Yes, you read that right. Andrew MacDonald's career with the Flyers has come to an end. The team announced on Saturday that he will be placed on irrevocable waivers and then bought out assuming he clears.  Necessary Pill to Swallow General Manager Chuck Fletcher made the move that was a long time coming, just one day after trading away...

2019 Mock Draft

With the 2019 NHL Draft just one week away, let’s take a look at who each team may take with their 1st round pick. I always enjoy taking a look at team draft tendencies and who might be a good fit where. Before we get started, here are a few disclaimers: This is who I think each team WILL...
On Friday morning, the Flyers made a trade with with the Washington Capitals to acquire defenseman Matt Niskanen in exchange for defenseman Radko Gudas. The Flyers also agreed to pay 30% of Gudas' remaining salary. Background on Niskanen Niskanen, a right handed defenseman, is 32 years old and is under contract for two more seasons at $5.75M each. A...
With the NHL Draft just a few short weeks away and all major international tournaments coming to close, I have finalized my draft rankings for the 2019 NHL Draft. Below you will find general information on each prospect and what type of player I think they will become at the NHL level.   Rankings C Jack Hughes 5’11" 170, USNTDP...
2019 NHL Entry Draft Player Rankings (May) C J. Hughes (USHL) W K. Kappo (FIN) W V. Podkolzin (KHL/MHL) D B. Byram (WHL) W C. Caufield (USHL) C K. Dach (WHL) C D. Cozens (WHL) C T. Zegras (USHL) C A. Turcotte (USHL) C M. Boldy (USHL) C P. Kebs (WHL) C A. Newhook (BCHL) W A. Kaliyev (OHL) D V. Soderstrom (SWE) D P. Broberg (SWE) D C. York (USHL) D T. Harley...
This week, the Philadelphia Flyers added two new assistant coaches to their personnel. Flyers fans are likely familiar with both coaches, at least in name. With these hires, the Flyers are continuing to show a change in philosophy and a commitment to experience in all areas of coaching and management. So what are the Flyers getting with...
Today, Flyers General Manager Chuck Fletcher announced the Flyers have hired Alain Vigneault to be their next head coach. Vigneault spent the last year unemployed but will coach Canada at the World Championships later this month. Some Flyers fans will recognize Vigneault, as he coached the division rival New York Rangers for five years, including one Stanley...
We kicked off our look at the Flyers' potential draft strategy earlier in the week by checking out the different groupings of prospects in this year's NHL Draft. In that, we made the assumption that the Flyers will likely be picking outside the top 10. As of last night's lottery, it seemed as though there was hope...
With the Flyers officially being eliminated from the offseason this past week after a surprising late season push, we are slowly approaching the next big event on the NHL calendar for non-playoff teams: The Draft! While the draft is still a few months away, it is never to early to take a look at who the Flyers...
Before writing for this esteemed website, I was fortunate enough to spend three years as an Amateur Scout covering the WHL on the West coast of the United States.  During that time, I became obsessed with predicting who might turn into what at the NHL level. Over the past 10 years, I have ranked players (based upon...
With the NHL deadline come and gone, let's take a look back. The Flyers were one of the most talked about teams heading into the deadline. Even with a recent winning streak, Chuck Fletcher was deemed to be a seller, especially with the the Flyers' highest odds of making the playoffs hovering around the 8% mark. Flyers trade...

Stolarz Out, Talbot In

A late night trade by GM Chuck Fletcher sends Goaltender Anthony Stolarz to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for Goaltender Cam Talbot. Flyers GM Chuck Fletcher made his latest move in acquiring veteran G Cam Talbot in a trade with the Oilers. It was first made public as of 9 p.m. Friday night.  The Flyers' new goaltender, who will...