Chuck Fletcher, his track record, and how it impacts the Flyers right now

In his first full year as Flyers general manager, Chuck Fletcher was solid. Bringing in Matt Niskanen, Kevin Hayes, Justin Braun, and his deadline moves for Nate Thompson and Derek Grant helped get the Flyers into solid shape. If it weren't for the layoff due to COVID-19, the Flyers may have carried their momentum from … Continue reading Chuck Fletcher, his track record, and how it impacts the Flyers right now

The Flyers powerplay and its downward trend

Roses are red, violets are blue. When you commit a penalty, the Flyers won't score on you. At least they haven't been able to do that with any type of consistency yet this season. The most frustrating part is that they started out alright on the man advantage. As the season has progressed, so has … Continue reading The Flyers powerplay and its downward trend

Fast-Start Flyers: Is Coming out of the Gates Strong a Necessity?

Let's get the jokes out of the way. Flyers, fast starts. They don't typically belong in the same sentence unless the words, "don't typically have" are between them. Over the last 10 seasons, the Flyers haven't won more than five of their first 10 games in a season. Their best start to a season was … Continue reading Fast-Start Flyers: Is Coming out of the Gates Strong a Necessity?

Sunday Morning Flyeround: December 27

Happy Holidays from us here at Pod Street Bullies! We're hoping you're having a fun, safe Holiday's, but also keeping up on your Flyers and Flyers prospects reading as well. If not, we've got you covered with the December 27th edition of the Flyeround, where we take all the stories from this past week and … Continue reading Sunday Morning Flyeround: December 27

Vegas Expansion Draft Hints at Flyers Approach for Seattle Expansion

The 2017 expansion draft was chock-full of back-door deals in order for teams to keep their valued players that they weren't able to protect, one way or another. All-in-all, 10 deals were made with the Vegas Golden Knights to ensure they chose a player of the other team's choosing. A list of the deals is … Continue reading Vegas Expansion Draft Hints at Flyers Approach for Seattle Expansion

Orange & Black Investigations: Do’s and Don’ts

The Flyers sit at just over $2.25 million in cap space heading into the 2020-2021 season. However, that hasn't stopped Philly fans from looking at every star in the league who isn't locked up long-term and formulating some insane multi-part trade to add them to the roster. Which of these options is realistic? Are any … Continue reading Orange & Black Investigations: Do’s and Don’ts