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”

2017-2018 Season Preview: Philadelphia Flyers

The Philadelphia Flyers have been systematically constructing their team from within for the past few seasons and the time may have finally arrived for dividends. Word around the campfire has as many as five rookies on the opening night roster, while the club’s drafting and player development has been strong. General manager Ron Hextall isContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Philadelphia Flyers”

Neuvirth Injury Highlights Flyers’ Goaltending Troubles

The Philadelphia Flyers will have to make do without goalie Michal Neuvirth for four to six weeks, as he’s out with a lower body injury. The team made the announcement on Sunday. Neuvirth was injured on Saturday night in a game against the Minnesota Wild. He stopped six of seven shots in the first period,Continue reading “Neuvirth Injury Highlights Flyers’ Goaltending Troubles”