The Flyers are now under one week away from kickstarting what promises to be an intense and unique NHL season. While the team enjoyed a quiet offseason and were able to retain a strong core, their defensive shape will see quite a change. Matt Niskanen’s surprise retirement has shuffled the entire group and in order […]Read more "Erik Gustafsson is beginning to find his footing with the Flyers"
Alain Vigneault’s inaugural season as the Philadelphia Flyers head coach acts as another accolade in his coaching resume. His ability to start strong with a plethora of franchises ranks him in the top third of NHL coaches. In the Flyers last season under Dave Hakstol, they were denied a playoff spot while counting on eight […]Read more "How close are the Flyers to ending their championship drought?"
It’s no secret that the retirement of Matt Niskanen leaves the Flyers with a significant hole in their defense; However, a new name swirling through the trade rumors could be the first move of many for Philadelphia. Are the Flyers considering shopping James Van Riemsdyk to bring in blue line help? The JVR rumors originated […]Read more "Flyers’ James Van Riemsdyk Floating Amongst NHL Trade Rumors"
Last season, Phil Myers was the subject of one of my first pieces covering the Flyers from the practice facility in Voorhees. At that time, Myers had recently been called up from Lehigh Valley and was on a tear. He shared his disappointment in starting the season in the AHL. “Yeah, I was really disappointed […]Read more "Is Phil Myers ready to go from UDFA to top-line defender?"
Mandatory Photo Credit: Alex McIntyre In 2019-2020, the Philadelphia Flyers had a lot of working parts that were firing on all cylinders during the regular season. Securing a spot in the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs had a lot to do with the work of the Flyers defense and goaltending. Ivan Provorov is a top […]Read more "The 2019-20 Flyers’ Defense was Top 10"
For anyone who has been following my work, you know that I am a huge betting fan. I never like to bet on a team that I follow, but I can never stop myself from checking out the odds. As I was aimlessly scrolling through Twitter, I noticed there were updated odds for the 2021 […]Read more "Can the current Flyers’ roster live up to Vegas’ expectations?"
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"