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?"
Erik Gustafsson signed a one-year, $3mil contract on Monday to join the Philadelphia Flyers for the 2020-2021 season. If you thought to yourself, “he’s back?” you wouldn’t be wrong for having a good memory when it comes to names. There are two Erik Gustafsson’s who, at this point, managed to play for the Flyers. As […]Read more "How much of a defensive upgrade is Erik Gustafsson for the Flyers?"
The Flyers made an under-the-radar free agent signing this week. They brought in the services of 28-year-old defenseman Erik Gustafsson to the City of Brotherly Love. After a slightly bumpy year, the former fourth-round pick is ready to rekindle a fire that once burned bright. He spoke with reporters on Tuesday about the move to […]Read more "Erik Gustafsson is already putting in work with new a Flyers teammate"
The Flyers have been relatively quiet in free agency so far, but they made a minor splash on Monday by bolstering their blueline. The team signed free agent Erik Gustafsson to a one-year deal worth $3M. Here’s everything you need to know. What Gustafsson brings to the Flyers Formerly a fourth-round pick of the Oilers […]Read more "Instant analysis: Flyers bolster blue line with Erik Gustafsson"
In what’s expected to be a quiet free agency period for the Flyers, the team has reportedly made its first under-the-radar free-agent signing of the window. Derrick Pouliot is the man in question, signed to a 1-year 2-way deal. The 26-year-old was formerly a first-round pick of the Penguins back in 2012 but has bumped […]Read more "Instant analysis: Flyers sign Derrick Pouliot to a one-year deal"
One day before the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, Matt Niskanen retired from the NHL. There is quite a bit to unpack as Niskanen makes his exit from the league, most recently having played on the Philadelphia Flyers. His efforts on the first line alongside Ivan Provorov were monumental during the 2019-2020 regular season. After the […]Read more "How Niskanen’s retirement & Braun’s extension impact Flyers draft plans"
Chuck Fletcher quite possibly made his best move as Flyers general manager last summer, bringing in Matt Niskanen from the Washington Capitals. The goal was to bolster a subpar defensive unit from the 2018/19 campaign. What the Flyers got was much more than that. Niskanen brought a Stanley Cup pedigree, having won it in 2017/18 […]Read more "Matt Niskanen, the Gift That Keeps on Giving"
The following quote from Flyers’ d-man Ivan Provorov is very telling. “It’s not over until it’s over. We have a great team. We know how to battle with adversity. We’re going to come out with the same energy tomorrow.” Ivan Provorov; 8/31/2020 The Philadelphia Flyers entered game five on the brink of elimination. Again, overtime […]Read more "What we learned in the Flyers’ heroic game 5 overtime victory"
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"