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"
Rumors have been running rampant about the Flyers goaltender situation. Names like Jonathan Quick, Corey Crawford, even former Flyer Sergei Bobrovsky have been kicked around as names the Flyers could pursue either closer to the trade deadline, or come free agency this summer. With Carter Hart being called up amidst all the injuries that have […]Read more "A Sergei Bobrovsky reunion would spell trouble for the Flyers"
Three weeks ago, I delved into the topic of special teams and how they looked this year compared to last. Is the Flyers special teams unit better or worse than it was in 2017? After the last eight games, it only seems right to take a look at how the Flyers have fared over the […]Read more "Revisiting the Flyers’ special teams units three weeks later"
1st Period Back and forth hockey to start the contest, and that quickly dissolved into absolute domination by Buffalo. Goals at 3:38 (Jeff Skinner), 5:20 (Tage Thompson), 8:55 (Evan Rodrigues), and 19:52 (Johan Larsson). The penalty kill went 0-1 already, and according to Twitter, all hope is lost. They look old, slow, outmatched, and unprepared. […]Read more "Slow starts continue to haunt Flyers as a bad night in Buffalo raises more questions"