The 2014/15 season was one most of us wish we could forget. The Flyers underwhelmed, finishing sixth in the Metropolitan division and missed the playoffs by 14 points. Even a nine game point streak to close out January and open up February wasn’t enough for the Flyers to get into Lord Stanley’s chase. Amongst all […]Read more "Kimmo Timonen trade was class personified"
On this episode of Pod Street Bullies, the guys are back with their Flyers Five Series, discussing the five best defensemen in Flyers history. They also take your Twitter questions, and give you an interesting “Wait, What!?” segment from this past week. The flagship Philadelphia Flyers podcast of Philadelphia Sports Network bringing you unmatched analysis […]Read more "Pod Street Bullies: Flyers Five Series Ft. Defensemen"
Ron Hextall is a god of sorts to some who root for the Philadelphia Flyers. To others, he’s a fool. Regardless, Hextall was the Flyers general manager from May of 2014 until November of 2018. During Hextall’s tenure, he had some fans eating out of the palm of his hand with the moves he made. […]Read more "Why Flyers Fans Drank the Ron Hextall “Kool-Aid”"
The Flyers special team woes are nothing new. Fans have become accustomed to the old “dump and chase” routine on the power play, and the “sit back and wait” mentality exhibited on the penalty kill. The last time the Flyers had a top 5 penalty killing unit was the 2013-14 season. They trailed only Ottawa, […]Read more "Flyers ailing penalty kill on pace for a record setting year"
Kids these days grow up so darn fast. That’s never been more evident than now when you take a look at the “kids” on the blue line in Philadelphia. Threee years ago, the Flyers fielded a blue line with the likes of Luke Schenn, Nicklas Grossmann, and Carlo Colaiacovo. Three years later, and here we […]Read more "The boys of the Flyers Blue Line are becoming men right before our eyes"
Last night was an emotional one for residents of Chicago as the Blackhawks lifted the Stanley Cup, but it was also emotional for Flyers fans. At last, former Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen lifted the coveted prize after seventeen years when The Blackhawks edged the Lightning, 2-0, bringing them their third cup in six years. He may have played […]Read more "Timonen to return to Flyers"
After a dismal display throughout their four-game run in Canada, the Flyers play host to a Blackhawks team who have 15 more wins than them. A Blackhawks team ready for postseason hockey and a blackhawks team which will see Kimmo Timonen return to the Wells Fargo Centre under a different flag. The night is going to be one […]Read more "Timonen returns to Wells Fargo as Flyers host Blackhawks"
The Philadelphia Flyers have just announced on their website and twitter feed that defenseman Kimmo Timonen has been traded to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a second round draft pick in 2015 and a conditional draft pick the following year. The veteran Defenceman was diagnosed with blood clots last summer and has missed the duration of […]Read more "BREAKING- Kimmo Timonen traded to Blackhawks"