August 30th, 2017On August 28, the Philadelphia Flyers announced that Eric Lindros' number 88 will be retired. Over the course of his career, Lindros was a threat in every aspect of the game. He could shoot, pass and, most of all, he could hit. His career was cut short because of a series of severe concussions,...
August 23rd, 2017Over the next couple of months, The Hockey Writers will be releasing a series of bold predictions. Team by team, this series will take shape as we look at some of the more questionable possibilities that could come into fruition during the 2017-18 season.
Leaving New York, we head to the state...
In 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.
With...August 1st, 2017
A little over five years ago, Shayne Gostisbehere was nothing more than an undersized third round selection in the 2012 entry draft. Listed at 5'11" and 160 pounds, his chances of making the NHL were rather slim, but his explosive offensive style was too much to ignore at one point.
NCAA Career...July 21st, 2017
As the fourth season of Ron Hextall’s tenure as Philadelphia Flyers GM approaches, even the most patient fans have to be wondering when the team will reemerge as a perennial playoff contender. Hakstol himself called the playoffs a “clear expectation” in a recent radio interview with Zach Gelb...July 15th, 2017
Every year it seems like it's the same old story with Sean Couturier. Fans set their expectations for the young Philadelphia Flyers center and every year they are let down by his lack of production. Are the expectations for Couturier too high? Is he unable to produce at the NHL level? Or is there...July 14th, 2017
When you look at the talent the Philadelphia Flyers have added since the 2012 draft, it's difficult to narrow the list down to four prospects. Even with Ivan Provorov and Travis Konecny out of the picture, the fact remains that the Flyers have an abundance of prospects at every position and their...July 11th, 2017
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