Tonight, the Philadelphia Flyers head back to the Wells Fargo Center to host the New Jersey Devils in their first home game of the NHL season. After a 4-3 victory against the Chicago Blackhawks in Prague, the Flyers have the momentum heading into this game. Philadelphia’s powerplay came alive against the Blackhawks and Travis Konecny […]Read more "Spying On The Saboteur: Philadelphia Flyers vs. New Jersey Devils"
It’s been an interesting six years since the Flyers selected Samuel Morin with the 11th overall pick in the 2013 NHL draft. Injuries, demotions, promotions, you name it. Morin has been through the ringer in his 6 years with the organization. This year is going to be difficult for the big man. The Flyers currently […]Read more "Is Samuel Morin destined for Flyers purgatory?"
It’s no secret that the penalty kill units for the Flyers were pretty horrid this past season. They finished 26th out of 31 NHL teams, sometimes flirting with the bottom of the league in that category. When you dig a little deeper, you see just how bad these units really performed. The Flyers allowed 237 […]Read more "An Early Look at the Flyers Penalty Kill"
News broke Monday afternoon that the Flyers had signed restricted free agent Travis Sanheim to a two-year deal worth $6.5 million, making $3.25 million annually. A bridge deal, but nonetheless, a deal. The 6’3”, 181lb defender has a positive outlook for the future, and where this team is headed under General Manager Chuck Fletcher. “I’m […]Read more "Why Travis Sanheim’s Deal with the Flyers is Better than you think"
If there were a year where chaos was to reign supreme in the NHL during its offseason, this is the year. There are too many quality restricted free agents on the market for GM’s to just sit idly by and NOT do something about it. Brock Boeser, Brayden Point, Matthew Tkachuk, the list goes on. […]Read more "Three Restricted Free Agents the Philadelphia Flyers Should Target"
Travis Sanheim entered the 2018-19 season with one goal in mind, improve from last year. In his first stint with the orange and black in 2017-18. Sanheim found himself in and out of the lineup at times. Fast forward to the 2018-19 season, Sanheim has been a permanent fixture on the Flyers blue line, with […]Read more "Travis Sanheim is becoming a beast in his second season with the Flyers"
With the Flyers floundering through the 2018-19 season, it’s never too early to take a look ahead, right? First thing is first, Gary Bettman has announced that the NHL salary cap is expected to rise to $83 million next season, which puts the Flyers in good position, yet again, to spend some dough. As of […]Read more "An All-Too-Early Look at the 2019-20 Philadelphia Flyers Roster"
Travis Sanheim entered the 2018-19 season with one goal in mind, improve from last year. In his first stint with the orange and black in 2017-18. Sanheim found himself in and out of the lineup at times. Fast forward to the 2018-19 season, Sanheim has been a permanent fixture on the Flyers blue line, with […]Read more "Why Travis Sanheim should be a permanent fixture in Flyers power play unit"
No matter who’s behind the bench, it’s the players on the ice that make the city a champion. Most elite players are developed, not drafted and experience is king. Let’s define the core: We constantly hear about the “The Core”…let’s shake the core. We hear it all of the time. So let’s take a look […]Read more "Is it time the Flyers revamped their core?"
Ever since the 2013 NHL Draft, the Flyers thought they had the next Chris Pronger in their pipeline. The hulking 6 foot 7 inch, 225 pound Samuel Morin of Lac-Beauport, Quebec, Canada came in with expectations as high as the sky, but was soon grounded by injuries. It’s been the story of his career thus […]Read more "Why the Flyers need to give Sam Morin the year off"