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 […]

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 […]

Issues between the pipes holding back the Flyers

Philadelphia faithful are more than tired of hearing about goaltenders. The Flyers are a team that has seemingly struggled to find a superstar netminder since the turn of the century, and despite any number of promising prospects, poor managerial decision making, and poor play have left the Flyers with a carousel in goal. As the […]