Now that the dust from the NHL trade deadline has settled the Philadelphia Flyers have a better idea of what their roster will look like this summer. With Scott Laughton re-signed and Michael Raffl and Erik Gustafsson shipped out of town, their plan for Seattle is starting to take shape. Yet on the heels of … Continue reading Protection Plan: 7-3-1 vs 8-1
Imagine being outside on a warm summer afternoon. The sun is out and it's a nice day, but off in the distance the dark clouds crack the horizon. You know there is a storm coming but you're enjoying the nice weather while you still can. The Philadelphia Flyers are in a very similar situation with … Continue reading Predicting Sean Couturier’s Next Contract
Close your eyes for a minute and let's go back in time. Back to 2015, a much simpler time. Back then, the future of the Flyers defense core was highlighted by rookie defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere and first year pro Samuel Morin. A 6'7 hulking defenseman partnered with a smaller offensive defenseman, reminiscent of the Chris … Continue reading Shayne Gostisbehere and Samuel Morin: A Duo Eight Years In The Making
The day after an underwhelming trade deadline, the Flyers took their fifth 6-1 loss of the season and if the wind wasn't out of the sails before, it certainly is now. On top of all that the Bruins beat the Sabres and have hit 50 points on the season, six more than the Flyers with … Continue reading Is Anything Ever Going to Change?
Kevin Hayes has been a conspicuous figure since he signed with the Flyers on June 18, 2019. His arrival and contract were met with skepticism as that $50 million price tag that accompanied him to Philadelphia was a massive pill to swallow. Though it didn't take long for the new guy to prove the doubters … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Kevin Hayes
The 2021 trade deadline is just days away and the big question on everyone's mind is "will Chuck Fletcher make moves?" He stated in his press conference a few weeks ago that he doesn't anticipate the Flyers to be sellers despite their record, but since then the Flyers have blown a few big games and … Continue reading Top 5: Landing Spots For Shayne Gostisbehere
Yet another lackluster season almost in the books and all eyes will be on Chuck Fletcher and how he can maneuver through the offseason. He will have to find a way to clear cap space while making worthwhile additions. So, what kind of cap space can the we expect the Flyers clear this summer? First … Continue reading How Much Cap Can The Flyers Clear?
The 2021 trade deadline is quickly approaching and Chuck Fletcher has played his cards close to his chest when he has talked about what he plans on doing on April 12. While the team has put him in quite a pickle lingering on the edge of the playoff bubble, the Flyers should consider adding if … Continue reading Selling High on Scott Laughton
For the first time in 13 months I stepped foot inside the PPL Center to take in a Lehigh Valley Phantoms game. The feelings were hard to describe. Excited to be back at a place that has more or less been a second home the past few years, yet the underlying nervousness because, ya know, … Continue reading Observations From A Socially-Distanced Hockey Game
A shortened hockey season means every game is more intense. With just 56 games on the docket, fighting for a playoff spot happens far earlier in the season than usual. There is very little room to do a mulligan if a rough stretch happens and the Flyers are finding that out first hand. They jumped … Continue reading Too Little Too Late For Flyers Playoff Hopes?