1. Philadelphia Flyers: 5 Reasons Scott Hartnell Is an All-Star

    I've had a change of heart. After reexamining my opinion of the Philadelphia Flyers leading scorer following his five-goal weekend, I have come to terms with who the player Scott Hartnell is and who he is not...

    Bill Matz Written by Bill Matz about almost 3 years ago 1,573 reads 2 comments

  2. Philadelphia Flyers: Is Kimmo Timonen the Best Defenseman No One Talks About?

    Kimmo Timonen was named to his fourth career NHL All-Star Game when rosters were announced for the midseason exhibition last week...

    Bill Matz Written by Bill Matz about almost 3 years ago 1,898 reads 7 comments

  3. Philadelphia Flyers: 8 Games to Watch in the Second Half of the Season

    The halfway point has come and gone as the Flyers now have 42 games in the books and have come away from them with a very respectable 26 wins and 56 points—not bad for a team in transition...

    Bill Matz Written by Bill Matz about almost 3 years ago 5,862 reads 4 comments

  4. Philadelphia Flyers: Why Scott Hartnell Was Not an All-Star Snub

    A day after coach Peter Laviolette described the possibility of Scott Hartnell not making the All-Star roster as “criminal,” the Flyers leading goal scorer was in fact “snubbed” and left off the All-Star Team...

    Bill Matz Written by Bill Matz about almost 3 years ago 1,170 reads 15 comments

  5. Philadelphia Flyers: 5 Reasons Jaromir Jagr Is Washed Up

    With 31 points through 34 games Jaromir Jagr has played inspired hockey in his inaugural season in the orange and black. Fans were skeptical of the move, signing a near 40-year old who had not played in the NHL since the 2007-08 season...

    Bill Matz Written by Bill Matz about almost 3 years ago 3,578 reads 23 comments

  6. Philadelphia Flyers: 5 Players to Watch Tonight (not Named Claude Giroux)

    The Winter Classic has come and gone and with the monumentally disappointing loss to the New York Rangers at Citizens Bank Park now in the rear-view mirror, so too is the huge distraction ...

    Bill Matz Written by Bill Matz about almost 3 years ago 856 reads 1 comments

  7. 2012 NHL Winter Classic: 5 Reasons Citizens Bank Park Has Been the Best Venue

    What an amazing day to be a hockey fan. Nearly 47,000 people packed themselves into Citizens Bank Park to take in the 2012 NHL Winter Classic between Atlantic Division Rivals, the visiting New York Rangers and the hosting Philadelphia Flyers ...

    Bill Matz Written by Bill Matz about almost 3 years ago 3,099 reads 8 comments

  8. NHL Winter Classic 2012: My Dream Philadelphia Flyers Alumni Roster Additions

    New Year's Eve at Citizens Bank Park will be a special event for several generations of hockey fans. Legends from the Philadelphia Flyers' and New York Rangers' past will dust ...

    Bill Matz Written by Bill Matz about almost 3 years ago 758 reads 0 comments

  9. 5 Reasons the Philadelphia Flyers Really Run Pennsylvania Sports

    Pennsylvania is the greatest sports state in the nation. The Philadelphia's Flyers, Phillies, Eagles and 76ers combined with Pittsburgh's Penguins , Steelers and Pirates to create a statewide sports community stronger than any other...

    Bill Matz Written by Bill Matz about almost 3 years ago 3,361 reads 8 comments

  10. Philadelphia Flyers: 10 Questions Facing the Team Right Now

    The Philadelphia Flyers are a team in transition. Team captain Chris Pronger has been lost for the season and possibly forever...

    Bill Matz Written by Bill Matz about almost 3 years ago 6,922 reads 14 comments

  11. Philadelphia Flyers: 5 Reasons They Still Have the Best Front Line in the NHL

    I wish I did not have to write this. A few days ago it would have been a simple enough article to write, as the top three Philadelphia forwards— Jaromir Jagr and Scott Hartnell, ...

    Bill Matz Written by Bill Matz about almost 3 years ago 7,648 reads 2 comments

  12. Philadelphia Flyers: Where Have You Gone, Wayne Simmonds?

    The Philadelphia Flyers acquired Wayne Simmonds on June 23, 2011—the opening of the summer blockbusters that jettisoned the faces of the franchise and changed the culture of hockey in the city...

    Bill Matz Written by Bill Matz about almost 3 years ago 2,370 reads 12 comments

  13. Philadelphia Flyers: Sean Couturier- the Steal of This Year's Draft

    Sean Couturier was touted as the "steal of the draft" almost immediately after the Philadelphia Flyers selected him eighth overall back on June 24th...

