One Year of Gritty: How Gritty Took the World by Storm

It's been one year since the Philadelphia Flyers debuted their mascot Gritty, and what a year it's been. He's been on late night TV shows, descended from the roof of multiple sports venues, and has become a social media sensation. There's something special about Gritty. He (it?) debuted on September 24, 2018 and immediately horrified … Continue reading One Year of Gritty: How Gritty Took the World by Storm

How Will the Flyers Defense Pan Out?

Now that a crisis has been averted and Ivan Provorov is under contract for six more years, the Flyers can now focus on the real problem on the blueline, who makes the team? The Flyers roster currently has eight defenseman on the main roster- Ivan Provorov, Shayne Gostisbehere, Matt Niskanen, Justin Braun, Robert Hagg, Phil … Continue reading How Will the Flyers Defense Pan Out?

Flyers Forward Point Projection

In theory, one of the brightest upsides for the 2018-19 Philadelphia Flyers was the depth at forward. Returning winger James Van Riemsdyk was supposed to ignite the offense while Couturier's was supposed to expand on his breakout season from the year previous. While everyone finished with decent numbers, how they got there wasn't pretty. Nolan … Continue reading Flyers Forward Point Projection

Konecny Holdout Makes Future Blurry

Training camp for the Philadelphia Flyers is well underway, but there is still one name missing: Travis Konecny. Head Coach Alain Vigneault and GM Chuck Fletcher both have expressed their disappointment at Konecny's absence. Rookie Joel Farabee has taken Konecny's spot on the top line with Giroux and Couturier in his absence, and by all … Continue reading Konecny Holdout Makes Future Blurry

Nolan Patrick’s Injury Sets Up Familiar Story

There are many storylines heading into the Philadelphia Flyers 2019-20 season. The contract status of Ivan Provorov and Travis Konecny, how will the trio of Morgan Frost, Joel Farabee, and Isaac Ratcliffe look? One story nobody expected was the surprise announcement of a mysterious "upper body injury" and week-to-week status of Nolan Patrick. Patrick, the … Continue reading Nolan Patrick’s Injury Sets Up Familiar Story