This all escalated very quickly. Hosting the hottest team in the NHL, the Philadelphia Flyers needed to make a statement against the New York Islanders. After two periods, the feeling was that the Flyers had the game in the bag. Now, all that Philadelphia had to do was close out the Islanders. The inability to […]Read more "The Hat Trick: Three things we learned in the Flyers’ loss to Islanders"
Saturday night saw the Flyers get off to a three-goal lead against the red-hot New York Islanders . After that, it was all New York. With three third period goals, the Islanders tied it up and forced overtime. Stop me if you’ve heard this before. Forcing a shootout, the Islanders went five-hole twice on Brian […]Read more "Blown Leads Causing Concern for Flyers"
Streaks and records are meant to be broken. While the achievement is great, the mark of a great team is one that can recover after a deflating loss. That is exactly what the Philadelphia Flyers hope to do as they take on the visiting New York Islanders. After losing in regulation last night on the […]Read more "Spying on the Saboteur: Philadelphia Flyers vs New York Islanders"
Eating crow comes with the territory, so my prediction was off regarding my earlier “Spying on the Saboteur” piece heading into this game against the Ottawa Senators. With the Philadelphia Flyers scoring the all-important first goal of the game, the momentum seemed to be in their corner. Contribution surfaced from unlikely sources during this game […]Read more "The Hat Trick: Senators Veto The Flyers"
A couple of days removed from playing the best team in the NHL closely, losing in a shootout, the Philadelphia Flyers are traveling to take on the Ottawa Senators. One observation of note is that the “TLC Line” of Travis Konecny, Oskar Lindblom, and Sean Couturier was contained by the Washington Capitals on Wednesday. Another […]Read more "Spying on the Saboteur: Philadelphia Flyers at Ottawa Senators"
Last night was a goaltender duel between Carter Hart and Braden Holtby. On home ice, the Philadelphia Flyers had the opportunity to test their metal and cut their teeth against the leaders of the Metropolitan Divison, the Washington Capitals. Playing two periods out of the three fiercely haunted the Flyers in this game. With a […]Read more "The Hat Trick: Flyers Cannot Capitalize Against Washington"
Phil Myers is physically gifted, possessing size, strength, and speed. The Flyers recalled the 22-year-old defenseman from Lehigh Valley on Halloween, but although he possesses a unique physical skillset, it is his mental edge that gives him an advantage and given that he’s just 28 games into his NHL career, he is only going to […]Read more "How calling up Philippe Myers has stabilized the Flyers’ Blue Line"
Yesterday, Alain Vigneault, on 97.5 The Fanatic, said: “we’re a playoff team,” when speaking about his Philadelphia Flyers. Any coach needs to have that fire and gumption to make it in the NHL. With the play of the Flyers in these past six games, it is easy to see where Vigneault’s declaration comes from. Tonight, […]Read more "Spying on the Saboteur: Philadelphia Flyers vs. Washington Capitals"
It all started on October 4th in the Czech Republic. Travis Konecny netted 2 goals and added a helper for 3 points. Oskar Lindblom added a goal as well. Since then, the Konecny-Couturier-Lindblom line has been as hot as hot can get. For Starters… So far into the 2019/20 campaign, the top three leading scorers […]Read more "Flyers’ “TLC” Line Dominating Early On"
The Flyers are off to their best start since 2011. On Tuesday, the Flyers practiced at The Skatezone, preparing for the Wednesday Night contest with the Metropolitan Division-leading, Washington Capitals. I was fortunate to attend the practice and share some observations. First of all, Head Coach Alain Vigneault is excited about the challenge. “We got […]Read more "Prepping for the Capitals: Observations from Flyers Practice"