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How did the entire NHL pass on Alex DeBrincat?

First off, let me tell you something. I’m not a big hockey analytics guy yet (mostly because I don’t understand all of them, but I’m working on it). However, I’m a big fan of one metric that you can judge forwards on: goals. Chicago Blackhawks prospect Alex DeBrincat scores buckets full. The Michigan born winger […]

Close games can make-or-break Arizona in a tight Western Conference

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Close games can make-or-break Arizona in a tight Western Conference

By Jesse Bonello (@JesseBonello) The Arizona Coyotes are coming off a 3-2 loss at the hands of the Winnipeg Jets last night where they found themselves in yet another one-goal game. Eight of the Coyotes’ first 13 games have finished with a one-goal differential. They’ve gone 4-4-0 in those eight games with all four losses […]

Flyers Plus/Minus: A Shootout Loss to Detroit

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Flyers Plus/Minus: A Shootout Loss to Detroit

  By, Anthony Maiorana(@Philly_Sauce) It was bound to happen eventually. After two decades of losses in Philadelphia, the Red Wings finally managed a win on the Flyers home ice. They did have to go all the way to a shootout to get it, but they did. After having some success in their new 50th Anniversary jerseys, the […]

Travis Konecny Scores First NHL Goal in Flyers Comeback Win

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Travis Konecny Scores First NHL Goal in Flyers Comeback Win

  Like TSN’s Bob McKenzie said, “It’s a young man’s game.” Through the first six games of the Flyers regular season, 19-year-old Travis Konecny had done everything but score a goal himself. Konecny’s first NHL goal started the Flyers on an intense 3rd-period comeback to force the game into overtime. “I’m just excited that it happened,” Konecny said. […]

Flyers Dale Weise Could be Facing Suspension

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Flyers Dale Weise Could be Facing Suspension

By AJ Maiorana (@Philly_Sauce) The “Great Check of the Game” in the Flyers home opener against the Anaheim Ducks was maybe not so great. Dale Weise will have a hearing with the Department of Player Safety to go over his hit to the head of Ducks Korbinian Holzer. here is the check to the head […]

Flyers Have Success in the West

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Flyers Have Success in the West

The Flyers are coming away from a back-to-back set of games with three out of four possible points. After taking down the L.A. Kings in their home opener, the Flyers lost to the Arizona Coyotes in overtime. The game against the Kings began with Shayne Gostisbehere taking a skate blade to the face and surviving […]

Looking Forward to the Flyers Season

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Looking Forward to the Flyers Season

Hockey Season is the best time of the year, and for Flyers fans, there are a lot of positives to look forward to. Besides the emergence of two 19-year-old-rookies Ivan Provorov and Travis Konecny, the Flyers should be a much more exciting team to watch this season. Here are a few reasons why. 1. Voracek’s […]

NHL Future Power Rankings

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NHL Future Power Rankings

First things first, huge stick tap to generalfanager.com, eliteprospects.com, and hockey-reference.com. Without those sites, I wouldn’t have been able write this. Before I start, I just want to state that this is NOT a regular power ranking for this season. This is a future ranking, as in ranking each team in how successful they’re built […]

Flyers Lose Another Defenseman

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Flyers Lose Another Defenseman

By Anthony Maiorana (@Philly_Sauce) Injuries are piling up in Philadelphia, and they’re making Ron Hextall’s job a bit more difficult. After the injuries to Scott Laughton and Brandon Manning earlier this week, the Flyers were put in a bit of a tough cap situation, needing to clear about $1.65 million in order to be cap compliant. […]

Injuries Impact the Flyers Roster

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Injuries Impact the Flyers Roster

As the pre-season has progressed, the biggest story on the Flyers roster is the possibility that both Travis Konecny and Ivan Provorov could stick with the team. Yesterday, the prospects survived another round of cuts when Sam Morin, Taylor Leier, and Collin McDonald were reassigned to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. That left 26 players competing for […]