Ron Hextall…Bad GM, Badass Goalie

It was recently brought to light that Ron Hextall made some very bad decisions as the Flyers General Manager. Do these bad choices truly tarnish his legacy as a goaltender? I understand cancel culture, and there are times when it is appropriate (yes,I am looking at you, Evander Kane...you and Burt's eyebrows) but I have … Continue reading Ron Hextall…Bad GM, Badass Goalie

Ryan Ellis…Shea Weber 2.0

Ryan Ellis is not the first defense savior for the Flyers that did not materialize. Once upon a time, Shea Weber was a Flyer....for about five seconds. Ryan Ellis has made it longer than five seconds, but the disappointment tastes very familiar in the mouths of long time Flyers fans. With the Weber signing, we … Continue reading Ryan Ellis…Shea Weber 2.0

If Ben Simmons was a Flyer

It is a Flyers Game Day, and I should be reading about my boys in Orange and Black on Social Media. Unfortunately, every form of Social Media has turned into the Ben Simmons show, and that show is seriously an embarassment. Stories of the 76ers superstar wanting a trade have swirled for months. He apparently … Continue reading If Ben Simmons was a Flyer

Character vs Identity, and The Importance of Leadership

There's been a magic feeling in the air surrounding the Philadelphia Flyers after a huge offseason from Chuck Fletcher gave the team and fanbase alike a renewed feeling of hope after major summer shakeups. But why is there a such a good vibe around a team with vastly the same bones? It's the quality of … Continue reading Character vs Identity, and The Importance of Leadership

It’s a Make or Break Season for Travis Konecny

Philaldephia Flyers forward Travis Konecny has been a polarizing figure since he showed up on the scene in 2016. Earning the love and ire of fans for his middle school-esque approach to the game with his funny faces and use of the word "nerd." For the most part, he has always been able to back … Continue reading It’s a Make or Break Season for Travis Konecny

Is Ryan Ellis This Era’s Chris Pronger?

When the Flyers rose from the ashes of the abysmal 2006-07 season, new general manager Paul Holmgren quickly put together a team that ascended through the ranks of the NHL in just a few short years. The talented group of players was elevated from good to great when they acquired superstar defenseman Chris Pronger, who … Continue reading Is Ryan Ellis This Era’s Chris Pronger?

Which Flyers Will Make the 2022 Olympics?

The sports world has been turned upside down due to the coronavirus pandemic and the Olympics are not immune to the mess. The Summer Games have been put on the back burner as they were supposed to take place in 2020, but were delayed until 2021 and possibly later. Now, the Winter Olympics are on … Continue reading Which Flyers Will Make the 2022 Olympics?