Apparently, Matt Niskanen was the most important player in Philadelphia Flyers history. If not, how else can you explain just how well his team played with him in 2019-20, and how absolutely atrocious they’ve become in his first season post-retirement.
Shortly after it was announced that the Flyers had re-signed Scott Laughton to a five-year extension, a report was released stating that the team are trading Erik Gustafsson to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for a 2022 seventh-round pick.
For the second straight day, a third-period goal put the Flyers in the driver's seat with the potential for two more points in the standings. The Flyers were closing in on it too, down to the final four minutes of play.
Yesterday afternoon, the Flyers found themselves in a must-win situation. Prior to the game, they sat six points back of the Boston Bruins. The Bruins, who have two games in hand, could have stretched their lead for that last playoff spot to eight with a win.
The Philadelphia Flyers earn a much-needed regulation victory against the Boston Bruins to keep their playoff dream alive. The Flyers find a way Today’s contest against the Boston Bruins was nothing short of a clutch victory.
With the trade deadline looming on Monday, time is certainly running out on the Flyers to make any form of a playoff push. Some of the results over the last week very well may have already dashed those hopes.
At this point in the season, there are two ways to look at each Flyers result. If you are like the players clinging to any little hope left in a playoff race, the result of the game is all that matters.
As frustration mounts, the Philadelphia Flyers lose another one to the New York Islanders in a shootout, 3-2. Frustration is taking precedent amongst the Philadelphia Flyers franchise, even if they’re playing playoff teams close.
If the Philadelphia Flyers want to keep playoff dreams alive, they need to activate a streak tonight, starting against the New York Islanders. Until the Philadelphia Flyers are officially mathematically eliminated from playoff contention, they have a chance.
March was a rough month for the Philadelphia Flyers, who finished with a 6-10-1 record. This included multiple nightmare losses against their rival New York Rangers, the first was 9-0 without the Blueshirts’ coaching staff behind the bench, and the second was 8-3.
The 2020-21 season has been a rollercoaster for defender Shayne Gostisbehere. He got his first taste of action part-way through January after missing the first six games of the season due to COVID protocol.