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Hockey Basics Tee

The season might be ending, but that’s no excuse to slack off. Every player needs to know the basics, keep the rust off this offseason by remembering the simplest hockey … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Could the Flyers land Russian standout Zaitsev?

Will Dave Hakstol’s quotes help bring in CSKA Moscow defenseman Nikita Zaitsev? Two seasons ago the Flyers attempted to sign Nikita Zaitsev but he declined and stayed with CSKA Moscow of the KHL, … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Yevgeny Medvedev joins the Flyers

The Flyers announced that they have signed KHL veteran defenseman Yevgeny Medvedev. Medvedev, 32, has spent the past 8 seasons playing for the Kazan Ak-Bars of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) and will be … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

What we should know about the Flyers new coach.

Flyers General Manager Ron Hextall surprised everyone in Philly on Monday by announcing the Flyers new head coach would be a rather unknown coming straight from Cawlidge Hawkey. Over the … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dave Hakstol announced as Flyers new head coach

“He was our target all along.” Flyers General Manager Ron Hextall said in a press conference on Monday officially announcing the new Flyers Head Coach.   “I thought about him … Continue reading

May 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Left wing free agent targets

The Flyers had a lack of offense this past season and it had nothing to do with the top line. Behind Raffl and Read our next left winger is R.J. Umberger and that’s … Continue reading

May 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Oh look Braydon Coburn did a thing

And he did it in the playoffs. While he did manage to single-handedly salvage part of my bracket, Coburn’s game winning goal against the Detroit Red Wings didn’t do the … Continue reading

April 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Flyers need a better backup goalie

After a sub-par season from Ray Emery where he posted a GAA of 3.06 and a SV% of .894 it’s time for someone else to take over the backup role. … Continue reading

April 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Bye Bye Berube

In his first full season as head coach, Craig Berube made odd lineup decisions, scratched players that shouldn’t have been scratched, criticized players that he didn’t use correctly and fumbled … Continue reading

April 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Flyers fans, pick your poison.

The Flyers exit interviews on Monday sure gave us a lot to think about. We learned that Steve Mason and Ryan White are either delusional or being blackmailed by Craig … Continue reading

April 14, 2015 · 1 Comment

Reviewing Craig Berube’s comments

Craig Berube said some rather shocking things in his latest interview today, including suggesting Sean Couturier is making excuses and needs to be more like Patrice Bergeron. Both fans and media … Continue reading

April 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

Brandon Manning signs 1 year deal with Flyers

The Flyers have announced that they have signed defenseman Brandon Manning to a one year contract extension. Manning, 24, has played in 20 NHL games throughout his career, and 10 this … Continue reading

April 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hot Takes of the Month

The Flyers season is in its twilight and has been pretty meaningless for a while now. With no playoff story lines to write about, there are some Philly reporters whose … Continue reading

April 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Flyers Beat the Islanders; Brayden Schenn is the Hero

Flyers beat the New York Islanders in the final seconds 5-4. Steve Mason was “good not great” saving 36 of 40 shots and Claude Giroux nearly had his first hat … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

What to look forward to without the playoffs

The Flyers have been mathematically eliminated from the playoffs this season. Not that we’re surprised, we did kind of expect this before this season started, but it still stings to … Continue reading

April 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Postgame: Flyers (officially) eliminated from playoffs

The Flyers lost 3-2 against the San Jose Sharks in a shootout this afternoon. Flyers goals were scored by Michael Raffl and Claude Giroux and the Sharks scorer’s were Matt … Continue reading

March 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Simmonds and MacDonald are done for the season

The Flyers were hit with two more injuries tonight and it was announced that Andrew MacDonald (upper body) and Wayne Simmonds (lower body) will miss the remainder of the season. … Continue reading

March 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Postgame: Kimmo Timonen’s return to Philadelphia

The Flyers defeat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1. Flyers goals scored by Simmonds (28), White (5), Giroux (22), and Raffl (19). Lone Hawks goal from Andrew Shaw (13). The Flyers came … Continue reading

March 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Michael Raffl, underrated and underutilized

Michael Raffl has been moved around the lineup this season and yet is still putting up goals. If the Flyers want to get back into the playoffs next season, consistently using Raffl … Continue reading

March 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Flyers got robbed by the Hamburgler

The Flyers lose 2-1 in a shootout to the Ottawa Senators. Goals scored by Jean-Gabriel Pageau (4) and Jakub Voracek (21). After scoring seven goals yesterday against the tenth best team in the league, the … Continue reading

March 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

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