After taking a look at the restricted free agents, it’s time to focus on some of the tougher decisions the Flyers will have to make. They have 10 unrestricted free agents to negotiate with and not a lot of cap space ($7M) at their disposal. Who should the Flyers bring back? Justin Braun The addition […]Read more "Stay or go? Evaluating the Flyers unrestricted free agents: Part 1"
You can only have one. Something your mom might tell you when you’re picking a toy as a child. The same premise applies to Chuck Fletcher’s approach to free agency. According to CapFriendly, the Flyers have just over $7.8 million to plug four spots in the lineup, not counting extra forwards or defensemen. With one […]Read more "Flyers Free Agent Focus: Derek Grant v. Nate Thompson"
The Flyers made their first move of the free agency period this week by re-signing RFA Nicholas Aube-Kubel to a new deal. The team now head into the offseason with around $8M in cap space, without looking at the contracts from the unrestricted pool of free agents they have to consider. There are several restricted […]Read more "Stay or go? Evaluating the Flyers restricted free agents"
The Flyers have been able to exhale after a crushing game 7 defeat to the New York Islanders. With a long wait between now and the uncertain start-date of the 2020 NHL season, players are virtually meeting with the media to recap on a year filled with highs and lows. One player fans have been […]Read more "Carter Hart reflects on his first full NHL season & playoff experience"
Throughout his seven seasons with the Philadelphia Flyers, Scott Laughton has consistently improved. Before Alain Vigneault arrived as the head coach in Philadelphia, Laughton achieved career highs in assists and goals. He thrived under Dave Hakstol, but Vigneault brought his skill set to new heights. When 2019-2020 came to a close, Laughton was on pace […]Read more "Flyers Scott Laughton Reflects on 2019-2020"
Chuck Fletcher quite possibly made his best move as Flyers general manager last summer, bringing in Matt Niskanen from the Washington Capitals. The goal was to bolster a subpar defensive unit from the 2018/19 campaign. What the Flyers got was much more than that. Niskanen brought a Stanley Cup pedigree, having won it in 2017/18 […]Read more "Matt Niskanen, the Gift That Keeps on Giving"
Throughout the next few weeks, Chuck Fletcher will comb through the individual Philadelphia Flyers player contracts. Of the five Flyers unrestricted free agents before the 2020-2021 season, three players are on the hot seat in Philadelphia. Four of the five free agents are on a one-year lease with the Flyers organization. In releasing these three […]Read more "Three pending free agents the Flyers should release"
It’s cause for celebration for the guys at the PSB studios, those studios being Derrik’s attic and John’s basement. Regardless, they run down the award winners so far, dissect each choice and talk whether a Flyers deserved it or not, and discuss who’s taking home the hardware come the NHL Award’s Show. Be sure to […]Read more "Pod Street Bullies Celebrate Selke Sean Couturier"
February 21st of this past season saw a trade go down that had many initially scratching their heads. The Boston Bruins dealt David Backes, defensive prospect Axel Andersson, and their 2020 first round pick to the Anaheim Ducks. In return, Boston acquired forward Ondrej Kase. At first glance, this seems like a steep overpay from […]Read more "Flyers Should Follow Boston’s Blueprint for Unloading Salary"
You’ve read the headline correctly. After being nominated once before in 2018, Sean Couturier has been awarded the Frank J. Selke Award, given annually to the National Hockey League forward who demonstrates the most skill in the defensive component of the game. Couturier was nominated for the Selke Trophy alongside Patrice Bergeron (BOS) and Ryan O’Reilly (STL). Couturier […]Read more "Sean Couturier Takes Home the Frank J. Selke Trophy"