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

Ronnie Attard: Still Not Convinced

The Philadelphia Flyers drafted the offensively-gifted defenseman, Ronnie Attard, in the third round of 2019, understanding the risk surrounding their selection. Though his USHL success made him appealing, clear issues with his game remained. Now, two years into his Western Michigan tenure, Attard's production supports Philadelphia's decision to bring him aboard. Recognized as the NCHC's … Continue reading Ronnie Attard: Still Not Convinced

Flyers Trade Targets: Rasmus Ristolainen

The Philadelphia Flyers need a roster shakeup. Though improvements to multiple areas are justified, improvements to the blueline are imperative. Nashville's Mattias Ekholm resides at the top of most people's wish list, and for a good reason. However, plenty of teams will look to add him to their ranks, making it more challenging to acquire … Continue reading Flyers Trade Targets: Rasmus Ristolainen

Philadelphia Flyers Need More Than a Trade

Heading into this bizarre season, hope, promise, and expectations surrounded the Philadelphia Flyers. After positive moments last year, many viewed them as a franchise close to contending. Some even went as far as dubbing them the team to beat in the East Division. Before their unfortunate pause due to Covid, opinions varied about the Flyers … Continue reading Philadelphia Flyers Need More Than a Trade

Zayde Wisdom: Hard Work Paying Off

Months before he took to the ice for the first time as a member of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, Zayde Wisdom was already a favorite among the Philadelphia Flyers fan base. His inspiring story and unwavering work ethic made him an easy prospect to pull for. At the same time, no one could imagine the … Continue reading Zayde Wisdom: Hard Work Paying Off

Nolan Patrick: Displeasure Deserved

It feels like just yesterday we were hyping up summertime scrimmages involving Nolan Patrick. Remember that? According to some, he could be founding flying across the ice and dominating play. Of course, not all of us shared that level of enthusiasm. Some people hesitated to put too much stock into no-contact pick-up scrimmages and got … Continue reading Nolan Patrick: Displeasure Deserved

Flyers Evening News: Travis Konecny Returns

After back-to-back shutouts against the Buffalo Sabres this past weekend, the Philadelphia Flyers received more good news Monday. According to the Flyers, Travis Konecny returned to the ice after missing time on the Covid protocol list. Although he is going to Pittsburgh with the team, he remains a game-time decision for tomorrow's contest against the … Continue reading Flyers Evening News: Travis Konecny Returns

Trading the Flyers First Round Pick: An Exploration

Contrary to recent years, the Philadelphia Flyers find themselves close to contention. After so much time dedicated to building for the future, the organization finds itself now focussing on the present. With that transformed mindset comes a change in approach. Philadelphia is no longer looking for pieces to help three to five years down the … Continue reading Trading the Flyers First Round Pick: An Exploration

Flyers Evening News: Mark Friedman Claimed

Thanks to Ron Hextall and the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Philadelphia Flyers are down one defenseman. Wednesday afternoon, Elliotte Friedman announced on Twitter that the former Flyers GM claimed Mark Friedman off waivers. https://twitter.com/FriedgeHNIC/status/1364621888450945024?s=20 Recently signing a two-year, $1.45 million contract, Friedman played four games for Philadelphia this season. He even took to the ice in … Continue reading Flyers Evening News: Mark Friedman Claimed

Jay O’Brien No Longer at “Bust” Status

Jay O'Brien is a bust. Raise your hand if you've either said or thought that statement. A large quantity of us, myself included, are guilty of doing so. Of course, we had our reasons. From a failed tenure at Providence to a good but not dominant year in the BCHL to an unplanned interruption due … Continue reading Jay O’Brien No Longer at “Bust” Status