The Flyers suffered another bad loss at the hands of the Buffalo Sabres, ending their 18-game winless streak. The loss drops the Flyers to 6-10-1 in the month of March. First Period A lot has been said about the Flyers’ slow starts of late so the first shift was going to set the tone. The […]Read more "Flyers slip and slide and end the Sabres’ winless streak"
The Flyers continue to struggle defensively and last night’s loss shows that the troubles aren’t going away any time soon. The Flyers are 4-9-1 in their last 14 games and in 13 of those games, have let up three or more goals. The Flyers have let up 65 goals this month – just one less […]Read more "What’s causing the Flyers so many blue-line headaches?"
Oskar Lindblom received the devasting news of his Ewings Sarcoma diagnosis over fourteen months ago now. The young gun took everything in stride, kicked cancer’s ass, and returned to playoff hockey. He then entered the 2021 season with a “clean” bill of health and on the top line with Sean Couturier and Travis Konecny. This […]Read more "Oskar Lindblom is getting back to his best for the Flyers"
In a must-win situation to remain in the playoff hunt, Claude Giroux surges the Philadelphia Flyers to a resilient victory. Resilience, in a word, most perfectly described the performance of the Philadelphia Flyers in their second game at the PPG Paints Arena. Before the opening faceoff, the Flyers learned they would be without Joel Farabee. […]Read more "How the Flyers rallied back from a 3-1 deficit to stun the Penguins"
A day after Brian Elliott shuts out the Buffalo Sabres, the Philadelphia Flyers do it again with Carter Hart. Yesterday, the Buffalo Sabres were without Jack Eichel. His absence hurt the Sabres’ powerplay as they couldn’t convert against one of the worst penalty kill units in the league. The Philadelphia Flyers secured their second shutout […]Read more "Flyers shut out the Sabres as Carter Hart picks up where Elliott left off"
For the second time in 2020-2021, the Philadelphia Flyers shutout the Buffalo Sabres with Brian Elliott starting in goal. Heading into today’s game, the Philadelphia Flyers were hanging on to a playoff spot. Each game takes on elevated meaning during an abbreviated season. Two crucial points were on the line versus the Buffalo Sabres. With […]Read more "Philadelphia Flyers’ Elliott Blanks Sabres, Again"
After contracting COVID-19, Claude Giroux missed his first two games in five years. The last time he was out was a three-game stint due to injury back in February 2016. Upon his return five years ago, he registered a power-play goal. On Wednesday, the return of the Captain proved to be a spark in the […]Read more "Claude Giroux showed just how valuable he is to the Flyers upon his return"
The Flyers are sitting pretty in second place for their division, with an 8-3-2 record and some stellar play from their forwards has played a huge role in establishing early success. The team has had its ups and downs but the forwards have stayed consistent enough to help them secure that second-place spot. Now, this […]Read more "Flyers Quarter Season Report Card: Forwards Edition"
This break in Flyers hockey has tested us all. While we all sit impatiently, hoping that the players who are currently in protocol are able to fully recover and that the spread of COVID-19 is minimal, it’s easy for imaginations to run wild. With that in mind, I found a Blink-182 song that perfectly embodies […]Read more "The 2021 Philadelphia Flyers but as songs by Blink-182"
As things stand, things aren’t looking too good for the coming weeks in the world of Flyers hockey. COVID-19 has ripped through the NHL. A number of Flyers players are currently in COVID protocol and the list isn’t getting shorter, with Oskar Lindblom and Scott Laughton being added today. We may be without Flyers hockey […]Read more "Four things we learned about the Flyers before the pause"