Flyers/Devils 3 Storylines: The game EVERYONE will be tuning into

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any more intense than the battle for first with the Caps and Isles…here comes skirmish-for-sixth between the Flyers and Devils. The Flyers and Devils will travel the turnpike and will collide with the force of a used Prius and a Barbie Power-Wheel wrangler. ALL.WEEK.LONG! Both teams have had … Continue reading Flyers/Devils 3 Storylines: The game EVERYONE will be tuning into

Flyers Wasted Season and its Impact on the Players

This season has been a disappointment, there's no two-ways about it. The Flyers were supposed to build off of their achievements from last year and get over that second-round hump. They're on the cusp of being eliminated from playoff contention currently, so it looks like that just won't happen. It doesn't take a PhD to … Continue reading Flyers Wasted Season and its Impact on the Players

Sean Couturier, His Next Deal & Comparables That May Help Set the Market

It's an interesting time in terms of the Flyers and their situation in regards to on-ice play and their cap situation. The Flyers shed a little bit of cap space at the trade deadline after shipping out Michael Raffl and Erik Gustafsson V.2. They then used some of it to re-sign Scott Laughton to his … Continue reading Sean Couturier, His Next Deal & Comparables That May Help Set the Market

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/Islanders 3 Storylines: Clocks ticking boys…

The Flyers had the momentum going into the third period of Tuesday night’s back-to-back against the Bruins.  Then a microcosm of the season took hold. Lack of urgency, questionable special teams, and another failed comeback. The result – rapidly dwindling playoff hopes.  The Bruins are now five points up on the Flyers, and the Rangers … Continue reading Flyers/Islanders 3 Storylines: Clocks ticking boys…

Flyers/Islanders 3 Storylines: Spring, please bring new life…

The birds are chirpin, the tulips bloomin’ - the Flyers have another tough week loomin’. Three points out of the playoffs have never felt so insurmountable. Last week went a 2-2, which at face-value is respectable, but the wins are barely wins, and the losses are complete blowouts. The Flyers' list of issues is long and … Continue reading Flyers/Islanders 3 Storylines: Spring, please bring new life…

Flyers & Isles Three Storylines: Toying with emotions

Like thinking you are going to laugh your way through Toy Story 3 with the kids, just to find yourself weeping when they are all about to fall in the fire. The Flyers have fans on an emotional roller coaster this week. Damn Lots-o-Huggin Bear... An OT win against the Rangers on MondayA 9-0 bloodbath … Continue reading Flyers & Isles Three Storylines: Toying with emotions

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