Early Tuesday morning, the Washington Capitals announced they had hired Peter Laviolette as their next head coach. An all-to familiar face to the city of Philadelphia, Lavy now becomes the enemy. The man who took the Flyers to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2010 as an interim coach, Lavy was beloved by the Philadelphia fanbase. […]Read more "The Addition of Peter Laviolette Bolsters an Already Strong Metropolitan Division"
COVID-19 is a real kick in the knackers. The Flyers were the hottest team in the NHL. They suffered through injuries and illness and played really good hockey. Carter Hart looked like the Vezina Trophy candidate we all expected. The offense was rolling to the tune of having averaged just under four goals per game […]Read more "Empty rinks and the Flyers hoisting the Cup? Why not?"
Continuing with the comparison trend, this article will touch on Alain Vigneault and his Stanley Cup seasons with New York and Vancouver. It will compare where the Rangers and Canucks were halfway through their seasons with how the Flyers look halfway through theirs. Here we are, halfway through the 2019/20 season. The Flyers are hanging […]Read more "How Do Vigneault’s Stanley Cup Teams Compare to This Flyers Team?"
On the road one final time in the 2019 NHL Preseason, the Philadelphia Flyers faced off against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden. The last time these two teams played each other in the preseason, the Flyers won by a final of 4-1. That was the only win Philadelphia was able to take […]Read more "The Hat Trick: Three takeaways from Flyers preseason finale"
On Saturday, September 21st, something had to give for one of these franchises in the preseason as the New York Rangers visited the Wells Fargo Center to face the Philadelphia Flyers. Going into this game, both of these teams had yet to win a game in the preseason. Coming off the heels of a 3-1 […]Read more "Three things we learned about the Flyers in 4-1 preseason win over Rangers"
It’s no secret that the penalty kill units for the Flyers were pretty horrid this past season. They finished 26th out of 31 NHL teams, sometimes flirting with the bottom of the league in that category. When you dig a little deeper, you see just how bad these units really performed. The Flyers allowed 237 […]Read more "An Early Look at the Flyers Penalty Kill"
For all the knocks on Flyers’ new head coach Alain Vigneault, he has proven one thing: He has improved his new team every single time he took the helm. From Montreal in the late ’90s to the most recent New York Rangers, Vigneault has improved his team from the year prior. Let’s take a look […]Read more "Alain Vigneault’s First-Year Track Record Good News for Flyers"
Monday night, the Flyers announced on their website that they had acquired Kevin Hayes for a 5th round pick in this year’s NHL Entry Draft. Chuck Fletcher, the team’s Executive Vice President & General Manager made the announcement. What this move does is give the Flyers exclusive negotiating rights with the 27-year-old center. Hayes was […]Read more "Instant analysis: Flyers acquire Kevin Hayes from the Winnipeg Jets"
It was announced Thursday afternoon that the Philadelphia Flyers had loaned Carter Hart to their AHL affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Chuck Fletcher sent out a release that same afternoon and stated: “With a full week off the ice due to the NHL bye week and All-Star breaks, we would like Carter to continue getting […]Read more "Did the Flyers make the right call loaning Carter Hart back to Lehigh Valley?"
The Philadelphia Flyers still have a few games left in the month of December, but it’s never too early to look into the future and see how their opponents stack up over the coming January month. The Flyers play 13 games, 6 away and 7 at home, in the first month of the new year. […]Read more "January could be the toughest month yet for the Flyers"