The Flyers Are Good & Not So Good (PST Show #248)

The Flyers are good and not so good from what we’ve seen this season. However, they are exceeding initial expectations. This week, we brought on Ryan Gilbert (@RGilbertSOP) from SonsOfPenn.com to get his analysis of the ups and downs of this Flyers team.
But first, on the Brief News & Views segment:
1. Sixers Talk: Marco Belinelli signs a contract, and Embiid’s injury. (5:30)
2. Eagles coaches are leaving and the offensive coordinator position. (14:10)
3. Phillies pitchers and catchers report to Clearwater. (18:10)
4. Villanova drops from No. 1 to No. 3. in the nation. (24:05)
5. Our favorite Winter Olympic sport. (27:30)
Then we get into our Up or Down segment where we briefly analyze Philly sports figures to determine if their needle is moving up or down. (30:40)
What we’re throwing down on the Table this week is a great analytical interview with Sons of Penn contributor and writer, Ryan Gilbert. First, we discuss what has surprised Ryan from a positive and negative standpoint with the Flyers this season. From there, we get into whether or not the Flyers will be buyers before the trade deadline. Also, we talk about the goalie situation as Brian Elliott is going to miss significant time, and how goalie prospects like Carter Hart and Felix Sandstrom will be contributors in front of the net in the future. What’s in store for Travis Sanheim in the AHL? Plus, Ryan gives his overall grade for head coach Dave Hakstol on the season. All of this and much more on the Table! (37:50)

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