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

Why the Flyers are not Philly’s #1 Team

The Philadelphia Flyers will once again not compete for the Stanley Cup, and since 2012 they have missed the playoffs 4 times (2013, 2015, 2017, and 2019) and have made it 4 times (2012, 2014, 2016, and 2018). It just seems that there is no hype around this team anymore from the fanbase, and there … Continue reading Why the Flyers are not Philly’s #1 Team

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?

Is Ryan Hartman Just a Bottom 6 Winger?

Ryan Hartman is returning to the team that drafted him on Thursday.  Hartman was drafted 30th overall to the Chicago Blackhawks in 2013. During his three-year stint as a Hawk, Hartman won a Stanley Cup with them in 2015.  Hartman has always been someone who can utilize his play making ability while also being a … Continue reading Is Ryan Hartman Just a Bottom 6 Winger?