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Mature Approach Gets Gostisbehere Through Flyers Benching

(Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly) By Kevin Durso, Sports Talk Philly editor  As the Flyers have struggled to find the success that put them on a 10-game winning streak in December and provided a path to the playoffs, the saga of Shayne Gostisbehere and the Flyers lineup had really taken center stage of late. The Flyers sat the Calder runner-up for three games after a 5-1 drubbing...
Via Flyerdelphia
6 days ago

Blues' grind continues in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA -- Going head-to-head against one of the biggest and strongest teams in the NHL, Philadelphia Flyers coach Dave Hakstol decided to sit defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere, who is 5-foot-11, 180 pounds, and rookie forward Travis Konecny, who is 5-foot-10, 175 pounds. The Flyers had one of their strongest defensive efforts of the season in a 1-0 overtime loss to the Kings and...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Mailbag: Scratching Shayne Gostisbehere, bad Blues, Trump for Capitals and Star Wars

Why don’t the Flyers believe in ghosts? Are the Blues bad? When will Donald Trump attend his first hockey game? And what are some of the NHL’s “alternative facts” from this season? You’ve got questions, I’ve got answers, some of them good. Maybe. I don’t know. Mailbag! 1. Ghost Hunter @davelozo Any truth to the rumor that the rising temperatures in Philadelphia...
Via The Comeback
26 days ago  |  Discuss

The bandwagons we jumped on in 2016

A very wise friend of ours once said bandwagon fans had it figured out; bandwagoning was shortcut to happiness. No wasting years of frustration and disappointment on teams and athletes who could let you down. Again. Bandwagoners see greatness about happen, buy a ticket for that particular train and ride it all the way to celebration city without all the pain and suffering along the...
Via Yardbarker
December 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Flyers defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere takes a skate blade to the face

Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere is pretty lucky to have escaped a serious injury after a skate blade caught him on the face during his team’s matchup against the LA Kings. Gostisbehere, who was one of the most exciting rookies last season, was skating in his defensive zone when Kyle Clifford fell to the ice. Clifford’s skate swung up and caught Gostisbehere...
Via The Comeback
October 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Is Shayne Gostisbehere due for a sophomore slump?

Each year in the NHL we run into the breakout player who takes the league by storm. You’ll always have your Connor McDavids of the world, first-round picks with high expectations. Other times you’ll have your Shayne Gostisbeheres, whom you pick later in the draft and they surprise you when they make such a big impact in the league. In the case of Gostisbehere, his story is...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Shayne Gostisbehere deserves more recognition for his great year

When coming into the National Hockey League, players obviously set high expectations for themselves. Despite the desire to make an immediate impact, many players fall into the lull of safe and comfortable play. Players tend to make more conservative plays and try to avoid any kind of risk, fearing demotion. What happens when a player who isn’t adverse to risk shows up and has...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Gostisbehere out indefinitely with torn ACL

Shayne Gostisbehere had five assists in five games at Lehigh Valley before suffering an injury on Friday night. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography) Bad news on the injury front from the Flyers minor league system. You may have read earlier today in our Future Flyers report that top prospect Shayne Gostisbehere suffered an injury in Friday night's game and did not return, but did...
Via Flyerdelphia
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Key to Flyers future is developing defensemen

Defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere will likely start the season in the AHL as the Flyers most NHL-ready prospect. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography)  The Flyers most recent development camp wrapped on Tuesday with many of the team's prospects, including the entire 2014 Draft class, participating. One thing was evident throughout camp: the Flyers have a ton of young defensive depth...
Via Flyerdelphia
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Shayne Gostisbehere signs entry-level contract with Flyers

The Flyers hottest prospect is making the jump to the pros. Shayne Gostisbehere, the highly-touted defenseman for the recently crowned national champion Union College, has signed an entry-level contract with the Flyers and will play for the Adirondack Phantoms this weekend. It was a big weekend for Gostisbehere in the Frozen Four. In addition to being on Union's national championship...
Via Flyerdelphia
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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