The Nolan Patrick Revenge Tour Eulogy

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

Flyers/Isles – Only ONE Storyline: Emergency Response Needed

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

Flyers having a hard time holding onto momentum

Saturday nights postgame had an interesting tidbit of information come from long-time commentator Jim Jackson. Jackson noted that the Flyers have given scored and subsequently given up a goal two minutes later a dozen times. He hit the nail on the head with that statement. The Flyers have in fact given up a dozen goals … Continue reading Flyers having a hard time holding onto momentum

Pod Street Postgame: “Wash”-ed Again At Wells Fargo Center

In the second game of another three-game mini-series, the Washington Capitals traveled to Philadelphia to take on the Flyers. Both clubs are coming off of overtime and shootout victories from Tuesday night. The Flyers elected to go with Brian Elliott after he relieved Carter Hart during Tuesday's tilt. Samsonov got the call for the Capitals … Continue reading Pod Street Postgame: “Wash”-ed Again At Wells Fargo Center

Scott Laughton and a Flyers Call to Arms

While the title seems pretty serious, it's because it is. This won't be your typical meat-headed "we need goons" type of piece. This won't be a cry for the Flyers to start throwing their bodies around and hitting everything that moves. Really, it's a cry for help. It's a plea to show us that this … Continue reading Scott Laughton and a Flyers Call to Arms

Flyers/Sabres 3 Storylines: Enough downtime…

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…

Flyers/Capitals Three Storylines: Anyone else feel a breeze? Because WE GOT FANS!

The Flyers had a promising start to Saturday afternoons round three versus the Penguins, but a week in Pittsburgh can take a toll on anyone. They couldn’t find the gusto for another comeback and eventually fell to the Penguins 4-3. No time to dwell, the Flyers are finally back home and facing the 2nd place Capitals. … Continue reading Flyers/Capitals Three Storylines: Anyone else feel a breeze? Because WE GOT FANS!

Pod Street Postgame : Oh Captain! My Captain!

Welcome to the Pod Street Postgame as the Battle of Pennsylvania continues. Game 2 kicks off once again in Pittsburgh. After getting through a brutal and defenseless game, the Flyers prepared for another physical battle against their cross-state rivals. This Pod Street Postgame is much sweeter to write than the last one. One of the two … Continue reading Pod Street Postgame : Oh Captain! My Captain!

Pod Street Postgame – Buffalo Blanked Back-to-Back by the Flyers

Welcome to the Pod Street Postgame. The Flyers played a near-flawless game as they shutout the Sabres for the second straight game and third time on the season. The game had an uncomfortable feeling for the first eight minutes of action, as the Flyers were held without a shot. They quickly shook off the jitters … Continue reading Pod Street Postgame – Buffalo Blanked Back-to-Back by the Flyers

Pod Street Postgame : Buffalo Brickwalled By Brian Elliott

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