Does Claude Giroux Come Back to the 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?

The Flyers Are Not Rebuilding: Mortgaging the Future to Win Today

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

An Easy Way to Ditch James Van Riemsdyk

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

The Blame Game: Who is at Fault for the Flyers’ Struggles?

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?

Remember Those Two Shutout Victories Over the Sabres? This is What Happened Since

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

Flyers in Desperate Need of a Top Center

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

The Philadelphia Flyers Failed Claude Giroux

"The Flyers go as the captain goes" has been a phrase long uttered in Philadelphia. Claude Giroux has single handedly put the team on his back more than a few times during his 15-year stint in orange and black, but as the 2022 NHL trade deadline looms and the Flyers are almost 20 points out … Continue reading The Philadelphia Flyers Failed Claude Giroux

What a Leon Draisaitl to Flyers Trade Looks Like

There's nothing like the Edmonton Oilers still struggling to be competitive after all these years of rebuilding and a roster that features two of the best players in the world today. The weaknesses elsewhere in the lineup are proving too much for even Connor McDavid to overcome, and it has led to speculation that maybe … Continue reading What a Leon Draisaitl to Flyers Trade Looks Like

Keep, Sell and the Untouchable Few: Assessing the Flyers Roster Ahead of the Trade Deadline

The Flyers stand at the precipice of the unknown and could very well be staring down the barrel of a long-term rebuild, whether they want to admit it or not. The work begins at the trade deadline for the Flyers and will continue throughout the offseason, but right now it's about taking stock figuring out … Continue reading Keep, Sell and the Untouchable Few: Assessing the Flyers Roster Ahead of the Trade Deadline