The Likelihood of Flyers Moving Andrew MacDonald

Before training camp started, I thought there was no way Philadelphia Flyers general manager Ron Hextall was trading or demoting defenseman Andrew MacDonald. Besides his albatross-like contract, Hextall has always valued the former Islander and with an evolving defense turning younger, even more value would be placed on him. At first that seemed to hold … Continue reading The Likelihood of Flyers Moving Andrew MacDonald

Travis Sanheim’s Chances of Making the Flyers

One of the growing discussions as Philadelphia Flyers training camp nears is Travis Sanheim earning a roster spot. The 17th pick in the 2014 Draft enjoyed a 37-point rookie season with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms last year and improved as the season went along. At this year's development camp he was a clear standout and … Continue reading Travis Sanheim’s Chances of Making the Flyers

Picking the Next Flyers Alternate Captain

When Pierre-Edouard Bellemare was selected by the Vegas Golden Knights at the expansion draft in June, it opened up a forward spot for the Philadelphia Flyers. To most of Flyers fans' delight, that spot will likely go to a young player. But it also created another opening in Philadelphia's leadership group. Bellemare was named an … Continue reading Picking the Next Flyers Alternate Captain