Who will be starting in goal for the Phantoms?

After what seems like an eternity of uncertainty between the Flyers’ goal posts, things are now finally starting to look up. The Flyers’ minor league affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, are blessed with the task of figuring out who their starting goaltender will be for the upcoming season. They have many options to choose from, […]

Between the Pipes: Ilya Samsonov

Quality goaltending has been a hallmark of the Washington Capitals’ organization dating back to the days of Olaf Kolzig, Semyon Varlamov, and, more recently, Braden Holtby. With the departure of Philip Grubauer and the subsequent calling-up of AHL goalie Phoenix Copley, the Hershey Bears were suddenly faced with a disparity in net. While Vitek Vanecek […]

An Ode to a Good Boy: Jay Beagle’s Journey to Vancouver

On Sunday, July 1, 2018, hearts around the world from Hershey, Pennsylvania to Washington D.C., and back again were broken upon hearing that Jay Beagle, the undrafted and Stanley Cup-winning center previously of the Washington Capitals had signed a 4-year, $12-million deal to become a member of the Vancouver Canucks.  Over the previous 11 seasons […]

Flyers and goaltender Anthony Stolarz agree to one-year deal

The Flyers announced on Wednesday that they have reached an agreement with 24-year old netminder Anthony Stolarz on a one-year, two-way contract worth $761,250. Stolarz, a second-round pick in 2012, is coming off a 2017-18 season which saw him appear in just four games – 1 with Lehigh Valley and 3 with Reading in the […]

Leier, Goulbourne, and Martel all set to return in 2018-19

  Yesterday, the Philadelphia Flyers announced that they have re-signed both Tyrell Goulbourne and Taylor Leier to one-year contracts. Forward Danick Martel has also accepted his qualifying offer on a one-year contract and will return to the Flyers organization for the 2018-19 season. Leier will again look to make the Flyers’ roster out of training […]

Flyers re-sign Alex Lyon to a two-year deal

The Flyers and goaltender Alex Lyon agreed to a two-year contract on Friday morning. The 25-year-old Lyon avoids arbitration and will return to the Flyers in 2018. Lyon made his NHL debut last season and appeared in 11 games and posted a .905 save percentage with the club when Brian Elliott and Michal Neuvirth were out with […]

Capitals re-sign Riley Barber to one-year deal

After being tendered a qualifying offer last week, Riley Barber agreed to a one-year deal to stay with the Capitals in 2018-19. The two-way deal will pay Barber an AAV of $650k and $115k in the AHL. The 24-year-old Barber will likely return to Hershey next year for his fourth season with the team. Since […]

Thank you, Hershey

I have lived in Central Pennsylvania for my entire life, and never once did I think I was going to be a reporter for the Hershey Bears, especially at 19 years old. Growing up, I was a pretty casual hockey fan, but I never really found a true love for the sport until I was […]

A look at the Flyers’ goaltending situation for 2018-19

The Flyers have been looking for that evasive franchise goaltender ever since Ron Hextall last graced the net over twenty years ago. Now it’s Hextall who is in charge of finding a long-term answer in between the pipes. Since Hextall took over the role of general manager in 2014, he has been forced to ride […]