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Breaking Down Tape: 1/7/17 Flyers vs. Lightning

  In what I’m hoping becomes a semi-regular series here at Evening the Score I will be taking a look at key events from previous games and breaking them down. First on the docket: 1/7/17 Philadelphia Flyers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning After losing five straight games, the Flyers were desperate for a win. Hakstol shuffled…

TORONTO, CANADA - DECEMBER 31: USA's Jeremy Bracco #17 celebrate his second period goal against Team Canada with teammates Tanner Laczynski #10 and Casey Fitzgerald #6 during preliminary round action at the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship. (Photo by Matt Zambonin/HHOF-IIHF Images)

2017 World Juniors Recap

 2017 World Juniors Recap   The 2017 World Juniors came down to a thrilling gold medal match between Canada and USA, with the Americans ultimately prevailing with a 4-3 shootout victory. The Flyers came into the tournament with a league-leading 9 prospects. Overall, it was a very successful tournament for the prospects, as 5 of…

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German Rubtsov: Coming to America

  *At this point it’s more like STAYING in America for the Flyers first round draft pick.  The long awaited announcement has come for German Rubstov. He will spend at least the rest of the 2016-2017 season in the QMJHL with the Chicoutimi Sanguenéens, who took the risk of drafting German with the 27th overall…

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Patrick Stefan Screwed Us

You may not remember him. Patrick Stefan was a 1st overall pick by the Atlanta Thrashers in the 1999 draft. He had himself a decent run with Atlanta but overall is considered a bust by most hockey minds. Still don’t remember him? Maybe this will help. 10 years ago Patrik Stefan missed an ENG and…