Chuck Fletcher did it. He actually did it. From ‘running it back’ last offseason, to months of inactivity while the Flyers struggled mightily in March and never got control of their season; to ultimately missing the playoffs. Faced with the most important offseason in recent memory, Chuck Fletcher has crossed the Rubicon and has taken … Continue reading Hail, Chuck Fletcher!
There is an old saying that says, “When in Rome, do as the Romans do”. With the 2021 NHL Draft coming up on July 23rd, this famous quote applies to all NHL General Managers and their teams as they look to select players that will make an impact for them in the future. In terms … Continue reading Flyers vs. Hurricanes: A Case Study of Drafting and Player Development During the Hextall Era (2014-2018)
Welcome back to the Flyers CHL Prospect Report. This edition will be the final article posted for the 2020-2021. The regular season have all wrapped up in the leagues that resumed play. The WHL announced that the regular season for all Canadian teams would be concluded at the end of April. With each team playing … Continue reading The Flyers CHL Prospect Report (Apr. 14 – Apr. 30)
Welcome back to the Flyers CHL Prospect Report. As COVID-19 continues to affect everyone inside and outside the world of sports, the CHL announced earlier this week that the Memorial Cup for 2021 has been cancelled. This is the latest in a string of COVID related disruptions currently present in junior hockey. The QMJHL has … Continue reading The Flyers CHL Prospect Report (Mar. 31 – Apr. 13)
Welcome back to the Flyers CHL Prospect Report. The waiting game continues as NHL clubs, team scouts, and fans continue to wait for more news regarding the possible return to play for the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). Since the last edition of the Flyers CHL Prospect Report; Ontario’s Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism, and Culture … Continue reading The Flyers CHL Prospect Report (Mar. 16 – Mar. 30)
Welcome to the 2021 inaugural edition of the Flyers CHL Prospect Report. With all of the uncertainty surrounding junior hockey due to COVID-19, this series has had to go on a bit of a hiatus. However, now that it looks like the CHL is returning to play we at BrotherlyPuck.com felt that we should re-familiarize … Continue reading The Flyers CHL Prospect Report (Mar. 1 – Mar. 15)
Questions can always be asked. Whether or not they lead to answers or even more questions depends upon the nature of the question itself. Will the Flyers be seeking upgrades via free agency this offseason? Who will the Flyers lose in the impending Seattle Kraken expansion draft? Is a trade on the horizon to try … Continue reading An Early Peek at the Key Unrestricted Free Agents (UFA’s) to Watch for This Offseason
Admittedly, I am not a big fan of the Beatles. I mean they were certainly talented and have a place in music history, but their music just never did it for me. I know that statement alone will probably garner a ton of negative reaction. Perusing through my Twitter timeline, there are a lot of … Continue reading A Prison of His Own Making
Flyers fans are a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside of an enigma. For people who are not familiar with this phrase that was first applied by Winston Churchill during World War II to describe the Soviet Union, perhaps the fairy tale of Goldilocks and the Three Bears is more appropriate. The point being is … Continue reading “No Respect at All”
I am not mad. I am disappointed. I am aware the Flyers are a good team. I want them to be even better. Depending on what your expectations and goals were for the Philadelphia Flyers this offseason; fans may agree on many things surrounding this team. Both sides agree that the final goal of this … Continue reading So, Where Do We Go From Here?