Ever since Ron Hextall was named general manager, back in 2014, this team has really just been a disappointment. Hextall has went out, and traded players away, getting steals for them, and stock piling draft picks. It’s not time for those kids picked, to make the jump to the NHL. It started in 2014, … More Hextall, trades, and draft picks.
The biggest question in this year’s NHL Draft is, who is going number one, and who will the Flyers take? Obviously it’s going to come down to who the New Jersey Devils take. Most people believe its going to be Nico Hischier. Which then leaves Nolan Patrick to the Flyers. Let’s take a quick look … More Nico Hischier, Nolan Patrick, or Trade?
The expansion draft is underway and the Flyers have already received their first casualty in the form of French forward Pierre Bellemare. Bellemare, who just turned 32 in March, has been with the Flyers’ organization since 2014. In March of this year, the coaches rewarded Bellemare by making him an Alternate Captain. It was a … More Flyers lose Bellemare to Vegas
Unless something changes dramatically in contract negotiations between Mason’s camp and the Flyers, the 29 year old goal tender is free-agency bound. On Wednesday, his agent Anton Thun said that the talks between him and Ron Hextall were not promising. From all accounts, Mason wanted the team to at least engage in contract negotiations, but … More Good Bye Steve Mason?
Now say it with me, “Lets not screw this up.” Having the second overall pick in ANY draft usually guarantees an elite prospect. After trudging through a full season, having it end with out a playoff berth, the team was due some good fortune. No one expected it to come in the form of … More Flyers Draft Targets at the 2nd Pick
We were all fooled, the 10 game win streak, we knew, was too good to be true. The win streak gave us false hope for what appears to be a faltering team. There are several problems with this team, it is hard to pinpoint just one. Our goalies can not stop a puck, our defense does … More Meltdown on Ice
As an optimist, I always tend to look on the bright side of everything. That goes for everything especially our Philadelphia Flyers (really, just every team). A few weeks ago i published an article about maybe it was not the time to panic. This team is simply looking flat. Yesterday, the Flyers actually won a game … More Maybe it is Time to Panic
In Hakstol we trust? What choice do we have. After more tough love being shown in the form of both Konecny and Ghost being healthy scratches, we are forced to stand behind this team no matter what. So much has been said about why Hakstol does not like to scratch someone like Macdonald but often … More In Hakstol we Trust
Philadelphia, as we all know, has been a great sports town since the beginning. We have come a long way in our history of sports. The Sixers winning a championships in the 80’s, the flyers winning the Stanley Cup in 1974, and also 1975. The Phillies winning the World Series in 1980, and … More Philadelphia Sports Fan: An Optimistic View
Claude Giroux, was drafted by the flyers in the first round of 2006 with the 22nd overall pick, how could anyone forget this. He made his debut in 2008, making the full-time roster midway through the 08-09 season. Claude has lead the league in scoring since 2011-2012. He has more points than Ovechkin, Crosby, and … More The Case for Trading Giroux