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Shayne Gostisbehere [photo: Amy Irvin]

Flyers Prospect Superlatives: Class of 2015

Over the past three drafts, the Flyers have made a conscious effort to address the future of their defense. They’ve selected eleven defensemen in that span, after taking eleven defensemen […]

Quebec Remparts forward Dmytro Timashov (Jonathan Roy/Quebec Remparts)

Five Undersized Players The Flyers Should Consider In the Middle Rounds

The Philadelphia Flyers currently hold two third round picks and two fourth round picks in the 2015 NHL Draft. Over the years, Flyers fans have become accustomed to seeing those […]

(Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

Meet the Flyers’ Latest Undrafted UFA Steal

On Wednesday, the Flyers agreed to terms with 32 year old Russian defenseman Evgeny Medvedev. Medvedev represents a slight departure from Philly’s previous undrafted UFA signings, but if the past […]

Former UND head coach Dave Hakstol (Peter Bottini, UND Athletics)

Hakstol Hire Doesn’t Represent Culture Change

When Ron Hextall announced the hiring of former North Dakota Head Coach Dave Hakstol to take the same position with the Philadelphia Flyers, the reaction from most Flyers fans was “who?”–which […]

by · May 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
UND Head Coach Dave Hakstol, Eric Classen, UIND Sports

The Pros and Cons of New Flyers Coach Dave Hakstol

It hasn’t taken long for Dave Hakstol to become popular in Philadelphia. But while the honeymoon phase between the city and their new coach is just getting started, there’s plenty […]

by · May 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
UND Head Coach Dave Hakstol, (UND Athletics)

Flyers Hiring of Dave Hakstol Shows Commitment to Rebuilding

The Philadelphia Flyers made a surprising by hiring NCAA coach Dave Hakstol to replace Craig Berube. However, by doing so the Flyers showed that they are committed to rebuilding and […]

(Josh Smith/THW)

North Dakota: Dave Hakstol Named Flyers Head Coach

You don’t know what you got till it’s gone. The University of North Dakota is going to be looking for a new head coach. Head coach Dave Hakstol is moving on to  […]

by · May 18, 2015 · 0 comments · NCAA, Philadelphia Flyers
Shayne Gostisbehere [photo: Amy Irvin]

Philadelphia Flyers 2012 Draft Retrospective

As early as the evening of June 27th, we will begin to see the dreaded draft grade articles. We will the babble about how each particular organization did at the draft, […]

(Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

Flyers to Stay the Course Under Hextall

When the Flyers promoted Ron Hextall to General Manager in May of 2014, he told the Flyers faithful that he would be as transparent as possible while building the team […]

by · May 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
(Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports)

Slim Pickings for Flyers in Free Agency

The Flyers will enter this year’s free agency period with limited options; not because of a lack of available talent, but a culmination of factors actually. Given Philadelphia’s current roster, […]

by · May 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
(Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

An Analysis of Michael Raffl

Since signing as an undrafted free-agent in the summer of 2013, Austrian left-winger Michael Raffl has been a solid player for the Philadelphia Flyers. During his two year career he has […]

Five Options For the Flyers Late First Round Pick

Five Options For the Flyers Late First Round Pick

For the first time in over a decade the Philadelphia Flyers have two first round draft picks. As is usually the case, the majority of scouts agree on the top […]