Close, But No Cigar: The 6 Times the Flyers Were Second

Getting to the Stanley Cup Final and winning the Cup aren't easy feats, but some matchups are easier than others. Does it really surprise you that a Penguins team with Mario Lemieux, Jaromir Jagr, Paul Coffey, Ron Francis, Larry Murphy, Mark Recchi, and Bryan Trottier won their first Stanley Cup over a Minnesota North Stars … Continue reading Close, But No Cigar: The 6 Times the Flyers Were Second

What Flyers Have a Chance at Making Olympic Rosters?

The Flyers have had a pretty decent run with their players representing their countries in the Olympics. And with the NHL allowing players to once again suit up for the Olympics being held in Beijing. Do we all remember what happened the last time the Olympics were there (I don't care if it was summer)? … Continue reading What Flyers Have a Chance at Making Olympic Rosters?

Will Ivan Provorov Be the First Flyers Defenseman to Win the Norris?

A Flyer has won the Vezina, Hart, Selke, Ted Lindsay (called Lester B at the time), Conn Smythe, and Jennings trophies. That means that the only awards not won by Flyers' players are the Maurice Richard, Norris, and Art Ross. Technically, Eric Lindros tied with Jaromir Jagr in points in the 94-95 season, but the … Continue reading Will Ivan Provorov Be the First Flyers Defenseman to Win the Norris?

Revisiting the Montreal-Philly 7th Round Pick Exchange

For three drafts in a row, the Montreal Canadiens and Philadelphia Flyers would exchange 7th round picks. Who was picked? Why would they exchange all these 7th rounders? What caused it to end? We'll go over all of it. The First Trade The first trade was the Flyers sending their 2017 7th round pick to … Continue reading Revisiting the Montreal-Philly 7th Round Pick Exchange

Flyers Add Forward Depth with Derick Brassard Signing

On Wednesday, August 25, the Flyers dropped somewhat of a bombshell when they announced they signed veteran center Derick Brassard to a 1 year, 825k deal. Since day 1 of the NHL free agency, there was a lot of discourse about the 3rd line center spot. Now Derick Brassard will seemingly fill that role. Brassard … Continue reading Flyers Add Forward Depth with Derick Brassard Signing