    Bill Matz Written by Bill Matz about almost 3 years ago 1,849 reads 3 comments

  14. Philadelphia Flyers: Power-Ranking Each of the Coaches in Flyers History

    Recently, there has been a lot of discussion about Philadelphia Flyers' head coach Peter Laviolette. Regarded as a genius early in his Philadelphia tenure after coming on in December ...

    Bill Matz Written by Bill Matz about almost 3 years ago 1,797 reads 0 comments

  15. Philadelphia Flyers: 5 Players to Be Thankful for This Season

    It is Thanksgiving Eve and what better way to prepare for tonight's game against the New York Islanders than going around the table and proclaiming what we, as Flyers fans, are thankful for...

    Bill Matz Written by Bill Matz about almost 3 years ago 871 reads 0 comments

  16. Philadelphia Flyers: 5 Reasons Peter Laviolette Is a Hockey Genius

    The Philadelphia Flyers made big changes this past offseason. Everybody knows the names of the departed and acquired. But perhaps the most surprising change of all was of the organization's philosophy...

    Bill Matz Written by Bill Matz about almost 3 years ago 1,871 reads 12 comments

  17. Philadelphia Flyers: The 20 Greatest Snipers in Franchise History

    The Philadelphia Flyers are a team with a deep rooted history. Brought to the city by Ed Snider, the Flyers were a part of the National Hockey League's original expansion in the ...

    Bill Matz Written by Bill Matz about 3 years ago 2,545 reads 19 comments

  18. Philadelphia Flyers: Matt Read Proves the Importance of a Quality Education

    Sean Couturier and Brayden Schenn—the two rookie first-round picks the Philadelphia Flyers acquired as part of their summer blockbusters—were supposed to usher in a youth movement to the Broad Street Bullies...

    Bill Matz Written by Bill Matz about 3 years ago 1,806 reads 2 comments

  19. Ilya Bryzgalov: 6 Reasons His Signing Will Cost Paul Holmgren His Job

    Ilya Bryzgalov has made 11 starts and one disastrous relief appearance for the Philadelphia Flyers . The Russian goaltender has posted six wins and six losses (two in overtime) with a sub-...

    Bill Matz Written by Bill Matz about 3 years ago 1,982 reads 29 comments

  20. Philadelphia's New Answer: Ilya Bryzgalov Is the Key to a Flyers Stanley Cup

    "I have zero confidence in myself right now. If you probably throw a ball instead of a puck I'm not going to stop it...I'm terrible, I will apologize in front of the fans and in front of my teammates...

    Bill Matz Written by Bill Matz about 3 years ago 1,169 reads 7 comments

  21. Philadelphia Flyers: How Can They Withstand the Loss of Chris Pronger?

    Fifteen goals in three games. The Philadelphia Flyers have given up five goals per game since losing captain Chris Pronger to an eye injury last Monday, Oct. 24 against the Toronto Maple Leafs ...

    Bill Matz Written by Bill Matz about 3 years ago 480 reads 0 comments

  22. Philadelphia Flyers: 5 Reasons Not to Panic...Yet

    Coming off of last night's shellacking at the hands of the Montreal Canadiens, some Flyers fans are getting antsy about the $51 million goaltender, the sub .500 home record (2-2-1) and the overall sloppiness of the Flyers four losses...

    Bill Matz Written by Bill Matz about 3 years ago 1,064 reads 2 comments

  23. NHL: 8 Reasons Philadelphia Flyers Fans Are the Most Intense

    The 2006-07 season was a bleak one for the Philadelphia Flyers . Head coach Ken Hitchcock was dismissed after a horrific start to the season, and John Stevens was handed the reins in mop-up duty and was not much better...

    Bill Matz Written by Bill Matz about 3 years ago 2,851 reads 2 comments

  24. Philadelphia Flyers: How High Is Jaromir Jagr's Upside?

    Jaromir Jagr shocked the hockey world and reversed his Keystone State Legacy on July 1, 2011, signing with the Philadelphia Flyers after spending about 15 seasons of his career as a divisional foe...

    Bill Matz Written by Bill Matz about 3 years ago 1,389 reads 6 comments

  25. A Philadelphia Flyers Fan's Dilemma: Whose Jersey Should I Buy?

    Every Flyers fan has been hearing about and discussing the changes made this past offseason. We all know the names who left and the new players brought in to take their place...

    Bill Matz Written by Bill Matz about 3 years ago 691 reads 30 comments