Top 5: Flyers Poised to Breakout in 2020-21

There's something special happening in Philadelphia. After years of lackluster play while they trusted the process, the fruits of their patience are starting to emerge. Some of the young guns could possibly be on the verge of becoming superstars and will be the cornerstone of the franchise for years to come. Which players should you … Continue reading Top 5: Flyers Poised to Breakout in 2020-21

Top 5: Players You Forgot Were San Jose Sharks

The San Jose Sharks are just two years away from their 30th anniversary as a franchise. Through that time they have seen four trips to the Western Conference Finals, and one run at the Stanley Cup. As a playoff team more often than not, it's no surprise the franchise has seen their fair share of … Continue reading Top 5: Players You Forgot Were San Jose Sharks

Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Atlanta Thrashers

Even though the Atlanta Thrashers organization was only around for 12 seasons, they had their fair share of big name players suit up during that time. Mainly washed up once-great superstars, the Thrashers still found a way to have a few top players on the roster for parts of their short existence. Number 5- Marian … Continue reading Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Atlanta Thrashers

Top 5: Worst Flyers Contracts in the Salary Cap Era

Even though Paul Holmgren did quite a few good things during his tenure as the Flyers general manager, there are a bunch of blemishes on his resume as well. Desperately trying to win a Stanley Cup in the early 2010's, he became desperate and started to throw some big money around at players who didn't … Continue reading Top 5: Worst Flyers Contracts in the Salary Cap Era

Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Dallas Stars

As with any team in the late 90's and early 2000's that was chasing the Stanley Cup, there were flurries of transactions that may have gone under the radar. The Dallas Stars are no exception to that rule. Winning a Cup in 1999, and finding themselves in the doldrum in the following years, the Stars … Continue reading Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Dallas Stars

Top 5: Flyers Prospects That Didn’t Pan Out

For many years under the leadership of Bobby Clarke and Paul Holmgren, the organization often traded draft picks to get what they wanted for the main roster for the here and now. Even though many picks were traded, some were kept and used by the Flyers with varying degrees of success. Obviously not every draft … Continue reading Top 5: Flyers Prospects That Didn’t Pan Out

Top 5: Players The Flyers Skipped Over in the Draft

Drafting outside of the first fifteen to twenty picks in the NHL is a crapshoot, but there are a times the Flyers would like a do-over. Organizational drafting before the Ron Hextall-era was not a pleasant experience. In the 109 picks from 2000 to 2014, only 47 played for the team. Five of those 47 … Continue reading Top 5: Players The Flyers Skipped Over in the Draft

Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Nashville Predators

As a late-90s expansion draft team, and more often than not a playoff contender, It's no surprise some strange players have suited up for the Nashville Predators over the years. Whether trying to cash in on younger players, or find that right veteran addition, the Preds are familiar with wheeling and dealing to find the … Continue reading Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Nashville Predators

Top 5: Flyers Reunited with the Team

Sometimes the second time is the charm. Whether their first stint in Philadelphia was less than impressive, or they were brought back via trade or free agency because they meant so much to the franchise the first time, returning players are always welcomed back to the Flyers organization they once called home. Number 5- Mikael … Continue reading Top 5: Flyers Reunited with the Team