The Philadelphia Flyers used the dump-and-chase method to limited success over the last decade. The philosophy needs a makeover. Possession is nine-tenths of the law. The influence to shift the paradigm is controlled by who possesses the power. Usually, to wield power, a complete evolution must happen. Previously, I criticized Michel Therrien in detail. His […]Read more "Flyers Need to Reset Their Technique and Evolve Past Dump and Chase"
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 Philadelphia Flyers are a perplexing team to watch right now. For the second game in a row, they attempted a late surge to save an embarrassing defeat, only to fall just shy of the mark. That 5-4 loss to the Capitals acted as a microcosm for the season so far. A game filled with […]Read more "Do Flyers need to bring in reinforcements ahead of the trade deadline?"
Tonight the Flyers once again faced off against the Buffalo Sabres in what was their fifth meeting this season. The last two games were both shutouts, one coming from Hart and one from Elliot. It was Carter Hart who started in the net after being the last one to shut out Buffalo but was replaced […]Read more "Instant analysis: Flyers fight back and earn a shootout win over the Sabres"
The Philadelphia Flyers couldn’t separate themselves from the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Mass Mutual Eastern Division standings, losing 4-3. On Thursday, the Philadelphia Flyers missed Joel Farabee in the lineup against the Pittsburgh Penguins, who welcomed back Sidney Crosby. Today, Farabee was back to help the Flyers win this three-game series versus the Penguins. Both […]Read more "Flyers Cannot Hold Off Penguins, Lose 4-3 Saturday Afternoon"
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"
After defeating the Washington Capitals, 7-4, we dive into the latest Philadelphia Flyers team news in today’s Phlight Deck. Amidst scoring a touchdown on the Washington Capitals, the Philadelphia Flyers welcomed Sean Couturier back into the lineup. Along with Scott Laughton tallying his first career hat-trick, his effort put the Flyers back into the win […]Read more "Flyers Phlight Deck: Updating the Travis Sanheim News"
Alain Vigneault made a fairly surprising decision prior to the showdown against the Islanders in benching Travis Konecny. The reasoning was simple – AV wanted more production in 5-on-5 from his entire team and pulling out someone as productive as TK sent a message. But did it work? It’s no surprise that the Flyers have […]Read more "Did benching Travis Konecny have the right impact on the Flyers?"
Who could replace Frost and Myers? Elliott joins exclusive company after a shutout. 1/20/2021 edition of Philadelphia Flyers Phlight Deck. After four games, the Philadelphia Flyers own a 3-1-0 record. They’ll take that on the road Thursday, heading into a four-game road trip. Following a turnaround on Tuesday versus the Buffalo Sabres, the Flyers travel […]Read more "Phlight Deck: Which Flyers will step up in place of Frost and Myers?"