There are two adjectives that NHL organizations often claim to be a part of their management blueprint- “bigger” and “faster.”
During the end-of-year locker cleanout, Philadelphia Flyers’ general manager Paul Holmgren told reporters that the organization was looking to rebuild with the former in mind.
Per Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer:
“We’re always looking to get better on [...]
If the Philadelphia Flyers’ 5-2 loss to the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday was “rock bottom,” their 2-1 shootout victory on home ice was a positive step in the right direction.
Not “perfect,” but it will do.
Goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov, once again being brought into the “buyout” conversation, provided ammunition to shut down his critics by stopping [...]
The Philadelphia Flyers, facing elimination against the New Jersey Devils, needed to find a way to respond to the Devils’ stifling defense and hold onto whatever lead they could muster if they had any hopes of forcing a Game Six.
After a final sixty minutes of play, they missed the mark, falling 3-1 to the Devils [...]
Matt Read scored for the Philadelphia Flyers just 2:53 into the first period of Game Two against the New Jersey Devils. Fans and media alike gushed over the forward depth that the Flyers are capable of rolling between all four lines. In spite of being outshot 13-9, the Flyers appeared to have things under control.