In a very up and down game five, we saw the highs and lows of the Flyers. Their power play was finally showing some type of promise, however, the Canadiens out-Flyered the Flyers. Each time the orange and black would get something going, the Habs would instantly fire back with a goal. Carter Hart wasn’t […]Read more "Flyers aim to close out a tumultuous series against Canadiens"
The Flyers will be aiming to put the nail in the coffin against the Canadiens this evening but will have to do so without the services of Matt Niskanen, who has been suspended for one game after his crosscheck on Brendan Gallagher. How will the Flyers negate the loss of such an important defensive cog? […]Read more "Vigneault reveals ‘replacement by committee’ approach for Matt Niskanen"
Inconsistency is the identity of the Philadelphia Flyers in game five. After two shutouts, Carter Hart whiffed on two Montreal Canadiens scoring chances that resulted in goals. Defensively, the Flyers were a step behind. Irresponsible penalties made a tough matchup even harder for Philadelphia. Even the powerplay had to stoop to new lows before any […]Read more "What went wrong for the Flyers in game 5 vs Canadiens?"
Only days after his first career playoff win, goaltending phenom Carter Hart has officially turned 22. So far for his career, Hart has a stellar 40-26-4 record with a 2.59 goals against average and .915 save percentage. After a rookie season consisting of a 2.83 GAA and .917 save percentage, Hart managed an even more […]Read more "Happy belated birthday, Carter Hart: reflecting on his best moments"
After the round-robin series and the play-in rounds, the 2020 Stanley Cup playoffs are underway! The Philadelphia Flyers remain undefeated through the Eastern Conference round-robin to improve from the fourth seed to the first seed. Their opponents, the Montreal Canadiens, handled the Pittsburgh Penguins in the play-in round. The Flyers seek to keep their undefeated […]Read more "What we learned in Flyers’ game one win over Canadiens"
We’re officially less than 24-hours away from the Philadelphia Flyers’ first official playoff game since April 2018. Excitement is soaring through the roofs of houses across the city after the team rolled through the round-robin without suffering a single loss. Can they keep that up against a very aggressive Canadiens side? Only time will tell, […]Read more "AV and Flyers players scout the Canadiens ahead of playoff clash"
When it comes to the playoffs, you’re looking for stars for take over. For someone to step up under the brightest lights. Little did any of us know that it would be the Flyers’ depth stealing the show. If there’s one thing we learned throughout the Flyers’ three round-robin games, it’s that the team may […]Read more "Round-robin proved the Flyers have enough depth to go all the way"
The Flyers come out of the round-robin undefeated and untainted as the undisputed #1 seed going into the Stanley Cup playoffs. This comes on the back of a dominant 4-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning, where once again, an unexpected hero emerged – Nic Aube-Kubel. This time, it was Nic Aube-Kubel. After spending five […]Read more "Aube-Kubel’s road to redemption has led to a playoff breakout for Flyers"
Depth is the key ingredient to a championship recipe. If one player gets injured, the question becomes, “who is the next man up?” Against the Boston Bruins, Jeremy Lauzon’s questionable hit on Michael Raffl cost the Philadelphia Flyers. Raffl, who was the offensive player of the game, crashed into the boards as his legs swept […]Read more "Flyers’ Joel Farabee to make playoff debut against Capitals"
The Flyers’ red-hot 2020 season has been a rollercoaster ride from start to finish. With the encore about to resume, it’s easy to forget about the progress of guys swimming beneath the surface. One player who took a giant leap this season was 2018 first-round pick Joel Farabee. The Flyers called him up on October […]Read more "Flyers’ Joel Farabee looking to make the most of round-robin games"