Throughout the playoffs, the Flyers got no help from the man-advantage. Ok, four goals were scored on the Flyers powerplay, so “no help” isn’t entirely accurate. However, converting on 7.7% of your powerplays isn’t exactly going to help you win games and advance through the playoffs. That was no more evident than their series against […]Read more "Who’s to Blame for the Lack of Production on the Powerplay?"
There were several factors that contributed to the crushing of the Flyers’ Stanley Cup Dreams, but arguably none larger than the disappearance of the Flyers power play. Despite a relatively strong showing in the round-robin games and a clear statistical advantage over the Canadiens and a struggling PK unit, the wheels started to wobble and […]Read more "What happened to the Flyers power play in the postseason?"
A 4-0 loss to the Islanders was not the way that the Flyers wanted to start their week, but it’s a harsh reality they will have to face. In a deceivingly close-fought game until the third period, the Flyers had their Achilles Heel exposed once more – production from their top lines. A Flyers fire […]Read more "Pressure is beginning to build on the Flyers to find their offensive mojo"
For anyone who was following the Flyers while Danny Briere was a staple on the team, it’s no secret how well he performed when it mattered most. Danny Briere was easily one of the best scorers in Flyers’ playoff history, and was even considered the best in NHL history. Briere’s playoff reputation started to develop […]Read more "Who could be this year’s playoff Danny Briere for the Flyers?"
It’s been three years since ‘playoff magic’ was truly felt surging around the streets of Philadelphia, but the Flyers are making believers out of us all down in Toronto. After an impressive win over the Bruins, the Flyers handed the Capitals a tasty 3-1 defeat to send them tied at the top of the round-robin […]Read more "Flyers stars react to their dominant win over Capitals"
Chuck Fletcher’s first year as General Manager of the Philadelphia Flyers has gone swimmingly. Signing key free agents, bringing in the proper mix of veterans on the blue line and up front, and adding valuable depth at the trade deadline. Fletcher has built a contender from top to bottom, and for the foreseeable future. Fletcher […]Read more "Chuck Fletcher Cashing in on Expiring Contracts"
The Flyers win streak could not reach ten games as they ran into a brick wall in Tuukka Rask. The Flyers outplayed the Bruins for two of the three periods however, Rask outplayed everyone else backstopping the Bruins to a 2-0 lead. The game was a battle of two really good teams and the Flyers […]Read more "What we learned from the game that thwarted the Flyers win streak"
The Philadelphia Flyers are RED HOT. There is absolutely no doubt about it. They are 15-4-1 in their last 20 games and have won the last eight in a row. The orange and black have battled their way up the grueling Metropolitan Division ladder in stunning fashion. They occupied a spot outside the Wild Card […]Read more "Four players who have sparked the Flyers’ emphatic winning streak"
While we’ve technically surpassed the mid-way point of the season, the All-Star break counts as somewhat of a mid-way point as well. The time of year where we take a week and review the past 45-50 games of the team we follow. With the Flyers, we’re looking at a team that’s one point out of […]Read more "Three Biggest Overachievers for the Flyers"
The Flyers play host to the Canadiens tonight in a winnable game against a struggling Habs team. Looking to make it three straight wins, Philly is starting to heat up at the right time. But just because the odds favor the orange and black, it doesn’t mean that this will be a walk in the […]Read more "Game preview: Flyers looking to stay hot against ailing Canadiens"