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

Top 5: Players You Forgot Were New York Islanders

Once an unbeatable dynasty to whatever they are today, the Islanders certainly have a unique history. Spending every year since 1983 trying to regain their former glory in their dump of an arena, the unfortunate souls that have suited up in the array of ugly jerseys is over 500 players long. They would probably rather … Continue reading Top 5: Players You Forgot Were New York Islanders

Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Chicago Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks are one of the most storied franchises in NHL history. With six Stanley Cups to their name and almost 100 years of history to sift through, there are certainly players you forgot played in Chicago. Number 5- Dan Cleary Best known for his decade-long tenure with the Detroit Red Wings where he … Continue reading Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Chicago Blackhawks