Jon Smith

Apr 272011
 
Flyers Chase Miller in Game 7 Rout

By Jon Smith: The most common theme throughout the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs series between the Flyers and Sabres was that a goalie would start, play poorly, and be replaced. That theme repeated itself again Game 7, only this time is was Sabres superstar goalie, American hero, and all around super human [More...]

Apr 212011
 
Miller Shines for Sabres in Game 4 Win

By Jon Smith: Tell me if you’ve heard this one before – the Flyers played a good-to-dominant game, pounding the opposing goalie with 30+ shots. And lost. Yes, Flyers fans have seen this movie before. This sequel, however, had many more twists and turns along the way, including a controversial (read: terrible) call on Mike [More...]

Apr 192011
 
Flyers defeat Sabres 4-2 to take Game 3

By Jon Smith: In just about every playoff game, there is a singular moment you can look to as the deciding point in the game, and Game 3 was no different.  At 6:59 in the 3rd period, as Darroll Powe joined Nikolay Zherdev in the penalty box, the Flyers were faced with 1:45 of a [More...]

Apr 152011
 
Sabres shut out Flyers to take Game 1

By Jon Smith: After one game of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, there is good news and bad news for Flyers fans.  The good news is that the Flyers came out and played harder than they had in all of March and April.  They checked well, they skated hard, and they unloaded 35 shots on Buffalo Sabres [More...]

Apr 132011
 
PSC Playoff Preview: Flyers vs Sabres

By Jon Smith: The time hockey fans all crave and desire is finally here — playoff time. The time of the year when every shift, faceoff, penalty kill, defensive clear, and line change becomes critical. The NHL playoffs are easily one of the top sporting events out there, and forget about it when it comes [More...]

Mar 282011
 
Flyers offense just as much a worry as goaltending

By Jon Smith: For the past three weeks, as the Flyers play has leveled off from good to average, the main talk of the town has been about the goaltending.  Bob or Boosh, Boosh or Bob, call up Leighton, maybe pull Hexy out of retirement?  It’s all anybody could or can talk about.  Well the [More...]