When the Professional Hockey Writers Association (PHWA) announced the winners of their mid season awards around the NHL, Sean Couturier was the lone name in contention for any award. The Frank J. Selke Trophy is an annual award given “to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game.” When hearing that […]Read more "Sean Couturier Named as Top Selke Candidate Midway Through Season"
Travis Konecny’s first ever All-Star game didn’t end the way he assuredly wanted it to. The Metropolitan Division fell to the Atlantic Division 9-5 in the first game of the night. Konecny was on a line with Nico Hischier of the New Jersey Devils, and Seth Jones of the Columbus Blue Jackets. Let’s break this […]Read more "Tracking TK: Konecny’s Game vs. the Atlantic Division"
It’s the NHL All-Star Weekend, which means all fanbases are watching their very best take center stage to play in the NHL All-Star Tournament and Skills Challenges. Soaking in the all-star vibes is one of my favorite times in any sports season. The Philadelphia Flyers’ own Metropolitan Division is the reigning and defending NHL All-Star […]Read more "The Philadelphia Flyers Mid-Season Awards"
A call you’ve heard 166 times in Voracek’s career as a Flyer. Likely, a call you should have heard much more often if he listened to your cries to “SHOOT!” Regardless, you never get tired of hearing it, whether it’s Jim Jackson or Tim Saunders. It’s music to your ears. This year has been par […]Read more "Voracek Shoots, He Scores"
Many knew this type of move was coming, heading into the week-long All-Star break. The Flyers announced a trio of loans Wednesday morning, sending two forwards and a goalie back to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. This is a smart move. For the younger players, it gives them a chance to get back in the lineup […]Read more "Flyers Loan Three Players to Lehigh Valley Ahead of All-Star Break"
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…"
On this week’s Pod Street Bullies podcast, the guys talk contracts, and who out of the select few they discuss, are earning theirs. They also recap the games from the past week, and give you their “Wait, What!?” for the week. Pod Street Bullies is the flagship Philadelphia Flyers podcast of Philadelphia Sports Network bringing […]Read more "Pod Street Bullies – The Duo Does JvR & Co."
The Flyers and Penguins face off for the second time this season Tuesday night in Philadelphia. There is absolutely no love lost between these two bitter rivals. Commonly referred to as the “Keystone State Rivalry,” it’s one of the best rivalries in all of sports. The passion, the hatred, the pure, raw emotion shown by […]Read more "Flyers, Penguins, January: Some Stats You Should Know"
A lot was thrown around at the Wells Fargo Center last night. Ivan Provorov threw his weight around center ice. The Philadelphia Flyers organization celebrated a throwback 80’s night. Travis Konecny and James van Riemsdyk threw points into the stat book. Most importantly, the Flyers overthrew the Los Angeles Kings, 4-1. In the opening frame, […]Read more "The Hat Trick: Flyers Overthrow the Kings"
After coming off wins against the top three teams in the NHL, the Flyers were in a prime spot to pick up a season sweep of the Montreal Canadiens. However, Montreal’s recently acquired Ilya Kovalchuk had something to say about it all. The Flyers (25-17-6) now seek to get back on track Saturday night against […]Read more "Game Preview: Flyers look to split season series against Kings"