Flyers 2010 Season Preview: Is the Cup next for Philly?

The 2010 Philadelphia Flyers will enter October 7th in Pittsburgh as a team with a lot of expectations. After losing to the Chicago Blackhawks in six games last June, the Flyers decided to make minimal changes to try to keep this winning attitude in tact. With the arrivals of Nikolai Zherdev, Andrej Meszaros, Matt Walker, Sean … Continue reading

Flyers bit by injury bug, Laperriere and Leighton out

Every NHL team faces numerous injuries throughout the long grind of a season. Those injuries have already begun for the Philadelphia Flyers. GM Paul Holmgren revealed in a conference call with reporters Tuesday that starting goaltender Michael Leighton will be out for a month with a bulging disc in his lower back. The injury, which at first, … Continue reading

Guerin signing makes sense

A couple of weeks ago, it was reported that veteran winger Bill Guerin was at the Flyers Skate Zone in Voorhees NJ skating. Speculation began that he potentially could become a member of the orange and black. Guerin and his agent quickly tried to dismiss those rumors by pointing out that he was simply in town visiting his … Continue reading

Guerin lands tryout contract with Flyers

Guerin is officially on a tryout contract with the Philadelphia Flyers. This is all contrary to what Guerin’s agent, Bob Murray told the media over a week ago. Murray told media members that he and his client were only looking for a contract, not a tryout offer. Flyers GM Paul Holmgren confirmed Monday night that Guerin approached him … Continue reading

New faces in New places, who challenges Flyers in the East in 2010-11

The off-season of 2010 has been a wild one; many players have found new homes as the NHL looks drastically different then it has last season. Your Philadelphia Flyers have been one of the more active teams so far bringing in forwards: Jody Shelley, Nikolai Zherdev and what many believe will soon be veteran forward Bill … Continue reading

Guerin looking for tryout offer, players arrive early

Hard to believe, but there are just 14 days left before the NHL hits training camp after one of the most exciting seasons in recent memory. The Philadelphia Flyers are coming a season where they won the Eastern Conf. Title and made it to Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals. What will this year … Continue reading

Questions heading into Flyers training camp

  We are a little less that a month away from the defending Eastern Conference Champion Philadelphia Flyers opening training camp. After the success of last postseason, expectations are even higher than normal for the orange & black. But despite the team coming up only two wins short of raising Lord Stanley’s Cup last June, there … Continue reading

Richards’ leadership no longer in question

When Team Canada took home the Gold medal at February’s Olympic Games in Vancouver, many fans around Philadelphia saw how that win benefited them and the captain of their hockey team Flyers captain Mike Richards took home the Gold, along with fellow Canadian and teammate Chris Pronger and after that achievement, the two came back home … Continue reading

Peter Laviolette: The right coach at the right time

In a recent article from Philly Magazine, Flyers head coach Peter Laviolette was named the best coach in Philadelphia.   Which is really impressive when you consider Philly has Andy Reid, who has coached the Eagles to be one of the most consistent teams in the NFL over the last decade, including 5-NFC Championship Game appearances … Continue reading

Why Jeff Carter should have been traded

Its been no secret that  Flyers GM Paul Holmgren backed himself into a salary cap corner this offseason. Some of his signings were good, some were questionable, some were just plain dumbfounded (I’m looking at you Jody Shelley). But in the aftermath of all this, the most tenured Flyer, Simon Gagne was traded away for a 4th … Continue reading