The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: 2017-18 Flyer Edition

There’s actually a Flyers book with this title.  The cover is of Jason Smith with his face cut, dripping blood onto his white Flyers jersey.  It’s badass.

My edition will be shorter, for many reasons (as it focuses on a single season and not the franchise as a whole) and certainly not as well written.

A lot of this will focus on players, for obvious reasons, but in my view, this was the good, the bad and the ugly from this season.

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Flyers in Free Agency

In years past, July 1 was like a mini Christmas for the hockey world.  Free agency brought out big contracts, massive payouts and exciting new names in new cities and jerseys.  In recent years, free agency, especially for the Flyers, hasn’t been as exciting, and 2017 was no different.

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