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2016-17 Philadelphia Flyers Report Card

The Philadelphia Flyers have no doubt just gone through one of the most up-and-down seasons in their 50-year history. There was a point this season when I was writing about the Flyers being one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference, a force to possibly make a deep run in the playoffs. That all quickly went by the wayside. There I sat, in that same spot just three months later...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

The Philadelphia Flyers future will be on display in the AHL playoffs

While the exciting comebacks and incredible overtime thrillers that have transpired in the Stanley Cup Playoffs certainly command every hockey fans attention, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms run at the Calder Cup is certainly worth watching if you’re a fan of the Philadelphia Flyers. After coming in second in the entire AHL in the regular season, several junior prospects are now playing for...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers Player to Watch: Oskar Lindblom

With the season finally over, we will take a look at some of the youngsters that are making their way through the Philadelphia Flyers’ ranks. Oskar Lindblom was selected by the Philadelphia Flyers with the 138th pick in the 2014 NHL draft. Going into this offseason, he may be a favorite to win a job […] Philadelphia Flyers Player to Watch: Oskar Lindblom - Section 215 - Section...
Via Section215
3 days ago

Why They Should Trade Up for the Finnish Phenom

Scoring phenom Eeli Tolvanen is projected to go anywhere from picks 5-10 in this year’s draft. Could we see Hextall’s ability to turn garbage into gold and add the Finnish phenom to the scoring inept Philadelphia Flyers’ roster? It is no secret that the Philadelphia Flyers have a top-heavy offense. After the top two lines, […] Philadelphia Flyers: Why They Should Trade Up...
Via Section215
4 days ago

Finding a Goalie for the Flyers

This summer there seems to be no secrecy in the Philadelphia Flyers organization. Michael Del Zotto and Nick Schultz will be gone, against fans’ wishes it appears coach Dave Hakstol will be back and the goalie tandem for next year will not be Michal Neuvirth and Anthony Stolarz. Most had assumed with Neuvirth re-signed, the team would move on from Steve Mason and begin a new era...
Via The Hockey Writers
8 days ago

Moy, Madsen and Fox Sweep Final ECAC Hockey Monthly Awards

Adding to a long list of postseason accolades, student-athletes from the Harvard men’s hockey team earned all three of the final monthly awards distributed by ECAC Hockey XXXXXX for March and April. Senior Tyler Moy was named Player of the Month, junior Merrick Madsen was tabbed Goaltender of the Month and freshman Adam Fox garnered Rookie of the Month recognition.

Steve Mason Deserves Better

There’s no debate about who are the three best goalies in Philadelphia Flyers’ history — and that’s not for good reason. The Flyers have had such a bad history in net that really only three stand out from the pack. It’s the fourth best where the debates can begin. Pete Peeters, who backstopped Philly’s 35-game unbeaten streak, Doug Favell, an original Flyer, or Bob Froese are...
Via The Hockey Writers
11 days ago

Five things to know about the Philadelphia Flyers in their last two games

The Philadelphia Flyers were eliminated from playoff contention on Sunday night in a 4-3 loss to the New York Rangers.  Their chances at the playoffs were already very slim but the team showed some fight all of last week. The Flyers (38-33-9) have two games left in the regular season and there are a few things to keep an eye on. 1. Travis Konecny is in Hakstol’s doghouse The...
Via isportsweb.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers goalie Michal Neuvirth released from hospital

Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers goalie Michal Neuvirth carted off after collapsing on ice

Via Associated Press
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers teammate says Neuvirth was feeling ill prior to collapsing

Michal Neuvirth collapsed on the ice during the first period of Philadelphia’s game against New Jersey on Saturday, causing great concern.There was a faceoff by the blue line with the Flyers up 1-0 on the Devils when the Flyers goalie just fell over backwards. Neuvirth was taken off the ice on a stretcher.After the period, Philly right winger Colin McDonald said Neuvirth was not...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Philadelphia Flyers prospects for the future

In the Ron Hextall era, the Flyers have developed the build through the draft approach.  The Flyers have not been a playoff contender for several years now as they turn to the young guys to help build their roster. Philadelphia has also longed for a legitimate goalie since now GM Ron Hextall left the Flyers crease.  The Flyers now have several goalie prospects that can fill the...
Via isportsweb.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Schenn's OT goal lifts Flyers over Hurricanes

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Travis Konecny tied it with 42.9 seconds left in the third period and Brayden Schenn scored 38 seconds into overtime, lifting the Philadelphia Flyers over the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Sunday night. Jordan Staal scored a power-play goal with 8:11 left in the third to put Carolina ahead 3-2, but Konecny scored with Flyers goalie Steve Mason on the bench for an...
Via Associated Press
March 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Gary Bettman thinks NHL participation at the Olympics has 'no positive impact'

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman still doesn’t think sending the league’s players to the Olympics matters.Jason Botchford of the The Province got this lovely quote from Bettman, where the commish said the NHL’s participation in the Olympics has had “no positive impact.” Bettman elaborated on his comments during a radio interview on Sportsnet. Foolishly, he called the events...
Via The Comeback
March 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Jakub Voracek follows through on promise, donates nearly 400 hats to children’s hospitals

Jakub Voracek is a certifiably good dude.Earlier this month, after Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds was thought to have scored a hat trick in a win against the Colorado Avalanche, many fans threw their lids on the ice in celebration.Ultimately, the goal didn’t complete the hat trick. Instead, it was ruled as Voracek’s, rendering the hat throwing premature. Voracek decided...
Via The Comeback
March 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Flyers’ Jake Voracek turns missed hat trick incident into power play for charity

Fans of the Philadelphia Flyers jumped the gun on a hat trick celebration in honor of Wayne Simmonds scoring a third goal in a win against the Colorado Avalanche this week, but Jake Voracek is hoping to make up for it.Simmonds appeared to have notched a third goal in the first period against Colorado off a shot initiated by Voracek. The goal ended up actually being Voracek’s, and...
Via The Comeback
March 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Should Brandon Manning be suspended for big hit during Stadium Series game?

Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Brandon Manning will have a hearing with the NHL's Department of Player Safety this week to discuss a bad hit he threw during Saturday's Stadium Series game in Pittsburgh.During the second period of the outdoor game at Heinz Field, Manning destroyed Penguins forward Jake Guentzel with a big hit that left the Pens player a bit shaken up. It also left...
Via FOX Sports
February 26, 2017

Report: Former NHL player Mike Comrie under investigation for rape

Mike Comrie is reportedly being investigated by police over a rape allegation, according to TMZ.com.According to reports, Comrie met with the unnamed accuser at a Los Angeles bar on Saturday, where they went back to his apartment. She claims that while there Comrie raped her multiple times. TMZ reports sources close to Comrie allege the two have known each other for a prolonged period...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 15, 2017  |  Discuss
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