Top 5: Players You Forgot Were New York Islanders

Once an unbeatable dynasty to whatever they are today, the Islanders certainly have a unique history. Spending every year since 1983 trying to regain their former glory in their dump of an arena, the unfortunate souls that have suited up in the array of ugly jerseys is over 500 players long. They would probably rather … Continue reading Top 5: Players You Forgot Were New York Islanders

Hart’s Road Woes Will Be Put to Test in Playoff Bubble

One of the most intriguing storylines of the Philadelphia Flyers 2019-20 season was the Jekyll and Hyde play of sophomore goalie Carter Hart. Taking a look at his numbers from a glance tells the tale of an above average NHL goaltender. Posting a 2.42 goals against average and .914 save percentage in 43 games, would … Continue reading Hart’s Road Woes Will Be Put to Test in Playoff Bubble

Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Chicago Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks are one of the most storied franchises in NHL history. With six Stanley Cups to their name and almost 100 years of history to sift through, there are certainly players you forgot played in Chicago. Number 5- Dan Cleary Best known for his decade-long tenure with the Detroit Red Wings where he … Continue reading Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Chicago Blackhawks

Top 5: Most Likely Flyers Expansion Picks

Now that the newest NHL franchise has a name, the Seattle Kraken, their impending debut starts to feel real. The team will debut during the 2021-22 season and the expansion draft will take place in the summer of 2021. The Vegas Golden Knights, the most recent expansion team, became the best expansion team in NHL … Continue reading Top 5: Most Likely Flyers Expansion Picks

Who Made the Cut? Analyzing the Flyers 31-man Roster

As NHL teams across the league head to their respective hub cities, playoff rosters are being announced. The Flyers released their roster, which was mostly status quo, with a few surprises. One of the name noticeably left off the list is forward Carsen Twarynski. The 22-year-old made his NHL debut during the season and played … Continue reading Who Made the Cut? Analyzing the Flyers 31-man Roster

Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Winnipeg Jets

Originally joining the NHL in 1979 after the World Hockey Association merged with the National Hockey League, financial issues forced the team to move to Arizona in 1996. After 15 seasons without a team, the Jets returned home in 2011 when the Atlanta Thrashers relocated to Winnipeg. For this piece, we will be combining their … Continue reading Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Winnipeg Jets

Lindblom Re-Signs with the Flyers

On Wednesday, July 22 the Flyers announced they re-signed forward Oskar Lindblom to a three year deal worth $9 million. That breaks down to a $3 million cap hit per season. The forward was recently deemed cancer free after a seven-month battle with ewing's sarcoma. Lindblom was in the middle of a breakout campaign, scoring … Continue reading Lindblom Re-Signs with the Flyers

Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Pittsburgh Penguins

A pretty bland existence interwoven by two powerhouse teams that won five Stanley Cups, The Pittsburgh Penguins have seen just about everything during their 53-year history. After tanking to draft Mario Lemieux in 1984 and shadily winning the Sidney Crosby sweepstakes in 2005, the organization suddenly build competitive teams on the ice, often going through … Continue reading Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Pittsburgh Penguins

Maksim Sushko: A Diamond in the Rough

As the book closes on an abysmal 2019-20 Lehigh Valley Phantoms season, there are only a few bright spots to take away from the campaign. One of those highlights was the play of rookie forward Maksim Sushko, who rose a couple eyebrows with his play. The former fourth round draft pick in 2017 made the … Continue reading Maksim Sushko: A Diamond in the Rough

The Shea Weber Offer Sheet Eight Years Later

On July 19, 2012 the Philadelphia Flyers sent the richest offer sheet in NHL history to the Nashville Predators 26-year-old defenseman Shea Weber. Clocking in at $110 million over the course of 14 years, it smashed the previous record offer sheet signed by Thomas Vanek for seven years at $50 million. The Predators already lost … Continue reading The Shea Weber Offer Sheet Eight Years Later