FLYERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Flyers aim to improve scoring in matchup with Canucks

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux has no doubt about why his team is struggling lately. The Flyers are 2-4-1 in their last seven games and have been outscored 17-10 in those games. In today's tight-checking NHL, such a gap can be considered a canyon and Philadelphia will try to improve its offensive game Sunday against the Vancouver Canucks...
Via FOX Sports
6 hours ago

Philadelphia Flyers are facing an identity crisis

The ability to adapt to an 82-game schedule is key in making a great head coach.  The up-and-down nature of an NHL season will present a series of challenges for any team and they need to find ways to adjust. The Philadelphia Flyers are struggling, as of late, to find identity under second year head coach, Dave Hakstol.  Some of Hakstol’s puzzling coaching decisions were exposed...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

It appears the Oilers still don't like Brandon Manning very much

Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Brandon Manning doesn't have many friends in the Edmonton Oilers locker room, and for good reason. The Oilers future lies in superstar Connor McDavid, who broke his collarbone and missed a significant chunk of time after being put into the boards by Manning last season. Earlier this season, McDavid and Manning stepped onto the ice and crossed paths...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Steve Mason’s Stadium Series Mask is Fine

We’re a very excitable fanbase. Every Sixers win gives us reason to raise our ****ing felines, and put the Phillies in throwback uniforms once a year and we lose our shit. It’s just how we are, even about the smallest things. To wit: Steve Mason’s stadium series mask, shown in here a now deleted Tweet from (@dflanns): It’s a very clean design. Nice and crisp. And it...
Via Crossing Broad
2 days ago

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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Future is Bright for Flyers Hockey

With the Philadelphia Flyers still jostling for a playoff spot in the N.H.L.’s Eastern Conference, I decided to take a look at the future stars of the ‘Orange and Black’. G.M. Ron Hextall has a lot of talented players in the minors and will be patient on who to bring up and when. The Philadelphia Flyers […] Philadelphia Flyers: The Future is Bright for Flyers Hockey - Section...
Via Section215
3 days ago

Top 3 All-Time Flyers Goalies

While most jokes about the Philadelphia Flyers are aimed at the guys who play between the pipes, the Flyers actually have a rich history of goalies. Unfortunately, for recent teams — or even the teams of the ’90s — those goalies played, for the most part, in the ’70s and ’80s. The three best goalies to play in Philadelphia all reign in those periods. Between the three of...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

Mature Approach Gets Gostisbehere Through Flyers Benching

(Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly) By Kevin Durso, Sports Talk Philly editor  As the Flyers have struggled to find the success that put them on a 10-game winning streak in December and provided a path to the playoffs, the saga of Shayne Gostisbehere and the Flyers lineup had really taken center stage of late. The Flyers sat the Calder runner-up for three games after a 5-1 drubbing...
Via Flyerdelphia
6 days ago

Flyers at 50: The Trade for LeClair and Desjardins

  By Mike Watson, Sports Talk Philly staff writer  February 9, 1995 When you trade away a popular player in his prime, who had scored 230 regular season points in the last two full seasons as a Flyer, you are taking a serious gamble on your future. When it pays off, it can change the path of your organization for years to come. On Feb. 9, 1995, the Flyers traded winger Mark...
Via Flyerdelphia
6 days ago

Wayne Simmonds' OT goal lifts Flyers over Sharks 2-1

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Wayne Simmonds scored on a breakaway just over a minute into overtime and Michal Neuvirth made 23 saves Saturday, helping the Philadelphia Flyers end a three-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks. Ivan Provorov scored in regulation for Philadelphia. Patrick Marleau had the goal for Pacific Division-leading San Jose, which lost its fourth...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Place Konecny on IR, Call up Jordan Weal

By Kevin Durso, Sports Talk Philly editor  The inevitable move of Travis Konecny heading to injured reserve after suffering a lower-body injury that will sideline him for four-to-six weeks happened on Friday morning. The Flyers also tabbed his replacement for the moment as well. Jordan Weal, who has spent the entire season with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, has been called up to...
Via Flyerdelphia
8 days ago

Blues' grind continues in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA -- Going head-to-head against one of the biggest and strongest teams in the NHL, Philadelphia Flyers coach Dave Hakstol decided to sit defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere, who is 5-foot-11, 180 pounds, and rookie forward Travis Konecny, who is 5-foot-10, 175 pounds. The Flyers had one of their strongest defensive efforts of the season in a 1-0 overtime loss to the Kings and...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins debut awesome gold and yellow Stadium Series jerseys

The Pittsburgh Penguins are going gold.The Penguins unveiled the new look for their upcoming "Stadium Series." The jerseys are pure gold and black. Penguins players will wear gold helmets, jerseys, and pants, with black details throughout. The jerseys feature two patches, one titled “City of Champions” and the other a Stadium Series patch.The look is called “Pittsburgh Gold”...
Via Puck Drunk Love
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Just How Strong is the Flyers’ Defensive Pipeline?

The Philadelphia Flyers have traditionally been an aggressive team. The team’s Founder, the late Ed Snider, didn’t hesitate when it came to spending money. He would stop at nothing if it meant putting the best team on the ice. The Flyers have consistently looked to sign the best free agent or make the biggest splash in the trade market to lift Lord Stanley’s Cup for the first...
Via The Sports Post
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers: Wayne Train wins All-Star Game MVP, Flyers still inconsistent

What a great first impression for Wayne Simmonds in his first All-Star game. Simmonds, who made his first All-Star appearance, took home the MVP award after scoring the winning goal for team Metropolitan against team Pacific.  Simmonds netted three goals in two games which helped him to win the award. Simmonds is just the second Flyer to receive the MVP, as Reggie Leach won it in...
Via isportsweb.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Flailing Flyers lack answers for recent struggles

With a series of ''I don't know'' responses, captain Claude Giroux was at a loss to explain what has happened to the Philadelphia Flyers lately. Eleven losses in 14 games have erased the positive vibes and good feelings from their recent 10-game winning streak. Things have gone sideways for the Flyers over the past month, and general manager Ron Hextall said ''the negative energy...
Via Associated Press
January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

The Flyers Have Had the Worst Luck in the Stanley Cup

The year was 1967. The NHL had its Original Six and a slew of other teams had come in gone with little-to-no success. California would be getting two squads (Golden Seals and Kings). Minnesota would get the North Stars. St. Louis would get the Blues. And, Pennsylvania would get the Pittsburgh Penguins along with the Philadelphia Flyers. It didn’t take long for the Philadelphia...
Via The Sports Post
January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Video: Luke Kunin ejected for high hit on Philipe Myers at World Juniors

Team USA forward Luke Kunin was ejected from the U.S.’s game against Canada at the 2017 World Junior Tournament on Saturday after a late hit to Canadian defenseman Philippe Myers. With Myers dropping the puck off behind Canada’s net, Kunin hit Myers with force. The hit was a tad late, but it appeared Kunin delivered a clean blow against Myers. Now, considering it’s the World...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 01, 2017  |  Discuss
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