The following quote from Flyers’ d-man Ivan Provorov is very telling. “It’s not over until it’s over. We have a great team. We know how to battle with adversity. We’re going to come out with the same energy tomorrow.” Ivan Provorov; 8/31/2020 The Philadelphia Flyers entered game five on the brink of elimination. Again, overtime […]Read more "What we learned in the Flyers’ heroic game 5 overtime victory"
Judgement day. The #1-seed Flyers are on the brink of elimination from the Stanley Cup playoffs after falling to a 3-1 series deficit against the Islanders on Sunday night. With this truly being the team’s last chance to save the series, there’s one X-factor to bare in mind. Alain Vigneault has been here before. Going […]Read more "Flyers’ Alain Vigneault is no stranger to overcoming 3-1 deficits"
The Flyers are in uncharted waters. The #1 seed are now down 3-1 in what is rapidly becoming a scary series against the Islanders. New York scored a pair of third-period goals to deflate the Flyers and now they face a must-win situation. Things started out well enough, but the Islanders were able to turn […]Read more "Flyers are running out of time to find a formula to beat Islanders"
The Flyers are just over an hour away from a very important game against the New York Islanders, and one they have to win in order to level the series once more. With that in mind, here are five bold predictions ahead of the game. Giroux finally bursts out of the gate In the 12 […]Read more "Five bold Flyers predictions ahead of a crucial game 4 against Islanders"
The Flyers may well have been the NHL’s hottest team heading into the playoffs, but they’ve been playing with fire ever since. A failure to bring a full 60-minutes to the table has cost them once again, with the Isles taking a 2-1 series lead after a victory that saw the Flyers burnout following an […]Read more "Flyers need to break the cycle in order to keep Stanley Cup hopes alive"
Game two was a must-win scenario for the Philadelphia Flyers. Including the regular season, the New York Islanders were undefeated against the Flyers. To claim their first victory against the Islanders, Philadelphia needed to come out hot. The tides needed turning from game one. Overtime hockey was required, but the Flyers were on the winning […]Read more "What the Flyers’ can take from OT win into game 3 against Islanders"
No real adjustments were made by the Philadelphia Flyers after their series victory against the Montreal Canadiens. That will not fly against the New York Islanders. The Philadelphia Flyers are now 0-4 against the Islanders in 2019-2020. Luckily, we are not talking about a playoff sweep. Down 0-1 in the Eastern Conference Semifinals, the Flyers […]Read more "What we learned in Flyers’ shutout loss to Islanders"
Last years offseason was full of question marks. The two main conflicts had to do with the action behind the blueline. The Flyers had two open spots on defense, with three rookies vying for a position. They also had a gap in their crease, and needed a stopgap solution until kids like Carter Hart and […]Read more "Stopgap Solution: Was Brian Elliott the right guy for the Flyers goaltending job?"