With multiple roster moves throughout the summer, the Flyers are seeking to redeem themselves going into the 2021-22 season.
After a few rocky days of hockey, the Flyers are lacking some of their talent, but more importantly seem to lack their “killer instinct.” With no fans in the majority of NHL arenas for the time being, the mental side of the game has grown exponentially. It’s up to the players themselves to bring their own motivation day in and day out until each team’s faithful followers can make long-awaited returns to the stands.
The Flyers’ depth this season has thus far proved that without Claude Giroux scoring, the team can still get the job done.
To honor the theme of National Police Week, it’s time to take a look back at some of the most prolific “law” enforcement “officers” to don the Philadelphia Flyers crest.
With the Flyers on a six-game winning streak and in second place in the heavyweight Metropolitan Division, it feels like night and day compared to just a year ago.
In the National Hockey League, whether it be Movember or not, many marvelous mustaches have come and gone throughout the years. As the Flyers are in the midst of the current season, it’s time to take a look back at some of the most iconic “mo’s” in franchise history.
In Monday’s 4-3 loss to Lausanne HC in Switzerland, the supposed “new look” Flyers suffered from the same old pitfalls that have plagued them last season and for many years prior.
It’s been a busy week for Flyers GM Chuck Fletcher and there may be more to come, but the latest moves to the team’s roster have already shown the immediate willingness to improve the on-ice product.
Despite the Flyers’ slim chances of making this year’s Stanley Cup Playoffs, there is victory in one way. After Sunday night’s exciting win over the Pittsburgh Penguins, the season series was won with the Flyers winning three of four meetings.
As another installment of the always entertaining “Battle of Pennsylvania” approaches between the Flyers and Penguins in the 2019 Stadium Series, let’s take a look back at some of the most notable happenings throughout the history of this bitter rivalry.
Top-tier draft picks in the National Hockey League are expected to make an immediate impact on their team. For some, those picks can completely change the course of a team’s performance. In the case of Nolan Patrick, the sophomore Flyer has yet to find his stride in the big league.
With a 5-0-1 record in their last six games, including Saturday’s statement 4-0 victory against Chicago, the Flyers seem to have found their mojo after a rocky start to the season. However, does it seem too good to be true?
After an embarrassing 8-2 loss in their home opener on Tuesday, the team’s flaws proved to be their downfall once again.
Throughout the summer, the NHL Network has been compiling lists of the top 20 players in each position. In the most recent installment, unveiled on Sunday, the league’s top 20 wingers were spotlighted with Flyers wingers Claude Giroux and Jake Voracek both making the list.
For the Flyers, the addition of James van Riemsdyk could give them a much-needed catalyst to propel the team’s power play to a top spot in the league.
After the disappointing outcome of Sunday’s contest, the Flyers find themselves in what may be a must-win situation being down 2-1 in the series against the Penguins with potentially just one more chance at grabbing a home-ice win in the series.
Meeting in the postseason for the first time since the fabled 2012 quarterfinal series, both teams have changed immensely. Philadelphia is in the playoffs for the first time in two years, while Pittsburgh has as many Stanley Cup championships in that span.
In merely a few short weeks, the Flyers have managed to almost play themselves right out of playoff contention. Late February saw them climb to the top of the Metropolitan Division with a 12-game point streak. Since then, it seemed as if the Ides of March have struck.
During a five-game losing streak that came to a close on Saturday, there have been many questions that come to mind about the Flyers’ play. One of the many things plaguing the team’s performance is the inability to score on the power play, and that was no different even in a winning effort on Saturday.
As 2018 begins and 2017 rides off into the sunset, it’s time to take a look back at some of the highlights in the past year of Flyers hockey.
Despite the team’s struggles as of late, which has contributed to them moving into last place in the Metropolitan Division, it’s still way too soon to count the Flyers out of contention for a playoff spot.
It’s been nine games since Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds last scored a goal. Last season’s leading scorer for Philadelphia might have some worried about his performance as of late. But a drought should not be cause to worry too much.
One thing that is a certainty for the Flyers is that they have a tough stretch of games coming up, with their next six games completing a stretch of 10 in a row against Western Conference opponents.
The Flyers defense has long been a puzzle to solve for the coaching and management staff. Now, just 12 games into the new campaign, the same puzzle has come to light once again due to a series of injuries on the Flyers’ blue line.
It’s no question that the top trio of Flyers forwards have been lighting it up as of late. Claude Giroux is looking like a new man after last season’s woes and Sean Couturier has silenced those questioning his top-line status. But don’t overlook the last piece of the puzzle: Jake Voracek.
The fourth line for the Flyers has been turning heads so far with their play. As compared to last season’s mediocre fourth line, this year’s trio is breath of fresh air.
With a 2-1-0 start on one of the toughest road trips of the year, the Flyers’ success early on the road can actually be beneficial in the long run.
The time is almost upon us. Wednesday night in San Jose, the Flyers will open the 2017-18 season against the Sharks. Philadelphia’s 23-man roster was finalized on Monday and there are multiple reasons to be excited for the newest chapter of Flyers hockey.
One of the most notable things to come out of the early stages of the Flyers new season is the decision to try captain Claude Giroux at the left wing position.