Philadelphia Flyers relied on veteran leadership to solve their on-ice problems en route to an OT victory versus the Buffalo Sabres. For the first time in March 2021, the Philadelphia Flyers can claim they’re on a winning streak. Before last night, the Flyers hadn’t strung two consecutive wins together since February 2021, when they defeated […]Read more "Flyers Prove Sturdy Leadership In OT Win vs Sabres"
Claude Giroux demands respect to be put on his name as the Philadelphia Flyers enter a road trip after a victory. Not long ago, the Philadelphia Flyers roster was unable to outscore the New York Rangers. The reformatted top-six forwards curated all of the goals while players quarantined in COVID protocol. In those two games […]Read more "Flyers Phlight Deck: Giroux is back and bringing reinforcements with him"
The Philadelphia Flyers could welcome Claude Giroux back on the ice tomorrow night at home versus the New York Rangers. Don’t look now! The Philadelphia Flyers are slowly getting healthy. Down, but not out of the Mass Mutual Eastern Division playoff race, the Flyers will welcome the return of Claude Giroux. Tomorrow, Justin Braun will […]Read more "Flyers Phlight Deck: Could Claude Giroux return tomorrow?"
After advancing to the second round of the NHL playoffs, the Flyers ran into a brick wall. Alain Vigneault’s triumphant first season in Philadelphia ended in game 7 heartbreak against the Islanders. Rebounding from that was the motive for the following offseason, but sometimes the best thing to say is nothing at all. The Flyers […]Read more "The Flyers are primed to pick up where they left off last season"
On Tuesday, the Flyers released their final roster for the 2021 season, naming Ivan Provorov as one of their four Alternate Captains. According to the press release, Provorov will serve as the permanent Alternate Captain for home games. The announcement comes a day before “Provy’ and the Flyers open their season against hated Pittsburgh Penguin […]Read more "Alternate Captain Ivan Provorov will step up as a leader for the Flyers"
Mandatory Photo Credit: Alex McIntyre In 2019-2020, the Philadelphia Flyers had a lot of working parts that were firing on all cylinders during the regular season. Securing a spot in the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs had a lot to do with the work of the Flyers defense and goaltending. Ivan Provorov is a top […]Read more "The 2019-20 Flyers’ Defense was Top 10"
Throughout the offseason so far, all attention has been placed squarely on the defense and how it might look next season. The forwards look to remain mostly the same, with the only additions coming from within the Philadelphia Flyers system. Before the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, the Flyers’ goaltending situation was completely solved with Brian […]Read more "How will the Flyers defense look in 2020-2021?"
After reaching the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, the Philadelphia Flyers have many decisions to make regarding their impending roster. Many of the players leased by Chuck Fletcher in 2019-2020 will see their way out. The burning questions lie in tune with what players will receive a contract extension. Sitting in the chair of the general manager […]Read more "Forecasting how many more Flyers will sign extensions this offseason"
You can only have one. That’s the premise of the Flyers Free Agent Focus series here at Philly Sports Network. The Flyers have a handful of players coming off the books, and a limited amount of cap to bring them back if they so desire. We’ve touched on the Grant v. Thompson debate, now we […]Read more "Flyers Free Agent Focus: Justin Braun v. Robert Hagg"
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"