Can Middling Teams Replicate the Success of the Calgary Flames?

In a league where teams’ perceived windows of Stanley Cup victorys are often short and far in between, poor playoff performance and outright failure to make the playoffs can often be the trigger for a rebuild. So, when the Calgary Flames seemed to struggle making headway after their lengthy rebuild, it was looking as though […]

Chuck Fletcher’s First Moves with More to Come

As the Philadelphia Flyers watch their postseason ambitions become increasingly less likely, fans have been calling for changes to be made to the roster. GM Chuck Fletcher has been happy to oblige, having dealt two players in the past week, sending forward Jordan Weal to Arizona and forward Taylor Leier to Buffalo. Both forwards have […]

Metropolitan Division: Midseason Update

The NHL season is a long one, and it sometimes helps to take a minute to step back and analyze different teams’ performances on the year. With the halfway point fast approaching, there is no better time to look at all that’s good and all that’s bad for the teams in the Metropolitan Division. Washington […]

Power Play Lifts Hershey 3-2 Over Rivals in I-81 Clash

In their seventh meeting of the season, the Hershey Bears have once again defeated one of their most heated rivals in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins by a score of 3-2. In front of their first sellout crowd of the year, Hershey took advantage of mistakes and flaring tempers to improve to 4-2-0-1 in the 12-game season […]

An Analysis of Scott Gordon

Adding to a slew of firings early on this season, Flyers fans calling for the termination of four-year head coach Dave Hakstol got their wish this past Monday, as the team made the move official. Despite speculation regarding bringing in an outside coach, new Flyers GM Chuck Fletcher decided that Lehigh Valley Phantom’s head coach […]

Flyers woes continue despite changes at the top

After starting the 2018-19 season with an abysmal 10-11-2 record, the Philadelphia Flyers management had seen enough. But the change didn’t come where most had expected. Instead, the Flyers dismissed Ron Hextall from his duties as President and General Manager along with Assistant GM Chris Pryor and Assistant Coach Gord Murphy.  The search for a […]