The Flyers come out of the round-robin undefeated and untainted as the undisputed #1 seed going into the Stanley Cup playoffs. This comes on the back of a dominant 4-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning, where once again, an unexpected hero emerged – Nic Aube-Kubel. This time, it was Nic Aube-Kubel. After spending five […]Read more "Aube-Kubel’s road to redemption has led to a playoff breakout for Flyers"
Tonight, the Philadelphia Flyers have the opportunity to go from the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference round-robin to the first seed. As the Boston Bruins and the Washington Capitals will battle for the fourth and third seeds, the Flyers have proven their talent. One of the biggest challenges for Philadelphia comes in the form […]Read more "Spying on the Saboteur: Philadelphia Flyers vs Tampa Bay Lightning"
The Flyers went into the break as the NHL’s hottest team, and they’ve come out of it even hotter. With 11 wins out of their last 12 after back-to-back victories in the round-robin games, the Flyers look as dangerous as they ever have. But in the team’s final round-robin game against a similarly impressive Tampa […]Read more "How Flyers will look to negate Voracek ‘s absence vs Tampa Bay"
The Philadelphia Flyers have found their soul again. A new regime under Alain Vigneault can be summarized in one simple statement: AV has rekindled a fire and style of play that was beginning to burn out in Philadelphia. Years of playoff heartbreak, goaltending carousels, and a youth infusion saw a physical style of hockey that […]Read more "Flyers finally have the missing piece to complete their physicality puzzle"
It’s September 24, 2018. The Flyers hold a press conference to unveil the wildly anticipated debut of their new mascot. Aside from those involved, nobody knows what to expect. Almost two years later, people still don’t know what to expect, honestly. The event commenced, and we were greeted with two words by the newest mascot […]Read more "Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Flattery, Right Gritty?"
The Flyers hit the ground running down in Toronto. The first of three round-robin games to decide their playoff seeding was met with plenty of pre-game thoughts. Could the Flyers pick up where they left off? Will neutral ice be a factor? Can Carter Hart find his rhythm quickly? Luckily fans, the answer to all […]Read more "Carter Hart leaves Flyers teammates & fans purring in playoff debut"
Almost ten years to the date, the Flyers shocking run to the Stanley Cup Finals was cut short in game six against the Chicago Blackhawks. Patrick Kane slid one under Michael Leighton’s right pad and under the padding of the net. After minutes of confusion in the Wells Fargo Center amidst a celebration by Chicago, […]Read more "Similarities & Disparities between 2010 & 2020 Flyers Teams"
Your favorite Flyers podcast is back! This week on the Pod Street Bullies, the guys dish on the Flyers first round-robin game against the Boston Bruins, and talk overall impressions of the team’s performance. A change in philosophy, recaps of other series’, and the NHL’s overall presentation of these games are among other topics discussed […]Read more "Pod Street Bullies: There’s a Storm a-Bruin"
Carter Hart did receive the start against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the exhibition game on July 28th, but today’s game has a different feel. When the puck drops against the Boston Bruins, Hart will begin his first minutes of legitimate playoff hockey. The Philadelphia Flyers may not be facing elimination, but the pressure will be […]Read more "Flyers’ Hagg, Hart Are Ready for Playoff Hockey"
Playoff hockey is officially underway in 2020. The first game of these playoffs featured the New York Rangers and the Carolina Hurricanes. Look no further than the first game of the Stanley Cup playoffs for a barometer of physicality. Momentum and pace are vital resources that contribute to winning in the postseason. Teams that play […]Read more "Flyers’ Yeo Pushes Defensive Intensity"