The Flyers have a dilemma. A good one, to be honest. They have three defensemen battling for two spots, and they’re all playing pretty decent at the moment. This isn’t like the beginning of the 2017/18 season when Travis Sanheim, Robert Hagg, and Samuel Morin were battling it out. This still involves Hagg, but enter […]Read more "Flyers Blueline Bustle: Three Guys, Two Spots, One Solution"
Welcome back to the special teams breakdown you didn’t think you needed, but you’re glad you got it anyway! This time around, we’re talking the powerplay, and how Alain Vigneault and Michel Therrien have turned the unit around. The powerplay was flirting around last place for a majority of the 2018/19 season, and finished close […]Read more "Then & Now: The Philadelphia Flyers PowerPlay"
What a difference a year makes, right? This time last year, Flyers fans were as disgruntled as ever, dealing with a putrid special teams. The penalty kill had more holes than a mini-golf course. 27 games into the season, the Flyers PK was hardly a factor. Under Dave Hakstol, the Flyers played a lackadaisical style […]Read more "Then & Now: The Philadelphia Flyers Penalty Kill"
What a couple of months it has been for the Flyers. The ups, the downs, and everything in between. Starting the season off on the right foot, albeit in Prague, then dropping four in a row to Western Conference foe. Riding through the lows of October, and coasting through November with a 10-2-4 record. The […]Read more "A Tale of Two Months: Flyers Goalies"
The Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Canadians Saturday night with a score of 4-3. The overtime win symbolized the month full of magic for the orange and black, as Provorov capped the win with a between-the-legs dangle. Mo-vember Magic Back on Oct. 29th, the Philadelphia Flyers faced off against the Pittsburgh Penguins in their final game […]Read more "Provorov’s filthy goal caps off Flyers’ magical November"
It’s not fair to put last night’s game on Carter Hart. While the Philadelphia Flyers did score first and Brian Elliott eventually replaced Hart, this isn’t on the goaltender. The skaters on the ice were slow to the puck. Even after being down by a goal, the Florida Panthers kept playing tough and the cream […]Read more "The Hat Trick: What we learned in the Flyers’ disappointing loss to Panthers"
“1, 2, 3, 4” isn’t just a part of “Knock Knock” by Mac Miller heard in Philadelphia after a Flyers victory. It resembles the Philadelphia Flyers offense exactly in their home opener at the Wells Fargo Center against the visiting New Jersey Devils. The Flyers cracked Cory Schneider’s code in the second period and continued […]Read more "The Hat Trick: How Hart & the Flyers shutout the Devils"
Tonight, the Philadelphia Flyers head back to the Wells Fargo Center to host the New Jersey Devils in their first home game of the NHL season. After a 4-3 victory against the Chicago Blackhawks in Prague, the Flyers have the momentum heading into this game. Philadelphia’s powerplay came alive against the Blackhawks and Travis Konecny […]Read more "Spying On The Saboteur: Philadelphia Flyers vs. New Jersey Devils"
The boys in Orange and Black opened the season against the Chicago Blackhawks and competed in such a way that made all of Philadelphia proud. Philly Sports Network’s own, Liam Jenkins, was on-site in Prague, Czech Republic at the O2 Arena with live coverage, but yours truly was at Xfinity Live, surveying the crowd. Throughout […]Read more "The Hat Trick: Flyers Victorious in Global Series 2019"
In June of 2019, Chuck Fletcher found himself with some big shoes to fill as he took on his first draft with the Flyers. Being the first successor to known drafting guru and former General Manager, Ron Hextall, Fletcher knew he had high expectations to meet. Hextall restocked the Flyers’ farm system with a plentiful […]Read more "Flyers Prospect Mason Millman says ‘Coming To Philly is very special’"