The Flyers win streak could not reach ten games as they ran into a brick wall in Tuukka Rask. The Flyers outplayed the Bruins for two of the three periods however, Rask outplayed everyone else backstopping the Bruins to a 2-0 lead. The game was a battle of two really good teams and the Flyers […]Read more "What we learned from the game that thwarted the Flyers win streak"
As amazing as the Flyers were in November, the start of December has been downright disastrous. That is not to say I blame them or am making excuses. Injuries have decimated the forwards. Fifty percent of the Flyers forwards playing were playing in the AHL to start the season. That is not a good recipe […]Read more "Spying on the Saboteur: The Flying V comes to Broad Street"
We all have diversions in our lives. They allow us to step out of reality to escape all the responsibilities and stress off our everyday stress. For some it might be a good book, for others, like my wife, it’s Eagles football or a Hallmark movie. For me, it has always been sports. There is […]Read more "After a tough weekend, Flyers nation rallies together to be #OskarStrong"
As the Flyers prepare to depart on a three-game Western Conference road trip, they started out Monday with bad news. I previously reported that Travis Konecny is out indefinitely with a concussion. Also, Phil Myers left the ice early with back spasms. Konecny is out and Myers is not expected to play on Wednesday night […]Read more "Flyers Practice Report: Defense Prepares to Survive an Avalanche."
On Monday, Flyers’ head coach Alain Vigneault stated that he was going to use rotation involving Phil Myers, Shayne Gostisbehere and Robert Hagg for the last two defense pairing. He said he was not sure who was going to play Tuesday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs and would make a decision on Tuesday at […]Read more "Inside Scoop: Flyers’ Third Pair Rotation"
The score reads 6-1, but the game was far from easy for the Flyers. The eruption of four goals came within the last 3:28 of the third period. In the end, six different Flyers scored as they remain red hot and beat the Toronto Maple Leafs. The start of the game was what we thought […]Read more "Flyers Blow Leafs out of Philadelphia"
The Flyers just completed one of their best Novembers in franchise history. Ivan Provorov’s game winner in Montreal secured the team’s twenty-fourth point of the month, tying a franchise record set in 1990. After finishing the month of October at 5-5-1, they have vaulted into third place in the Metropolitan Division and sit in the […]Read more "Flyers Practice Report"
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"
The early part of the season has had its ups and downs for the beloved Flyers. We have seen some really good play coming from Travis Konecny and Oskar Lindblom. Other than those two, we have yet to see consistency throughout the lineup. This is my opinion as to how I would improve the Flyers […]Read more "Flyers Arm Chair GM – What the “Dope” would do."
News broke Monday afternoon that the Flyers had signed restricted free agent Travis Sanheim to a two-year deal worth $6.5 million, making $3.25 million annually. A bridge deal, but nonetheless, a deal. The 6’3”, 181lb defender has a positive outlook for the future, and where this team is headed under General Manager Chuck Fletcher. “I’m […]Read more "Why Travis Sanheim’s Deal with the Flyers is Better than you think"