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 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"
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"
Finally, hockey has returned! Each of the 24 teams can ease into the playoff pace with an exhibition game. At 4 pm EST, the Philadelphia Flyers face their interstate rival, the Pittsburgh Penguins. Afterward, things are different between the Flyers and the majority of the playoff field. In the round-robin tournament, Philadelphia has to improve […]Read more "Hart and Couturier give their thoughts on Flyers’ playoff journey"
Just ten days ago, the Flyers hosted the Penguins in the last game before the All-Star Break. The Flyers shut out the Pens 3-0, continuing on a hot streak in which they won five of their last seven. One could say that the break came at the worst time for the Flyers. This will be […]Read more "Penguins Host Flyers in Another Battle of PA."
“We really got up for this game,” goaltender Brian Elliott explained after the Flyers 3-0 victory against Pittsburgh Tuesday night. “Got up” was a drastic understatement by Elliott, who recorded his first shutout of the season. Last night, Philadelphia fans witnessed one of the most complete performances by the Flyers this season. With and without […]Read more "Flyers’ defense stepped in a big way against the Pens"
No matter the price of admission or the Flyers’ place in the standings, the battle of Pennsylvania consistently fills Wells Fargo Center. Whenever the Penguins come to town, the nostalgia of the brutality of this rivalry becomes the talk of the town. As times have changed and the franchises don’t turn into blood baths any […]Read more "Brian Elliott shines as Flyers Blank Penguins"
Ah, it’s back. After a brutal 7-1 loss in Pittsburgh at the end of October, Philadelphia (26-17-6) has been awaiting the return of the Penguins (31-13-5) in South Philadelphia. Coming off of a tough 4-1 loss at home against the Montreal Canadians, the Flyers bounced back. Led by Travis Konecny’s two goals, Philadelphia roared past […]Read more "The rivalry is back in Philly, but so is Sidney Crosby…"