A couple of days removed from playing the best team in the NHL closely, losing in a shootout, the Philadelphia Flyers are traveling to take on the Ottawa Senators. One observation of note is that the “TLC Line” of Travis Konecny, Oskar Lindblom, and Sean Couturier was contained by the Washington Capitals on Wednesday. Another […]Read more "Spying on the Saboteur: Philadelphia Flyers at Ottawa Senators"
The Flyers are off to their best start since 2011. On Tuesday, the Flyers practiced at The Skatezone, preparing for the Wednesday Night contest with the Metropolitan Division-leading, Washington Capitals. I was fortunate to attend the practice and share some observations. First of all, Head Coach Alain Vigneault is excited about the challenge. “We got […]Read more "Prepping for the Capitals: Observations from Flyers Practice"
Looking back to this past summer, Flyers general manager Chuck Fletcher swapped defensemen with a Metropolitan Division foe in the Washington Capitals. The Flyers sent Radko Gudas to Washington and in exchange, acquired veteran defenseman, Matt Niskanen. Due to his time in the league, Niskanen is “by default” as he said, a leader on and […]Read more "Flyers’ defenseman Matt Niskanen is leading by example"
After playing only one game with the Flyers after his call-up, Mikhail Vorobyev has been loaned back to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms in place of Andy Andreoff, who receives a call-up. Vorobyev saw just 7:34 of Ice time in his lone game with the Flyers and his play reflected that. He wasn’t great, but he […]Read more "Instant analysis: Flyers recall Andy Andreoff and send down Mikhail Vorobyev"
The Flyers suffered an upsetting setback on Wednesday night. It was announced today that the team’s 2013 first-round selection, Samuel Morin, tore his ACL during an AHL fixture. Morin has primarily seen action with the AHL Lehigh Valley Phantoms but will end his 2019 campaign after just three games. He was loaned to the AHL […]Read more "Former Flyers first-round pick Samuel Morin tears ACL"
It’s been one rough start after another for Carter Hart as of late. All of the Philadelphia Flyers fans were hoping that he would be able to break that cycle and regain the composure of a starting goaltender. That was not the case on this night. The Flyers did jump out to an early lead, […]Read more "The Hat Trick: Flyers Get Stranded On The Island"
Yet another game far from home for the Philadelphia Flyers early this season showed that they had difficulty getting off to an early start. Like in their shootout loss to the Vancouver Canucks, the Flyers weren’t able to have a lead in this game against the Calgary Flames. Unlike their loss to the Canucks, the […]Read more "The Hat Trick: Flyers ‘Flame-Out’ In Regulation"
What a great time it is to be a hockey fan in the City of Brotherly Love! The Philadelphia Flyers get in a win in Prague, Czech Republic and get another at home to start the season undefeated. Now, it’s time to test their skill for the first time in the 2019-2020 season across the […]Read more "Spying on the Saboteur: Philadelphia Flyers vs Vancouver Canucks"
Finally, the Flyers have hit the ice once again in South Philadelphia. Hockey is alive and well throughout the region, as the proud orange-clad fans flooded the Wells Fargo Center for the home opener against their rivals in the New Jersey Devils. The Flyers came into the Devils on a high after defeating the Chicago […]Read more "Instant analysis: Carter Hart’s first career shutout lifts Flyers to 4-0 win over Devils"
There have been more than a few updates to the NHL rule book for the 2019 season. With the regular season kicking off on October 2nd, it’s time to become familiar with these changes in an attempt to understand the NHL officiating. These range from video review to player safety practices. All of the following […]Read more "The More You Know: 2019 NHL Rule Changes"