2019-2020 Season Preview: Philadelphia Flyers

After failing to qualify for the playoffs for the second time in the last three seasons, the Philadelphia Flyers had to make changes. Enter head coach Alain Vigneault, who took over the gig after Scott Gordon took over the gig from Dave Haktstol. Gordon will return to coach Lehigh Valley in the AHL. The FlyersContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Philadelphia Flyers”

What Went Wrong: Philadelphia Flyers

The Philadelphia Flyers took a step back in 2018-2019, posting a 37-37-8 record for a total of 82 points. In 2017-2018, they managed 42 wins and made the playoffs. Pittsburgh eliminated them in six games, but it was a step in the right direction. 2018-2019 was, therefore, a step in the wrong direction. The FlyersContinue reading “What Went Wrong: Philadelphia Flyers”

Flyers: Philly Among Sellers at This Year’s Trade Deadline

The trade deadline is six weeks away and speculation is running rampant as to who’s available, who’s selling and who’s buying. And believe me, there will be sellers and there will be buyers at this year’s deadline. Among the sellers? The Philadelphia Flyers. The Flyers are eighth in the Metropolitan Division and this season isContinue reading “Flyers: Philly Among Sellers at This Year’s Trade Deadline”

Penguins: Pittsburgh Advances on Strength of Guentzel’s Four Goals

Thanks to a wild 8-5 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday, the Pittsburgh Penguins are on their way to the second round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Jake Guentzel had four straight goals in the contest, while Sean Couturier had a hat trick for Philly in the losing effort. The Penguins advance toContinue reading “Penguins: Pittsburgh Advances on Strength of Guentzel’s Four Goals”

Flyers’ Elliott Out 5-6 Weeks

Philadelphia Flyers netminder Brian Elliot will be out five to six weeks, the team announced Tuesday. The 32-year-old from Newmarket has re-aggravated an abdominal injury and had surgery Tuesday to repair the issue. He missed four games earlier this month. Elliott has played in 41 games this season and started 40, posting a 21-11-7 record.Continue reading “Flyers’ Elliott Out 5-6 Weeks”