Philadelphia Flyers Trade History with the Boston Bruins

Beantown versus Broadway was a legendary rivalry through the 1970's and 1980's. The physicality both teams were known for made their early encounters less like hockey games and more like MMA on ice. The Flyers beat Boston for their first Stanley Cup victory in 1974, also meeting in the playoffs on three other occasions in … Continue reading Philadelphia Flyers Trade History with the Boston Bruins

Philadelphia Flyers Trade History with the New Jersey Devils

If you can't think of a trade between the Flyers and Devils off the top of your head, it's because they almost never happened. The Devils moved to New Jersey in 1982 and their path with their newest neighbor and rival down the turnpike Philadelphia Flyers rarely crossed. The rivalry came to a boiling point … Continue reading Philadelphia Flyers Trade History with the New Jersey Devils

Philadelphia Flyers Trade History with the Buffalo Sabres

The Philadelphia Flyers and Buffalo Sabres may not be thought of as regular rivals these days, but there was a time when the battles were intense between the two, mainly throughout the 1990, when they clashed in the playoffs nine times. The rivalry culminated in two famous line brawls, once in 1996, and the more … Continue reading Philadelphia Flyers Trade History with the Buffalo Sabres

Philadelphia Flyers Trade History with the New York Islanders

For hockey fans in 2022, the Flyers and Islanders rivalry may be nothing more than two teams sharing the same division. But that wasn't always the case. The heated rivalry between the clubs throughout the 1970's and 1980's was intense. Their four postseason clashes in 1975, 1980, 1985 and 1987 would lead to each team … Continue reading Philadelphia Flyers Trade History with the New York Islanders

Philadelphia Flyers Trade History with the Washington Capitals

When two NHL teams are geographically close, it is a breeding ground for a rivalry. The Capitals historic struggle out of the gate and the fact the team's weren't in the same conference through the Caps' first five years of existence led to a fairly lopsided rivalry early on. But that all changed when the … Continue reading Philadelphia Flyers Trade History with the Washington Capitals

Philadelphia Flyers Trade History with the Columbus Blue Jackets

Despite their geographic proximity, the Philadelphia Flyers and Columbus Blue Jackets weren't even in the same conference for most of their time in the league. It wasn't until 2013, over a decade after the Blue Jackets entered, when the NHL realigned the divisions to accommodate the Winnipeg Jets' relocation from Atlanta when the Blue Jackets … Continue reading Philadelphia Flyers Trade History with the Columbus Blue Jackets

Philadelphia Flyers Trade History with the New York Rangers

Broad Street versus Broadway, one of the most legendary rivalries in the history of the sport. They were always considered two of the top teams to beat, so when they lined up against each other, there was no love lost between the two clubs. Through regular playoff meetings through much of the 1980's, to the … Continue reading Philadelphia Flyers Trade History with the New York Rangers