For all the knocks on Flyers’ new head coach Alain Vigneault, he has proven one thing: He has improved his new team every single time he took the helm. From Montreal in the late ’90s to the most recent New York Rangers, Vigneault has improved his team from the year prior. Let’s take a look […]Read more "Alain Vigneault’s First-Year Track Record Good News for Flyers"
Philadelphia is all about the process. The 76ers trusted that process, and now they’re set up for post-season success with guys like Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid leading the way. The Phillies are teetering on the brink of a playoff spot, albeit early on in the season. The Eagles just won a Super Bowl. Someone […]Read more "It’s time for Flyers fans to trust Hextall’s process"
1st Period Shots – 11-4 Flyers Hits – 14-13 Flyers Faceoffs – 9-7 Flyers 10:25 – Penguins Goal – Sidney Crosby with a wraparound on Brian Elliott, 1-0 Penguins 11:55 – Penguins Penalty – Bryan Rust, 2 minutes, Tripping 14:41 – Flyers Penalty – Brandon Manning, 2 minutes, Tripping 18:17 – Penguins Penalty – Carl […]Read more "Flyers vs Penguins Game 3 Recap: Short-lived ecstasy"
The Philadelphia Flyers were looking to bounce back from an embarrassing 7-0 defeat in Game 1. The Flyers were shutout for just the 5th time in their history in Game 1 of a seven game playoff series. Showing no signs of panic, head coach Dave Hakstol kept the same lineup and starting goaltender, Brian Elliott, […]Read more "Game recap: Flyers get elusive first win against Pens and tie the series"
Coming off of a 7-0 loss to the cross-state rival Pittsburgh Penguins is something to be ashamed of. The Flyers were dominated in all aspects of the game, plain and simple. Pittsburgh came out firing on all cylinders, and the Flyers came out the way that we have become accustomed to, flat. It’s not time […]Read more "The Flyers may have been embarrassed in game 1, but there’s no reason to panic"
It’s the age old debate, who has the best fanbase. Western Pennsylvania will always say the Penguins do. Eastern Pennsylvania will always say the Flyers do. I’m here to tell you why the west is full of it, and why they are. Back in 1967, the NHL decided to add six more teams to the […]Read more "Flyers Fact Check: Flyers fans are better than Penguins fans"
The Philadelphia Flyers are looking to advance to the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 2011-2012. Standing in their way is long-time division and cross-state rival, the Pittsburgh Penguins. Ironically, the last playoff series the Flyers won was against the Penguins in the first round of the 2012 NHL playoffs. Philly […]Read more "PSN Staff Predictions: Flyers-Penguins, Eastern Conference Quarterfinals"
Coming into the season, Valtteri Filppula was going to be a key veteran piece for this young Flyers team. He would be an even bigger help for the Flyers young rookie center, Nolan Patrick. Filppula is a veteran of 13 NHL seasons and has played for 3 different teams, Detroit, Tampa, and currently Philadelphia. During […]Read more "Are the days of Flyers center Valtteri Filppula in Philadelphia Numbered?"
With the upcoming NHL Draft slated to begin on June 23, 2017, just about every Flyers fan known to man will be glued to their televisions for this event. With the majority of attention focused on the second overall pick, the team can really find some real value in the heart of the Draft. So who […]Read more "Flyers Draft: Catching up with potential fourth round target, RW Jonas Rondbjerg"
The Philadelphia Flyers have been on a manhunt in search of help for their once struggling offense. Flyers General Manager Ron Hextall has slowly gone under the radar in the past few drafts with drafting late round studs. It just so happens these studs are the positions of center. Enter Tanner Laczynski a late round […]Read more "Flyers Prospect Watch: Getting to know Tanner Laczynski"