Continuing with the comparison trend, this article will touch on Alain Vigneault and his Stanley Cup seasons with New York and Vancouver. It will compare where the Rangers and Canucks were halfway through their seasons with how the Flyers look halfway through theirs. Here we are, halfway through the 2019/20 season. The Flyers are hanging […]Read more "How Do Vigneault’s Stanley Cup Teams Compare to This Flyers Team?"
For the first time since 2011, the Flyers have won ten of their first seventeen games. They have won four straight games and are doing so in the least Flyer way possible. The Flyers are winning shootouts, having won three of five total attempts. Why is this? What is going on that is allowing the […]Read more "The Flyers Keep Winning in the Least Flyer Way"
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"
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"
It’s time to get serious, and serious about Carter Hart winning the Calder Trophy. There’s no way around it, Carter Hart has rejuvenated an otherwise stagnant franchise, and breathed life into this Flyers organization. He’s doing so with his stellar play, and with stuff like this… Me when people told me “Carter Hart isn’t ready […]Read more "Carter for Calder: How does the Flyers phenom rank among previous award winners?"
December 18 of 2018 marked a date that Flyers fans will remember for years to come. It was the date that phenom Carter Hart made his first NHL start for the Philadelphia Flyers. Hart took the ice against the Detroit Red Wings and demonstrated skill and poise beyond his years, taking home his first victory […]Read more "The Carter Hart Effect: How the young goalie has sparked a Flyers special teams surge"
The free agency class this year isn’t the deepest we’ve ever seen. However, the crown jewel is one heck of a stone on the crown of whoever he ends up with. John Tavares is set to hit the open market, and is expected to garner a ridiculous amount of interest from teams all over the […]Read more "Flyers Fact Check: Why signing John Tavares is nothing but a pipe dream"
For the first time in 4 years, the Flyers swept the Western Canada trip. After struggling the past few years in Western Canada, the Flyers got back to their winning ways and swept the three Western Canadian teams. Tonight, the Flyers defeated the Canucks 4-1 off a strong performance by all aspects of the game: […]Read more "Five Flyers Observations: The Flyers Complete Western Canada Sweep with win over Canucks"
Going into the third period, the score was tied at 1-1. The Flyers, in a very tight game had every chance of walking away with two points or at least sending it to overtime. But all it took was a minimal 17 seconds to dash any hopes of that thought coming true. Alex Edler played […]Read more "Third Period collapse for Flyers in Vancouver"