Chuck Fletcher did it. He actually did it. From ‘running it back’ last offseason, to months of inactivity while the Flyers struggled mightily in March and never got control of their season; to ultimately missing the playoffs. Faced with the most important offseason in recent memory, Chuck Fletcher has crossed the Rubicon and has taken … Continue reading Hail, Chuck Fletcher!
After Paul Holmgren built a Stanley Cup caliber team from 2007 to 2010, he made a series of moves that ultimately cut his time at the helm short, the first of which was trading a first round pick and a third round pick for then-Maple Leafs forward Kris Versteeg. After just 27 games in Philly, … Continue reading Shayne Gostisbehere Ushered in and Ends a Bad Era of Flyers Hockey
Let me start this article by pouring one out for Jake Voracek, going back to the now-rebuilding chasm that is the Columbus Blue Jackets. Deuces. We were told there would be action this offseason. Whether we like it or not, Fletcher has absolutely delivered in that regard. This offseason will be remembered across the league … Continue reading Would You Rather: Assessing the Risto/Jones Deals
The Flyers have had a whirlwind of an offseason. With a new-look defense and a forward group with a facelift, there's only one position left for general manager Chuck Fletcher to address and that's the goaltending. A few weeks back, we looked at cheap, more likely options at backup goaltender, but what if Fletcher goes … Continue reading Do the Flyers Spend Big on a Backup Goaltender?
From Sunrise, Florida to Buffalo, New York we come to another draft with a 1st overall pick to kill over. Auston Matthews went first overall to Toronto, followed by Patrik Laine going second to Winnipeg and Pierre-Luc Dubois going third to Columbus and then both getting swapped almost 5 years later. This draft was really … Continue reading Flyers Redraft: 2016
Well, it looks like they may be doing this. A few weeks back, when the rumors first broke, we looked at the possibility for acquiring Blues sniper Vladimir Tarasenko. In the weeks since it appears that a potential deal with Seattle working as the middle man is growing more and more likely. Even in 2021, … Continue reading Pros and Cons of Acquiring Vladimir Tarasenko
The Philadelphia Flyers are entering the biggest offseason in recent history and started the week hot with the addition of Ryan Ellis on the blue line and an expansion list which features Jake Voracek and James Van Riemsdyk exposed to the Kraken. What else is up the sleeve of GMCF? Let's take a guess. Number … Continue reading Top 5: Hottest Takes for This Week
From Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Sunrise, Florida we come to one of the best drafts ever, and could become the best draft ever. We see probably the second best number 1 pick ever in Connor McDavid go to the Edmonton Oilers, who have picked first in 4 of the past 6 drafts, and then Buffalo getting … Continue reading Flyers Redraft: 2015
After Newark, New Jersey we've arrived to our own home rink and we would host a decent draft. The 1st overall pick, Aaron Ekblad, was a decent pick, but nothing compared to the previous and next 1st overall picks, Nathan MacKinnon and Connor McDavid respectively. Sam Reinhart would go 2nd to Buffalo and Leon Draisaitl … Continue reading Flyers Redraft: 2014
Since their inception in 1967 the Philadelphia Flyers have never been afraid to make trades. Along the way, they acquired plenty of player that were selected in the first round. 54 years in and 128 first round picks so far have suited up for the Flyers. Below is a comprehensive list of every Flyer that … Continue reading Every First Round Pick That Played for the Flyers