, 191 points, 46 power play goals and 368 penalty minutes). He thrives in the Flyers' system and at age 26, you should be able to pencil in 25-plus goals, 50-plus points, 70-plus PIMs and around 15 power-play goals. Enjoy.
At 37 years old, Streit had his most productive season since he was with the New York Islanders in 2008-09. The veteran scored nine goals, 43 assists...
opponents last season. It's hard to fathom it can be a playoff team if the results are remotely similar.
Can their defense hold up? The Flyers have less than $600,000 under the NHL's $71.4 million salary cap for 2015-16, according to war-on-ice.com, mainly because of their expensive, veteran defensemen. The defense is anchored by MarkStreit, who turns 38 in December and has two years remaining on his...
144 Brayden Schenn
145 Dougie Hamilton
146 Ryan Strome
147 Evgeny Kuznetsov
148 Jeff Skinner
149 Mike Smith
150 Kari Lehtonen
151 David Perron
152 Dennis Wideman
153 Craig Anderson
154 Drew Stafford
155 Niklas Kronwall
156 Jonathan Bernier
157 Mike Hoffman
158 Jaromir Jagr
159 Robin Lehner
160 Valtteri Filppula
161 Martin Jones
163 Ryan Suter
164 Andrew Hammond
165 Jake Allen
, and that did hurt us a bit."
The Flyers' leadership group of captain Claude Giroux and alternate captains Simmonds and MarkStreit are strong performers more comfortable leading with their play rather than yelling in the locker room like Timonen or former Flyers captain Chris Pronger. Simmonds said other players would speak up in the room to varying effect.
"We all have to be accountable to each other," he...
handles himself and his teammates."
Tavares, the Islanders captain since the fall of 2013, has had the luxury of being around veteran leaders since joining the NHL nearly six years ago. After being the first pick of the 2009 NHL Draft, Tavares leaned on defenseman MarkStreit (since traded to the Philadelphia Flyers) and center Doug Weight (now an Islanders assistant coach). When Tavares was selected...
-Edouard Bellemare - Jason Akeson
Nicklas Grossmann - MarkStreit
Nick Schultz - Michael Del Zotto
Carlo Colaiacovo - Brandon Manning
Scratched: Mark Alt
Injured: Luke Schenn (lower body), Radko Gudas (knee), Andrew MacDonald (upper body), Wayne Simmonds (lower body), R.J. Umberger (hip/abdomen), Vincent Lecavalier (upper body)
Status report: Hammond is expected to start his seventh...
It's not just going to happen on its own. We have to have guys commit to the areas we need to improve on. We're going to be better than last year but there is still a long way to go. But I really like the pieces and where we're headed.
— Sabres forward Tyler Ennis on the progress of Buffalo's rebuilding process