Like Him or Not, Samuel Morin’s Story is One We Can All Admire

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

Top 5: Best Trades By Organization- Philadelphia Flyers

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

Top 5: Ron Hextall Mistakes

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

Top 5: Game Changing Offer Sheets That Didn’t Happen

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

Top 5: Biggest Questions Still Facing the Flyers

As we enter the doldrums of the NHL offseason with the fireworks from the draft and free agency starting to stagnate, it's time to take stock of the Philadelphia Flyers. Unfortunately, there isn't much to dissect as far as additions go. That leaves plenty of room to highlight the questions still facing the Flyers roster … Continue reading Top 5: Biggest Questions Still Facing the Flyers

Top 5: Flyers’ Biggest Offseason Needs

Another Philadelphia Flyers season is in the books and for the first time in eight years they made it to the second round of the playoffs, but after a rough series with the Islanders, it's clear change is still needed. There's an air about this team that feels special. Even though there were a lot … Continue reading Top 5: Flyers’ Biggest Offseason Needs

Top 5: Landing Spots for James Van Riemsdyk

What do you do with a 31-year-old hockey player on a massive contract who isn't very good at hockey anymore? No, seriously, what do you do? James Van Riemsdyk is still due to make $7 million a season for three more years, all while his play continues to decline, posting his third consecutive season his … Continue reading Top 5: Landing Spots for James Van Riemsdyk

Top 5: Crazy Trade Scenarios That Could Actually Happen

The offseason is on the horizon and that means the winds of change are on their way. Even though Chuck Fletcher stayed mum about potential improvements during his end of season press conference, after the Flyers tasted the second round for the first time in eight years and exposed some serious weaknesses doing so, it's … Continue reading Top 5: Crazy Trade Scenarios That Could Actually Happen

Top 5: Potential Landing Spots for Shayne Gostisbehere

With the 2020 NHL playoffs in the books and the winds of change starting to blow as the offseason draws near, the Philadelphia Flyers roster may start to look a little different. The front runner to be dealt away is defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere. Returning from a knee injury that derailed his season, he was given … Continue reading Top 5: Potential Landing Spots for Shayne Gostisbehere