A season ago, the Philadelphia Flyers cut through their 2020-2021 opponents to the tune of 13-5-2 They fared very well, with one exception. While the Flyers did fall short to them in the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, they began to find their groove. Concerning the rest of the field, can Philadelphia maintain their supremacy […]Read more "Taking a deep dive Into the Flyers 2020-2021 Opponents"
Nothing will ever be easy for Philadelphia sports. Depending on the franchise, it’s because a team made it hard on themselves (Eagles and Phillies,) or because of the competition they’re a part of (Sixers, Flyers, and Union.) In the 2020-2021 season, the Philadelphia Flyers will battle some of the stiffest competition that the NHL has […]Read more "Why the Flyers would thrive in the NHL’s toughest realigned division"
Chuck Fletcher quite possibly made his best move as Flyers general manager last summer, bringing in Matt Niskanen from the Washington Capitals. The goal was to bolster a subpar defensive unit from the 2018/19 campaign. What the Flyers got was much more than that. Niskanen brought a Stanley Cup pedigree, having won it in 2017/18 […]Read more "Matt Niskanen, the Gift That Keeps on Giving"
Early Tuesday morning, the Washington Capitals announced they had hired Peter Laviolette as their next head coach. An all-to familiar face to the city of Philadelphia, Lavy now becomes the enemy. The man who took the Flyers to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2010 as an interim coach, Lavy was beloved by the Philadelphia fanbase. […]Read more "The Addition of Peter Laviolette Bolsters an Already Strong Metropolitan Division"
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?"
It’s on to the second round for the Flyers, their first venture past the first round since 2012. After a difficult battle with the Montreal Canadiens in the first round, the Flyers advance to take on the New York Islanders, who ousted the Washington Capitals in five games. Reseeding pitted the lowest-seed Islanders against the […]Read more "Flyers and Islanders: Sizing Up the Second Round Matchup"
Following their victory against the Boston Bruins, the Philadelphia Flyers are on a path to improve their playoff seeding. With a win over the Washington Capitals, the Flyers jump from fourth seed in the Eastern Conference to second seed. Head coach, Alain Vigneault, decided to start Brian Elliott against the Capitals. Elliott was only one […]Read more "What we learned in the Flyers’ impressive win over Capitals"
COVID-19 is a real kick in the knackers. The Flyers were the hottest team in the NHL. They suffered through injuries and illness and played really good hockey. Carter Hart looked like the Vezina Trophy candidate we all expected. The offense was rolling to the tune of having averaged just under four goals per game […]Read more "Empty rinks and the Flyers hoisting the Cup? Why not?"
In case you didn’t know, Flyers’ star forward Jakub Voracek has a really good sense of humor. In fact, he’s really funny and not afraid to give you a great answer in an interview. He has a dry, sarcastic sense of humor. My type of comedy. To give you an example he was asked at […]Read more "Jake Voracek: The team is Confident"
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"