On paper the Philadelphia Flyers are off to an electric start. After two games against their most bitter rival, the team lead the NHL in goals, firing 11 past Tristan Jarry. In reality, while the goals have come in waves, the overall play has been sloppier than ideal. The one player keeping the electric offense […]Read more "Carter Hart sets the tone for what could be another incredible season"
The Flyers are now under one week away from kickstarting what promises to be an intense and unique NHL season. While the team enjoyed a quiet offseason and were able to retain a strong core, their defensive shape will see quite a change. Matt Niskanen’s surprise retirement has shuffled the entire group and in order […]Read more "Erik Gustafsson is beginning to find his footing with the Flyers"
Over the past few years, there has been one Flyers’ player that has been pretty much untouchable. Sean Couturier, fresh off a Selke award, has been one of the team’s best players, and probably the best all-around skater. He looks to continue his success, and will be one the team’s leaders heading into the shortened […]Read more "Flyers’ Season Preview: What Can We Expect From Sean Couturier?"
Following his 2019-2020 performance, Phil Myers went being out of the lineup to top-pair with the Philadelphia Flyers in 2020-2021. Throughout the 2020 offseason, the Philadelphia Flyers kept mostly the same personnel from last season. The core has not changed. A few veteran players have settled on a new franchise while another retired altogether. The […]Read more "How Phil Myers went from UDFA to key cog in Flyers’ top defensive pairing"
Following an already unique 2019-2020, Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux is ready to take on another unique season in 2020-2021. Imagine being a rookie in 2019-2020. Your first season in the NHL and it’s shortened due to a pandemic, then, you’re confined inside a sanitation bubble for the entirety of the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup […]Read more "Claude Giroux is ready for another unique challenge in 2021"
The last time Flyers fans got to see former second-overall pick Nolan Patrick on the ice was in a 6-2 loss to Dallas during the 2018-19 campaign. He registered an assist that game, capping a 31-point season. It’s been a long road for the 22-year-old center, who has battled hard against a migraine condition over […]Read more "Flyers teammates are excited to see Nolan Patrick back on the Ice"
No one can compare the 2020-2021 season to 2019-2020. The concept of bubble hockey was wild already, but even that has turned upside down. Division opponents will play each other eight times through 56 games. It’s a schedule that has been unheard of in previous hockey history. The sheer volume of repetitive matchups in 2020-2021 […]Read more "Two players who will be vital to Flyers success in 2021"
With the NHL season now firmly within our sights, preparations are beginning to ramp up. For a team as young as the Philadelphia Flyers, leadership from the vets in the locker room may well be more important than ever, especially those who have been through similar scenarios before. One of those leaders will be Sean […]Read more "Sean Couturier will lean on previous experiences to attack new challenges"
Mikhail Vorobyev’s foray into the KHL with Salavat Yulaev Ufa has come to an indefinite halt. After 33 games into his first of a three-year contract, Vorobyev suffered an ACL injury. The Philadelphia Flyers prospect totaled thirteen points in his return to the KHL. Drafted in the fourth round of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft […]Read more "Flyers prospect Mikhail Vorobyev Suffers ACL injury in KHL play"
Alain Vigneault’s inaugural season as the Philadelphia Flyers head coach acts as another accolade in his coaching resume. His ability to start strong with a plethora of franchises ranks him in the top third of NHL coaches. In the Flyers last season under Dave Hakstol, they were denied a playoff spot while counting on eight […]Read more "How close are the Flyers to ending their championship drought?"