With free agency rapidly approaching, the Flyers are wasting no time in scrolling through their to-do list. Alex Lyon and a deal was the next item on the agenda, with Philadelphia signing him to a one-year deal worth $700k. Lyon is now 27-years-old and has been with the organization since going undrafted in 2016. Probably […]Read more "Instant analysis: Flyers sign Alex Lyon to one-year deal"
The Flyers announced their 31-man playoff roster on Sunday afternoon before on the eve of their trip to Toronto. There were some interesting names who made the cut and will travel with the team. Here’s everything you need to know. Goaltenders Carter HartBrian ElliottAlex LyonKirill Ustimenko There are no major shocks here other than the […]Read more "Oskar Lindblom among 31 Flyers to make playoff roster"
Hockey is a game of slim margins. It’s either the taste of victory or the bitter pill of defeat. In a playoff series, it isn’t the score that always tells the story. Consider what each team has to lose. The difference in game five of the 2010 NHL Eastern Conference Semi-Finals was four goals, but […]Read more "Prior Flyers Game Fives: 2010 at Boston Bruins"
For anyone who has kept up with the Philadelphia Flyers in 2019-2020, it isn’t a surprise when you hear “the Flyers are so much better at home.” There isn’t a shadow of a doubt the Orange and Black have been lethal in Philadelphia. For as great as the Flyers are at home (25-6-4), no one […]Read more "Home Ice Advantage was key for the Flyers in 2019-20 campaign"
Awarded annually to the NHL forward that demonstrates the most defensive skill is the Frank J. Selke Award. The Professional Hockey Writers’ Association vote in a poll after the NHL regular season. Over history, this trophy has been awarded 35 times to 23 different players. Most recently, Ryan O’Reilly of the St. Louis Blues earned […]Read more "5 Reasons Why Flyers’ Couturier Should Win Selke Award"
The Philadelphia Flyers, who have a history of luck not favoring them, did not get any favors from the St. Patrick’s Day leprechauns. Just as the orange and black were cruising, accumulating 29 points since the All-Star break (tied-second), a devastating outbreak occurred worldwide. As we all know, the COVID-19 virus led to the cancellation […]Read more "Stabilizing the Blue Line: Flyers’ D-Men Shining During Hot Streak"
Just because the NHL has paused their regular season doesn’t mean us at Philly Sports Network will. We bleed Orange and Black just like you. While Canada has isolated the Coronavirus, the content pushes forward. After 69 games this season, the Philadelphia Flyers are a single point behind first place in the NHL Metropolitan Division. […]Read more "Looking back at the Flyers’ top Goalie performances of the 2019-20 season"
The NHL announced today that it will suspend its current season in wake of the recent coronavirus developments across the country. With the NBA deciding to press pause on their season after Rudy Gobert was deemed to have the virus, the NHL soon followed suit, issuing the following reasoning: “Given that our leagues share so […]Read more "How will the NHL season suspension affect the Flyers?"
The Flyers begin their chase for a tenth consecutive win on Tuesday night with a game against the pride of the Atlantic division. There’s a tough run of games ahead, but it all starts with a Boston team who when last facing the Flyers, simply let a shootout….pass them by? Anyway, here are three things […]Read more "Three things to watch as the Flyers kickstart a new week"
9 is a magical number in Philadelphia. Forever associated with Nick Foles and the miracle Super Bowl run, it currently bears a similar level of optimism for Flyers fans, who have watched their team rally to a 9-game win streak. Excitement levels may be at new highs, but for one of the more vocal leaders […]Read more "Jake Voracek is keeping the Flyers grounded during magical run"