Ive been pretty critical lately of the Flyers style of hockey. I miss the passion and fire of past teams. I have not changed my POV one bit, but I will have to say thar last nights game was damn fun to watch.
The goal onslaught at the end was fun, but the way they skated and passed was impressive. They were beating the leafs to the puck in their zone and keeping up pressure.
I still want more agression, but this style of play is a nice alternative. Way to punish that as
LOL Yeah, I think that was predictable going in and didn't like it at all.
I think we actually pretty much agree (which makes sense, considering). I can't fathom what the options are, but I'm not sure Jake and JVR actually fit the team anymore. I don't have answers if that's the case, and I think the Flyers just need to find a way to make them work. The stated reason from AV was to let the three vets figure themselves out, but it seems to me it was throwing square pegs against r
I'm still leery of the "leadership group" and smarting from their seven years of abject failure* but one does need to give credit where it is due. And it is due. They're playing well.
And, of course, if the playoffs started today, we'd all be very, very surprised.
* don't @ me bro! 👺
Yeah, and I agree with you for sure. I remember going from "oh, sweet, we got the rights to Hayes" to "yeah okay that contract is a hot mess" in pretty short order, precisely because I felt we were clearly overpaying for what he brings to a team.
I do think he could be a 2nd line center (albeit a 45-50pt one), but Frost has been doing well so far, and frankly he has more upside than Hayes, so it makes sense to have Hayes at 3C given the circumstances. But something could happen, and