The Flyers showed a national audience, once again, that they are not ready for the big stage. Not even close. The seeming complacency of a 6-1 lopsided blowout sadly is this teams’ identity right now. The schedule grinds on with a Thursday night shot at the third-place rival Penguins. Flyers vs. Penguins: Three Storylines Can … Continue reading Flyers/Penguins 3 Storylines: WAKE UP, It’s a Rivalry Game
The Flyers went FULL-Flyers on Sunday by dropping one to the dismal Sabres 5-3. Multiple blown leads, three-plus minutes of complete collapse, and veterans making rookie mistakes. Turns out that is not a formula to beat the worst team in the NHL. So, are the Flyers now the worst team in the NHL after losing … Continue reading Flyers/Caps 3 Storylines: Slightly Petrified…
Welxome back to the Pod Street Preview! After coming off of a semi-successful weekend against the Boston Bruins and Buffalo Sabres, Flyers fans were calling for a full-on yard sale ahead of Monday's NHL Trade Deadline. After playing an all around great team game against the Bruins, the Flyers once again shot themselves in the … Continue reading Pod Street Preview : Signings, Trades and Games! Oh my!
Three o'clock came and went, and Chuck Fletcher did just enough to have the Flyers faithful not call for an absolute boycott of the team. While it wasn't as flashy as many wanted, it got the ball rolling towards an offseason where turnover is iminent. Chuck made two trades and hashed out an extension Monday … Continue reading Grading Chuck Fletcher’s Moves at the NHL Trade Deadline
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…
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
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
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
The Flyers' last two wins have come in irritably similar fashions, which cannot leave the team or fans feeling comfortable. Go down big in the first, claw back for a win. At this point, the Flyers need points, so a win is a win, even against Buffalo. The comeback shootout victory gives the Flyers … Continue reading Flyers/Caps 3 Storylines: Building on a (gulp) win
Less than ten days after the Philadelphia Flyers shutout sweeping of the Sabres in Buffalo, the Sabres traveled to Philadelphia for their fifth meeting. Philadelphia currently owns a 3-1-0 series record against the Sabres. Jack Eichel, nursing an upper-body injury, was ruled out of this game the morning before. https://twitter.com/SabresPR/status/1369317079141277703?s=20 Alain Vigneault elected to dress … Continue reading Pod Street Postgame : Comeback Complete!