Michael Raffl is going on vacation…kinda. On Saturday morning the Flyers announced that he had been loaned to Austrian club Villacher SV. This came as a slight surprise out of context, but it makes much more sense upon closer inspection and could paint a picture of what the short-term future holds. At 31-years-old, Raffl spent […]Read more "Could Michael Raffl’s loan be a sign of things to come for the Flyers?"
We’re about two weeks away from the tentative beginning to the Philadelphia Flyers training camp for the 2020-2021 regular season. Over in the Seattle Kraken camp, it is business as usual as they dot the “i’s” and cross the “t’s” before their first official season. In the 2021 offseason, the Kraken will clash with every […]Read more "Which Flyers players will the Seattle Kraken draft next year?"
Heading into the 2020-2021 NHL regular season, the current offseason weighs heavily for all teams. Not only are NHL franchises trying to construct the best rosters to compete for the 2021 Stanley Cup, but they’re also planning for the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft. The Seattle Kraken will enter the fold and shake up the NHL […]Read more "The Flyers and The 2021 NHL Expansion Draft"
The Flyers have been able to exhale after a crushing game 7 defeat to the New York Islanders. With a long wait between now and the uncertain start-date of the 2020 NHL season, players are virtually meeting with the media to recap on a year filled with highs and lows. One player fans have been […]Read more "Carter Hart reflects on his first full NHL season & playoff experience"
Sound the alarms because this is not a drill. The Philadelphia Flyers have forced a game seven against the New York Islanders. In this must-watch playoff series, the Flyers continue to show grit. They’re not making anything easy for the Islanders. After a double overtime thriller, the tides have turned towards a series-defining game on […]Read more "Flyers Double Down in Double Overtime"
All of the other Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series’ finished in five games. If you are new to the sport of hockey, the Philadelphia Flyers versus Montreal Canadiens series was for you. A series of storylines, bad blood, and scrappy hockey wrapped up on Friday night as the Flyers eliminated the Canadiens. Both teams were without […]Read more "Flyers Scab the Habs, Advance to Face the Islanders"
Through four games, the Philadelphia Flyers now have a two-game cushion in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. After a few personnel changes, Alain Vigneault found the right combinations to score multiple goals against Carey Price for the second time this series. The first line was busy early on, making their contributions to the playoffs once again. […]Read more "Carter Hart Shutout Number Two: Electric Boogaloo"
Depth is the key ingredient to a championship recipe. If one player gets injured, the question becomes, “who is the next man up?” Against the Boston Bruins, Jeremy Lauzon’s questionable hit on Michael Raffl cost the Philadelphia Flyers. Raffl, who was the offensive player of the game, crashed into the boards as his legs swept […]Read more "Flyers’ Joel Farabee to make playoff debut against Capitals"
Over the last five seasons, the Philadelphia Flyers core players have mostly remained untouched. Players such as Claude Giroux, Jakub Voracek, and Sean Couturier make up that core on the Flyers. Some other forwards in that core are Scott Laughton and Michael Raffl. The 2019-2020 season was on track to be a rebound season in […]Read more "Michael Raffl says this Flyers team is the strongest he’s ever been on"
Just ten days ago, the Flyers hosted the Penguins in the last game before the All-Star Break. The Flyers shut out the Pens 3-0, continuing on a hot streak in which they won five of their last seven. One could say that the break came at the worst time for the Flyers. This will be […]Read more "Penguins Host Flyers in Another Battle of PA."