August 8th, 2017Fantasy hockey is another side of the sport that most of us love. Whether it's competing in a league with your friends or with strangers for fun, it's an exciting branch to explore. It also shines a light on players that aren't as valued by other fans.
The basic categories for fantasy hockey...
August 1st, 2017In two previous pieces, THW looked at the Flyers' captains from their inception through the captainless 1992-93 season and from the start of the Lindros era until the 2004-05 lockout. In this piece, we look at each man who wore the C in Philadelphia since that canceled season.
The Philadelphia Flyers development camp is underway and the fans finally get to watch the young talent battle it out. Unfortunately, second overall pick Nolan Patrick will not attend due to his recovery from a recent abdominal surgery, but there is still plenty of talent to keep an eye on. With...July 8th, 2017
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The 1950s and 60s were a time of great growth for professional sports in the United States. Three of the four "major" sports had expanded to become nationwide entities. The National Football League, National Basketball Association and...July 5th, 2017
At 22 years of age, Danick Martel's professional hockey career is just beginning. The diminutive forward wrapped up his second season with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms in May where he netted 20 goals and 20 assists in 68 games. While he is eyeing a leap to the NHL in the near future, Martel recently...June 30th, 2017
There was a lot to dislike about the Philadelphia Flyers' 2016-17 roster. Pierre-Edouard Bellemare and Chris VandeVelde were overused throughout the year by coach Dave Hakstol and even-strength scoring just wasn't where it needed to be. Brayden Schenn was expected to be one of the key pieces to the...June 27th, 2017
Another draft has come and gone, and the "Nolan or Nico?" debate is finally settled. Barring the obvious selection of Nolan Patrick with the second overall pick, Philadelphia Flyers GM Ron Hextall was not afraid to mix it up in order to move up in the draft, acquiring some underrated talent in the...June 27th, 2017
All questions leading up to the 2017 NHL Draft have been answered at long last. 217 picks have been made, and 217 young men will soon set out on a journey they all hope will one day culminate with a call-up to the best hockey league in the world.
For the general managers and front office...June 25th, 2017