Let me preface this short piece by saying this: The Philadelphia Flyers are a hot mess. The 2020-2021 season has been less than ideal, and I cannot say I am confident in our current roster. I do not understand how a team that was so dominant last year (other than in the playoffs) can produce … Continue reading Thoughts On The Current Season
No one should have expected Nolan Patrick to have an amazing season. After not playing a single NHL game last year, Patrick had a long way to go to get back into fighting shape. He has not looked bad this season, but he also has not looked like the player he was in juniors. I … Continue reading Nolan Patrick Is Not A Bust … Yet
The Philadelphia Flyers have not had the best of starts to the season. But somehow, the Flyers stand at 8-3-3, good for second place in the East, or the MassMutual division. With their less than ideal play, one would think that the Flyers would be closer to the bottom of the division. Last year, playoffs … Continue reading The Key To Success?
The Philadelphia Flyers are one of the most interesting enigmas of a hockey team in the entire league. In a series with their bitter cross-state rivals, the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Flyers managed to sweep two games, only to concede an embarrassing loss the next series. So, are the Flyers a talented team, loaded with depth? … Continue reading What Now?
As the season gets underway, us Flyers fans may be wondering "are my Flyers going to storm into the playoffs and finally win this year?”. Well, I can definitely say that I have been wondering that myself, and I want to know some thoughts from all the lovely people who read Brotherly Puck. So, what … Continue reading New Season, New Expectations!
Do you remember June 3rd, 2019, the day Kevin Hayes was traded to the Flyers for an expensive asking price of $49.98 million? Oh, you don't? Well I do. Many of you Flyers fans were upset with ole' Chucky Two-Trades. I read tweets that went along the lines of "why on earth would you spend … Continue reading Kevin “Worth Every Penny” Hayes
Let me tell you a story about how I got my first concussion during a high school soccer game. As I stood on the puddled-filled pitch, I looked up at my opponents from across the field. Rain droplets fell down rapidly, making the already sloppy field soaked. As I gazed over at each and every … Continue reading The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
This season has been one wild ride. From having a solid start to the season, to a small fork in the road where we couldn't win a game for our lives, and then miraculously playing great, consistent hockey, this season has made me feel a wide range of emotions. Now, everyone on this team has … Continue reading December Evaluation: Defense
This is the story of Samuel Morin's tragic career. Morin began his professional career in 2011 playing with the Rimouski Oceanic of the QMJHL. In his first year, while his offensive stats were poor, he was selected to the 2011-2012 All-Rookie Team. The following year, he only played 46 games due to injury, compared to … Continue reading Inside and Out: Sam Morin
On the 15th of October, The Philadelphia Flyers signed Chris Stewart to a one-year deal. Born October 30th, 1987, Stewart has been playing in the NHL and AHL since the 2006-2007 season. Having not played on an NHL caliber team since 2017, Stewart has not had the 'best' career. Last season, he played in the … Continue reading Give Chris Stewart The C’