I could start this Pod Street Pop-Off by telling you that it's all going to be fine. The Flyers will figure this out and get back to their winning ways. The fact is, I don't know if they will. I could also tell you that the bottom is falling out and the Flyers need a … Continue reading Pod Street Pop-Off: What is this team?
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…
Tuesday night was a harsh reminder for the Flyers and its fanbase how quickly the hockey world can come crashing down. The Flyers dropped a dud to the cross-state rivals 5-2 in game one of the three game mini-series. To get the full storylines from Tuesday night’s loss, pop some Prozac and check out The … Continue reading Flyers/Penguins 3 Storylines: Get mad, get even
Since the Super Bowl Sunday game against the Washington Capitals, the Philadelphia Flyers season has been knocked off the rails. With multiple players placed on the Covid protocol list, the team missed over a week of on-ice action. When they finally returned, more than a handful of key contributors remained sidelined. With the Lake Tahoe … Continue reading Flyers Evening News: Claude Giroux Returns
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?
Welcome everyone to this week's Flyeround! In case you've been living under a rock, this piece aims to catch you up on what you might have missed this past week from us here at Pod Street Bullies. You might be thinking, "What could I have possibly missed if everything was postponed?" Well, that's fair. To … Continue reading Flyeround 2/14: Identity Crisis, Giroux the Grinder, & Postponements Galore
Happy Saturday morning, folks! When I proposed the idea of doing weekly mailbags to my good friend Derrik Bobb, he whined about the idea being overdone. In some ways, I agree with him. There are a lot of mailbags out there, even just in the Flyers realm. At the same time, varying perspectives are a … Continue reading Pod Street Post: Patrik Laine, Physicality, and Ghost Peppers
The blueline is a mess right now. Turnovers galore followed by blown assignments, there isn't much to be positive about when it comes to the defense. Sure, it hurts that Philippe Myers is out for another few weeks. It's unfortunate that the three million dollar man Erik Gustafsson keeps losing the puck in his skates. … Continue reading Shayne Gostisbehere and his Road to Redemption
Similar to how hockey fans are feeling right now, eight years prior in 2013, Flyers fans were feeling just as anxious and excited. In 2013, the NHL was planning to begin the season on January 19th due to a dispute between the NHL and the NHLPA. That dispute lead to a lockout prior to the … Continue reading The Philadelphia Flyers Tale of Shortened Seasons