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
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
It feels like just yesterday Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug was breaking into the NHL. A product of Michigan State University, Krug was a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award in 2012 and signed with the Bruins as an undrafted free agent. He became a staple for the Bruins during the 2013-14 season and has … Continue reading Does Signing Torey Krug Make Sense for the Flyers?
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
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
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
A look at the Flyer's newest additions at the trade deadline, and what they mean for this team moving forward.
How Shayne Gostisbehere went from one of my favorites, to my biggest disappointment
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
Is Patrik Laine a good fit for the Flyers?