Last season, Phil Myers was the subject of one of my first pieces covering the Flyers from the practice facility in Voorhees. At that time, Myers had recently been called up from Lehigh Valley and was on a tear. He shared his disappointment in starting the season in the AHL. “Yeah, I was really disappointed […]Read more "Is Phil Myers ready to go from UDFA to top-line defender?"
The Philadelphia Flyers brought some much-needed good news to the City of Brotherly Love on Tuesday, announcing that they have re-signed defenseman Phil Myers. The deal is worth $2.55M AAV and is set to run three years. It’s been over a month since the Flyers extended a qualifying offer to the 23-year-old in a move […]Read more "Instant analysis: Flyers finally sign Phil Myers to an extension"
Mandatory Photo Credit: Alex McIntyre Yesterday, the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Sam Carchidi provided a little bit of insight on the Philadelphia Flyers and Philippe Myers contract negotiations. Myers is the final Flyers restricted free-agent who received a qualifying offer. Both parties reported being close to an agreement on a contract that could finalize this week. As […]Read more "Could Flyers’ Myers Contract Extension Lead to a Bigger Role?"
Mandatory Photo Credit: Alex McIntyre In 2019-2020, the Philadelphia Flyers had a lot of working parts that were firing on all cylinders during the regular season. Securing a spot in the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs had a lot to do with the work of the Flyers defense and goaltending. Ivan Provorov is a top […]Read more "The 2019-20 Flyers’ Defense was Top 10"
We’re about two weeks away from the tentative beginning to the Philadelphia Flyers training camp for the 2020-2021 regular season. Over in the Seattle Kraken camp, it is business as usual as they dot the “i’s” and cross the “t’s” before their first official season. In the 2021 offseason, the Kraken will clash with every […]Read more "Which Flyers players will the Seattle Kraken draft next year?"
Throughout the offseason so far, all attention has been placed squarely on the defense and how it might look next season. The forwards look to remain mostly the same, with the only additions coming from within the Philadelphia Flyers system. Before the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, the Flyers’ goaltending situation was completely solved with Brian […]Read more "How will the Flyers defense look in 2020-2021?"
It’s Draft day in Philadelphia but that hasn’t stopped the Flyers from making some minor moves. The team extended qualifying offers to the following three pending free agents: Nolan Patrick Philippe MyersMikhail Vorobyev This means that they’ll retain negotiating rights. The offers are typically one-year deals and if a player rejects, they’ll remain restricted free […]Read more "Flyers extend qualifying offers to three pending free agents"
After reaching the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, the Philadelphia Flyers have many decisions to make regarding their impending roster. Many of the players leased by Chuck Fletcher in 2019-2020 will see their way out. The burning questions lie in tune with what players will receive a contract extension. Sitting in the chair of the general manager […]Read more "Forecasting how many more Flyers will sign extensions this offseason"
The Flyers have been able to exhale after a crushing game 7 defeat to the New York Islanders. With a long wait between now and the uncertain start-date of the 2020 NHL season, players are virtually meeting with the media to recap on a year filled with highs and lows. One player fans have been […]Read more "Carter Hart reflects on his first full NHL season & playoff experience"
Chuck Fletcher quite possibly made his best move as Flyers general manager last summer, bringing in Matt Niskanen from the Washington Capitals. The goal was to bolster a subpar defensive unit from the 2018/19 campaign. What the Flyers got was much more than that. Niskanen brought a Stanley Cup pedigree, having won it in 2017/18 […]Read more "Matt Niskanen, the Gift That Keeps on Giving"