Ryan Gilbert is the managing editor, lead Flyers writer, digital content producer, and social media manager for Sons of Penn. Look for his in-depth analytical columns, quick-hit highlight pieces, and more.
The Philadelphia Flyers and General Manager Ron Hextall have done a great job these past few years to transition an aging, stagnant team into an up and coming force. The Flyers are looking t... Read more
The wait is over. We will find out tonight if Shayne Gostisbehere will win the Calder Trophy as the most proficient rookie in the NHL for the 2016-17 season. The rookie defenseman is the onl... Read more
The NHL and NHLPA have agreed upon a $73 million salary cap for the 2016-17, up $1.6 million or two percent, from the $71.4 million cap for this past season. The salary floor is set at $54 m... Read more
Vincent Lecavalier officially announced his retirement from the NHL today after a great career. His time in Philadelphia didn’t work out as we had hoped, but he was a great guy on the... Read more
He may not have lived up to expectations on the ice, but RJ Umberger handled himself well and was a stand up guy off of the ice. Umberger took to Twitter after being bought out today and pos... Read more
Out with the old and in with the new. After announcing that RJ Umberger will be bought out by the Philadelphia Flyers, General Manager Ron Hextall looked to the future. With Umberger gone, t... Read more