The Philadelphia Flyers are playing really good hockey lately. Head Coach Alain Vigneault finally has the Flyers playing at a level that is playoff-worthy. They currently sit in the eighth playoff position prior to tonight’s game where they host the seventh seed, Columbus Blue Jackets. That will bee followed up with an away game in […]Read more "Flyers offense is heating up at the right time as playoff push begins"
The Flyers are off to their best start since 2011. On Tuesday, the Flyers practiced at The Skatezone, preparing for the Wednesday Night contest with the Metropolitan Division-leading, Washington Capitals. I was fortunate to attend the practice and share some observations. First of all, Head Coach Alain Vigneault is excited about the challenge. “We got […]Read more "Prepping for the Capitals: Observations from Flyers Practice"
New coach, new system, and a bunch of new line combinations. Alain Vigneault is still getting his feet wet with this team. By doing so, fans are seeing a lot of names spread throughout the lineup. Bottom six guys in and out of the lineup, top 6 guys jumbled around, even defensive pairings aren’t immune […]Read more "Flyers Forward Lines Far From Set"
We’re a few days into training camp, and the injury bug has already hit the Philadelphia Flyers. Tyler Pitlick injured his left wrist and is believed to be out for around 2 more weeks, putting him in danger of missing the season opener in the Czech Republic against the Chicago Blackhawks. Third-year center Nolan Patrick […]Read more "The ripple effect of Konecny’s contract negotiations with the Flyers"
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"