After dropping the first two games to the New York Islanders, the Philadelphia Flyers find themselves 0-1-1 in preseason hockey and shipping up to Boston to face off against the Boston Bruins. In those first two games, the Flyers saw some moments of brilliance from young players such as Philippe Myers, Chris Bigras, and Alex […]Read more "Hat Trick: Three Things We Learned About the Flyers Against the Bruins"
It’s been an interesting six years since the Flyers selected Samuel Morin with the 11th overall pick in the 2013 NHL draft. Injuries, demotions, promotions, you name it. Morin has been through the ringer in his 6 years with the organization. This year is going to be difficult for the big man. The Flyers currently […]Read more "Is Samuel Morin destined for Flyers purgatory?"
Will the offseason just end already? Will Travis Konecny just re-sign already? There are a lot of players arriving early for camp with the likes of Kevin Hayes, Joel Farabee, Alex Lyon, Kirill Ustimenko, Shayne Gostisbehere, Samuel Morin, Carsen Twarynski, Connor Bunnaman, Brian Elliott, and Nate Prosser. Hockey is almost back for the orange and […]Read more "Matt Niskanen could be the glue that holds the Flyers defense together"
With the Flyers blueline taking shape, things are becoming pretty clear. What’s not so clear is the Flyers plans for oft-injured defenseman Samuel Morin. With eight defensemen assumedly on the roster at this point, where does Morin fit? Chances are, he doesn’t. It’s not the worst-case scenario. Too often, Morin has been sidelined with an […]Read more "Flyers Contingency Plan for the Blueline"
This season’s blueline has stirred many rumors and conversations, and for good reason. Fans all over twitter are asking, “What’s Chuck going to do next?” It seems like the Flyers GM has some tricks up his sleeve, and fans everywhere are trying to figure out what he has planned for this 2019-20 season. One of […]Read more "New Defensemen Exactly What Flyers Need"
It’s no secret that the penalty kill units for the Flyers were pretty horrid this past season. They finished 26th out of 31 NHL teams, sometimes flirting with the bottom of the league in that category. When you dig a little deeper, you see just how bad these units really performed. The Flyers allowed 237 […]Read more "An Early Look at the Flyers Penalty Kill"
News broke Monday afternoon that the Flyers had signed restricted free agent Travis Sanheim to a two-year deal worth $6.5 million, making $3.25 million annually. A bridge deal, but nonetheless, a deal. The 6’3”, 181lb defender has a positive outlook for the future, and where this team is headed under General Manager Chuck Fletcher. “I’m […]Read more "Why Travis Sanheim’s Deal with the Flyers is Better than you think"
In this brief episode of Pod Street Bullies, the guys touch on the recent Radko Gudas for Matt Niskanen trade and the long awaited buyout of Andrew MacDonald. Additionally, they talk about whether Chuck Fletcher is done wheeling’ and dealing’. This podcast and previous episodes can be found on iTunes, Spotify, and Spreaker. Pod Street […]Read more "Listen⎮POD STREET BULLIES (Flyers Podcast): Buyouts and Trades, Oh My!"
News broke early Friday afternoon that the Flyers had shipped defenseman Radko Gudas to the Washington Capitals, in exchange for Flyers defenseman Radko Gudas. The Flyers get a blueliner capable of soaking up top 4 minutes, while the Caps get a bottom pairing defenseman with less term and less of a cap hit. On paper, […]Read more "Breaking down the Flyers’ trade for Matt Niskanen"
The Philadelphia Flyers have acquired 32-year-old defenseman, Matt Niskanen, from the Washington Capitals in exchange for Radko Gudas. In addition to obtaining Niskanen, the Flyers will retain part of Gudas’s salary for the 2019-20 season. Niskanen has played 12 seasons in the NHL, the last five with the Capitals. Last season he recorded eight goals […]Read more "Instant Analysis: Flyers Acquire Matt Niskanen from Capitals"