Beantown has made the Flyers its floozy this season. The Flyers are 1-3-3 against the Bruins which will not cut it when chasing a playoff spot. On Saturday afternoon they have one chance, just one chance, to say you make take our points, BUT YOU’LL NEVER TAKE OUR SEASONNNNNNNNNNN! The Flyers have played well this … Continue reading Flyers/Bruins 3 Storylines: YAAYYYY, it’s Boston Again…
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
Welcome to the Pod Street Postgame! The Flyers were looking to put the Bruins series behind them, slated to take the ice on a snowy Superbowl Sunday matinee in Washington D.C. Both the Flyers and the Capitals got some much needed added depth to their rosters with the activations of Sean Couturier and Lars Eller. … Continue reading Pod Street Postgame: Matinee Goal Mania in the Capitol!
The Flyers are currently tied for the second-best points percentage in the NHL (shared by the Boston Bruins), but most fans this year would agree that those results are despite the team's play. Philadelphia clearly has some issues to work out with the current roster, especially concerning the defense. The bottom pair trio of Robert … Continue reading Orange and Black Investigations: Does Victor Mete Make Sense?
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 hockey world is full of people who process and assess the game differently. Some people rely more on what they see with their eyes while others lean on numbers. Some people feel a team should stay patient and allow prospects to develop while others want to see their team constantly contend through making trades … Continue reading Exchanging Emails: Fixing the Flyers Defense
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
Off the heels of a second-round exit courtesy of the New York Islanders, the Flyers entered the 2020 offseason with a question mark here and there. Carter Hart needs a backup, the forwards need more scoring punch, and where is the toughness going to come from? The one thing that wasn't in question as much … Continue reading Philadelphia Flyers: What to Make of the Blue Line
News broke Tuesday of the Flyers finally getting Philippe Myers to put the ink to his contract. Myers signed a three year $2.55mil contract, solidifying his spot on the team until 2023. While there's no doubt he will be in the lineup consistently, where he slots in seems to be up for debate. Is he … Continue reading The Ripple Effects of the Philippe Myers Signing