Playoff hockey is sweeping the nation but the Philadelphia Flyers are not taking part. The 2020-21 campaign will go down as one of disappointment. Is there a more cathartic way to end the season than to look back at just how bad things got? Well, if you’re into that kind of thing, here are a […]Read more "The statistical highs and lows of the Flyers 2020-21 season"
It’s the end of the Philadelphia Flyers 2020-2021 season. Which players were recognized for their efforts in the team awards? The annual team awards announcement took place before the Philadelphia Flyers began their season finale. Finishing sixth in the Mass Mutual Eastern Division, the Flyers had their ups and downs this season. Starting the season […]Read more "Philadelphia Flyers team awards: A closer look at the winners & runners up"
If the Philadelphia Flyers are to find success on the power play, they will have to evolve their strategy with or without Michel Therrien. At a conversion rate of 19.46%, the Flyers’ power play is below the NHL average this season. This shortcoming intensifies when most teams are playing above the league average with a […]Read more "Evolution Says Flyers must move on from Michel Therrien"
Oskar Lindblom received the devasting news of his Ewings Sarcoma diagnosis over fourteen months ago now. The young gun took everything in stride, kicked cancer’s ass, and returned to playoff hockey. He then entered the 2021 season with a “clean” bill of health and on the top line with Sean Couturier and Travis Konecny. This […]Read more "Oskar Lindblom is getting back to his best for the Flyers"
A day after Brian Elliott shuts out the Buffalo Sabres, the Philadelphia Flyers do it again with Carter Hart. Yesterday, the Buffalo Sabres were without Jack Eichel. His absence hurt the Sabres’ powerplay as they couldn’t convert against one of the worst penalty kill units in the league. The Philadelphia Flyers secured their second shutout […]Read more "Flyers shut out the Sabres as Carter Hart picks up where Elliott left off"
The Flyers are sitting pretty in second place for their division, with an 8-3-2 record and some stellar play from their forwards has played a huge role in establishing early success. The team has had its ups and downs but the forwards have stayed consistent enough to help them secure that second-place spot. Now, this […]Read more "Flyers Quarter Season Report Card: Forwards Edition"
This break in Flyers hockey has tested us all. While we all sit impatiently, hoping that the players who are currently in protocol are able to fully recover and that the spread of COVID-19 is minimal, it’s easy for imaginations to run wild. With that in mind, I found a Blink-182 song that perfectly embodies […]Read more "The 2021 Philadelphia Flyers but as songs by Blink-182"
As things stand, things aren’t looking too good for the coming weeks in the world of Flyers hockey. COVID-19 has ripped through the NHL. A number of Flyers players are currently in COVID protocol and the list isn’t getting shorter, with Oskar Lindblom and Scott Laughton being added today. We may be without Flyers hockey […]Read more "Four things we learned about the Flyers before the pause"
After defeating the Washington Capitals, 7-4, we dive into the latest Philadelphia Flyers team news in today’s Phlight Deck. Amidst scoring a touchdown on the Washington Capitals, the Philadelphia Flyers welcomed Sean Couturier back into the lineup. Along with Scott Laughton tallying his first career hat-trick, his effort put the Flyers back into the win […]Read more "Flyers Phlight Deck: Updating the Travis Sanheim News"
It’s not often that an Alex Ovechkin masterclass is outshined by a 7-goal romp. But that’s what we saw on Sunday as the Flyers offense caught fire to take a huge win over the Capitals. With six goals scored in just two periods to quell the fire, there were bound to be some interesting statistics. […]Read more "Flyers vs Capitals: Three stunning stats from Sunday’s impressive win"