Let’s take a poll here. Raise your hand if you’ve ever yelled, “Shoot!” at Jakub Voracek when he gets a good look. Ok, now put them down. Now, raise your hand if you think Voracek doesn’t shoot enough. Keep them up during the length of time it takes you to read this article, because you […]Read more "Flyers Myth Busters: Does Jake Voracek need to shoot more?"
For all the knocks on Flyers’ new head coach Alain Vigneault, he has proven one thing: He has improved his new team every single time he took the helm. From Montreal in the late ’90s to the most recent New York Rangers, Vigneault has improved his team from the year prior. Let’s take a look […]Read more "Alain Vigneault’s First-Year Track Record Good News for Flyers"
The hot stoves are warming up, and the NHL trade deadline is getting closer by the day. With every day that passes, more rumors and speculation surface, putting fans on the edge of their seat to hear if a deal has been made or not. This is the holiday season for hockey fans, folks, and […]Read more "What past deadline deals tell us about the market for Flyers’ star Wayne Simmonds"
This isn’t a discussion that I thought I would be having, especially after a 102 point campaign during the 2017-18 season. This isn’t a discussion I ever thought would have two sides to it. This is the cause worth fighting for. This is the stand I will take. This is the hill that I will […]Read more "Claude Giroux isn’t just elite, but the most under-appreciated Flyers player of all time"
Three and a half years ago, Los Angeles made a huge splash right before the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, trading their 1st round pick, 13th overall, goaltender Martin Jones, and defensive prospect Colin Miller to the Boston Bruins for 26 year old Milan Lucic. Coming off of a 55 point campaign with the Bruins, Lucic […]Read more "Comparing LA/BOS trade for Lucic to a potential Flyers trade involving Wayne Simmonds"
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"
Going into last week, the Flyers knew they had a tough task ahead of them. Anaheim, Los Angeles, San Jose, and Arizona, all on the road. After floundering for three losses before they took the trip out west, the Flyers also knew they needed to come out of this road trip with a few wins. […]Read more "Flyers conquer West Coast ahead of important home stand"
Little did we all know, Donald Trump is a Philadelphia Flyers fan! Ok, he’s actually not, but what would his twitter look like if he was? Let’s take a look at some of Trump’s tweets about key moments so far for the Flyers season. –DISCLAIMER!!!- The contents of this article are in no way, shape, […]Read more "Trump Tweets: Philadelphia Flyers Edition"
Sunday morning brought news of another injury to a Flyer even before the season begins. #Flyers D Andrew MacDonald sustained a lower body injury during an off-season workout and will be sidelined approximately six weeks.https://t.co/T1JCvdo0Cx — Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) September 9, 2018 Flyers defenseman Andrew MacDonald is out six weeks, and if that holds true, […]Read more "MacDonald’s injury presents a unique opportunity for one Flyers prospect"
Training camp will surely feature many battles. Travis Konecny will be fighting to earn back his spot on the top line. Oskar Lindblom will be fighting for a higher spot in the lineup as well. The most intriguing battle of all could very well be for the fourth line center role. Jori Lehtera seems to […]Read more "4C Faceoff: Who shores up the Flyers fourth line?"