What are flyers really lacking?

Discussion in 'Philadelphia Flyers' started by MacDonald4MVP, Jan 8, 2019.

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Select 5 most important ones.

  1. Top6 sniper/goal scorer/shoot first player

    47.1%
  2. NHL level coaching

    75.0%
  3. Top4 RHD

    23.1%
  4. Top4 shut down D

    19.2%
  5. Out with bad vets

    46.2%
  6. NHL level Starter

    41.3%
  7. NHL level backup

    7.7%
  8. 2C

    20.2%
  9. 3C

    9.6%
  10. Snot and balls/juevos/grit

    15.4%
  11. Bigger role for young players as opposed to established guys

    30.8%
  12. More speed

    46.2%
  13. Clear direction/vision for the team

    26.0%
  14. Q behind the bench

    12.5%
  15. 1C

    3.8%
  16. 1D

    14.4%
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  1. MacDonald4MVP

    MacDonald4MVP Registered User

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    Let's put up a productive thread among the misery that is Amacs 6th season in Philly and identify what are the needs that need to be addressed.
     
  2. Prongo

    Prongo Beer Sponsor

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    Speed in the top 6
    Skill in the top 6
    Top 4 defenseman
    Legit nhl goalie.
     
  3. JXC

    JXC #ThisAintXbox #ThisAintMightyDucks #FireHakstol

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    PP sniper
    Shutdown defenseman
    Veteran defenseman
    Fiery leaders
     
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    FLYguy3911 Registered User

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    A veteran defenseman, under 25, and right handed for Provy to lean on.
     
  5. Domino666

    Domino666 “2 years away”

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    A good coaching staff
    A shoot first winger on the top line
    A 1-3 vet Dman
    An actual NHL caliber goalie
    A solid PK’ing 3C
    Off load the **** players
     
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    Harhis Registered User

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    No 1 goalie (hopefully Hart)
    2C (hopefully NP)
    3C (when NP is 2C)
    Provy to be 1D
    Sanheim to be 3D or better
    4/5D aka Myers (who hopefully will be more than that)
    Whole new coaching staff, getting rid of Hakstol was a start but Gordon is not much better.
     
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    DrinkFightFlyers Provolone & The Neck

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    DrinkFightFlyers Provolone & The Neck

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    DrinkFightFlyers Provolone & The Neck

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    DrinkFightFlyers Provolone & The Neck

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    AND SO FORTH AND SO ON
     
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    The center depth is terrible. Can't win games consistently with the dreadful production of Patrick and Weal.
     
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    This.

    Plus:

    1- change the mentality towards giving responsibility to as many prospects as possible as early as possible (both AHL and NHL level). This slow cooking with such as deep prospect is doubly stupid. They need to see what that have as early as possible.

    2- quit being a scared franchise instead of an innovative franchise (see Tampa)
     
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    Did something happen to Gudas after the 1st period last night? Because otherwise we have that guy.


    My priority would be making sure that MacDonald is never on the roster ever, ever again.
     
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    Two round things that hang between the legs of most men.
    Hextall/Halstol neutered them. When your PK is horrible you have to play a temid game.

    This team needs a solid veteran dman.
    Sniper
    Head coach that has a system and history of success.
     
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    Snot and balls
     
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    Danko Burt Tyrannosaurus Macklin

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    #1 Goalie
    Top 4 Veteran Defenseman
    Sniper
    Ghost and Provy of the past
     
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    Huevos?!
     
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    #2C
    #1D
    GK (tbd with Hart)
    Speed
    Pestiness/fieriness
     
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    players that play well together as a team, not stat padders.
     
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    First and foremost an NHL caliber coach with his system of play. Then evaluate personnel and trade for missing pieces to fit that system (Lavy in his last year had a great system, but did not have matching pieces).
     
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    Striiker Best Behaved Poster - 2018

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    Coaching staff
    Goalie experience
    Bottom 6 and bottom pair depth
     
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    Top-down.

    A coherent plan. Then to pull the individual parts on board with it. Then fill gaps.
     
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    This is the answer.
     

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