A Golden Opportunity for Mark Friedman

At the end of the 2019-20 season, it seemed as though the Flyers blue line was about to go through some drastic changes. With Justin Braun and Robert Hagg's contracts set to expire and Shayne Gostisbehere's name on the trade block, it seemed as though recently re-signed 25-year-old defenseman Mark Friedman would get his opportunity … Continue reading A Golden Opportunity for Mark Friedman

A Keith Yandle Trade Isn’t About A Player, It’s About A Mindset

Last week, we broke down the news of the Florida Panthers and Philadelphia Flyers possibly being trade partners in a potential deal featuring Keith Yandle, and came to the conclusion that the trade wouldn't be beneficial as an addition to the Flyers roster. But the scenario has bubbled in my brain all week. The trade … Continue reading A Keith Yandle Trade Isn’t About A Player, It’s About A Mindset

Keith Yandle Rumors Pose Interesting Options For Flyers

Believe it or not, this is not an article from 2012. Rumors broke earlier in the week that the Florida Panthers and veteran defenseman Keith Yandle are headed for a spilt after the organization decided to take their defense corps in a different direction. After adding the likes of Radko Gudas, MacKenzie Weegar, Noah Juulsen, … Continue reading Keith Yandle Rumors Pose Interesting Options For Flyers

Morgan Frost is the Odd Man Out

As the 2021 preseason starts to wrap up the Flyers roster is becoming more clear. There aren't many surprises within the lineup but there is one noticeable player that is missing from the projected top-12 forwards and that's 21-year-old sophomore forward Morgan Frost. Frost, who suited up for 20 Flyers games last season ended the … Continue reading Morgan Frost is the Odd Man Out

In-Division Games Could Prepare the Flyers for the Playoffs

When the Flyers 2019-20 season came to an end with a less-than-stellar playoff series against the New York Islanders it brought a new reality to the team. It was a mix of emotions ranging from excitement of reaching the second round for the first time in eight years to frustration after clearly not giving their … Continue reading In-Division Games Could Prepare the Flyers for the Playoffs

Limit Your Expectations for Nolan Patrick and Oskar Lindblom

It's been a quiet offseason on the Philadelphia Flyers front. That silence was due in part to the fron toffice banking on some of their returning stars to pick up some of the load instead of looking outside the organization for help. Right now, forwards Oskar Lindblom and Nolan Patrick are both expected to return … Continue reading Limit Your Expectations for Nolan Patrick and Oskar Lindblom

In-Depth Breakdown of the Flyers Bottom Six

As the Philadelphia Flyers 2021 season breaks on the horizon, it's time to take stock of a situation that is growing increasingly more interesting as training camp nears. The Flyers bottom six has been a hotly debated topic throughout the offseason. Who should or shouldn't be there, what kind of players they need to succeed, … Continue reading In-Depth Breakdown of the Flyers Bottom Six

Samuel Morin at LW is an Ingenious Gamble

In one of the more baffling move that has come out of the Philadelphia Flyers in recent memory, Chuck Fletcher has announced that 25-year-old, 6"7 defenseman Samuel Morin will convert to left wing for the 2021 season. Morin, who missed almost the entire 2019-20 season after suffering a second torn ACL, has been skating in … Continue reading Samuel Morin at LW is an Ingenious Gamble

Top 5: Daniel Esche’s Favorite Articles of 2020

2020 has finally come to an end! Even though the world completely fell apart, it was a big year for Brotherly Puck's second season of existence. Personally, I wrote 125 articles, mainly to keep myself busy during the pandemic and hopefully as a momentary distraction for all of the readers. With so many pieces to … Continue reading Top 5: Daniel Esche’s Favorite Articles of 2020

Flyers Have to Convince Seattle to Take JVR at All Costs

Now that the 2021 NHL season is on the horizon, the key dates for next offseason are being hammered out. One of the most looked forward to events is the expansion draft as Seattle finally prepares to enter the league. As of right now, the expansion draft is scheduled for the 21 of July, and … Continue reading Flyers Have to Convince Seattle to Take JVR at All Costs