Philadelphia Flyers State of the Union

The 2019-20 Philadelphia Flyers season told a story of growth and resilience. When the season started the team had a fresh, reinvigorated feel under new head coach Alain Vigneault and fresh faces Kevin Hayes, Matt Niskanen, and Justin Braun. The team was shaky out of the gate until tragedy struck in December when forward Oskar … Continue reading Philadelphia Flyers State of the Union

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

What Happens to the Salary Cap if Seattle Takes James Van Riemsdyk?

The Seattle expansion draft is on the horizon and it has many fans puckering their butts as to what the outcome will be. To make a very long story short, the Flyers will probably protect seven forwards, three defenseman, and one goaltender. By that standard, they will probably protect Claude Giroux, Kevin Hayes, Travis Konecny, … Continue reading What Happens to the Salary Cap if Seattle Takes James Van Riemsdyk?

Should the Flyers Pick the bones of the Blackhawks?

After spending the majority of the last five seasons treading water trying to keep their Stanley Cup team together, the Chicago Blackhawks have finally waived the white flag, releasing a statement last week that the organization will undergo a rebuilding phase. While it's unclear exactly how far the team will break itself down, one has … Continue reading Should the Flyers Pick the bones of the Blackhawks?

What is the Plan for the Defense?

The NHL entry draft and free agency have come and gone and the Flyers remained mostly silent through the entire week. While there may not be any glaring needs at forward, the Flyers still have not addressed the retirement of Matt Niskanen yet. Chuck Fletcher delivered two press conferences where he seemed rather nonchalant about … Continue reading What is the Plan for the Defense?

One Last Plea for Patrik Laine

Well, the week of the NHL entry draft and free agency has come and gone and Chuck Fletcher decided to hibernate early this year. With only newly-signed defenseman Erik Gustafsson in tow, it's been a very quiet offseason so far for the Philadelphia Flyers. One player they have been linked to is 22-year-old Finnish sniper … Continue reading One Last Plea for Patrik Laine