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Mystery In The Crease: Who Starts Game Six?

Ah, the good ole’ days of Bernie Parent. Where did that time go? If only the Flyers could only find a goalie with half the talent of Parent, the team would have no trouble advancing through the playoffs.
Unfortunately, the Flyers have been reminded that sometimes, it’s not possible to win a series with multiple […]

Goaltending Costs Flyers 5-4 Loss Against Capitals

Tonight’s 5-4 shootout loss to the Washington Capitals was exciting, tense, and ultimately disappointing. Ignoring the average first period, the Flyers absolutely dominated the Caps at even strength during the last 40 minutes.
The top three lines all contributed goals, turning a 3-0 deficit into a 4-3 late in the third period. Versteeg put the Flyers […]

Goaltending Still a Question Mark Down the Stretch

I’m not going to spend any time breaking down how ugly today’s 7-0 loss to the New York Rangers on national television was. I have to hope that this is the point in the season where the team bottoms out and they find a way to build back their confidence to where it needs to […]

Is Bobrovsky Worthy of Being a Calder Trophy Nominee?

Last season, there was talk around November that rookie James Van Riemsdyk could be a legitimate contender for the Calder Memorial Trophy, given to the best rookie in the NHL as voted by members of the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association.
JVR quickly hit a wall production wise and those discussions ran dry. This season, though, goaltender […]



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