Flyers 2016 Draft Targets: Jake Bean

Currently the Philadelphia Flyers sit comfortably with the 18th overall selection in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. The Flyers will be able to add someone with considerable skill and NHL upside to the stable of prospects they’ve been churning out the last handful of seasons. So, who might Ron Hextall and co. select at the podium when there number is called? It could be Calgary Hitman...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Draft Provides Flyers with Options to Fill Power Forward Need

Embed from Getty Images   For several of the last few seasons, the Flyers have used the NHL Draft to attack their blue line problem head on. The Flyers aren't rolling out a defensive group among the best in the NHL just yet, but it's safe to say they don't have a problem there anymore. Last season provided only a glimpse, as Shayne Gostisbehere was the first of those draft...
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Revisiting Claude Giroux, Shayne Gostisbehere’s World Cup Chances

The Philadelphia Flyers will be well-represented at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. Jake Voracek, Radko Gudas and Michal Neuvirth will all suit up for their native Czech Republic, while Mark Streit and Sean Couturier will participate for the newly created Team Europe and Team North America, respectively. Yet it’s perhaps the two biggest contributors to the Flyers’ success this...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Philippe Myers turning out to be unexpected surprise for Flyers this season

Embed from Getty Images   When the Flyers opened training camp to kick off their 2015-16 season last September, much had been made of the core of defensive prospects that were working their way through the prospect pipeline. Eight months later, with the Memorial Cup well underway, the Flyers have yet another prospect to be excited about in Philippe Myers. Myers had been...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers Have Offseason Needs to Address

The Philadelphia Flyers might be waiting for the 2016-17 season but there is still work to do during the summer. It was hard loss in the playoffs for the Philadelphia Flyers. Their Game 6 loss to the Washington Capitals capped what was a year of  rebuilding and growing its future. It was a season that many thought wouldn’t be as successful for the team and towards the end of the...
Via The Hockey Writers
4 days ago

What is Nick Schultz's Trade Value for Flyers?

Kate Frese/Flyerdelphia Before the start of the 2014-15 season, Philadelphia Flyers general manager Ron Hextall brought in Nick Schultz to add depth to the defensive core. At the time, it seemed like a mundane move. The journeyman defenseman has become a staple for the back end. The pairing of Mark Streit and Schultz was the top option to try and slow down Alex Ovechkin and...
Via Flyerdelphia
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers would trade Neuvirth or Mason if the “deal was right”

The Philadelphia Flyers received outstanding goaltending in 2015-16 as Steve Mason and Michal Neuvirth were among the best tandems in the NHL. The duo led the league with a .934 even strength save percentage and were a big reason why the Flyers squeaked into the playoffs. General manager Ron Hextall told Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer that while he’d like to keep both...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Evgeny Medvedev arrested for suspicion of DUI

It was reported first by Sons of Penn that Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Evgeny Medvedev was arrested on suspicion of a DUI. This is what Lower Moreland, PA police chief Pete Hanson had to say about the incident to NBC 10 news: “Medvedev was released from police custody this morning with pending charges from a stop that occurred in Lower Moreland, PA around 2:45 a.m. Wednesday...
Via Puck Drunk Love
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Brayden Schenn suspended three games next season for hit on T.J. Oshie

Philadelphia Flyers forward Brayden Schenn has been suspended three games next season by the NHL for his hit to the head of T.J Oshie. The dangerous hit occurred in Game 6 of the Flyers first-round series playoff series against the Washington Capitals. Oshie corralled the puck behind the Flyers goal, and Schenn, with a full head of steam, charged at him and left his feet to make...
Via Puck Drunk Love
29 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every team captain in the history of the Philadelphia Flyers

The Philadelphia Flyers have had 19 team captains in the history of their NHL franchise. How many of the can you name? Clue: Years as captain
April 26, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every player on both Philadelphia Flyers 1973-74 and 1974-75 Stanley Cup-winning teams

Can you name every player on both Philadelphia Flyers 1973-75 Stanley Cup-winning teams - the famed Broad Street Bullies of the NHL? Clue: Number/Position
April 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Late Philadelphia Flyers owner Ed Snider once kicked out Donald Trump for talking too much

Philadelphia Flyers founder and owner Ed Snider, died last week, leading to a number of tributes and eulogies and of course the sharing of various entertaining Snider anecdotes. Well, it has been revealed that Snider was ahead of his time in one important category: telling Donald Trump to shut up. At a celebration of the businessman’s life held at the Wells Fargo Center on...
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April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Dave Hakstol Shines in Philadelphia Flyers’ Game 4 Win

Following a horrific Game 3 performance that served as the worst loss thus far in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, it was do or die for the Philadelphia Flyers as they entered Game 4 against the Washington Capitals Wednesday night.  Goaltender Steve Mason, who was instrumental in the Flyers’ late season playoff push, has been less then stellar in the postseason giving up 4.09 goals per...
Via The Sports Journal
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Can The Flyers Rebound From Costly Mistakes?

Think about your favorite team. It's the team you support during both good times and bad times, and the team that ignites your passion and undying love for sports. It's the team that allows you to momentarily escape the realities of life and enter an idealized realm, where victories make you feel invincible and losses seems like the end of the world. Now, answer this question: would...
Via The Sports Quotient
April 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers Franchise Hopes to Rebound from Embarrassing Game 3 Loss

Monday’s Game 3 matchup between the Philadelphia Flyers and Washington Capitals began with great promise.  After failing to claim victory in either of the series’ first two games, the Flyers were back in the comfort of the Wells Fargo Center, looking to gain some ground on the reigning Presidents’ Trophy winners.  Fans were provided bracelets to honor Ed Snider, and the team...
Via The Sports Journal
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

NHL Playoffs 2016: Philadelphia Flyers fans outraged, cause penalty

Philadelphia Flyers fans have developed a bit of a reputation. In typical Philly, passion, Flyers fans have shown themselves to be a bit aggressive. Earlier in the season they chanted, “She said no,” at Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane in the wake of a now dropped rape allegation. The latest development in Philly aggression comes from their team’s playoff struggle. The Flyers...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Flyers penalized after fans throw bracelet giveaways on ice

The Philadelphia Flyers honored their late owner Ed Snider by having a moment of silence before their playoff game against the Washington Capitals on Monday night at Wells Fargo Center. They also handed out memorial bracelets to their fans. Unfortunately, many of those bracelets hit the ice after a brawl that broke out in the third period which resulted in multiple Flyers penalties...
Via The Comeback
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Ovechkin hit may have knocked Flyers’ Sean Couturier out for series

The Philadelphia Flyers were always going to face an uphill battle to upend the Eastern Conference favorite Washington Capitals in their first-round Stanley Cup playoff series. Now it appears they will have to do it without one of their most important young players, Sean Couturier. During the second period of Game One on Thursday night, Capitals star Alexander Ovechkin leveled a...
Via The Comeback
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

NHL postseason opening round quick hits: Capitals vs. Flyers

VitalsPhiladelphia: (41-27-14) 5th in Metropolitan DivisionWashington: (56-18-8) 1st in Metropolitan DivisionSeason SeriesWashington took three of four meetings between the two teams this season, dropping the final bout 2-1 in the shootout at Wells Fargo Center on March 30.Looking at the MatchupThe 2016 Presidents' Trophy winners handily beat the underdogs from Philly on paper in...
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April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

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