The Flyers suffered an upsetting setback on Wednesday night. It was announced today that the team’s 2013 first-round selection, Samuel Morin, tore his ACL during an AHL fixture. Morin has primarily seen action with the AHL Lehigh Valley Phantoms but will end his 2019 campaign after just three games. He was loaned to the AHL […]Read more "Former Flyers first-round pick Samuel Morin tears ACL"
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"
Back in June of this year, legalized sports gambling became a thing in the state of Pennsylvania. Sports fans now have the choice of betting on their favorite team at various outlets. It’s a wonderful thing when done within one’s means. It’s even more fun when you can do it without losing any real money […]Read more "Flyers Farm: Projecting the Phantoms’ statistical leaders in 2019"
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?"
Finally, some signs hockey is returning, as Rookie Camp opens tomorrow. The Flyers will have some positional battles up for grabs this season, and this training camp might be the most anticipated in years. Without further delay, here are answers to your questions. Carsen Twarynski ceiling is a bottom-nine player. However, in the event of […]Read more "Flyers Weekly Mailbag: Samuel Morin or Robert Hagg?"
The Flyers are looking to redeem themselves, and make the playoffs this coming season. They are trying to become a consistent hockey team, and that first starts with coaching, “I’ll go back to what I just mentioned about the way I prepare my teams,” Alain Vigneault said when he was hired, “I think that will […]Read more "Making The Case For Flyers Samuel Morin"
Will the Flyers offseason just come to an end already? C’mon, the proud orange-clad fans want something to cheer about. In over a month, we will find out if Chuck Fletcher and the Flyers have made the right moves to help progress this team into contention. With the roster overhaul that has ensued this offseason, […]Read more "Flyers Lacking Toughness and Grit"
With the Flyers blueline taking shape, things are becoming pretty clear. What’s not so clear is the Flyers plans for oft-injured defenseman Samuel Morin. With eight defensemen assumedly on the roster at this point, where does Morin fit? Chances are, he doesn’t. It’s not the worst-case scenario. Too often, Morin has been sidelined with an […]Read more "Flyers Contingency Plan for the Blueline"
Well, Flyers fans the up and down season looks likes it’s almost over. I will say even though the Flyers may miss the playoffs, I will still miss Flyers hockey when the final buzzer sounds on the 2018-19 season. They are just an inconsistent hockey team. Looking ahead to next year they have to find […]Read more "Flyers Weekly Mailbag: Offseason Priorities and Sam Morin"