Net Result: Philadelphia Flyers Need Upgrade in Goal To End Cup Drought

February 21st, 2010 by Justin Soss Leave a reply »

Since their inception into the NHL in 1967, the Philadelphia Flyers have been one of the most prominent and successful franchises in the league.

They have had a plethora of outstanding talent and the list of great players to wear the orange and black is longer than Zdeno Chara.

Taking this information into account you would think the Flyers would have more than the two Stanley Cups from 1973-1974 & 1974-1975 in their trophy case.

I am sure most die-hard Flyer fans would agree that the most glaring reason for the absence of more rings on Ed Snider and Company's fingers is the inconsistency between the pipes.

Since the days of Ron Hextall (the early ones, not his unspectacular and recurring return to Philly when he was injury riddled and well past his prime), the Flyer's goal crease has been a revolving door of mediocrity.

With the likes of Dominic Roussel, Garth Snow, an old John Vanbiesbrouck, the head case Roman Chekmanek ...

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