Flyers fans rejoice. After several years of legitimate consideration and a second place finish in 2018, Sean Couturier has finally won his first Frank J. Selke Trophy. It’s been quite some time since a Flyer brought home any kind of personal hardware. The last to do so was Ian Laperriere, awarded the Bill Masterton Memorial
In the world of sports, the 2019-20 season hasn’t been easy on anyone for obvious reasons. In a matter of five months, we saw all sports indefinitely shut down and eventually brought back to either complete their 2019-20 season or kick off their 2020-21 seasons. Throughout that time, 24-year-old Philadelphia Flyers forward Oskar Lindblom fought
The Philadelphia Flyers were the top seed in the Eastern Conference and the New York Islanders were the sixth, but you wouldn’t know it from watching Game 7 last Saturday night. The veteran Islanders worked for everything they got in the series but the Flyers had nothing left. New York earned a dominant 4-0 win
The NHL’s Department of Player Safety has suspended Philadelphia Flyers’ defender Matt Niskanen for one playoff game. Niskanen would cross-check Montreal Canadiens’ forward Brendan Gallagher in the face during Game 5 of their first-round match-up which unfortunately caused an injury to Gallagher. Philadelphia’s Matt Niskanen has been suspended for one playoff game for Cross-checking Montreal’s
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news on the status of Montreal Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher after taking a cross check to the face. With that, is there any supplemental discipline coming for Matt Niskanen? In Edmonton, one scribe suggests the Oilers will kick tires on two big-name and expensive goaltenders. Finally, in Columbus,
The year is 1994. The location is Lillehammer, Norway. It’s a sudden death shootout in the Olympic hockey finals. With the crowd screaming, Peter Forsberg is at the opposite blue line staring at Canada’s goalie, Corey Hirsch. Forsberg skates in and makes a move towards Hirsch’s right. All of a sudden with one hand he moves the
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news out of the Philadelphia Flyers camp that goaltender Carter Hart left practice and could be dealing with a back issue. Is it serious? Meanwhile, in Edmonton, it appears one forward may have lost his chance to impress the coaching staff but it’s not a given he’s lost
The Philadelphia Flyers have a lot to be excited about. They are in a strong playoff position following an impressive regular season; they have a talented roster without any glaring weakness, and they are set up for sustained success. Related: John LeClair – A Prototypical Power Forward The first two should come as little surprise.
The Philadelphia Flyers just may select German winger John-Jason Peterka, per ESPN’s post-lottery NHL mock draft (ESPN Insider subscription required). Of course any draft prediction, other than Alexis Lafreniere going first overall, must be taken with a grain of salt as we still do not know the draft order for most teams. Alexis Lafrenière of
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news on the Vancouver Canucks and the status of some pending free agents. In Philadelphia, one scribe talks about the chances Shayne Gostisbehere is traded. Meanwhile, in Pittsburgh, there could be players leaving the organization next season. Finally, will Marcus Foligno re-sign in Minnesota? He certainly wants to.
The Philadelphia Flyers caught somewhat of a break in the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft when the Vegas Golden Knights selected Pierre-Edouard Bellemare. No team, except of course the expansion team, comes out of an expansion draft better than they were when they entered. That being said, these other teams can seek to limit the damage