Imagine being 17 years old and a rising star in your draft year. Then being selected by one of the premiere teams in the NHL during the entry draft and immediately compared to one of the greatest defenseman of all-time because of your similar size and physicality in your game. The pressure on Samuel Morin's … Continue reading Like Him or Not, Samuel Morin’s Story is One We Can All Admire
Making trades is an everyday occurrence in the NHL. Most are run-of-the-mill deals that go under the radar and are forgotten to time. Others are more prolific. Sometimes an organization hits a home run and it defines a generation of hockey, so let's take a trip around the NHL and find the best trades by … Continue reading Top 5: Best Trades By Organization- Nashville Predators
I am not mad. I am disappointed. I am aware the Flyers are a good team. I want them to be even better. Depending on what your expectations and goals were for the Philadelphia Flyers this offseason; fans may agree on many things surrounding this team. Both sides agree that the final goal of this … Continue reading So, Where Do We Go From Here?
One of the biggest selling points for NHL 20 was the addition of alumni rosters for every team. While they were a nice addition, there were a lot of big names missing from the game. NHL 21 dropped and they managed to snag a few more names to expand the rosters, but there is still … Continue reading 34 Players Still Missing from the NHL 21 Alumni Rosters
Have you ever wanted to compile a team of former Flyers in NHL 21 but don't know who is in the game that year? Have no fear, Dan the Flyera Fan is here. I went through every roster in order as they appear in the dropdown menu on the "player movement" page and located all … Continue reading Comprehensive List of Every Former Flyer in NHL21
On October 12, 2020 the Philadelphia Flyers signed defenseman Erik Gustafsson to a contract. But alas, this was not the same Erik Gustafson that was with the Flyers organization from 2009 to 2014. So while there is an imposter on the current roster, what has the OG-ustafsson been up to since his days with the … Continue reading What’s the Real Erik Gustafsson up to These Days?
Making trades is an everyday occurrence in the NHL. Most are run-of-the-mill deals that go under the radar and are forgotten to time. Others are more prolific. Sometimes an organization hits a home run and it defines a generation of hockey, so let's take a trip around the NHL and find the best trades by … Continue reading Top 5: Best Trades By Organization- Philadelphia Flyers
Ron Hextall once lived fondly in Philadelphia Flyers lore as the goaltender that fought and hit people with his stick. That all changed when he was named the eighth general manager in Flyers history on May 7, 2014. What happened over the next four-and-a-half years was a stalled "process", lots of drafting, and a mediocre … Continue reading Top 5: Ron Hextall Mistakes
The 2019-20 Philadelphia Flyers season told a story of growth and resilience. When the season started the team had a fresh, reinvigorated feel under new head coach Alain Vigneault and fresh faces Kevin Hayes, Matt Niskanen, and Justin Braun. The team was shaky out of the gate until tragedy struck in December when forward Oskar … Continue reading Philadelphia Flyers State of the Union
Offer sheets in the NHL are rare. Successful NHL offer sheets are nothing short of impossible to find. Sometimes the team that sends an offer sheet sends aseemingly weak offer that never had a chance of being successful. Though on rare occasions there have been teams that tried to pursue the top stars in the … Continue reading Top 5: Game Changing Offer Sheets That Didn’t Happen