In the start of a weekly column, we are going to catch up on everything Flyers. From scoring streaks, call-ups, and bad performances, to special teams, coaching, and recent play. Top Performers of the Week So far this week, the Flyers have played two games, both coming against Metropolitan Division rivals, the Columbus Blue Jackets. […]Read more "The Flyeround – Goalies, Streaks, & Special Teams"
For years the Flyers struggled with subpar goaltending. That all seems to have changed with the previous General Manager, Ron Hextall. I mean why not, he only was a star goaltender for the Flyers. Why wouldn’t he be able to boost his position? Well, what we learned is that Hextall had an eye for talent […]Read more "The Flyers’ Depth at Goaltending is a Good Problem to Have"
For the longest time, the crease in Philadelphia was being turned over more than an unwanted Christmas gift. Robert Esche, Brian Boucher, Michael Leighton, Steve Mason, even short-timers like Rob Zepp and Cal Heeter saw time in net for the Flyers. Those days seem to be over, hopefully. However, we now enter a period in […]Read more "Flyers Farm Update: What’s Going on with the Crease?"
Chuck Fletcher made a plethora of moves on the opening day of free agency this summer. Those moves didn’t necessarily move the needle. Instead, it bolstered an otherwise depleted Lehigh Valley Phantoms roster. The Phantoms started July 1st with 4 defensemen under contract. When the day ended, they had double that amount. Not only did […]Read more "Taking stock of the goalies in the Flyers farm system"
Monday afternoon, news came down that the Flyers had qualified seven of their restricted free agents. Danick Martel, Tyrell Goulbourne, and Reece Willcox all qualified at $715,000, Robert Hagg at $874,125, and Taylor Leier at $846,886. The most obvious of the qualifying offers came with Alex Lyon being tendered at $918,831. With Lyon potentially being […]Read more "Everything Flyers fans need to know about Alex Lyon and Anthony Stolarz’ Qualifying Offers"
The Rubik’s Cube. A complicated cube of colors that takes people days and days to solve. Also, a very fitting name for the Flyers crease as of late. There are six sides to each Rubik’s cube, and the Flyers crease has six potential names to take up four spots between the Flyers and Phantoms. Incumbents […]Read more "Who should start next season? Solving the puzzle that is the Flyers crease"
The Flyers are ready to rock and roll this coming season. Its only August, but the organization and their orange clad fans can’t wait to get this season started. Things haven’t looked this good within the Flyers organization in terms of their prospects well, since Rocky ran up the steps of the Art Museum years […]Read more "Future Flyers Watch: Nick Luukko opens up on life after being drafted by team his Father ran"