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
Welcome back to the Flyers CHL Prospect Report. As COVID-19 continues to affect everyone inside and outside the world of sports, the CHL announced earlier this week that the Memorial Cup for 2021 has been cancelled. This is the latest in a string of COVID related disruptions currently present in junior hockey. The QMJHL has … Continue reading The Flyers CHL Prospect Report (Mar. 31 – Apr. 13)
Close your eyes for a minute and let's go back in time. Back to 2015, a much simpler time. Back then, the future of the Flyers defense core was highlighted by rookie defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere and first year pro Samuel Morin. A 6'7 hulking defenseman partnered with a smaller offensive defenseman, reminiscent of the Chris … Continue reading Shayne Gostisbehere and Samuel Morin: A Duo Eight Years In The Making
The day after an underwhelming trade deadline, the Flyers took their fifth 6-1 loss of the season and if the wind wasn't out of the sails before, it certainly is now. On top of all that the Bruins beat the Sabres and have hit 50 points on the season, six more than the Flyers with … Continue reading Is Anything Ever Going to Change?
Compiling the best Flyers team ever by players during their time with the Flyers. 12 forwards, 6 defensemen, 2 goalies. These are not necessarily the best Flyers players ever, but in terms of the seasons they had with the Flyers this is the best team ever, in my opinion. I know that the Conn Smythe … Continue reading Flyers All Time Team
Kevin Hayes has been a conspicuous figure since he signed with the Flyers on June 18, 2019. His arrival and contract were met with skepticism as that $50 million price tag that accompanied him to Philadelphia was a massive pill to swallow. Though it didn't take long for the new guy to prove the doubters … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Kevin Hayes
'Twas the night before the deadline, and all across the land,The fans were in agony as Chuck sat on his hands.We witnessed another loss to the freakin' Buffalo Sabres,The Flyers in the third, played like a pile of wet paper.The team is a mess, the defense in shambles!Largely because Chuck made too many gambles.There's Gus … Continue reading ‘Twas the Night Before the Deadline
Five years ago today, the sports world lost a legend in Ed Snider. The Flyers, however, lost their soul. Snider had been battling cancer, and lost that battle, as so many have. The Snider Family released the following statement on the passing of their father: "During his lifetime, he cultivated a cherished circle of friends … Continue reading It’s All About Soul
The 2021 trade deadline is just days away and the big question on everyone's mind is "will Chuck Fletcher make moves?" He stated in his press conference a few weeks ago that he doesn't anticipate the Flyers to be sellers despite their record, but since then the Flyers have blown a few big games and … Continue reading Top 5: Landing Spots For Shayne Gostisbehere
Yet another lackluster season almost in the books and all eyes will be on Chuck Fletcher and how he can maneuver through the offseason. He will have to find a way to clear cap space while making worthwhile additions. So, what kind of cap space can the we expect the Flyers clear this summer? First … Continue reading How Much Cap Can The Flyers Clear?