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Geoffrey Detweiler

Associate Editor

Geoff was a victim of sports neglect as a child so he had discover his love for the Flyers and Phillies on the streets. He has been writing for Broad Street Hockey since 2009 and is not afraid to admit his crush on Brian Boucher or former President James K Polk. Geoff is currently a student at Drexel Law and plans on making a career suing Ranger fans for just, ya know... being Ranger fans.

MOST RECENT POSTS

Flyers vs Devils: Despite "Never Again", Ilya Bryzgalov Has Been Just As Bad

Ilya Bryzgalov was the man Ed Snider just had to have. Unfortunately, he's playing worse than either of his predecessors and has a very clear hole in his game.

Philadelphia Flyers Re-sign Nicklas Grossmann, Solidify Defense

The Philadelphia Flyers signed the deadline acquisition to a four-year, $14 million contract extension, locking up the physical defensive stalwart for the foreseeable future.

Flyers Vs Penguins Fight: Late Game Message Sent, But Who Sent It?

When Joe Vitale laid out Danny Briere with a (clean) open-ice hit with just over a minute to go in the game, a lot of emotion spilled out. Perhaps best encapsulated by the Hulk Hogan fan behind the...

NHL Power Rankings Week 23: Down the Stretch They Come

This week, Buffalo's surge begins to appear while San Jose's return to the top of the Pacific coincides with a rise here. The Power Ranking Rating is arrived at through a formula which includes the...

NHL Power Rankings Week 22: Pittsburgh Is Really, Really Good

This week, Pittsburgh jumps to the top of the East as Boston plummets. No, it's not the Sidney Crosby effect. It's the Score-Adjusted Fenwick. Included at the end of each blurb is the playoff...

NHL Power Rankings Week 21: A Shuffle Atop the East

This week, the top four in the East shuffled amongst themselves while the Sharks continue to rank highly here but remain on the playoff bubble. Included at the end of each blurb is the playoff...

Even During a Scoring Drought, Matt Read Is a Great Story

Matt Read's February scoring drought was fit into an easy narrative about hitting the rookie wall. But as with everything Matt Read, the details make the story great.

Ilya Bryzgalov, Regression, and Why Easy Answers Aren't Good Enough

When faced with a complex problem, many people resort to simplified solutions that mask the real rationale. When Ilya Bryzgalov struggled in 2011, many were quick to blame mental and external factors, rather than examine on-ice actions and historical trends. They are now 2 months behind explaining his turnaround.

NHL Power Rankings Week 20: New York and Detroit Make Their Case

Apologies for missing last week, moving out of state threw a wrench in my plans and internet wasn’t available immediately. This week, the biggest movers were Winnipeg and Colorado while the R...

NHL Power Rankings Week 18: Coyotes Make a Move, Blues Still Atop NHL

Apologies for missing last week, moving out of state threw a wrench in my plans. This week, Phoenix jumped up four spots while New Jersey moved up two. The new formula still includes adjusted...

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