As the trade rumors fly ahead of the 2021 offseason, there have been no lack of options for the Flyers to acquire a big star. One of the more fascinating names that has appeared on the rumor mill is St. Louis Blues sniper Vladimir Tarasenko. Tarasenko, who will turn 30 in December, is best known … Continue reading Is Vladimir Tarasenko a Trade Option for the Flyers?
There are very few things that throw Philadelphia Flyers' social media into disarray like the idea of trading 24-year-old Travis Konecny. Though as the Flyers stand on the precipice of being serious contenders, Chuck Fletcher will have to make some hard decisions when it comes to improving his roster, and trading current roster players for … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Trading Travis Konecny
There is an old saying that says, “When in Rome, do as the Romans do”. With the 2021 NHL Draft coming up on July 23rd, this famous quote applies to all NHL General Managers and their teams as they look to select players that will make an impact for them in the future. In terms … Continue reading Flyers vs. Hurricanes: A Case Study of Drafting and Player Development During the Hextall Era (2014-2018)
Joy isn't typically a word that gets associated with the Flyers very often, and certainly not during the 2021 season. The Flyers played some of their worst hockey in franchise history from March to the end of the season in May, but that didn't even feel like a possibility bat the time. They started the … Continue reading Remember Those Two Shutout Victories Over the Sabres? This is What Happened Next
Chuck Fletcher took the helm of the Minnesota Wild on May 22, 2009 and ran the club for just shy of a full decade when he was let go on April 23, 2018. He was responsible for nine drafts and pulled a mixed bag to say the least. A common theme of early success and … Continue reading Chuck Fletcher’s Draft History with the Wild
Ron Hextall was brought back to the City of Brotherly Love 15 years after his playing career ended with one objective in mind- rebuild the Philadelphia Flyers. Through his five seasons at the helm of the Flyers organization, he oversaw some of the most interesting drafts in their history. Ever since his firing in 2018 … Continue reading Ron Hextall’s Draft History with the Flyers
The 2021 Philadelphia Flyers season was a disaster for the ages and threw the entire state of the roster into disarray. Now, with question marks throughout the lineup, the entire roster will have to find a way to bounce back heading into the 2021-22 campaign. There are certain players that have more to prove than … Continue reading Top 5: Flyers with the Most to Prove in 2021-22
June 23, 2011, A day that changed the landscape of the Philadelphia Flyers forever. Paul Holmgren shocked everyone when he first traded Mike Richards to the L.A. Kings, then Jeff Carter to the Columbus Blue Jackets, and followed that up by announcing he had signed goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov to a nine-year, $51 million contract. It … Continue reading Ten Years Later: The Richards and Carter Trades
The 2021 NHL offseason hasn't even begun yet and the twists and turns it is talking the Philadelphia Flyers and their fans on has been a neck-breaking journey. From top defenseman chatter to shooting down options to Eichel rumors, we've seen it all so far. Though one of the new emerging theories seems to be … Continue reading Are Offer Sheets A Realistic Option This Summer?
If you're a frequent Brotherly Puck reader, chances are you remember the hit Jack Eichel trade scenario piece that was published last summer. It formulated a trade based around a player that had just scored 36 goals and 78 points during the shortened 68-game campaign and was showing discontent after the Sabres were about to … Continue reading Revisiting A Potential Jack Eichel Trade