When Philadelphia Flyers general manager Chuck Fletcher took the stand for his end-of-season press conference, he touched on various topics. Mike Yeo will not return as coach, Samuel Morin's retirement, and giving us a sneak peak about what kind of offseason to expect this summer. When asked about the direction he would be taking, Fletcher … Continue reading Fletcher’s “A Little Bit of Both” Approach is Actually the Right Answer
The Flyers have burned through five coaches since 2015, finding very little success or consistency under any of them. Now that Mike Yeo's time as interim coach may be coming to an end, the Flyers will once again have to take a look around the league and find themselves a new coach. So far, there … Continue reading The Next Head Coach of the Philadelphia Flyers
Now that Claude Giroux has been shipped off to Florida, the post-Giroux era can finally begin... or maybe not. Even before he got traded, the theory of leaving the light on for the former captain has been thrown around, but does Claude Giroux actually come back to Philadelphia during the offseason? The celebration of Giroux's … Continue reading Does Claude Giroux Come Back to the Flyers?
When the Philadelphia Flyers 2021-22 season started to careen off the rails, the mid-season press conference featuring Dave Scott and Chuck Fletcher confirmed one thing- the organization is not rebuilding. While it upset parts of the fanbase, it is the path the team has selected, which means they now have to own it and put … Continue reading The Flyers Are Not Rebuilding: Mortgaging the Future to Win Today
There's plenty of issues the Flyers have to address this offseason, but none more expensive than the fate of James Van Riemsdyk. Entering the last season of his contract that pays him $7 million, it's pretty clear he has overstayed his welcome in Philly and the team will probably try and move him to clear … Continue reading An Easy Way to Ditch James Van Riemsdyk
In case anybody hasn't heard, the Philadelphia Flyers aren't very good right now. There are endless fingers being pointed for the lackluster disappointment the team has turned into and everyone has their favorite target. Some point to the current or former general manager, some point to ownership, others blame everything on Nate Thompson, but who … Continue reading The Blame Game: Who is at Fault for the Flyers’ Struggles?
Once upon a time the Philadelphia Flyers were a world class organization. The team was always in the hunt for a Cup and failing wasn't accepted. The standard was set high and only certain players would rise to the level demanded of them. Fast forward to 2022 and all of that is gone. The loser … Continue reading It’s a Culture Problem
Joy isn't typically a word that gets associated with the Flyers very often, and certainly not during the couple seasons. The Flyers played some of their worst hockey in franchise history from March 2021 to the end of the season in May, but at the time, it didn't feel like a possibility. They started the … Continue reading Remember Those Two Shutout Victories Over the Sabres? This is What Happened Since
The NHL trade deadline is on the horizon and there's a good chance Claude Giroux will be shipped off to another team in pursuit of a Stanley Cup. His absence will leave many holes within the Flyers organization, one of the biggest being his title as captain, a role he has held since 2012. There … Continue reading Who is the Next Captain of the Philadelphia Flyers?
For whatever reason, the need for a legitimate center has gone unchecked in Philadelphia for years. Signing Kevin Hayes for seven years in 2019 was about the extent of the work Chuck Fletcher has put into seriously addressing the hole. Over the last few seasons, he's attempted to fill it with multiple depth forwards like … Continue reading Flyers in Desperate Need of a Top Center