There will be no dramatic season finale this season where a shootout will determine whether or not the Flyers will make the postseason. There’s no doubt to whether or not […]
Growing up in Levittown, PA, Matthew learned to love the Philadelphia Flyers and NHL hockey at a young age. He now writes his analysis of all things hockey for The Hockey Writers.
Recent Articles by Matthew
After Sunday’s overtime victory against the Washington Capitals, the Flyers sit only 2 points removed from the 8th and final playoff position. But with the trade deadline looming, it would […]
It’s a painful thing to declare a proud franchise “mediocre.” It’s even worse when you feel like that may be overselling them.
The Philadelphia reunion tour just keeps on truckin’. After signing Ruslan Fedotenko in a 3rd-4th line/penalty killing role in the offseason, and signing Mike Knuble as a free agent during […]
There are plenty of gems (owned in less than 30% in Yahoo leagues) out there just sitting in free agency in your league, and you’re getting impatient with an underachiever […]
There’s already some murmuring about going after another forward to fill in for Scott Hartnell/Wayne Simmonds. A top six forward is always a welcome addition, but those don’t come cheap. […]
The NHL season will kick off in less than 48 hours, so the window to draft your fantasy team is rapidly closing. How do you prepare? NHL.com provides their top-175 […]
The painfully glaring weakness of the Flyers last season was their defense. Free agent defenseman Bruno Gervais will provide depth, at best.
The NHL lockout has taken fans on an emotional rollercoaster the past few days. After several meetings over minor topics, the owners provided a resurgence of hope with their surprise […]
In 2004, the diminuitive Sami Kapanen was one of the fastest players in the NHL. Standing only 5’9″, his speed went unmatched in both “Fastest Skater” events before the All-Star […]
The first piece of mail I ever received at my new home with my newlywed wife was a Flyers-themed plea for grandchildren. It was a small brown box that wasn’t […]
Despite an impending lockout over owners wanting a bigger cut of the money pie, they were dishing out some hefty contracts throughout the league. The talented – but oft-injured – […]