Taking the $4.5mil Chuck Fletcher saved by trading Shayne Gostisbehere to the Arizona Coyotes and investing in a time machine would have been better than his deal with the Buffalo Sabres for Rasmus Ristolainen. Yesterday, Fletcher traded Gostisbehere, the 2022 second round, and 2022 seventh-round picks for nothing. Today, Fletcher sent the 2021 first-round pick, […]Read more "Instant Analysis: Flyers make a shock trade for Rasmus Ristolainen"
One day removed from the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft, Chuck Fletcher made another trade, this time involving Shayne Gostisbehere. No, that’s not right. A trade implies that the Philadelphia Flyers received something tangible in return. Fletcher made a deal. He sent Shayne Gostisbehere to the Arizona Coyotes along with a 2022 second and seventh-round pick. […]Read more "Shayne Gostisbehere trade leaves Flyers more questions than answers"
The Philadelphia Flyers revealed their schedule for the upcoming NHL season on Friday evening. The full schedule can be found here: Back to normality It may sound silly, but I’ve never been happier to see games against teams from out west on a schedule. The impact of COVID-19 stretched far beyond what we could’ve ever […]Read more "All you need to know about the Philadelphia Flyers 2021-22 schedule"
After the Seattle Kraken underwhelmed the Philadelphia Flyers by selecting Carsen Twarynski, the Flyers are in a good place before ’21-’22. From a drafting standpoint, the Seattle Kraken selections were relatively weak. Some analysts are gassing the Kraken as they enter their first NHL season, feeding the idea that they could be a playoff team. […]Read more "The Flyers are in a good place following the Expansion Draft"
The Philadelphia Flyers nabbed Ryan Ellis and are in the hunt for Vladimir Tarasenko. Who will the Flyers make the backup goaltender? The calm before the storm happened when the Philadelphia Flyers sent Philippe Myers and Nolan Patrick to the Nashville Predators in exchange for Ryan Ellis. Per Anthony SanFilippo, he believes the Flyers could […]Read more "Exploring Candidates to Tandem With Flyers’ Carter Hart"
For the first time since becoming a Philadelphia Flyer, Ryan Ellis spoke directly with the Philadelphia media. It is unexpected when a top player begins a new journey with another franchise. Chuck Fletcher had to make a power move this offseason to correct many shortcomings from a season ago. Due to the 2021 NHL Expansion […]Read more "What we learned about Ryan Ellis during his first Flyers presser"
The Philadelphia Flyers announced their protection list on Sunday via the 7/3/1 method. Chuck Fletcher, aggressively distributing heavy contracts to his exposed list, is attempting to force Ron Francis’ hand at the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft. Exposed are James van Riemsdyk, Shayne Gostisbehere, Justin Braun, Jakub Voracek, and Robert Hagg. Coming off a stellar season […]Read more "An action plan for each Flyers player exposed to the Expansion Draft"
Today, at 3pm, the NHL froze rosters ahead of the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft protection deadline. Earlier this week, Chuck Fletcher mentioned how most teams would prefer to wait until after the expansion draft to make trades. He must have crossed his fingers on all of us because the GM made a power move for […]Read more "Flyers bring an end to the Nolan Patrick era in trade for Ryan Ellis"
Tomorrow, the Philadelphia Flyers must lock in their 2021 NHL Expansion Draft protection list. Dating back to before the 2020-2021 season started, we’ve all tinkered with the roster. Who will be protected? What notable players will the Flyers risk losing? What Seattle Kraken jersey do I need to get once someone relocates from the City […]Read more "Which players the Flyers will protect ahead of the NHL Expansion Draft?"
We’re about a week away from the start of the 2021 NHL offseason. Could the Philadelphia Flyers lure Mattias Ekholm from Nashville? After the Philadelphia Flyers season fell apart in March, the conversation quickly shifted to fixing the defense. Erik Gustafsson was management malpractice, foolish to think he could replace the void left behind by […]Read more "Flyers Trade Target: Nashville Predators’ Mattias Ekholm"