Pros and Cons of Danny Briere as Flyers GM

After Chuck Fletcher botched the Flyers' offseason something fierce, it feels as though his days as general manager are numbered. Though parting ways with Fletcher opens up a brand new can of worms when it comes to who replaces him. It sure seems as though fan-favorite-player-turned-front-office-member Danny Briere is the next man up, but is … Continue reading Pros and Cons of Danny Briere as Flyers GM

Pros and Cons of Signing Evgeni Malkin

If you mentioned a decade ago after the heated 2012 Philadelphia Flyers - Pittsburgh Penguins playoff series that Penguins' center Evgeni Malkin would hit free agency in 2022 and the Philadelphia Flyers would be potential suitors, it would seem quite literally unbelievable. Yet today, that could very well be the case. Penguins GM Ron Hextall … Continue reading Pros and Cons of Signing Evgeni Malkin

Pros and Cons of a Full Teardown and Rebuild

The rebuild versus retool argument has raged for months in Philadelphia stemming from a mid-season interview when owner Dave Scott talked about a "blank check." After a few more months of miserable hockey, the idea of turning this around in one offseason by throwing boatloads of cash at underwhelming free agents seems like even worse … Continue reading Pros and Cons of a Full Teardown and Rebuild

Pros and Cons of Trading Travis Konecny

Philadelphia Flyers forward Travis Konecny has been a polarizing figure since he showed up on the scene in 2016, simultaneously earning the love and ire of fans for his middle school-esque approach to the game with his funny faces and use of the word "nerd." There are very few things that throw Flyers' social media … Continue reading Pros and Cons of Trading Travis Konecny

Pros and Cons of Trading Ivan Provorov

Of all the problems the Philadelphia Flyers dealt with during the 2021-22 season, one of the more alarming developments is the play of 25-year-old defenseman Ivan Provorov. His play has spiraled out of control to borderline abysmal levels. Some end of season quotes that rubbed portions of the fanbase the wrong way reignited some of … Continue reading Pros and Cons of Trading Ivan Provorov

Pros and Cons of Firing Chuck Fletcher

As the 2021-22 season starts to wind down and the trade deadline has passed, all eyes are focused on improving the team for next season. One of the biggest questions from the restless fanbase comes down to the fate of general manager Chuck Fletcher, who is quickly running out of good grace from the peanut … Continue reading Pros and Cons of Firing Chuck Fletcher

Pros and Cons of Signing Johnny Gaudreau

The Philadelphia Flyers and Johnny Gaudreau, two planets seemingly set to collide. His current contract with the Calgary Flames is set to expire this summer and his 100-point pace will make him an enticing free agent, provided he gets that far. There are some cap troubles in Calgary that will make it difficult to re-sign … Continue reading Pros and Cons of Signing Johnny Gaudreau

Pros and Cons of Re-Signing Rasmus Ristolainen

For better or worse, Rasmus Ristolainen is staying in Philadephia for five more seasons at $25.5 million. Naturally, fans lost their damn minds upon the news breaking, but set your personal feeling about him aside, and seriously consider the positives and negatives re-signing Ristolainen brings. Pros Signing on the cheap The rumors leading up to … Continue reading Pros and Cons of Re-Signing Rasmus Ristolainen

Pros and Cons of Trading for Jeff Petry

As the trade deadline approaches, most of the talk has been revolving around which players the Flyers will be looking to sell on deadline day. But what about potentially adding to the current roster? The Flyers, after all, have come forth and said they intent on being competitive next season. This has led to speculation … Continue reading Pros and Cons of Trading for Jeff Petry