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?"
The Flyers win streak could not reach ten games as they ran into a brick wall in Tuukka Rask. The Flyers outplayed the Bruins for two of the three periods however, Rask outplayed everyone else backstopping the Bruins to a 2-0 lead. The game was a battle of two really good teams and the Flyers […]Read more "What we learned from the game that thwarted the Flyers win streak"
In another episode of “Who Else can be Injured?” the Flyers announced that Shayne Gostisbehere is expected to miss approximately three weeks. Ghost, who didn’t play last night due to a knee injury, will have arthroscopic surgery on Tuesday, January 14th. The injury couldn’t have come at a worse time. The Flyers just lost Justin […]Read more "Ghost Stories & Other Flyers News from Today"
Blueline prospects seem to be the Flyers’ thing. Philippe Myers, Travis Sanheim, Samuel Morin, the Flyers are no stranger to having a stocked farm system, especially when it comes to defenders. This year is interesting. Whereas there’s usually an influx of prospects coming up to the Phantoms, we have free agents who signed in the […]Read more "What It Will Take for Wyatt Wylie to Earn an ELC with the Flyers"
A mere month and a half ago, December 17th, the Philadelphia Flyers were sitting in dead last in the Eastern Conference of the NHL. They had just lost their last 4 games in a row and were 3-8-3 over their last 14 games. Flyers fans were clamoring for change, and it came in a big […]Read more "Should the Flyers be buyers or sellers at this year’s trade deadline?"
Welcome to “Flyers Prospect Stock Watch” a new monthly/bi-monthly prospect series from Philly Sports Network. This piece is dedicated to prospects within the Philadelphia Flyers farm system that have seen their stock rise or fall depending on recent performances. The first edition of this column will provide a slightly broader outlook than usual. A lot […]Read more "Flyers Prospect Stock Watch: January 2019"
Have you ever seen that GIF where the boy has a stick and is pointing it at an object, telling it to do something? That is the current state of the Philadelphia Flyers. To put it bluntly, the orange and black are making a complete mess out of the 2018-19 season. Everyone thought a lightning […]Read more "It’s ‘Call-Up’ time for the Flyers, but which prospects have earned a nod?"
It’s safe to say the Flyers aren’t content with where they’re at 39 games into the 2018-2019 season. They sit dead last in the Metropolitan Division with a total of 35 points, and second to last in the Eastern Conference. Only the Ottawa Senators (34) have less points than the Flyers. It’s clearly time to […]Read more "It’s time for Flyers GM Chuck Fletcher to make a move"
Ever since the 2013 NHL Draft, the Flyers thought they had the next Chris Pronger in their pipeline. The hulking 6 foot 7 inch, 225 pound Samuel Morin of Lac-Beauport, Quebec, Canada came in with expectations as high as the sky, but was soon grounded by injuries. It’s been the story of his career thus […]Read more "Why the Flyers need to give Sam Morin the year off"
A silent guardian. A watchful protector. An orange and black knight. Ron Hextall came back to the Flyers organization with a plan: build from the bottom up, and thrive down the road. He was focused on building a dynasty for years to come. He had his vision in mind, and was ready to carry it […]Read more "Ron Hextall: The hero the Flyers deserve, but not the one it needs"