With all the attention focused to the status of Chris Pronger, lost on many last night was the solid effort of the Flyers following two consecutive losses. Matt Brigidi takes a look at the positive parts of Monday night's win.
The overwhelmingly popular opinion right now is that Scott Hartnell should be axed. Fans, reporters, etc. are tired of watching him struggle and just want him off this Flyers team. It is impossible to say that that opinion is not warranted, but there are some reasons to slow down with the hostility for number nineteen in orange.
Tonight the Philadelphia Flyers face-off against the visiting St. Louis Blues at 7:00pm EST. You can see the game on CSN-PH in Philly and FS-MW in the St.Louis area. Will the Flyers shake up their lines tonight ?
The Philadelphia Flyers forever changed the face of their franchise on June 23rd by trading away the two cornerstones of their post-lockout organization, captain Mike Richards and leading goal scorer Jeff Carter. In the process of trading away the two young veterans, the organization opened up a spot for a more prospective future to emerge. Headlined by Claude Giroux and James van Riemsdyk, the new group brings with it a refreshing sense of excitement about the possibilities of the future. Packaged with that excitement is an undeniable anxiety about the amount of points going out the door with Carter and Richards. Now that Ville Leino has also left the team, it has become ...