The Flyers included a short video tribute to Willie O'Ree prior to their shoot out loss to the Islanders on 18JAN2022. Is hockey really for everyone?
The President's Cup winning Boston Bruins were eliminated last night. Normally I would be doing a dance of joy (OK, part of me still is), but since the Flyers face the same fate this evening, my joy is tempered. I logged into my social media accounts a bit late this morning, dreading the end of … Continue reading In Defense of Tuuka Rask, and the Flyers, too
The last time the Flyers won a playoff series was in the 2011-12 season. I have heard that sentence, or some variant of it, so many times since the 2020 playoffs started that I have lost count. If it were a drinking game, I would spend my days and nights comfortably numb. I have also … Continue reading Have a Little Faith
The rapid spread of the coronavirus has put a halt to life as we know it. Countries have are on lockdown. All non-essential facilities have closed. The highly contagious illness has caused the cancellation or postponements of conferences, concerts, and sports leagues, with the NHL being just one of many leagues to immediately cease their … Continue reading 9 Game Review #8: 6 Game Edition (Thanks, Coronavirus)
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
After what was by far their worst stretch of hockey during the 2019-20 season, the Philadelphia Flyers knew that they were at rock bottom. Things could only get better, and they would have to if they wanted to be playing for the Stanley Cup come April. They faced a daunting road with matches against some … Continue reading 9 Game Review #6: Steamrolling into the Second Half
The Flyers fell out of a playoff spot as they fell victim to injuries and received devastating news about a budding forward.
After three straight underwhelming performances, the Flyers rebounded and gathered hard-fought wins en route to a 4-game win streak to close out November.
The Philadelphia Flyers faced off against the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum this Sunday to conclude their back-to-back games this weekend. The Islanders were looking for their seventh win against the Flyers as they were coming in off a six-game win streak. Things did not seem to go the Flyers way tonight. The Flyers … Continue reading Bad Time In Brooklyn
In the 9 Game Review series, I will examine short stints of the Flyers' season and analyze their performance to generate an idea of what has gone right and what has gone awry. I chose nine games as the benchmark because it is a decent sample size to provide a good glimpse at how the … Continue reading 9 Game Review #1: The Flyers are Fun Again(?)