The year was 2006. The Philadelphia Flyers had the 22nd overall pick in the NHL Draft. The last time the organization had that selection was in 1998 when the Flyers drafted Simon Gagne, who had an impressive NHL career.
The Philadelphia Flyers suffered a 5-3 setback to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday, but they managed to hang tough against an elite opponent. Not all losses are created equal, although they look the same in the NHL standings (at least the regulation ones do) since you get zero points for them.
Embed from Getty Images By Kevin Durso, Sports Talk Philly editor The Flyers may have lost Tuesday's game in the final minute of the third, but it was another slow start in the first that did them in against the Islanders.
Embed from Getty Images By Kevin Durso, Sports Talk Philly editor The Flyers had made it all the way back from a 3-0 deficit with 1:32 left in the third period against a team they trailed in the standings by a point.
Facing a pair of important games on consecutive nights, the Philadelphia Flyers took one step forward and then another one back. What, you thought that this Philadelphia Flyers season was going to be anything other than nip and tuck?
Monday night’s National Hockey League schedule gave us some intriguing matchups and made things even tighter in already ready close playoff race. We had a successful return in Philadelphia and a grudge match in Columbus.
Embed from Getty Images By Kevin Durso, Sports Talk Philly editor It had been nearly a month since Carter Hart's last appearance. As the young netminder sat out with an injury, the Flyers posted a 6-2-1 record in the nine games he missed.
Philadelphia Flyers prospect Isaac Ratcliffe has the potential to become a key player down the road for the organization. The young forward who turns 21 in a couple of weeks is currently in his first full season with the Flyers’ American Hockey League affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms.