The Flyers showed proof of life last night as they took down the fourth place Bruins 3-2 in overtime. Rivaled only by Marchand’s botched penalty shot in 2019-20, the Bruins' captain wiped out like a wounded animal to let Travis Sanheim march in for the game-winner. Would it have been nice to take the W in … Continue reading Flyers/Bruins 3 Rematch Storylines: No time to rest
The Flyers have played their worst hockey in recent memory with a tragic 6-10-1 record in March. Coming into March like a lion and limping out like a lamb with a 6-1 loss against Buffalo. Yes, the same Sabres who dropped 18 straight took a rubber hose to the fragile Flyers to snap their slump. It’s … Continue reading Flyers/Islanders 3 Storylines: Jesus, let’s resurrect this season
With the emergence of a shortened season due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there are also different rules and regulations that go along with it. One of the newest rules of this upcoming season is the emergence of the "Taxi Squad". The taxi squad will serve as a way for teams to call up players much … Continue reading The Taxi Squad Options for the Philadelphia Flyers
With training camp and the AHL season approaching, it's a good time to talk about those players that don't come up as often. I decided to look at five.
The Philadelphia Flyers are in a position similar to that of last offseason. The top two lines are seemingly set, give or take a forward on the second line. The uncertainty begins on the bottom-six. With the departures of Tyler Pitlick, Derek Grant, and Nate Thompson, the Flyers have a few holes to fill. Without … Continue reading Philadelphia Flyers: Molding the Ideal Third Line
With the prospect of a shortened 2020-21 NHL season seeming more and more likely, the Philadelphia Flyers enter crunch time with some unanswered questions. One of the main areas in question is the bottom six. One can easily get lost in all of the possible third and fourth line combinations. While there are NHLers available … Continue reading Flyers Bottom Six: The Prospect Options
Since Ron Hextall's tenure as General Manager, Philadelphia Flyers fans learned to keep close watch on the organizations prospects. During hard-to-watch moments with the NHL club, they provided hope for the years ahead. Although players such as Carter Hart, Joel Farabee, and Phil Myers have graduated from prospect status, Philadelphia still boasts a deep farm … Continue reading Examining the Farm: Flyers Forward Prospects 2020-21