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"
Judgement day. The #1-seed Flyers are on the brink of elimination from the Stanley Cup playoffs after falling to a 3-1 series deficit against the Islanders on Sunday night. With this truly being the team’s last chance to save the series, there’s one X-factor to bare in mind. Alain Vigneault has been here before. Going […]Read more "Flyers’ Alain Vigneault is no stranger to overcoming 3-1 deficits"
The Flyers are in uncharted waters. The #1 seed are now down 3-1 in what is rapidly becoming a scary series against the Islanders. New York scored a pair of third-period goals to deflate the Flyers and now they face a must-win situation. Things started out well enough, but the Islanders were able to turn […]Read more "Flyers are running out of time to find a formula to beat Islanders"
The Flyers are just over an hour away from a very important game against the New York Islanders, and one they have to win in order to level the series once more. With that in mind, here are five bold predictions ahead of the game. Giroux finally bursts out of the gate In the 12 […]Read more "Five bold Flyers predictions ahead of a crucial game 4 against Islanders"
The Flyers may well have been the NHL’s hottest team heading into the playoffs, but they’ve been playing with fire ever since. A failure to bring a full 60-minutes to the table has cost them once again, with the Isles taking a 2-1 series lead after a victory that saw the Flyers burnout following an […]Read more "Flyers need to break the cycle in order to keep Stanley Cup hopes alive"
Game two was a must-win scenario for the Philadelphia Flyers. Including the regular season, the New York Islanders were undefeated against the Flyers. To claim their first victory against the Islanders, Philadelphia needed to come out hot. The tides needed turning from game one. Overtime hockey was required, but the Flyers were on the winning […]Read more "What the Flyers’ can take from OT win into game 3 against Islanders"