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Be More Offensive?

It appears the latest round of negotiations between the National Hockey League and the NHLPA to solve the lockout might lead to some positive results, finally giving the fans a team back to root for. But if the Flyers were to take the ice in the immediate future, would the fans even be happy with what they saw? This has been a relatively disappointing offseason for the Flyers. The bread and butter of the Orange and Black last season was their offense, but it doesn’t appear on paper to have improved. Diving in deeper only causes more concern. The Flyers …

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European Update: Read Breaks Goalless Drought

So, let me get this straight, the NHL and NHLPA went to mediation for 48 hours, and that’s it? Great, this is working out real well. Latest edition of your European update begins…NOW!   Matt Read (Södertälje SK – Sweden) – Read breaks out of his goalless drought (3 games) and lights the lamp. Games Played: 2. Goals: 1. Assists: 1. Points: 2 Nicklas Grossmann (Södertälje SK – Sweden) – Why you heff to leave, Grossmannnnn? Games Played: 1. Goals: 0. Assists: 0. Points: 0. Danny Briere (Berlin Polar Bears – Germany) – There’s the Danny B. we know and …

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European Update 5

Scott Hartnell’s Operation Hat Trick stole the local headlines, but our boys in Orange and Black continued to do their thing in Europe. Here we go… Matt Read (Södertälje SK – Sweden) – Read has not had the best week. He was held pointless in three games. Games Played: 3. Goals: 0. Assists: 0. Points: 0 Nicklas Grossmann (Södertälje SK – Sweden) – Grossman has completed his four-game contract with Södertälje SK. Where will he go from here? Games Played: 3. Goals: 0. Assists: 0. Points: 0. Blocked Shots: A lot. Danny Briere (Berlin Polar Bears – Germany) – Briere …

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European Update 4

It’s your trusty Flyers Faithful writer keeping you abreast with all the work your Euro-bound Flyers are doing. There have been some big changes for our beloved Orange and Black in the last week. Wayne Simmonds has come home while Nic Grossmann and Bruno Gervais have left. If the lockout continues, Braydon Coburn and Kimmo Timonen have said they will sign with KalPa — the team owned by Timonen and Scott Hartnell. So, without further ado… Matt Read (Södertälje SK – Sweden) – Read’s team had three games this week, but Read only played in two. Read injured his foot …

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European Update 3

The third installment of the Flyers Faithful European Update will not provide much information, as most of the Flyers playing overseas are on breaks until mid-November. Instead, we will simply provide you with updated stats and info for how our boys are doing Over There thus far.. So, without further ado… Matt Read (Södertälje SK – Sweden) – Currently hanging with Giroux in Germany. Games Played: 10. Goals: 3. Assists: 11. Points: 14 Wayne Simmonds  (Liberec Bili Tygri HC – Czech) Games Played: 3. Goals: 1. Assists: 2. Points: 3 Danny Briere (Berlin Polar Bears – Germany) Games Played: 8. …