Philadelphia Flyers: Hexy’s Draft Theories–Grab the Goalies

While the current NHL trend is for GMs to steer away from drafting goalies due to their unpredictability, that fear may be the Philadelphia Flyers’ gain After looking at a plainly visible strategy of Philadelphia Flyers GM Ron Hextall to draft possession-oriented forwards, another strategy unveiling itself is Hextall’s willingness to draft goalies. On that […] Philadelphia Flyers: Hexy’s Draft Theories–Grab the Goalies - Broad Street Buzz - Broad Street Buzz - A Philadelphia Flyers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Philadelphia Flyers: Hexy’s Draft Theories–Possession Forwards

Philadelphia Flyers GM Ron Hextall is adopting a few patterns in his recent drafts, one of which is to take possession forwards Everybody knows that the Philadelphia Flyers are well stocked on defense prospects. They’ve used several recent first round picks to build up a corps of premium defensive talent, so most observers would assume […] Philadelphia Flyers: Hexy’s Draft Theories–Possession Forwards - Broad Street Buzz - Broad Street Buzz - A Philadelphia Flyers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Philadelphia Flyers: Waiting for Shattenkirk

To the surprise of just about everyone, Kevin Shattenkirk is still a Blue, while the Philadelphia Flyers and others wait for his trade price to fall This was supposed to be the weekend when Kevin Shattenkirk was traded by the St. Louis Blues. He’s one of the most desirable players on the trade market this […] Philadelphia Flyers: Waiting for Shattenkirk - Broad Street Buzz - Broad Street Buzz - A Philadelphia Flyers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Philadelphia Flyers Buzz: Draft, Draft, and More Draft

This was the biggest weekend of the Philadelphia Flyers offseason, adding 10 prospects to their system The Philadelphia Flyers are still patiently waiting to be released from salary cap jail and don’t figure to be big players in the free agent market that opens next week. In this slow-building phase, the NHL draft represents the […] Philadelphia Flyers Buzz: Draft, Draft, and More Draft - Broad Street Buzz - Broad Street Buzz - A Philadelphia Flyers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Philadelphia Flyers Great Eric Lindros Overdue for Hall Honor (and Recchi too!)

Philadelphia Flyers legends such as Eric Lindros and Mark Recchi are eligible for Hall of Fame election tomorrow, which is certainly overdue On Monday afternoon, eligible candidates will find out if they have been elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in the 2016 class. Among those candidates are Philadelphia Flyers greats Eric Lindros and […] Philadelphia Flyers Great Eric Lindros Overdue for Hall Honor (and Recchi too!) - Broad Street Buzz - Broad Street Buzz - A Philadelphia Flyers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Philadelphia Flyers Round Out Draft with Centers, Defense in Late Rounds

The Philadelphia Flyers concluded a prolific weekend at the 2016 NHL draft, using their late round picks on centermen and defensemen We all knew the Philadelphia Flyers were going to have a busy weekend, entering the draft with 10 picks in their pocket. A few trades shuffled those picks, but didn’t change the bottom line […] Philadelphia Flyers Round Out Draft with Centers, Defense in Late Rounds - Broad Street Buzz - Broad Street Buzz - A Philadelphia Flyers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Philadelphia Flyers Stock Up on Forwards in 2nd and 3rd Round

With 3 second round picks in the NHL draft, the Philadelphia Flyers used the opportunity to pile up forward prospects. With a surplus of defense prospects, there was some hand-wringing about GM Ron Hextall’s philosophy of taking the best player available. Philadelphia Flyers nation was looking for goal scoring wingers, primarily

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Philadelphia Flyers Pick C German Rubtsov in 1st Round

After trading down 4 spots, the Philadelphia Flyers declined to take the power forwards everyone expected, and selected Russian center German Rubtsov The first round of the NHL draft on Friday night had its share of twists and turns. The Philadelphia Flyers contributed to that, passing on the junior power forwards everyone expected them to […] Philadelphia Flyers Pick C German Rubtsov in 1st Round - Broad Street Buzz - Broad Street Buzz - A Philadelphia Flyers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Philadelphia Flyers Surprise at Draft

The Philadelphia Flyers defied expectations at the NHL draft last night, trading down and taking Russian center German Rubtsov Predicting what a team will do in any draft is usually pretty hopeless, becoming more and more true as the draft continues. Never was that more evident than last night, when the Philadelphia Flyers suddenly traded down […] Philadelphia Flyers Surprise at Draft - Broad Street Buzz - Broad Street Buzz - A Philadelphia Flyers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Philadelphia Flyers Give D Radko Gudas Vote of Confidence

The Philadelphia Flyers signed Radko Gudas to a multi-year contract extension for a significant cap hit, but only opponents should fear this contract Late last night, the Philadelphia Flyers completed a new, multi-year contract for defenseman Radko Gudas. The contract will carry a cap hit of $3.35 million per season for 4 years. Last anyone heard, […] Philadelphia Flyers Give D Radko Gudas Vote of Confidence - Broad Street Buzz - Broad Street Buzz - A Philadelphia Flyers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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