Since getting swept on a three-game western road trip, the Philadelphia Flyers (19-11-5) head north of the border to face the Ottawa Senators (15-18-3) Saturday night. Coverage will be at 6:30 p.m. with puck drop scheduled for 7 p.m. on NBC Sports Philadelphia. Philadelphia is -130 puck drop favorites with the over/under set at 6 […]Read more "Flyers go north of the Border to face Ottawa"
Entering Thursday night’s game, the Flyers had scored six or more goals in four games this season. They had allowed one or fewer goals in seven games. Add one more to each of those columns, as they took it to the Sabres early and often, topping Buffalo 6-1. Lead by James van Riemsdyk’s two goals […]Read more "Flyers v. Sabres: No Eichel, No Problem"
Travis Konecny has been the best Flyers forward this season with a team-high 28 points, 11G/ 17A. It was just reported that he is out indefinitely with a concussion. Konecny suffered the concussion in the first period of the Ottawa Senators game on Saturday, December 7th. Senators Defenseman, Mark Borowiecki, delivered a devasting, and questionably […]Read more "Instant Analysis: Travis Konecny Out Indefinitely with a Concussion"
December 18 of 2018 marked a date that Flyers fans will remember for years to come. It was the date that phenom Carter Hart made his first NHL start for the Philadelphia Flyers. Hart took the ice against the Detroit Red Wings and demonstrated skill and poise beyond his years, taking home his first victory […]Read more "The Carter Hart Effect: How the young goalie has sparked a Flyers special teams surge"
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"
As if the horse isn’t beaten to death already, I’ll reiterate: the Flyers’ special teams are horrid. Penalty kill, power play, it doesn’t matter. Both units are under-performing in a big way. Prime example, the Flyers last five games have seen their powerplay go 3 for 17, for a 17.6% success rate. Their penalty kill? […]Read more "Is the Flyers special teams unit better or worse than it was in 2017?"
The Flyers special team woes are nothing new. Fans have become accustomed to the old “dump and chase” routine on the power play, and the “sit back and wait” mentality exhibited on the penalty kill. The last time the Flyers had a top 5 penalty killing unit was the 2013-14 season. They trailed only Ottawa, […]Read more "Flyers ailing penalty kill on pace for a record setting year"
Training camp will surely feature many battles. Travis Konecny will be fighting to earn back his spot on the top line. Oskar Lindblom will be fighting for a higher spot in the lineup as well. The most intriguing battle of all could very well be for the fourth line center role. Jori Lehtera seems to […]Read more "4C Faceoff: Who shores up the Flyers fourth line?"
Early Sunday afternoon, reports surfaced of a body found in Lake Ontario. That body belonged to former Flyers goaltender Ray Emery. At 2:50 pm, HPS recovered the body of former @NHL player Ray Emery, 35. Emery was reported missing just after 6:00 am in #HamOnt harbour. His body was recovered in close proximity to where […]Read more "Looking back at the career of Ray ‘Razor’ Emery and what he will always mean to the Flyers"
By now, I’m sure many of you are well aware of the situation between Mike Hoffman and the Ottawa Senators. Late last week, news leaked of the alleged “cyber-bullying” that occurred between Monika Caryk, Hoffman’s fiancé, and Melinda Karlsson, Erik Karlsson’s wife. According to Shaamini Yogaretnam of the Ottawa Citizen, In court, Melinda Karlsson gave […]Read more "With the controversy surrounding Mike Hoffman, is the timing right for the Flyers to make a deal?"