There is a difference between competition and professionalism. The Philadelphia Flyers must find a way to compete professionally. In dissecting championship teams, the ones who achieve the most postseason success are often full of bonafide leaders. Annual success starts with intelligent front office decision-making and finishes with player execution. Before the 2019-2020 season, the Philadelphia […]Read more "The Philadelphia Flyers Must Compete On A Professional Level"
Fishing for a trade is dangerous before the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft. Chuck Fletcher and the Flyers deserve praise for their patience. Thirst makes decisions seem better than they often are. Millennials, such as myself, understand “thirst” attached to a negative connotation. How does this relate to hockey? Thankfully, the NHL trade deadline has passed. […]Read more "Why The Flyers Were Smart To Avoid A Big Splash At The Trade Deadline"
When it rains, it pours! Right on the 3 PM deadline, Chuck Fletcher pulled one last Rabbit out of his Hat by trading Michael Raffl to the Capitals in exchange for a fifth-round pick. The move itself isn’t surprising. At 32-years-old, Michael Raffl was the second-oldest player on the roster behind Brian Elliott and his […]Read more "Instant analysis: Flyers trade Michael Raffl to the Capitals"
Tanner Laczynski has opened eyes in two games played. The Philadelphia Flyers must prime him for a roster spot in 2021-2022. Though it’s been a small sample size at the NHL level, Tanner Laczynski has made quite the impression. As a fourth-line forward, he provides the needed spark to the bottom six. The Philadelphia Flyers […]Read more "Flyers Would Be Wise To Prime Laczynski For 2021-2022"
The Flyers continue to struggle defensively and last night’s loss shows that the troubles aren’t going away any time soon. The Flyers are 4-9-1 in their last 14 games and in 13 of those games, have let up three or more goals. The Flyers have let up 65 goals this month – just one less […]Read more "What’s causing the Flyers so many blue-line headaches?"
A day after Brian Elliott shuts out the Buffalo Sabres, the Philadelphia Flyers do it again with Carter Hart. Yesterday, the Buffalo Sabres were without Jack Eichel. His absence hurt the Sabres’ powerplay as they couldn’t convert against one of the worst penalty kill units in the league. The Philadelphia Flyers secured their second shutout […]Read more "Flyers shut out the Sabres as Carter Hart picks up where Elliott left off"
The Flyers beat the New Jersey Devils 3-1 on Thursday night, sweeping them in the process. Carter Hart made 33 saves on 34 shots for the win, which jumped the Flyers into a tie for second place with the Bruins. The Flyers hold a record of 5-2-1 on the season. The loss dropped the Devils […]Read more "Flyers learn to ‘trust the Prosser’ in big win over Devils"
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"