The Philadelphia Flyers’ roster is currently absent defensemen Chris Pronger, Nicklas Grossmann, Braydon Coburn, Andrej Meszaros, Marc-Andre Bourdon and Matt Walker.
You can now add Kimmo Timonen to that list, as he did not return to the ice after taking his fourth shift of the third period in the Flyers’ 5-3 victory over the Toronto Maple [...]
It’s easy to overlook deficiencies in a young player’s game when the team is still finding ways to win.
Sitting in 9th place in the Eastern Conference with more games played than any other opponent, though, the Philadelphia Flyers are a team that could clearly benefit from more consistency from it’s entire roster.
One player whose development [...]
One omission from the Flyers-Maple Leafs game recap is that Sean Couturier was a late scratch for the game. He participated in face-off drills in the morning practice, but was sent back to Philadelphia as the day continued to cope with a bout of the flu.
In his absence, Tom Sestito returned to the line-up. He [...]
The Philadelphia Flyers began to turn their early season woes around with a solid win against the New York Rangers on Thursday and a confidence-building 7-1 steamrolling of the Florida Panthers on Saturday.
The rolling Flyers hit a bump on Sunday, dropping a 5-1 decision to the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Sean Couturier scored his second goal of [...]
Preseason games are rarely held in high regard, no matter which sport, which league. The preseason exhibition game held today at the Flyers Skate Zone against the Albany Devils, though, may have been the only opportunity for local fans to see professional hockey for awhile.
The Phantoms outshot the Devils by a 48-23 margin, but rookie [...]
You can’t blame Philadelphia Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren for trying to snag Shea Weber for draft picks, but what’s done is done. Weber will be a Nashville Predator for the next fourteen years and he’s completely off the table.
Many have been asking, “What’s next?” The Flyers lost out on signing free agents Ryan Suter, [...]
Sure Mike Richards and Jeff Carter may get the last laugh this year, but they are no more than rooks in Jonathon Quick’s game of chess. Not unlike the New York Rangers, the Los Angeles Kings success can be heavily weighted upon the shoulders of the soon-to-be starting goalie for team USA next Olympics. After [...]
Right before Game Seven of the Stanley Cup Quarterfinals between the Ottawa Senators and the New York Rangers, Michael Grange of Sportsnet magazine described the temperament of the Senators and their fan base as “playing with house money.”
Grange wrote, “The luxury the Senators have… is that they have surpassed any reasonable expectations for their season, internally [...]
There is a word that often gets thrown around blindly when discussing leadership, whether you’re talking about a sports team, a club organization, or a company.
It is often misunderstood and misused by upper management types, but the general concept is that groups attain more success when the individuals involved believe that their efforts will make [...]
It only took about 52 hours, but as first reported by Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Arron Asham has been suspended four games while James Neal has been suspended one game following the incidents that occurred in Sunday afternoon’s 8-4 win for the Philadelphia Flyers against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
From the Neal suspension video: