After a dismal month of March that saw the Flyers lose 10 of their 17 games played, it felt like nothing could stop the bleeding. They sat fifth in the Mass Mutual Eastern Division standings and after a quiet trade deadline passed them by, Alain Vigneault was left to shuffle his deck over and over in the […]Read more "The Flyers are getting close to the team they once were, but is it close enough?"
The Philadelphia Flyers were the better team on the ice, just not on the scoreboard. They fall to the New York Islanders, 1-0, in overtime. Before the puck dropped at the Wells Fargo Center, the energy was palpable. On “Hockey Fights Cancer” night, Oskar Lindblom hit the ice first, taking a solo lap. The Philadelphia […]Read more "As it happened: Flyers fall to the Islanders in a narrow overtime defeat"
Following a rough outing yesterday, the Philadelphia Flyers could split the season series with the New York Islanders tonight. Comfortably in sixth place within the Mass Mutual Eastern Division is not how anyone envisioned this Philadelphia Flyers season. Yet, here they are. Yesterday, versus the Washington Capitals, the Flyers allowed six goals again (for the […]Read more "Spying on the Saboteur: Philadelphia Flyers vs New York Islanders"
As frustration mounts, the Philadelphia Flyers lose another one to the New York Islanders in a shootout, 3-2. Frustration is taking precedent amongst the Philadelphia Flyers franchise, even if they’re playing playoff teams close. Time after time, the Flyers dig themselves into a hole with undisciplined hockey. Whether or not you agree with the five-minute-major […]Read more "How the Flyers gained another point in a shootout loss to the Islanders"
If the Philadelphia Flyers want to keep playoff dreams alive, they need to activate a streak tonight, starting against the New York Islanders. Until the Philadelphia Flyers are officially mathematically eliminated from playoff contention, they have a chance. The Boston Bruins dealt a heavy blow on Tuesday to the Flyers quality surge with a 4-2 […]Read more "Spying on the Saboteur: Philadelphia Flyers at New York Islanders"
The Philadelphia Flyers had an opportunity to begin April on the right foot. The New York Islanders buckled down in a shootout. Before tonight’s game, the Boston Bruins defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins. For the Philadelphia Flyers, that means they were five points out of a playoff spot before the puck dropped. In the preview to […]Read more "Flyers suffer 3-2 Shootout loss to the Islanders: Instant analysis"
Following a miserable March, the Philadelphia Flyers must bounce back against a tough New York Islanders team. In the 6-1 loss to the Buffalo Sabres, Flyers’ coach Alain Vigneault took to the ice with a weak lineup. Tonight, it’ll improve in comparison. The Philadelphia Flyers consistently live in must-win scenarios throughout the rest of the […]Read more "Spying on the Saboteur: Philadelphia Flyers vs New York Islanders"
The Flyers Warriors Hockey team hosted the Long Island Warriors in the first game of this “friendly” New York/ Philadelphia rivalry. It was the first in what hopes to be a long-standing rivalry between the two clubs. In keeping with the tradition of the Flyers and Islanders, it was just as feisty as an NHL […]Read more "Flyers Warriors Drop a Tough one to the Long Island Warriors"
It wasn’t the result that Flyers fans hoped for, but last night’s overtime loss to the New York Islanders could very much act as a turning-point that the team desperately needed. The month of March has been unkind to Philadelphia thus far. Through 10 games in March they allowed a whopping 51 goals. This was […]Read more "Flyers hoping that last night’s spirited effort acts as a new foundation"
Despite a better defensive performance, the Philadelphia Flyers squander a lead in overtime to the New York Islanders, 2-1. A new week and a new day mean another opportunity to correct the direction of the Philadelphia Flyers. Last time out, the Flyers lost to the New York Islanders, 6-1. Returning home, can Philadelphia improve? Under […]Read more "Flyers cannot solve Sorokin in overtime loss to Islanders"