Phil Myers is physically gifted, possessing size, strength, and speed. The Flyers recalled the 22-year-old defenseman from Lehigh Valley on Halloween, but although he possesses a unique physical skillset, it is his mental edge that gives him an advantage and given that he’s just 28 games into his NHL career, he is only going to […]Read more "How calling up Philippe Myers has stabilized the Flyers’ Blue Line"
There have been a collection of games in such a short amount of time that all featured overtime hockey for the Philadelphia Flyers. A win in a shootout against the New Jersey Devils, a loss in a shootout against the Toronto Maple Leafs, and tonight’s win against the Montreal Canadiens in overtime makes three out […]Read more "The Hat Trick: Flyers Thirst For Theatrics Against Canadiens"
Another year, another 82 games where this defense just isn’t going to cut it. Suffice to say, fans are getting used to this. That’s not a good thing. Too often, the Flyers have iced sub-par defense. Too often, it’s been their downfall. This year is no different, but it needs to be. The Season Thus […]Read more "What’s going on with the Flyers Blundering Blue Line?"
The final cuts have come and gone. Youngsters made the team, others were sent up Route 476 to Allentown to play for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Everyone the Flyers placed on waivers made it through without a problem. Rosters are set for both the NHL & AHL, so what’s the problem? Samuel Morin. Still. Let’s […]Read more "Flyers’ Samuel Morin still sitting. Not good"
It’s been an interesting six years since the Flyers selected Samuel Morin with the 11th overall pick in the 2013 NHL draft. Injuries, demotions, promotions, you name it. Morin has been through the ringer in his 6 years with the organization. This year is going to be difficult for the big man. The Flyers currently […]Read more "Is Samuel Morin destined for Flyers purgatory?"
The boys are back in town! At least the rookies. It’s that time of the year again where we get to see the depth on display dressed in orange and black. On Wednesday, September 11th, the Philadelphia Flyers faced off against the New York Islanders in the 2019 Rookie Game live from the PPL Center […]Read more "The Flyers Can Be Confident In Their Rookies"
In this week’s “Flyers Prospects Mailbag”, we tackle topics that have not come up before. We take a look at the difference between playing the Canadian Hockey League and the NCAA, some more projections, a few prospects that are currently a bit overvalued, and prospects that will have an impact in Philadelphia or Lehigh Valley […]Read more "Flyers Prospects Mailbag: Which prospects are overvalued?"
Have you ever seen that GIF where the boy has a stick and is pointing it at an object, telling it to do something? That is the current state of the Philadelphia Flyers. To put it bluntly, the orange and black are making a complete mess out of the 2018-19 season. Everyone thought a lightning […]Read more "It’s ‘Call-Up’ time for the Flyers, but which prospects have earned a nod?"
One of my favorite sayings about life, in general, is “hindsight is 20/20.” Most likely, you have heard this one before, but it means that it’s easy to determine the right thing to do after something has already happened. This old saying is the theme of this week’s Flyers Prospects Mailbag. Two of our questions involve […]Read more "Flyers Prospects Mailbag: Hindsight is 20/20"
Ever since the 2013 NHL Draft, the Flyers thought they had the next Chris Pronger in their pipeline. The hulking 6 foot 7 inch, 225 pound Samuel Morin of Lac-Beauport, Quebec, Canada came in with expectations as high as the sky, but was soon grounded by injuries. It’s been the story of his career thus […]Read more "Why the Flyers need to give Sam Morin the year off"