#NFL is back and that means today is GAMEDAY!!! Since the Philadelphia Eagles play at 1pm we changed our time so you can get your sports fix. We will break down what we can and discuss the latest rumors circling the birds.
Embed from Getty Images By Kevin Durso, Sports Talk Philly editor The NHL offseason is usually hellacious enough. Within two weeks of the Stanley Cup being awarded, teams are gathered to make selections for the entry draft and then go into free agent frenzy a week later.
The Philadelphia Flyers were one of the hottest teams entering this year’s postseason. But, things didn’t exactly end as planned as the team was ousted from the playoffs by a New York Islanders team that is currently struggling in the Eastern Conference Finals.
Embed from Getty Images By Kevin Durso, Sports Talk Philly editor As the Flyers started to rise through the ranks and move up in the standings, it was clear that a big part of the transformation of the team was behind the bench.
The Kentucky Derby was yesterday and it was weird. The Philadelphia Flyers took it to game 7 but the Islanders proved to be too much. We will discuss the Philadelphia Phillies retiring Dick Allen’s number, Harper’s bunting skills, and should Bohm be considered for rookie of the year?
The Philadelphia Flyers had a good run in the 2020 Stanley Cup playoffs. They came into the round-robin as the No. 4 seed and left as the top seed. From there, they defeated a scrappy Montreal Canadiens team in the opening round before falling to the New York Islanders in Game 7 of the second round.
Embed from Getty Images By Kevin Durso, Sports Talk Philly editor The comeback was nearly complete. The Flyers pushed the Islanders to the limit with overtime wins in Game 5 and Game 6 and had one game in front of them to potentially finish off another epic comeback.
For a while, it looked like Oskar Lindblom’s remarkable return to the ice would last for one game. His Philadelphia Flyers looked listless for long stretches on Thursday night, and they were heavily outshot by the New York Islanders.
Both Mathew Barzal and Sean Couturier are questionable for tonight’s Game 6 matchup between the New York Islanders and Philadelphia Flyers. Two key pieces for both teams, Barzal left Game 5 in the third period when he took a stick in the face.
The NHL was the lone league that chose to play games on Wednesday night, with the NBA, MLS and MLB all choosing to postpone contests, and one of the league’s coaches provided an interesting take on their decision to do so.