Playoffs

Five Questions: What is the biggest obstacle that stands between the Flyers and the Stanley Cup?

Flyers Faithful is pleased to have Kevin Christmann from Of Ice and Men, Danny Ricciardi from The Orange Update, Kevin Keating from Broad Street Buzz, and our own Craig Forsythe participate in the current iteration of Five Questions. This is the first of a five part series focusing on the playoffs.  What is the biggest obstacle that stands between the Flyers and the Stanley Cup? Kevin Christmann: Aside from their youth at forward, and the lack of a shutdown center; I think the biggest obstacle the Flyers have to overcome is themselves. They’ve proven to be notoriously slow starters, and are forced to come from …

Daniel Briere

Five Questions: Can Briere return to his typical postseason clutch form?

Flyers Faithful is pleased to have Kevin Christmann from Of Ice and Men, Danny Ricciardi from The Orange Update, Kevin Keating from Broad Street Buzz, and our own Craig Forsythe participate in the current iteration of Five Questions. This is the first of a five part series focusing on the playoffs.  By most measures, Danny Briere has had a disappointing regular season. Can he return to his typical postseason clutch form? Kevin Christmann: I am a very calculated, mathematical person; and that has turned me into someone that doesn’t really believe in “clutch”. I’m of the opinion that given enough playoff games, almost everyone would …

Sean Couturier

Five Questions: After the grind of the long regular season, will the rookies take a step back once they enter the uncharted territory of the postseason?

Flyers Faithful is pleased to have Kevin Christmann from Of Ice and Men, Danny Ricciardi from The Orange Update, Kevin Keating from Broad Street Buzz, and our own Craig Forsythe participate in the current iteration of Five Questions. This is the first of a five part series focusing on the playoffs.  The production from rookies has been integral to the success of the Flyers this season. After the grind of the long regular season, will the rookies take a step back once they enter the uncharted territory of the postseason? Kevin Christmann: Even though I listed the rookies as a reason why the Flyers won’t …

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Five Questions: Why will the Flyers win the Stanley Cup this year? Why won’t they?

Flyers Faithful is pleased to have Kevin Christmann from Of Ice and Men, Danny Ricciardi from The Orange Update, Kevin Keating from Broad Street Buzz, and our own Craig Forsythe participate in the current iteration of Five Questions. This is the first of a five part series focusing on the playoffs.  Why will the Flyers win the Stanley Cup this year? Why won’t they? Kevin Christmann: The Flyers will win the Stanley Cup because they’ve already faced an incredible amount of adversity. Their goaltender was putting up numbers that aren’t even deserving of being in the NHL. Their captain has been lost for the entire …

Ilya Bryzgalov

Five Questions: Given his lack of playoff success in the past, do you believe that Ilya Bryzgalov can provide consistent, solid goaltending this postseason?

Flyers Faithful is pleased to have Kevin Christmann from Of Ice and Men, Danny Ricciardi from The Orange Update, Kevin Keating from Broad Street Buzz, and our own Craig Forsythe participate in the current iteration of Five Questions. This is the first of a five part series focusing on the playoffs.  Given his lack of playoff success in the past, do you believe that Ilya Bryzgalov can provide consistent, solid goaltending this postseason? Kevin Christmann: I’m actually not even one that accepts his “lack of playoff success”. He has a career save percentage of .915 in the regular season, and .917 in the playoffs. I’m …