They were set to face off against the New York Rangers in the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs. In his first season behind the bench was now Flyers head coach Alain Vigneault. What ensued was a battle of a seven-game series that featured ups and downs the entire way. Here is a closer look at the Flyers 2014 playoff series against the Rangers.
The odds were already stacked against the Flyers when they faced the President’s Trophy winners, the Washington Capitals, in the first round of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs, but it turned out to be a much closer series than the results showed. Our Series in Review series continues with a closer look at this playoff appearance.
For the next few weeks, we’ll take a look back on several playoff series in Flyers history, both won and lost by the Flyers, and review them to see some of the turning points within the series and how the result could have been different. We begin with the Flyers last playoff series back in 2018 against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
The 2018-19 season was another year in what has been a roller-coaster career for Shayne Gostisbehere, who followed up a career-high 65 points with a career-low 37 points. So the question arises again: which version of Gostisbehere will the Flyers get this season?
Defenseman David Schlemko was placed on waivers by the Flyers on Sunday for the purposes of terminating contract. The team will buy him out.
Kevin Durso and Matt Mastrogiovanni take a closer look at the offseason moves made by the Flyers so far and look ahead to the 2019 NHL Draft.
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.
One day after they acquired defenseman Matt Niskanen from the Capitals for Radko Gudas, they officially placed defenseman Andrew MacDonald on waivers for purposes of a buyout. MacDonald is expected to clear waivers and have the contract bought out, making him a free agent.
Assuming Kevin Hayes is going to sign with the Flyers, what would the contract look like and what would it do to the Flyers open cap space?
The Flyers season is over, and it sets up for an interesting offseason for GM Chuck Fletcher, one that begins now that the season is over and will carry over throughout the summer and as the 2019-20 season approaches.
The Capitals scored twice in the first period and added three quick goals in the second to put the game away early and held off the Flyers comeback in a 5-3 win on Wednesday night at Wells Fargo Center.
Three goals in the first 10:23 chased Carter Hart and the Flyers suffered a 5-2 defeat to the Lightning on Tuesday night.
The weekend provided fodder for many different topics as the trade deadline approaches, from the Flyers acquisition of Cam Talbot, to Wayne Simmonds’ deadline fate, to signs of a possible moving on from Shayne Gostisbehere.
The Flyers won in overtime, 6-5. In the end, it doesn’t matter how the points come, as long as they keep coming. But against the lowly Red Wings, this was a game that the Flyers needed to lock down and didn’t do it. Sure, they survived, but it sets the stage for a difficult game to come on Sunday in the back end of a home-and-home.
Goals by Travis Konecny and James van Riemsdyk and another solid game in goal from Carter Hart led the Flyers to a 3-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets for their fourth straight win.
The Flyers got three goals from Sean Couturier and another excellent night in goal from Carter Hart on their way to back-to-back wins for just the fourth time this season, defeating the Bruins, 4-3.
With one second left, Ryan Johansen put a shot off the post, securing the second straight win for the Flyers by a score of 2-1 over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night at Wells Fargo Center.
In Pittsburgh, though, the Flyers had one of their better wins of the season. It wasn’t a pretty win, but between Anthony Stolarz’s strong play in net and contributions up and down the lineup, the Flyers managed to hold off the Penguins and steal a win in a time when nothing is coming easy and emotions are certainly high.
A shorthanded goal by Dale Weise proved to be the game-winner as Anthony Stolarz earned his first NHL win in since April 1, 2017 as the Flyers defeated the Penguins, 4-2, on Saturday night.
It took 33 minutes for the Bruins to strike, but Zdeno Chara’s goal to open the scoring was the only one needed in a 3-0 Flyers loss to the Bruins on Thursday night at TD Garden.
Getting back on the right side of the win column won’t be easy against one of the NHL’s best and most dangerous lines. The Flyers face the Bruins in Boston at 7 p.m.
More than any specific aspect of the game, slow starts have been a consistent problem for the Flyers and not just this season. In fact, the numbers under the Flyers’ current regime of Ron Hextall, Dave Hakstol and all the players of this core show that it’s a trend.
On nights like these, you see that the Flyers have a work issue. It’s selective, turned on and off like a switch. It’s a big reason the team is as inconsistent as it gets. That’s a team-wide problem from coaching to players that will get them in trouble in the standings fast.
Here are the takeaways and analysis from a wild game at Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday night between the Flyers and Florida Panthers.