Tonight, the Philadelphia Flyers face the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden. Who will take control of the season series? This season has been a disappointment following the success a year ago. In 2019-2020, the Philadelphia Flyers were franchise taking on the “elite” label. Now, they’re not even top five in their division. Tonight, […]Read more "Spying on the Saboteur: Philadelphia Flyers at New York Rangers"
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"
There is a difference between competition and professionalism. The Philadelphia Flyers must find a way to compete professionally. In dissecting championship teams, the ones who achieve the most postseason success are often full of bonafide leaders. Annual success starts with intelligent front office decision-making and finishes with player execution. Before the 2019-2020 season, the Philadelphia […]Read more "The Philadelphia Flyers Must Compete On A Professional Level"
The Philadelphia Flyers signed Jackson Cates to a two-year entry-level contract last night. He’s the brother of the Flyers fifth-round pick, Noah Cates. After trading two expendable players for future draft picks, Chuck Fletcher and the Philadelphia Flyers play the long game. At the deadline, Erik Gustafsson fetched a seventh-round pick in 2022, whereas Michael […]Read more "Everything you need to know about new Flyers signing Jackson Cates"
Fishing for a trade is dangerous before the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft. Chuck Fletcher and the Flyers deserve praise for their patience. Thirst makes decisions seem better than they often are. Millennials, such as myself, understand “thirst” attached to a negative connotation. How does this relate to hockey? Thankfully, the NHL trade deadline has passed. […]Read more "Why The Flyers Were Smart To Avoid A Big Splash At The Trade Deadline"
When it rains, it pours! Right on the 3 PM deadline, Chuck Fletcher pulled one last Rabbit out of his Hat by trading Michael Raffl to the Capitals in exchange for a fifth-round pick. The move itself isn’t surprising. At 32-years-old, Michael Raffl was the second-oldest player on the roster behind Brian Elliott and his […]Read more "Instant analysis: Flyers trade Michael Raffl to the Capitals"
Shortly after it was announced that the Flyers had re-signed Scott Laughton to a five-year extension, a report was released stating that the team are trading Erik Gustafsson to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for a 2022 seventh-round pick. While the returns seem minimal, this was likely a last-ditch effort to salvage any kind of […]Read more "Instant analysis: Flyers trade Erik Gustafsson to the Canadiens"
The Flyers battled the Sabres once again in what has been a back and forth season with meetings between the two teams. On January 18th, the Sabres dominated the Flyers in a 6-1 win. The Flyers then came back swinging and took the wins for the next four meetings. Returning to their old ways, in […]Read more "Flyers Collapse Late, Blow Lead to Sabres in 5-3 Loss"