Arguably the most anticipated game in the past six-weeks is upon us. There is one game left tonight against the Devils, and it means nothing for either team. The Devils recently gave the Flyers a week-long wedgie, winning three of four games and exposing the Flyers, who gives a crap effort that has plagued them … Continue reading Flyers/Devils 3 Storylines: That’ll do folks
The Flyers pulled off a shootout win on Sunday night against the Devils. Did they deserve the win based on the 60-min body of work? Even the Fresh Prince agrees Absolutely not. But hockey is a game of momentum and confidence, both of which swung in the Flyers' favor for about 90-seconds. Captain Claude Giroux … Continue reading Flyers/Devils 3 Storylines: Can we get some offense up in here?
This season has been a disappointment, there's no two-ways about it. The Flyers were supposed to build off of their achievements from last year and get over that second-round hump. They're on the cusp of being eliminated from playoff contention currently, so it looks like that just won't happen. It doesn't take a PhD to … Continue reading Flyers Wasted Season and its Impact on the Players
I was going to call this a moratorium but I needed to be honest. There's no suspension of activity, nor prohibition. This is something that, honestly, blew up on the launch pad. The "Nolan Patrick Revenge Tour" that many have dubbed this season never got off the ground. Sure, you can point to the first … Continue reading The Nolan Patrick Revenge Tour Eulogy
In an absolutely disgusting 9-0 loss to the New York Rangers, the Flyers had to prepare for the second half of a back-to-back against the New York Islanders. Obviously this is the best case scenario for Philadelphia due to the quick turnaround allowing the players to clear, regroup, and focus their mindset on the Islanders. … Continue reading Philadelphia Flyers Reset : Shake It Off Mindset
Like thinking you are going to laugh your way through Toy Story 3 with the kids, just to find yourself weeping when they are all about to fall in the fire. The Flyers have fans on an emotional roller coaster this week. Damn Lots-o-Huggin Bear... An OT win against the Rangers on MondayA 9-0 bloodbath … Continue reading Flyers & Isles Three Storylines: Toying with emotions
Flyers/Isles Thursday night is the most pivotal game in recent regular-season franchise history. The Flyers were completely embarrassed, destroyed, manhandled, and disheartened by a New York Rangers team. 9-0 https://i.imgur.com/BD4MLgb.gif On to the next?? Not so fast. This is a franchise altering loss that is unacceptable at any level of the organization and certainly by the fan's standards. Losing … Continue reading Flyers/Isles – Only ONE Storyline: Emergency Response Needed
Less than ten days after the Philadelphia Flyers shutout sweeping of the Sabres in Buffalo, the Sabres traveled to Philadelphia for their fifth meeting. Philadelphia currently owns a 3-1-0 series record against the Sabres. Jack Eichel, nursing an upper-body injury, was ruled out of this game the morning before. https://twitter.com/SabresPR/status/1369317079141277703?s=20 Alain Vigneault elected to dress … Continue reading Pod Street Postgame : Comeback Complete!
Different opponent, same weekend storyline. The Flyers jumped out to an early 1-0 lead against the visiting Capitals on Sunday night, just to watch the lead slip away to an eventual 3-1 defeat. Despite the heart, the Flyers didn’t have the legs to mount a comeback as they suffered the same fate against the Penguins … Continue reading Flyers/Sabres 3 Storylines: Enough downtime…
In this week's player spotlight, we are going to talk about Jakub Voracek. Voracek, drafted in 2008 by the Columbus Blue Jackets, had a very average three years there. He scored just 39 goals in, get this, in 241 games, never coming close to a point a game average that is typically the measuring stick … Continue reading Pod Street Player Spotlight: Jakub Voracek