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

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

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…

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

Flyers/Bruins 3 Storylines: YAAYYYY, it’s Boston Again…

Beantown has made the Flyers its floozy this season. The Flyers are 1-3-3 against the Bruins which will not cut it when chasing a playoff spot. On Saturday afternoon they have one chance, just one chance, to say you make take our points, BUT YOU’LL NEVER TAKE OUR SEASONNNNNNNNNNN! The Flyers have played well this … Continue reading Flyers/Bruins 3 Storylines: YAAYYYY, it’s Boston Again…

Flyers/Islanders 3 Storylines: Clocks ticking boys…

The Flyers had the momentum going into the third period of Tuesday night’s back-to-back against the Bruins.  Then a microcosm of the season took hold. Lack of urgency, questionable special teams, and another failed comeback. The result – rapidly dwindling playoff hopes.  The Bruins are now five points up on the Flyers, and the Rangers … Continue reading Flyers/Islanders 3 Storylines: Clocks ticking boys…

Flyers/Bruins 3 Rematch Storylines: No time to rest

The Flyers showed proof of life last night as they took down the fourth place Bruins 3-2 in overtime. Rivaled only by Marchand’s botched penalty shot in 2019-20, the Bruins' captain wiped out like a wounded animal to let Travis Sanheim march in for the game-winner. Would it have been nice to take the W in … Continue reading Flyers/Bruins 3 Rematch Storylines: No time to rest

Flyers/Bruins 3 Storylines: Guess there is only one thing left to do…

Win the whole f)cking thing This is the week that defines the Flyers 2021 season.  The Flyers are four points out of a playoff spot, had completely erratic play, and cannot seem to get a good break even when they do play well. They are coming off arguably their best 60-minute effort on Saturday night against … Continue reading Flyers/Bruins 3 Storylines: Guess there is only one thing left to do…

Flyers/Islanders 3 Storylines: Jesus, let’s resurrect this season

The Flyers have played their worst hockey in recent memory with a tragic 6-10-1 record in March. Coming into March like a lion and limping out like a lamb with a 6-1 loss against Buffalo.  Yes, the same Sabres who dropped 18 straight took a rubber hose to the fragile Flyers to snap their slump. It’s … Continue reading Flyers/Islanders 3 Storylines: Jesus, let’s resurrect this season

Flyers/Sabres 3 Storylines: Hand is getting close to the stove

The Flyers got a win on Monday night, handing the Buffalo Sabres a truly astonishing 18th – straight loss.  NHL Fans Looking at Buffalo's record It was about one-foot away from being a win for the Sabres as they missed an empty netter with time ticking down in the third.  Good to see some puck-luck … Continue reading Flyers/Sabres 3 Storylines: Hand is getting close to the stove