Tag Archive | "Sean Couturier"

Flyers 2017-18 Grades: Forwards

Saturday, May 12, 2018

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The Philadelphia Flyers forward corps had plenty of highlights in the 2017-18 season, most notably Claude Giroux’s 102 points — the first time a Flyer had broke the 100-point barrier since Eric Lindros in 1995-96. Giving a Giroux a grade was easy. Some of his offensive teammates weren’t that simple. Read on to find out…

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Pursuing John Tavares a must for Philadelphia

Sunday, April 29, 2018

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The potential 2018 NHL free agent class has some very respectable names. However, no other member of that list comes close to the biggest fish in the sea, John Tavares. Since being selected by the New York Islanders first-overall in 2009, Tavares has established himself as one of the elite talents in the National Hockey…

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Flashback Friday: Flyers select Sean Couturier eighth overall

Friday, April 27, 2018

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After a brief break during the postseason, “Flashback Friday” is back and slightly switching its gears. For the next two months or so, we will be revisiting Philadelphia Flyers draft selections from yesteryear. A handful will make you smile while others will make you frown. There might even be a few where the verdict is…

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Sean Couturier played Games 5 and 6 with a torn MCL

Sunday, April 22, 2018

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Absolute warrior. Sean Couturier was forced to miss Game 4 against the Penguins after he was involved in an ugly collision with teammate Radko Gudas in practice Tuesday. #BREAKING Our @6abc video of @NHLFlyers star Sean Couturier going DOWN at practice today after colliding with Radko Gudas. He limps off with the trainer. Claude Giroux…

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Sean Couturier voted Selke Trophy finalist

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

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Sean Couturier will miss Game 4 against the Penguins with a lower-body injury, but it isn’t all bad news for the two-way center. Couturier has been voted a finalist for the Selke Trophy for the first time in his NHL career. Selke Finalists, as voted by the @PWHA…Bergeron (BOS), Couturier (PHI) & Kopitar (LA). —…

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Video: Sean Couturier involved in ugly collision with Radko Gudas at practice

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

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This is not a sight any Philadelphia Flyer fan wants to see. Sean Couturier suffered an apparent injury during Tuesday’s practice following a collision with teammate Radko Gudas. Couturier needed help getting off the ice by trainer Jim McCrossin and limped to the locker room. Video of the incident has now surfaced courtesy of 6abc:…

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Oskar Lindblom scratched for Game 4; Jordan Weal to make NHL playoff debut

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

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Trailing the Penguins 2-1 in their best-of-seven first-round series, the Flyers have made some lineup changes ahead of Wednesday’s Game 4 in Philadelphia. 21-year-old rookie Oskar Lindblom has been scratched, with Jordan Weal set to play his first career NHL playoff game as his replacement. The speedy forward registered eight goals and 21 points in…

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Flashback Friday: Flyers trade Jeff Carter to Columbus

Friday, March 9, 2018

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There is always a level of risk whenever a trade is made. However, the risk is higher when a beloved star player is involved. A general manager just has to cross their fingers and pray to the hockey gods that the deal works in their favor or they will be driven out of the city by…

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Claude Giroux named to 2018 NHL All-Star Game

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

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Philadelphia Flyers’ captain Claude Giroux is headed to his fifth career NHL All-Star Game. The NHL announced today that the 29-year-old forward has been named to the 2018 NHL All-Star Game, held on Jan. 27-28 in Tampa, Florida. Giroux currently leads the Flyers in scoring with 52 points (14 goals) in 42 games, which ties…

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Keeping Pace: Several Flyers headed for career years

Saturday, December 9, 2017

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The Flyers have made a name for themselves this season by being the face of inconsistency in the NHL. The team won 10 straight games last season only to fall flat in the second half and miss the playoffs. This season, they came out firing on all offensive cylinders, then went flat and lost 10…

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