Ah, the NHL draft lottery, one of the most overthought, sketchy systems in sports today theoretically designed to deter teams from tanking. Whether or not it achieves its goal is up for debate, but it opens the door for teams higher in the standings to get their chance at a top draft pick. Thanks to … Continue reading Early Prediction: Keep or Trade the Flyers’ 2023 First Round Pick
Creativity and the Philadelphia Flyers go together like oil and water. Looking back at the 2021 offseason, the Flyers made a high-profile trade with the Buffalo Sabres for Rasmus Ristolainen, but didn't acquire forward Sam Reinhart, who was featured in some of the original rumors. Instead, he was shipped off to the Florida Panthers a … Continue reading Flyers Should Circle Back on Sam Reinhart
There are two types of general managers in the NHL, the ones that aren't afraid to do what's best for business at all costs, and the ones who are terrified to make the hard calls, opting instead to take the path of least resistance. Chuck Fletcher is the latter. For the most part, a vast … Continue reading Chuck Fletcher Moves That Have Aged Best and Worst
The 2023 NHL offseason is still a few months away, but there are some early storylines worth following in Philadelphia Flyers' lore, and none may be more interesting than the fate of Travis Konecny and what the Flyers choose to do with their breakout forward. Some really want to keep the fan-favorite forward while others … Continue reading Pros and Cons of Trading Travis Konecny
The 2023 NHL trade deadline is on the horizon and there are projected to be some big names landing in new places while the Philadelphia Flyers are once again planning on watching the fun from the sidelines. But what if they don't? It doesn't make sense for the Flyers to hunt down a big time … Continue reading Pros and Cons of the Flyers Acquiring Timo Meier
Looking back throughout Flyers' history, and especially the last couple decades, one of the biggest holes the team has struggled to fill was goaltending. A motley crew of random bodies were called upon to quite literally save the day, and one after another failed. Then the Flyers drafted their savior Carter Hart in 2016 and … Continue reading What Does Sam Ersson’s Emergence Mean for the Flyers’ Goaltending?
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Have you ever watched a movie or TV series that you absolutely love but as the seasons goes on the plot holes emerge and you can see things falling apart before your very eyes? Game of Thrones is a popular example. A beloved series that, by the time the final season rolled around, the train … Continue reading When is Chuck Fletcher Getting Fired?
The Philadelphia Flyers did something very interesting during the 2022 offseason- nothing. They hired a new head coach in John Tortorella but refused to make any significant roster upgrades after promising an "aggressive retool" before the summer began. Even though it can be argued taking a year off to assess the state of the franchise … Continue reading What If the Flyers Added Talent in 2022?
The Philadelphia Flyers and defenseman Ivan Provorov are headed for a breakup after seven long and grueling years together. The 26-year-old Russian defenseman has clearly been unhappy for quite some time with the state of the franchise, and thanks to the stunt he pulled on pride night that drew massive national negative media attention, there's … Continue reading Potential Trade Targets for Ivan Provorov