The State Of Flyerdom: Threat Level Yellow

December 12th, 2009 by Ryan Kennedy Leave a reply »
The Department of Homeland Security currently lists the United States as being threat level yellow in regards to a possible terrorist attack. Of the color levels, yellow is in the middle of the five, and translates as being "elevated" in terms of awareness to a possible terrorist attack.

If the Philadelphia Flyers were using this same advisory system, they would be in the same boat as the U.S.

In regards to where they sat at the beginning of the season as a great cup contender and dominant force of the Eastern Conference, they'd be considered the lowest color level, green. After a decent October but lackluster November, the Flyers level was raised to blue, or "guarded". After being shut-out in consecutive games by the Atlanta Thrashers and the Vancouver Canucks, Head Coach John Stevens was let go and the Flyers brought Peter Laviolette into the fold.

After an 8-2 walloping at the hands of the Washington Capitals in their new coach's debut and a 3-1 loss to the Montreal Canadiens, the Flyers posted a convincing 6-2 win over the New York Islanders to give Mr. Laviolette his first win.

However, 48 hours later the Flye ...

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