Sean Couturier, His Next Deal & Comparables That May Help Set the Market

It's an interesting time in terms of the Flyers and their situation in regards to on-ice play and their cap situation. The Flyers shed a little bit of cap space at the trade deadline after shipping out Michael Raffl and Erik Gustafsson V.2. They then used some of it to re-sign Scott Laughton to his … Continue reading Sean Couturier, His Next Deal & Comparables That May Help Set the Market

Flyers/Islanders 3 Storylines – Slim has left the building

It’s a sobering Sunday for Flyers nation as they drop a Saturday matinee to the Capitals 6-3.  The Flyers were in a hole prior to this game, but even as close as a week ago there was still a slim chance of sneaking into the playoffs. The loss, combined with New York and Boston winning … Continue reading Flyers/Islanders 3 Storylines – Slim has left the building

Flyers/Caps 3 Storylines: Afternoon Delight

The Flyers won a shootout! A shootout against the Penguins!!! Claude Giroux and Sean Couturier put the triple-deke to shame with some outrageously confident shootout moves that sealed Thursday nights’ victory for the Flyers.  One game…but the sunshine was a bit brighter, the Mini-Wheats had sugar on both sides, and the birds were chirping Depeche … Continue reading Flyers/Caps 3 Storylines: Afternoon Delight

Scout’s Honor: The Book on Jackson Cates

Over the last few years, Flyers fans have fallen in love with many of the organization's prospects. Sometimes, we fall too in love with them, overvaluing and placing unlikely expectations on these young players. "Scouts Honor" is an attempt at bringing us all back to reality a bit, highlighting his strengths and weaknesses and never … Continue reading Scout’s Honor: The Book on Jackson Cates

Flyers/Penguins 3 Storylines: WAKE UP, It’s a Rivalry Game

The Flyers showed a national audience, once again, that they are not ready for the big stage. Not even close. The seeming complacency of a 6-1 lopsided blowout sadly is this teams’ identity right now. The schedule grinds on with a Thursday night shot at the third-place rival Penguins. Flyers vs. Penguins: Three Storylines Can … Continue reading Flyers/Penguins 3 Storylines: WAKE UP, It’s a Rivalry Game

Why I Can’t Get Excited for Flyers Games Anymore This Season

Before you write this off as some disgruntled blogger just venting because he has a platform to do so, let me explain myself. Yes, I love the Philadelphia Flyers. I will always support the Flyers, through good times, bad times, and these times. That doesn't mean I'm excited to watch the product that they're putting … Continue reading Why I Can’t Get Excited for Flyers Games Anymore This Season

Flyers/Caps 3 Storylines: Slightly Petrified…

The Flyers went FULL-Flyers on Sunday by dropping one to the dismal Sabres 5-3.  Multiple blown leads, three-plus minutes of complete collapse, and veterans making rookie mistakes. Turns out that is not a formula to beat the worst team in the NHL. So, are the Flyers now the worst team in the NHL after losing … Continue reading Flyers/Caps 3 Storylines: Slightly Petrified…

Pod Street Preview : Signings, Trades and Games! Oh my!

Welxome back to the Pod Street Preview! After coming off of a semi-successful weekend against the Boston Bruins and Buffalo Sabres, Flyers fans were calling for a full-on yard sale ahead of Monday's NHL Trade Deadline. After playing an all around great team game against the Bruins, the Flyers once again shot themselves in the … Continue reading Pod Street Preview : Signings, Trades and Games! Oh my!

Grading Chuck Fletcher’s Moves at the NHL Trade Deadline

Three o'clock came and went, and Chuck Fletcher did just enough to have the Flyers faithful not call for an absolute boycott of the team. While it wasn't as flashy as many wanted, it got the ball rolling towards an offseason where turnover is iminent. Chuck made two trades and hashed out an extension Monday … Continue reading Grading Chuck Fletcher’s Moves at the NHL Trade Deadline

Flyers/Sabres 3 Storylines: Optimism is a fickle beast

It took eight games, but the Flyers finally got a regulation 3-2 win against the Bruins on Saturday afternoon.  A hard fought, tight-checking, penalty killing victory that keeps the diehard fans engaged for another day. The Flyers have a pulse. A win this afternoon against the last-place yard sale Buffalo Sabres can determine if it … Continue reading Flyers/Sabres 3 Storylines: Optimism is a fickle beast