of pressure on Carter Hart’s shoulders ahead of the NHL playoffs. At just 21-years-old, he’s the youngest goalie to have played in more than 20 games this year. Philadelphia’s favorite wonderkid amassed a .914 save percentage in his first full season, ranking 10th overall in wins, while his sensational […]Read more "Carter Hart keeping a cool head with NHL playoff debut on the horizon"
‘Chaos off the ice, harmony on it’ is probably the best way to describe this year’s Philadelphia Flyers. After an offseason of uncertainty was rapidly turned into a new dawn, Flyers fans had a lot to be excited about. The team, led by a new Head Coach and a long-term cornerstone in Kevin Hayes, would […]Read more "With Vigneault at the wheel, Flyers could be destined for playoff success"
Carter Hart’s first full NHL season has been one that has finally inspired hope around the goaltending position in Philadelphia. The 21-year-old has been nothing short of excellent this season, but now faces a scenario like no other. Not only is he going into his first ever NHL playoff run, but is doing so in […]Read more "Carter Hart is ready to hit the ground running in first taste of NHL playoffs"