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
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
The Flyers pulled out a 5-4 OT victory against the Rangers on Monday night in a game that had a bit of everything. Goals, penalties, scrums, lead-changes, and a winning goal by Jake Voracek that was in real-time slow motion. Two points, heart burn, and a rematch Wednesday night to do it all again. Flyers … Continue reading Flyers/Rangers 3 Rematch Storylines: Whiskey and Tums on hand
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
Welcome to the Pod Street Postgame! On a Saturday matinee, the Flyers met with the Buffalo Sabres for the first time since January 19th. Key players for both teams were missing from this afternoon's game. Jack Eichel missed his second game due to an injury that has him listed as day to day. Phil Myers … Continue reading Pod Street Postgame : Buffalo Brickwalled By Brian Elliott
That is what winning tastes like – the Flyers pulled off a much-needed victory over the Rangers on Wednesday to get back into the win column for the first time since February 7th. Both teams shorthanded, who cares… a win is a win at this point; check out the PSB Postgame for the full recap. … Continue reading Flyers/Sabres 3 Storylines: Time to go bottom feeding
With the Seattle Kraken expansion draft five months away, there is more and more talk about who the Flyers may protect or expose. Before the season started, my guy Derrik wrote two articles on James van Riemsdyk and Jakub Voracek regarding what the Flyers should do with them when the expansion draft comes. If you … Continue reading Expansion Draft Mindset: Revisiting JvR and Voracek, Flyers Keepers Edition
Welcome to the Pod Street Preview! In what feels like an eternity since we've seen any Flyers hockey, we finally get to see some action from the boys in the Orange and Black. After having four games postponed after seven players were put into the COVID-19 protocol, the Flyers will look to pick up where … Continue reading Pod Street Preview : Here Comes Your Philadelphia Phantoms!
The Flyers 7-3 victory over the Capitals on February 7th was quickly overshadowed by several players getting hit with Covid protocols, sidelining Claude Giroux, Jake Voracek, Travis Konecny, Scott Laughton, and Justin Braun. Welp! Nowhere to hide - the Flyers face-off against the Rangers Thursday night with a roster that resembles a pre-season game. Here … Continue reading Flyers/Rangers 3 Storylines: We’re all excited to have hockey back, right?