One Last Plea for Patrik Laine

Well, the week of the NHL entry draft and free agency has come and gone and Chuck Fletcher decided to hibernate early this year. With only newly-signed defenseman Erik Gustafsson in tow, it's been a very quiet offseason so far for the Philadelphia Flyers. One player they have been linked to is 22-year-old Finnish sniper … Continue reading One Last Plea for Patrik Laine

Was Re-Signing Elliott the Right Move?

News broke early Saturday morning that the Flyers re-signed 35-year-old goaltender Brian Elliott to a one-year, $1.5 million extension. Gearing up for his fourth season in Philadelphia, the backup posted a 2.87 goals against average and .899 save percentage in 31 games during the 2019-20 season. While Elliott was the predictable option, there were a … Continue reading Was Re-Signing Elliott the Right Move?

About Those Johnny Gaudreau Trade Rumors

As the 2020 NHL draft and free agency is breaking on the horizon, the NHL trade rumor mill is in full force. One of the more baffling rumors that have emerged in the past few days revolves around Johnny Gaudreau coming home to his childhood team the Philadelphia Flyers. On a podcast hosted by former … Continue reading About Those Johnny Gaudreau Trade Rumors

Using Comparables to Predict Carter Hart’s Next Contract

Even though the biggest question for the Flyers in net for the 2020-21 season is who will backup starting goalie Carter Hart, who is entering his third professional season, The Philadelphia Flyers are going to start feeling the heat elsewhere in the crease as the 22-year-old is due is first NHL contract extension during the … Continue reading Using Comparables to Predict Carter Hart’s Next Contract

A King and His Prince: Why Lundqvist Should Backup Carter Hart Next Season

As the 2020 NHL buyout window opens, one of the biggest names to potentially highlight the soon-to-be team-less player list is 38-year-old New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist. He's in the last year of a seven-year, $59.5 million, which breaks down to $8.5 million per season. With his play declining and the emergence of 24-year-old … Continue reading A King and His Prince: Why Lundqvist Should Backup Carter Hart Next Season

A Deep Dive Into the Options for the Flyers’ Defense

As we all wait for the NHL offseason to pick up with the draft and free agency on the horizon, Flyers fan patiently wait to see what changes lie ahead after a second-round playoff elimination. One of the most intriguing situations the Flyers have on their hands is the state of the defense. As The … Continue reading A Deep Dive Into the Options for the Flyers’ Defense