Flyers Topics: Andrew MacDonald, Jori Lehtera, Defense

Andrew MacDonald Out 4 to 6 Weeks To the delight of some Philadelphia Flyers fans Andrew MacDonald will miss the next four to six weeks due to a lower-body injury. The former Islander most likely suffered the injury blocking a shot against the Edmonton Oilers Saturday on the penalty kill. Most Philly fans see MacDonald … Continue reading Flyers Topics: Andrew MacDonald, Jori Lehtera, Defense

Flyers 3 Stars 10/12 – 10/18: Couturier First Line Center

Third Star: Shayne Gostisbehere Despite not playing Wednesday night, Gostisbehere is still leading all defensemen in points in the league with 10. He cemented that position this past week with five points in the two games. First, against the Washington Capitals, the Florida native contributed three assists, one of which was on the power play. … Continue reading Flyers 3 Stars 10/12 – 10/18: Couturier First Line Center

Flyers Topics: Offense Comes Alive, Goaltending Choices, Manning

Note: This is a weekly feature looking at the top Flyers topics that happened over the past week, usually appearing on Monday mornings. Check out last week's here. Offense Comes Alive The Flyers scored 13 goals this past week in just two games. In a normal week of three games, that wouldn't even be considered … Continue reading Flyers Topics: Offense Comes Alive, Goaltending Choices, Manning

Flyers 3 Stars 10/04 – 10/11: Filppula Finds Spot on Power Play

3rd Star: Nolan Patrick Patrick may not have found the back of the net during the preseason, but it didn't take him long when things actually mattered, notching his first career goal in his fourth NHL game. On Tuesday night, the 19 year old stuffed home a rebound after linemate Dale Weise crashed the Nashville … Continue reading Flyers 3 Stars 10/04 – 10/11: Filppula Finds Spot on Power Play

Flyers Topics: First Week, Sanheim, First Line, Weise

Note: This will be a weekly feature, hopefully appearing on Monday mornings rather than Tuesdays, hitting on the biggest Philadelphia Flyers' topics over the past week. Sanheim Over Morin In the first game of the regular season, coach Dave Hakstol decided to bench both Samuel Morin and Travis Sanheim in favor of Brandon Manning. Manning … Continue reading Flyers Topics: First Week, Sanheim, First Line, Weise

Flyers’ 3 Stars 09/28 – 10/03: Simmonds Hat Trick, First Star

3rd Star: Shayne Gostisbehere It looked like Gostisbehere wouldn't even be playing Wednesday night after he suffered an upper-body injury in the final preseason game Sunday night. Luckily for the Flyers, he was ready to go in San Jose. The 24 year old didn't see a ton of ice time, but he made the most … Continue reading Flyers’ 3 Stars 09/28 – 10/03: Simmonds Hat Trick, First Star