The proud orange-clad fans were rejoicing throughout the streets of Vancouver following the draft. Well, let’s give them more to cheer about. Newly crowned General Manager Chuck Fletcher wanted to keep his young up and coming stars intact with the orange and black for years to come. He stayed true to his promise as the […]Read more "Why the Scott Laughton signing is so important for the Flyers"
The Flyers aren’t done with their general housekeeping just yet. It was announced today that Scott Laughton has agreed to a two-year extension with the team, keeping him on the team through the 2021 season. The former first-round pick had a career year in 2018, setting new highs in goals, (12), assists (20), and points […]Read more "Instant analysis: Scott Laughton signs two-year extension with Flyers"
It’s no secret that the penalty kill units for the Flyers were pretty horrid this past season. They finished 26th out of 31 NHL teams, sometimes flirting with the bottom of the league in that category. When you dig a little deeper, you see just how bad these units really performed. The Flyers allowed 237 […]Read more "An Early Look at the Flyers Penalty Kill"
With the Flyers floundering through the 2018-19 season, it’s never too early to take a look ahead, right? First thing is first, Gary Bettman has announced that the NHL salary cap is expected to rise to $83 million next season, which puts the Flyers in good position, yet again, to spend some dough. As of […]Read more "An All-Too-Early Look at the 2019-20 Philadelphia Flyers Roster"
Going back about a month ago, the Flyers had two major issues. They didn’t have a guy they could rely on between the pipes and the PK was nothing short of atrocious. Fast forwarding to today, the Flyers have 20 year old Carter Hart making big time saves and the PK has finally gotten back […]Read more "A subtle tweak to the PK has worked wonders for the Flyers"
After what some would call a “gritty” win Thursday night, the Flyers were right back at it this morning as they hit the ice for practice in Voorhees. It was somewhat of a short practice as guys started to head off the ice about a half hour after practice got underway but that’s understandable. After all, they […]Read more "An energized Flyers team talk Carter Hart & confidence ahead of Blue Jackets brawl"
1st Period Back and forth hockey to start the contest, and that quickly dissolved into absolute domination by Buffalo. Goals at 3:38 (Jeff Skinner), 5:20 (Tage Thompson), 8:55 (Evan Rodrigues), and 19:52 (Johan Larsson). The penalty kill went 0-1 already, and according to Twitter, all hope is lost. They look old, slow, outmatched, and unprepared. […]Read more "Slow starts continue to haunt Flyers as a bad night in Buffalo raises more questions"
By now, most of you probably understand the logjam the Flyers have at the goaltender position. If not, you’ve likely been living under those logs. To complicate matters even worse, the Flyers claimed goalie Calvin Pickard back on October 2nd. Three NHL goaltenders, three AHL goaltenders, not counting Felix Sandstrom, and the Flyers even got […]Read more "Did the Flyers give up on Merrick Madsen too early?"
Once again the Flyers are trying to become a consistent hockey team in 2018-19. However, after a 2-3 start to the new season, they have been anything but. The Penalty Kill remains a work in progress, but the Power Play has to be better. There is a young player that is playing his butt off […]Read more "Is Scott Laughton the Flyers’ most improved player so far?"
Rookie camp is upon us, and training camp is right around the corner for the Philadelphia Flyers. It’s a proving ground for kids looking to make their mark with Ron Hextall and Co. The Flyers have many young prospects that are ready to make the jump to the NHL, and a good number of veterans […]Read more "3 key battles to keep an eye on when Flyers Training Camp"