Top 5: Flyers’ Biggest Offseason Needs

Another Philadelphia Flyers season is in the books and for the first time in eight years they made it to the second round of the playoffs, but after a rough series with the Islanders, it's clear change is still needed. There's an air about this team that feels special. Even though there were a lot … Continue reading Top 5: Flyers’ Biggest Offseason Needs

Top 5: Landing Spots for James Van Riemsdyk

What do you do with a 31-year-old hockey player on a massive contract who isn't very good at hockey anymore? No, seriously, what do you do? James Van Riemsdyk is still due to make $7 million a season for three more years, all while his play continues to decline, posting his third consecutive season his … Continue reading Top 5: Landing Spots for James Van Riemsdyk

Yet Another Roadblock For Samuel Morin’s Return

When Philadelphia Flyers head coach Alain Vigneault took to the virtual podium for his end-of-season interviews, he touched upon the future of the roster, with one of his most interesting comments revolving around defenseman Samuel Morin. He said the expectation is for the 6"7 25-year-old to start the season with the Phantoms and get 50-60 … Continue reading Yet Another Roadblock For Samuel Morin’s Return

Top 5: Crazy Trade Scenarios That Could Actually Happen

The offseason is on the horizon and that means the winds of change are on their way. Even though Chuck Fletcher stayed mum about potential improvements during his end of season press conference, after the Flyers tasted the second round for the first time in eight years and exposed some serious weaknesses doing so, it's … Continue reading Top 5: Crazy Trade Scenarios That Could Actually Happen

Does Signing Torey Krug Make Sense for the Flyers?

It feels like just yesterday Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug was breaking into the NHL. A product of Michigan State University, Krug was a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award in 2012 and signed with the Bruins as an undrafted free agent. He became a staple for the Bruins during the 2013-14 season and has … Continue reading Does Signing Torey Krug Make Sense for the Flyers?

Top 5: Potential Landing Spots for Shayne Gostisbehere

With the 2020 NHL playoffs in the books and the winds of change starting to blow as the offseason draws near, the Philadelphia Flyers roster may start to look a little different. The front runner to be dealt away is defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere. Returning from a knee injury that derailed his season, he was given … Continue reading Top 5: Potential Landing Spots for Shayne Gostisbehere

The Thrill of Victory and Agony of Defeat: Another Chapter in the Flyers Rebuild is Complete

Another chapter closes in the Flyers ongoing rebuild as they were eliminated from the playoffs by the New York Islanders in seven games. Even though they didn't win the big one this year, a failed attempt is a crucial part of the learning process. The average age of the Philadelphia Flyers is 26.8, which is … Continue reading The Thrill of Victory and Agony of Defeat: Another Chapter in the Flyers Rebuild is Complete

Sushko, Kase, Sandin, Rubtsov Loaned Amid Late AHL Start

The AHL recently announced that they expect the start of their 2020-21 season to be pushed back until December 4, 2020 and because of that the organization is letting some of their prospects go abroad to continue to play during the down time. Maksim Sushko, David Kase, and Linus Sandin are all expected to be … Continue reading Sushko, Kase, Sandin, Rubtsov Loaned Amid Late AHL Start

Observations From a Socially-Distanced Baseball Game

Baseball is back at Coca-Cola Park! Well, kinda. The Phillies non-roster players have taken up residency at the Ironpigs stadium and are running scrimmages that are partially open to season ticket holders. The scrimmage itself is nothing worth reporting on. A couple dozen minor leaguers with less of a compete level than your local tee-ball … Continue reading Observations From a Socially-Distanced Baseball Game

The Long, Winding Road of Nicholas Aube-Kubel

When an organization drafts a player into the NHL, they hope to see that player take strides and make it to the big club within a few years. But sometimes that's not always the case. When the Flyers drafted Val-d'Or Foreurs forward Nicholas Aube-Kubel 48th overall in 2014, they had no idea the journey they … Continue reading The Long, Winding Road of Nicholas Aube-Kubel