Jack Eichel to the Flyers? The Cost of Acquiring a Superstar

The term "generational superstar" gets thrown around pretty loosely these days. Most of the players who are dropped in the category are usually really good, but not great. An exception to that rule is Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel. It's been a rumor for quite some time that Eichel is unhappy in Buffalo. A post-season … Continue reading Jack Eichel to the Flyers? The Cost of Acquiring a Superstar

9 Game Review #7 – Philly is Flying to the Playoffs

Coming into this stretch of games, the Philadelphia Flyers played pretty well coming out of the bye week and All-Star Break to keep themselves in the thick of the playoff race. However, the past nine games saw the Orange and Black face a true make-or-break set of games, with most of their matches coming against … Continue reading 9 Game Review #7 – Philly is Flying to the Playoffs

Philadelphia Buyers? Players that Could be Sought After by the Flyers at the Trade Deadline

Let’s face it. This year’s Trade Deadline should more appropriately be called the ‘Trade Dudline’.  With Taylor Hall being dealt from the New Jersey Devils to the Arizona Coyotes, the biggest fish was taken off the market far in advance of the February 24th yearly event.  It’s pretty hard to get excited over this year’s edition … Continue reading Philadelphia Buyers? Players that Could be Sought After by the Flyers at the Trade Deadline

The Untouchable, the Tradable, and the “What Do You Even Do Here?” of the Flyers

This offseason will *hopefully* see Chuck Fletcher, brand spankin' new head coach Alain Vigneault, and whatever supporting caste of assistant coaches make a number of changes to improve this Flyers team. Some answers can be found via unrestricted free agency. Some can be found in restricted free agency via offer sheets, which may or may … Continue reading The Untouchable, the Tradable, and the “What Do You Even Do Here?” of the Flyers

Should the Flyers Move On from Shayne Gostisbehere?

I believe there is a long and short answer to this question. THE SHORT ANSWER:What, are you dense? Of course not. THE LONG ANSWER:Okay, let's approach this a bit more carefully. After last season it seemed pretty clear that Ghost was evolving into one of the league's elite offensive defensemen. It's remarkable for a defenseman … Continue reading Should the Flyers Move On from Shayne Gostisbehere?